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  • Officials: Crowley Employee Killed and Possibly Mutilated Dogs After Being Fired

    August 24, 2012 7:14 PM

    A former Crowley city employee is facing animal cruelty charges Friday. City officials said he killed and possibly mutilated several dogs after being fired from the City of Crowley Animal Shelter earlier this week. Police arrested 50-year-old Michael Edwards Thursday night. He's charged with three counts of aggravated cruelty... more »
  • Animal Cruelty Investigation at City of Crowley Animal Shelter

    August 23, 2012 11:26 PM

    Crowley Police confirm an investigation at the City of Crowley Animal Shelter dealing with possible animal cruelty. The shelter is separate from the Acadia Parish Animal Shelter and is located at 220 Jack Mitchell in Crowley. As of Thursday night, Police Chief KP Gibson said they are investigating possible... more »
  • Spirit of Acadiana: St.Joseph's Diner

    July 27, 2012 10:39 AM

    This week's Spirit of Acadiana is focused on the group of volunteers at St.Joseph's Diner. St.Joseph's Diner is a homeless shelter in Lafayette that serves over 150 meals everyday. They also house about 50 men at the shelter. There is a local teen group that decided to spend their summer... more »
  • Animal Rights Activists and Shelter Manager Face Off at Meeting

    July 25, 2012 11:57 PM

    The Iberia Parish Animal Shelter Manager responded to allegations of mistreating animals at Wednesday night's council meeting, as animal activists and the manager came face to face. The activists wore badges that read "we are their voice" in reference to the animals they said need help at the shelter.... more »
  • Sandbag Operation in Stephensville Suspended for Sunday

    May 21, 2011 9:52 PM

    (St. Martinville, La.)Due to the decrease of requests for sandbags at the locations in the Stephensville-Belle River area, sandbagging operations in the Stephensville-Belle River area will be suspended for Sunday, May 22, 2011. Sandbagging operations will resume again on Monday, May 23, 2011 through Friday May 27, 2011. The hours... more »
  • For-Profit Homeless Shelter Draws Concerns

    July 3, 2010 4:41 PM

    HOUMA, La. (AP) - Houma Overnight opened its doors recently, drawing approval from social workers who heralded the expansion of housing for women and children in an area with a dearth of shelters. But the for-profit venture has drawn concerns from some who question its security and even the manager's... more »
  • Local Rotarians Send Tents to Haiti

    February 25, 2010 10:12 AM

    Shelter is one of the biggest necessities in life-- but often the most forgotten when people donate items to disaster victims. In a poor country like Haiti, those suffering do not have resources like FEMA trailers, so local Rotarians are sending temporary housing. "They're sleeping in fields, under... more »
  • Cold Weather Shelter Open In Opelousas

    January 7, 2010 6:37 PM

    If you or someone you know needs a place to keep warm in Opelousas, there is shelter available. City officials are opening the North Park Civic Center. Cots and supplies are already moved in. Contact the City Police Department and their staff will make arrangements to get you there.... more »
  • Freeze Plan into Affect

    December 4, 2009 6:01 PM

    "The tough part is keeping warm and having something in your stomach," says Kyle Cooper. Cooper, who is homeless, says he has someone who takes him in when condition are tough. But, when looking for shelter from the elements, others are not as fortunate. "You could see people... more »
  • Freeze Plan

    December 4, 2009 4:10 PM

    LAFAYETTE, LA LA The Outreach Center's philosophy is to assist those in need and they work diligently with their partners to secure a safe shelter from the cold outdoor elements expected tonight. The Lighthouse Women & Children Shelter will open it's doors to accommodate as many women and children as... more »
  • Shelter info for tonight:

    December 4, 2009 2:03 PM

    Acadiana Outreach is accepting woman and children at the Light House but they need to call first, either 289-9141 or 237-7618. Men can go to Saint Joseph's Shelter or Salvation Army
  • Property Buzz: St. Joseph's Diner

    November 23, 2009 9:17 AM

    Renovations are underway on a 90-year-old building in Lafayette north. An old façade is getting a face-lift. The old Boustany department store will soon be the new home of the Saint Joseph's Diner--a pantry serving up meals for Lafayette's homeless, getting an upgrade from their current facility just up the... more »
  • Acadiana Youth Inc. Unveils New Logo

    November 17, 2009 11:36 AM

    Acadiana Youth Inc. Unveils New Logo as The Children's Shelters of Acadiana Youth, Inc. Lafayette, LA (Nov 16, 2009) - Acadiana Youth Inc. has announced the unveiling of its new logo to be introduced to the public at its eighth annual Acadiana Festival of Trees kick off on Wednesday,... more »
  • Red Kettle Volunteers Needed

    November 12, 2009 11:42 AM

    LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - The Lafayette Corps of The Salvation Army needs volunteers in the Lafayette, La. area this holiday season for its annual Red Kettle Campaign. The campaign collects funds to support local charitable services that range from providing food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for... more »
  • Homelessness a Problem in Iberia Parish

    September 24, 2009 8:24 AM

    Iberia Parish leaders tell KATC, homelessness is a growing problem and for homeless couples and women, finding shelter is especially difficult. In New Iberia there is just one shelter for homeless families, the problem is, it is at capacity. The main shelter is only for homeless men, and the only... more »

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