November 1, 2013 8:41 AM
GMA Live on the Road at Cajun Field to preview UL Best Homecoming Week Ever! Check out the videos to see more about the new UL gear at Ragin Cajun Red Zone , the Pride of Acadiana , Ragin Cajun Jazz and the athletics department .
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September 13, 2013 7:24 AM
The UL Ragin Cajuns are having their homer opener on Saturday, September 14. The game will kickoff is at 6 p.m. It has been suggested by UL officials to not bring book bags; diaper bags are allowed when accompanied with an age appropriate child.
For more info on new... more »
June 7, 2013 8:58 AM
January 24, 2013 12:55 PM
In this segment of "Spirit of Acadiana" Scott Brazda introduces an experience called "Courir De Mardi Gras" at Vermilionville. There are all kinds of events set up to help grasp the spirit of Mardi Gras Sunday, January 27, 2013.
The event begins at 11 with a Mardi Gras Run... more »
January 6, 2012 9:50 AM
GMA says goodbye to Tramelle one of our number 1 production assistants! Good Luck at DISNEY!!!!
July 4, 2011 9:40 AM
If you and your family are looking for something to do for the 4th of July, KATC is teaming up with the Acadiana Symphony Orchestra to host Red, White & Boom this afternoon.
This year's event has expanded to all three Downtown Lafayette parcs.
Parc International will have... more »
March 10, 2011 8:52 AM
When we visited with American Idol contestant Jacee Badeaux on GMA last week, his mom Lana said the experience was incredible but she and Jacee wished that her whole family could have been more involved in some of the things Jacee had done. Jacee is one of four children of... more »
January 6, 2011 9:28 AM
Parish President Joey Durel can be seen on GMA every Thursday around 6:40am to answer your questions or to inform the area about things going on.
This week Durel talked about Lafayette possibly having a new city-parish Attorney. Durel appointed Michael Hebert to the post . The council must... more »
November 4, 2010 9:52 AM
Parish President Joey Durel can be seen on GMA every Thursday around 6:40am to answer your questions. This week Joey Durel answered the following questions: From Steve McMillan: Are there ordinances regarding open burning of tree limbs and cut grass in the parish in residential areas. What can be done... more »
October 28, 2010 11:00 AM
Parish President Joey Durel can be seen on GMA every Thursday around 6:40am to answer your questions. This week Joey Durel answered the following questions:
From Michael Smith, When will Lafayette start selling CNG to the public? We hope to have the first CNG buses on the streets next... more »
September 24, 2010 10:16 AM
Fishing expert Jimmy D. appears on GMA each and every Friday morning with all the fishing tips you need to know.
Have a fishing question for Jimmy? You can now send Jimmy all your fishing questions or tips to: email@example.com
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.
February 4, 2010 1:29 PM
Saints fans throughout Acadiana entered the "Lil Man Big Saints Fan" Superbowl raffle, organized by Senator Troy Hebert.
The winners were announced on GMA Thursday morning: Jodie and Janet Crouch of Lafayette won the pair of tickets.
They entered five times at $10 per entry, which means they... more »
October 23, 2009 1:14 PM
Over the past three days GMA has given away FREE Clint Black/Jaryd Lane tickets; congratulations to Jenny Broussard of Mire, Pam Benoit of Church Point and Barbara Meaux of Rayne. These lucky winners and a guest will enjoy a night of food, fun, and music held (rain or shine) downtown... more »
October 23, 2009 11:07 AM
Boogie Nights will be held at 8 o'clock tonight at City Club in River Ranch. The Lafayette Village People will perform at the event benefiting Habitat for Humanity. Performers include KATC's own Tom Voinche, City-Parish President Joey Durel, Terry Huval of LUS, Marcus Brown, Ben Berthelot, and councilman Keith Patin.
September 29, 2009 7:39 AM
The Lafayette Consolidated Government meets tonight to discuss the budget. It's up for a final adoption after months of discussions and input from residents.
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.
September 29, 2009 7:11 AM
October 8 - 10 @ 7:30pm October 11 @ 2pm Angelle Hall, UL Campus www.pfar.louisiana.edu 337-482-6357
The UL Department of Performing Arts presents State of La Dance. Beginning October 8th a group of approximately 30 dancers will perform their fall dance concert displaying classical ballet and contemporary dance. Tickets... more »
September 28, 2009 10:26 AM
The Covenant United Methodist Church will be holding the annual "Punkin Patch" begining October 1-31 (every day). Mon- Sat 9:00am-7:00pm and on Sunday 1:00-7:00 pm. The "Punkin Patch" is located at the Covenant United Methodist Church on 300 E. Martial Ave. Lafayette. For more information log on to www.covenantum.org or... more »
September 28, 2009 9:46 AM
5th Annual Taste of Acadiana Fundraiser October 14, 2009 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm Parc International Downtown 337-993-3354 Taste of Acadiana consists of several restaurants in the Acadiana area who will participate and bring food for our guests to taste. Net proceeds will benefit the Acadiana Apartment Association and the... more »
September 28, 2009 8:36 AM
Dozens of local children were the first to try a new biometric fingerprinting and DNA identification kit. They got printed at Sterling Hyundai of Lafayette. The FBI and Department of Justice hosted the DNA Lifeprint child safety event. The new identification program makes it easy for law enforcement officials nationwide... more »
September 28, 2009 8:29 AM
For the second straight week a Lafayette cleaners has been robbed. This time Congress Cleaners was targeted. It's in the 39-hundred block of West Congress Street. Lafayette Police say a suspect entered the business with a knife and demanded money from the cashier. He got away with the cash around... more »
September 28, 2009 8:24 AM
It's was your last chance to say good-bye to team Beausoleil. The solar home is now on it's way to Washington, D.C. for the international solar decathlon. The public was invited to wish team Beausoleil a farewell at 7 o'clock this morning (September 28, 2009) in front of Martin Hall... more »
September 28, 2009 8:17 AM
Two local ladies are made their national TV debut Monday night. Martha Herbert and Becky Guidry, the two sisters behind Southern Ladies Designer Cakes competed on the Ultimate Cake Off on The Learning Channel. The St. Martinville natives won the competition with their automobile inspired cake.
September 28, 2009 7:53 AM
Time now for our big three stories for Monday, September 28th: The manhunt ended in death after a child was raped, an elderly man murdered and a teen slashed. Suspect John Lathan was fatally shot while authorities attempted to arrest him. Lathan was wanted by the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office... more »
September 26, 2009 10:46 PM
Deadline to enter: October 30, 2009
If you know a teacher who has "gone above and beyond" their duties as an educator, consider nominating them for the upcoming LEF Awards. Students and parents are encouraged to nominate any active teacher in Lafayette... more »
September 26, 2009 10:22 PM
Steak & Burger Night
October 8, 2009
Cajundome Convention Center
Enjoy a night of art work and skits created and preformed by the youth of the Boys & Girls Club. Individual tickets are $150 and for a table (seating 6 people... more »
September 26, 2009 10:09 PM
Boogie Nights benefiting Habitat for Humanity
October 23, 2009
7pm - 11pm
City Club River Ranch
Everyone is encouraged to dress in Disco attire. Crossfire will be among the entertainment including an appearance by "The Village People" featuring KATC's own Tom Voinche... more »
September 26, 2009 3:47 AM
Beau Soleil Adopt-a-Student Fundraiser
Team Beau Soleil will be headed to Washington D.C. to represent and put the Beau Soleil home together, but they need help and they need sponsors. If you are looking to support Team Beau Soleil through total or partial donations call 278-2722. The cost is... more »
September 24, 2009 9:49 AM
Saturday, September 26, 2009
6:00PM - 8:00PM
Rice Theatre, Crowley, La
337-783-0824 Visit the Rice Theatre for a night of country music featuring Pee Wee White Wing, Charlene Howard, Mac Johnson and more. Proceeds benefit Kris Kringle for Kids. Tickets are $12 and $6 for... more »
September 24, 2009 8:09 AM
State Police have released the identity of the victim killed in a hit and run incident. 38-year-old Benjamin Lewis from Houston, Texas was discovered in the 37-hundred block of Verot School Road between Fortune Road and Highway 92. State Police believe the vehicle came from the north bound lane of... more »
September 23, 2009 1:00 PM
Sunday,September 27, 2009
9am - 2pm
Leaving from Chapel grounds on Hwy 90
$10 entry fee
For more information: 885-3223
Come support Mt. Carmel's largest fundraiser which helps with church improvements.
The trail ride begins on Chapel grounds and there is a $10 entry... more »
September 23, 2009 12:29 PM
Thursday, October 29, 2009
The Petroleum Club
The March of Dimes will be hosting the Signature Chef's Phantom GALA. This benifit will feature a signature dish from 14 chef's from around Acadiana. Tickets are needed to attend and new sponsers are welcomed; call 233-8476 or... more »
September 23, 2009 9:10 AM
Lafayette City-Parish President Joey Durel continues his listening tour today in Carencro. Durel's goal is to listen to what the people of Lafayette Parish want the community to look like 10, 20, or 30 years down the road. Tonight's meeting begins at 5:30 at The Hall on Gloria Switch Road.
September 23, 2009 8:03 AM
The Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating an attempted abduction. The Sheriff's Office tells KATC that two boys ---10 and 11 years old ---were riding their bikes around nine o'clock Sunday night when a white man in a car drove up next to them. The boys told the Sheriff's Office... more »
September 21, 2009 2:52 PM
Friday, September 25, 2009 7:30pm Heyman Performing Arts Center www.acadianasymphony.org 291-5555 The Acadiana Symphony would like to invite everyone to an upcoming concert. A Baton Rouge composer who has arranged four traditional cajun songs for orchastra and chorus will be performing. Also, Paul Baker and the L.J. Alleman Chorus will... more »
September 21, 2009 2:43 PM
Saturday, September 26, 2009 10am - 3pm White Diamond Billiard Hall firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com 984-3818 Joseph Simien, Exeutive Director of U-Touch, explains that you do not have to wait 24-hours to report a missing child or adult. This organization is deisgned to lessen the "Down Time" concerning any missing person. U-Touch... more »
September 21, 2009 1:38 PM
A Palmetto pedestrian is dead after being hit by a car. It happened around 10:25 Friday night in the westbound lane of Louisiana-ten in St. Landry Parish. 48-year old Wallace Zachary Junior was walking when a vehicle in the eastbound lane tried to pass another vehicle and hit him. Zachary... more »
September 21, 2009 8:54 AM
Hospice of Acadiana: Healthcare Decision Seminar
On Wednesday, September 23, 2009 , beginning at 5pm until 7pm , there will be a free healthcare seminar (open to the public). Billy Mouton will be offering legal advise, a social worker will be on hand to help you start the conversation... more »
September 8, 2009 2:59 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - In a speech that drew fire even before he delivered it, President Barack Obama will tell the nation's schoolchildren he "expects great things from each of you."
The White House posted Obama's remarks, scheduled for Tuesday, in advance on its Website at midday Monday. Obama's planned... more »
September 4, 2009 2:23 PM
Formally the UL Children's Choir, this organization will be continuing the Christmas holiday event at the Cathedral but are in need of participants.
Those who are interested should be between the ages of 10 to 14-years-old. Please note that this is a treble choir, so young men with unchanged... more »