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  • 1 dead, 4 injured in LA shooting ahead of awards

    June 29, 2014 1:12 PM

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Police say one person was killed and four injured after a shooting at a party ahead of the BET Awards in Los Angeles. Los Angeles police officer Drake Madison says shots were reported at a Vermont Avenue venue shortly after 5 a.m. Sunday, killing one person... more »
  • UL Lafayette awards over 1600 degrees during Spring 2014 Commencement ceremonies

    May 17, 2014 8:14 PM

    The University of Louisiana at Lafayette awarded degrees to 1,615 graduates during Spring 2014 Commencement ceremonies on Saturday. The graduates are part of the largest graduating class in the history of UL Lafayette. Bachelor's and master's degrees were conferred at ceremonies that were held at different campus locations... more »
  • 19th Annual Women of Excellence Nominations

    June 12, 2013 8:08 AM

    The Lafayette Commission on the Needs of Women is hosting the 19th Annual Women of Excellence Awards. The event will take place at The Frem Boustany Center, on October 14, 2013. Nominations for this award ceremony are currently being accepted. The application process closes July 31, 2013, at 5 p.m.... more »
  • INNOV8 Awards 2013

    March 13, 2013 7:53 AM

    INNOV8 takes place April 19-26, 2013. INNOV8, an eight-day festival of innovation and creativity hosted by the community of Lafayette and the Greater Lafayette Chamber of Commerce, is coming up in April. During the festival, the INNOV8 Awards are given to recognize the top innovations of the year in Acadiana,... more »
  • NASA awards $66K fellowship to SDSMT student

    May 9, 2012 7:16 AM

    RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) - NASA has awarded a South Dakota School of Mines and Technology student and an advisor a fellowship to study materials for lunar structures. Twenty-one-year-old Anthony Kulesa of Warner and advisor Marc Robinson have been awarded one year of funding worth $66,000 for their research focusing... more »
  • FEMA awards $3.6M for Calcasieu, Iberville

    March 30, 2012 9:40 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Calcasieu and Iberville parishes are getting $3.6 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to help protect the two parishes from hurricanes. U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu says Iberville is getting $2.2 million to upgrade sewer and wastewater systems to better handle flooding. The money will be... more »
  • LEF's 14th annual Teacher Awards

    January 16, 2012 9:29 AM

    Lafayette Education Foundation presents the 14th annual Teacher Awards!! It will be held at the Heymann Performing Arts Center on January 26, 2012. The event starts at 7:30pm, but students, family and fans should arrive around 7 to welcome all the nominees!! For more information please visit: or... more »
  • List of Nominees for the Golden Globe Awards

    December 15, 2011 11:58 AM

    Nominees for the 69th annual Golden Globe Awards, announced Thursday in Beverly Hills, Calif.: MOTION PICTURES - Picture, Drama: "The Descendants," ''The Help," ''Hugo," ''The Ides of March," ''Moneyball," ''War Horse." - Picture, Musical or Comedy: "50/50," ''The Artist," ''Bridesmaids," ''Midnight in Paris," ''My Week with Marilyn." - Actor, Drama:... more »
  • Teachers Honored at Oscar-Style Ceremony

    January 27, 2011 11:42 PM

    Teachers stepped out of the classroom and onto the red carpet Thursday night for the 13th annual Lafayette Education Foundation Teacher Awards. The Oscar-style ceremony took place at the Heymann Performing Arts Center to honor and recognize the teachers in Lafayette Parish. "It's really neat to be made over... more »
  • First Annual Zydeco Music Awards Show

    January 20, 2011 11:25 PM

    It was a milestone for Zydeco music Thursday night, with the inaugural Zydeco Music Awards Show. The red carpet was rolled out at the Heymann Performing Arts Center as people came from all over the south to honor and showcase Zydeco artists. "It's incredible, it's an adrenaline rush actually,"... more »
  • Teacher Awards

    January 19, 2011 7:16 AM

    Event Place: Heymann performing Arts Center Event Date: January 27, 2011 Event Time: 7:30-9:30PM Event Phone Number: 234-3223 Event Website: Event Information: LEF Teacher Awards is a special awards event complete with limousines and red carpet. The Academy Awards style event was designed to... more »
  • Zydeco Music Awards

    January 13, 2011 4:10 PM

    Zydeco Music Awards will be held at the Heymann Performing Arts Center in Lafayette on Thursday, January 20. The red carpet will be rolled out at 7 p.m. the awards show will start at 8 p.m. The ZMA's will have performances by J Paul Jr., Lil Nathan, Grammy Nominated... more »
  • Lafayette Education Foundation Teacher Awards 2011

    October 26, 2010 9:48 AM

    Lafayette Education Foundation Teacher Awards 2011 will be at the Heymann and Performing Arts Center on January 27, 2011 from 7:30PM-9:30PM. LEF Teacher Awards is a special awards event complete with limousines and red carpet. The Academy Awards style event was designed to honor Lafayette Parish School teachers for... more »
  • Jury awards tourists $650K in Katrina jail lawsuit

    October 14, 2010 9:42 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A federal jury on Thursday awarded more than $650,000 to two Ohio tourists who were arrested in New Orleans on public drunkenness charges two days before Hurricane Katrina and jailed for more than a month in the storm's chaotic aftermath. The jury unanimously concluded that Orleans... more »
  • 38th Annual American Music Awards Nominees

    October 12, 2010 1:59 PM

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Eminem and Lady Antebellum lead nominees for the 38th annual American Music Awards with five nods each. Teen heartthrob Justin Bieber has four nominations, while Katy Perry, Ke$ha, B.o.B. and Usher have three each. Eminem and Bieber are each up for favorite pop/rock artist and album,... more »
  • Kathleen Blanco Presents Angel Awards

    July 29, 2010 4:12 PM

    Former Governor Kathleen Blanco recently presented Angel Awards to three outstanding LARC volunteers. The awards were given at LARC's annual Board Installation Banquet this past week in Acadian Village's Stutes Building. Although the official business of the night was to install board members and officers, all in attendance would agree... more »
  • Spike's Guys Choice Saturday & the MTV Movie Awards Sunday

    June 4, 2010 11:46 AM

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Katy Perry dripping with green slime. Jack Black, in his underpants, shooting fireworks from his crotch. Sacha Baron Cohen's alter-ego, Bruno, landing his bare backside on Eminem's face. These sure aren't Oscar moments. MTV Networks - which include Nickelodeon, Spike, Comedy Central and VH1 - specialize... more »
  • NOLA Judge Awards Families $2.6 Million

    April 8, 2010 11:53 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A New Orleans federal judge has awarded seven Virginia families $2.6 million in damages to pay for the removal of sulfur-emitting drywall made in China that has been linked to corrosion and possible health effects. U.S. District Judge Eldon Fallon ruled Thursday that all the Chinese-made... more »
  • Louisiana's First Lady Presents Technology Award In Church Point

    December 17, 2009 6:44 PM

    Louisiana First Lady Supriya Jindal spoke to students at Richard Elementary in Church Point. The school received the Award of Interactive Technology. The award was awarded a Promethean interactive white board and an interactive response system. The tools will help students get more involved in the lessons day-to-day.
  • Teachers Nominated for LEF Awards:

    December 2, 2009 12:05 PM

    It started out as an average school day Tuesday, but some Lafayette teachers got a pleasant surprise. The Lafayette Education Foundation sent volunteers to tell teachers they have been nominated for the 2010 Teacher Awards. Volunteers from business sponsors worked as the "pin patrol", pinning ribbons on the teachers... more »
  • Community Leaders Recognized at League of Women Voters Soiree

    November 16, 2009 9:11 AM

    Seven community leaders were honored at the 2nd Annual Just Desserts Awards Soiree, an event of the League of Women Voters of Lafayette held November 12. Honorees are recognized for their outstanding accomplishments, excellence in performance, and leadership through motivating others, in keeping with the missions and policy commitments of... more »
  • "Just Desserts" awards slated for tonight

    November 12, 2009 11:18 AM

    The League of Women Voters of Lafayette will present its second annual Just Desserts community awards event this evening at 7:00 p.m. Honorees are recognized for their outstanding accomplishments, excellence in performance, and leadership through motivating others, in keeping with the missions and policy commitments of the League. ... more »
  • BeauSoleil Up for Peoples Choice

    October 15, 2009 1:15 PM

    BeauSoleil is looking for your support while in Washington D.C.. On Monday, October 12, Team BeauSoleil took the award in Market Viability and they continue to support the Acadiana area as they are up for the People's Choice Honor. Voting for Team BeauSoleil is as easy as texting... more »
  • Egg's 'N Issues

    September 29, 2009 7:30 AM

    It's all about Eggs 'n Issues today, the Greater Lafayette Chamber of Commerce will host the breakfast and discussion this morning (Tuesday, September 29) from 7 to 9 at the Petroleum Club. The Chamber will also be honoring the Independent's Women Who Mean Business honorees at this event.

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