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  • Butte La Rose Residents Concerned about Erosion

    May 27, 2013 6:55 PM

    Several Butte La Rose residents are watching their land wash away. The residents live along the Atchafalya River. Over the past few years, they have seen nearly 30-feet of land erode into the river. Now, residents fear their homes could be next. While life on the water is... more »
  • "Domestic" Situation Turned Suicide

    October 15, 2011 12:02 PM

    We first told you yesterday about a "domestic" situation in St. Martin Parish. The St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office responded to Butte La Rose yesterday afternoon and blocked off roads to the area for three to four hours. The Sheriff's Office says the incident "started domestic," but only one... more »
  • Some Residents in Butte La Rose Without Power

    May 31, 2011 7:09 PM

    Residents are slowly making their way back to Butte La Rose, but some are having to bare the heat because their electricity has been shut-off. Not everyone's power was turned-off. Energy officials visited all the homes in the area and turned off the power to the homes who were... more »
  • Residents Return from Costly Evacuation

    May 31, 2011 12:18 AM

    For the Breaux family in Butte La Rose, Memorial Day was more like move-in day. When the mandatory evacuation went into effect for their area last week, the Breaux's packed up almost everything in their home because their flood insurance only covers the structure, not the contents of their house.... more »
  • A Look at Flooding in Butte La Rose and Happy Town

    May 27, 2011 8:17 PM

    Water is now rising into homes in Butte La Rose and officials say it's just the beginning. Roads leading into the evacuated areas of Butte La Rose and Happy Town have been closed off for a few days. Only emergency officials have been allowed in, but today the St.... more »
  • Evacuation turns Butte La Rose into Ghost Town

    May 24, 2011 11:52 PM

    Ever take the time to actually listen to the clock tick? Many Butte La Rose residents were doing just that as time ran out for those still in the town at noon on Tuesday. Now, those clocks are stopped; packed up. Time stands still in Butte La Rose. It's... more »
  • Goat evacuates, grazes above flood water

    May 23, 2011 11:33 PM

    Residents in Butte La Rose now have less than 24-hours to get out. The water is now standing just above 22-feet and when the mandatory evacuations kick-in at noon on Tuesday, it can really drive a community apart- evacuees moving to areas all over Acadiana. But sometimes, it can pull... more »
  • Butte LA Rose Evacuates

    May 14, 2011 11:57 PM

    In other parts of Acadiana, most notably, lower Saint Martin Parish, many residents have already evacuated ahead of the impending floods, and those who haven't are certainly doing so now. With the spillway open it is now a race against time for the residents of Butte La Rose. ... more »
  • Butte La Rose Residents Worry About Flood Insurance

    May 11, 2011 7:44 PM

    Flooding is the number one natural hazard in the United States. Despite this, only 29 percent of Louisiana residents have flood insurance. Most Butte La Rose homeowners are carrying furniture out of homes and salvaging everything they can before the flood waters get too high. Resident, Susan Moncrief, said "we... more »
  • Residents in Butte La Rose Brace for Floods

    May 11, 2011 3:34 AM

    Many in Butte La Rose spent this past weekend packing up their camps, after officials urged residents to self-evacuate. Among those still moving things out Tuesday, was David Blansett, who wasn't packing up a camp, instead he was leaving his home. "We don't want to take a chance, we're... more »
  • Self-Evacuation Issued in St. Martin Parish

    May 6, 2011 11:14 PM

    The community of Butte La Rose along the Atchafalaya River is one of the areas most at risk for flooding. As of Friday, the St. Martin Sheriff's Office is warning residents they may need to leave soon. St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Deputies went door to door Friday in Butte... more »
  • Breaux Bridge Man Arrested in Connection with Stabbing

    April 1, 2010 4:04 PM

    On March 31, 2010, the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office received a call from St. MartinHospital regarding a walk-in patient that appeared to be suffering from stab wounds. Upon further investigation, Detectives learned that the incident occurred in the Butte LaRose area where one person was stabbed during an... more »
  • Crawfisherman's Body Found In St. Martin Parish

    March 9, 2010 7:05 PM

    The body of a local fisherman was found just before midnight Monday in St. Martin Parish. The body has been identified as 40-year-old Miles Serrette. He left Monday morning, alone, to check his crawfish traps along the Atchafalaya Basin. When he did not come home by late afternoon, his... more »
  • Snowy Pictures: February 12, 2010

    February 12, 2010 2:16 PM

    The wintrey conditions across Acadiana and the surrounding areas were quite welcomed on Friday. The newsroom received many photo's throughout the day. If you would like to view the "Snowy Pic's" visit our Facebook site.
  • Show Me the Money Winner: November 2, 2009

    November 3, 2009 11:23 AM

    Congratulations to MeDarrell Turner of New Iberia! You are the winner of KATC's $300 Show Me the Money giveaway for November 2, 2009.
  • I-10 Lane Reduction at Henderson

    October 6, 2009 7:54 AM

    Traffic will be reduced to one lane in both the eastbound and westbound directions of I-10 at the Henderson exit (MM 115) beginning October 6. Crews will be making repairs to the overpass everynight from 7pm until 7am. Work is expected to last for the next 10 days.
  • High-Speed Chase Reenactment Being Filmed on the Atchafalaya Swamp Expressway

    September 21, 2009 2:16 PM

    3D Cam Productions announces its latest project, a documentary entitled No One Knows the Son, based on the book by Lafayette author, James Cobb. Filming began on August 31, 2009, in Lafayette, Louisiana. This independent film will follow James Cobb as he travels the Gulf Coast, serving as a motivational... more »

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