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  • Spirit of Acadiana: LARC Mardi Gras Bead Drive 2014 Play Video

    March 11, 2014 7:47 AM

    In this "Spirit of Acadiana" Scott Brazda shows how one bead recycling program give some special people a sense of purpose. This project is an ongoing enterprise for LARC's Vocational Services Program. Individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities are employed by LARC's Mardi Gras Beads-N-More Store all through the... more »
  • Spirit of Acadiana: UL Women's BB Play Video

    March 6, 2014 8:52 AM

    In this "Spirit of Acadiana" Scott show's UL Lafayette's Women's basketball teams transformation from nine wins a year ago now. An interview with the head coach and team members show the new "team" concept at UL Lafayette. Check out the video!
  • Spirit of Acadiana: 2014 United Way Day of Literacy Play Video

    February 26, 2014 8:57 AM

    KATC and the United Way of Acadiana are joining forces to promote childhood reading. The annual "Day of Literacy" is knocking on our door for donations of a simple book. Donations will put the power of reading in the hands of kids who in some cases don't have books... more »
  • Spirit of Acadiana: Big Brothers Big Sisters Play Video

    February 21, 2014 7:28 AM

    Saturday, February 22, 2014, your performance on the bowling lanes won't matter one darn bit. You knock down one pin? Doesn't matter. You face a seven-ten split? Doesn't matter. Toss a gutter ball? Doesn't matter. As you're about to learn in today's "Spirit of Acadiana"... What will matter... is that... more »
  • Spirit of Acadiana: Rita LeBlanc Educational Memorial Fund Play Video

    February 18, 2014 10:05 AM

    The spirit of Acadiana today iis all about making a posthumous "thank you", and paying tribute to an Acadiana teacher who died two weeks ago. Rita ann reilly leblanc, taught for thirteen years at cathedral - carmel school and before that at our lady of fatima. She died february... more »
  • Spirit of Acadiana: Faith House 5K King Cake Run Play Video

    February 13, 2014 9:59 AM

    The good people of Faith House, both staff and clients are preparing for the big King Cake 5K in River Ranch Town Square. The proceeds benefiting Faith House, supplies housing, clothing and support for women and children who have taken the courageous step to leave their abusers. Early registration is... more »
  • Spirit of Acadiana: Valentine's Day Broadmoor Elementary Play Video

    February 11, 2014 7:23 AM

    As Valentine's Day approaches, it's a time when we celebrate our special relationships with others. In today's "Spirit of Acadiana" we visit with some wonderful kindergartners. They tell us V-day is all about "heart" and caring and presents!
  • Spirit of Acadiana: Ragin' Cajuns Softball Play Video

    February 7, 2014 7:44 AM

  • Spirit of Acadiana: Big Style Show Play Video

    January 21, 2014 7:00 AM

    Scott Brazda displays the "Spirit of Acadiana" at the Cut House Hair Salon in Lafayette. "The Cut House" is one of about 11 salons in the Lafayette area that will be taking part in a big style show, and friendly competition. The event takes place Saturday, January 25, 2014 at... more »
  • Spirit of Acadiana: UL Lafayette Basketball Play Video

    January 9, 2014 7:54 AM

    Cajuns versus UT-Arlington at the Cajundome Saturday, January 11, 2014. This also doubles as "Take a kid to a game" day, all kids 12-and-under get in free with an adult. Free basketballs to the first 400 kids who arrive at the Cajundome by 1 p.m. This Saturday is part of... more »
  • Spirit of Acadiana: 2013 Memory Lane Play Video

    January 2, 2014 7:40 AM

    In today's "spirit of Acadiana" it's one more trip down the memory lane known as "... 2013". A courageous pitcher, a dedicated teacher, a devout priest and kindergardeners explaining the meaning of "love". Those are just four of the topics handled by the Spirit of Acadiana in the past year.
  • Spirit of Acadiana: 2013 Acadiana in Review Play Video

    December 31, 2013 7:39 AM

    In this segment of "Spirit of Acadiana" Scott Brazda is live at Bailey's with special guest Ema Haq, Steve Peloquin and Danny Broussard.
  • Spirit of Acadiana: Our Lady of Fatima "Jingle Bells" Play Video

    December 19, 2013 9:08 AM

    You've all heard the song "Jingle Bells"... You all know the song "Jingle Bells".... But I'm guessing.... You've never heard the song Jingle Bells... quite this way. Courtesy of Jan Johnson's kindergarten class at Our Lady of Fatima... and in full disclosure... featuring an amazing five words by one Nick... more »
  • Spirit of Acadiana: Healing House Grief Awareness Day Play Video

    November 21, 2013 7:52 AM

    Scott Brazda is live from Healing House in Lafayette with today's "Spirit of Acadiana". He sheds light on the importance of Children's Grief Awareness Day. This day is observed on the third Thursday of every November, intentionally held near the holiday season; a particularly difficult time for those grieving the... more »
  • Spirit of Acadiana: CASA High School Basketball Jamboree Play Video

    November 12, 2013 8:04 AM

    CASA is holding its second straight high school basketball jamboree. Starting today, through Thursday, November 14, there will be over 30 boys and girls teams in Earl K. Long gym at UL Lafayette. Games will be announced every hour by a variety of personalities from local media outlets including: Scott... more »
  • Spirit of Acadiana: Great Chili Challenge Play Video

    October 29, 2013 9:23 AM

    Scott Brazda with the Spirit of Acadiana looks into the Great Chili Challenge. Saturday, November 2, from 10 am until 2 pm, there will be chili cook-off, arts and crafts, activities for kids and the Crusin Cajuns Car Show! Check out the video for more information. Facebook: Iberia Pregnancy... more »
  • Spirit of Acadiana: St. Bernadette Anniversary Play Video

    October 24, 2013 6:56 AM

    St. Bernadette clinic was established in 1995 by Our Lady of Lourdes in an effort to provide medical care to the non-working poor. The clinic provides non-emergency medical care to the homeless and the poor at no charge, including breast and pelvic exams. A limited dental service is also... more »
  • Spirit of Acadiana: St.Ignatius Elem. Grand Coteau Play Video

    October 22, 2013 7:21 AM

    In this segment of Spirit of Acadiana, St.Ignatius Elementary in Grand Coteau is in the spotlight. Scott Brazda will give us a quick overview of this traditional, family oriented Catholic school established 123 years ago.
  • Spirit of Acadiana: Chi Alpha UL Lafayette Play Video

    September 19, 2013 8:15 AM

    In this segment of "Spirit of Acadiana" Scott Brazda visits UL Lafayette's Chi Alpha Cafe. Chi Alpha is a Christian student organization that encourages students to earnestly follow the christian faith. Their café is a great place for students to relax and socialize between classes; it's also a full service... more »
  • Spirit of Acadiana: Kiwanis Jamboree Play Video

    August 29, 2013 7:26 AM

    In this segment of "Spirit of Acadiana" Scott Brazda brings us to Cajun Field. The Kiwanis Club presents the 62nd Jamboree at Cajun Field. The event kicks off Thursday night at 6p. With a donation of $10 the public is allowed to view three games at Cajun Field. The money... more »
  • Spirit of Acadiana: The Tie that Binds Play Video

    August 20, 2013 8:14 AM

    For the second straight year, an amazing season. For the second straight year, nine wins and a New Orleans bowl title. And now, for the second straight year, it's your chance to bring home the memories of that season, and contribution to Ragin' Cajuns Athletics at the very same time.... more »
  • Spirit of Acadiana: Tools for Schools Play Video

    August 8, 2013 7:53 AM

    In this segment of "Spirit of Acadiana" Scott Brazda heads to Acadia parish. The Crowley Walmart has a bin set up to accept school supplies for students in need. The Tools for Schools program collects and distributes school supplies in the parish they are collected. To apply for "Tools... more »
  • Spirit of Acadiana: Celebrities Making the World a Better Place Play Video

    July 30, 2013 7:55 AM

    In this segment of "Spirit of Acadiana", Katc's Scott Brazda takes a look at celebrities making the world a better place. The man is known as "Jaycee", and his work deserving accolades brings him front and center.
  • Spirit of Acadiana: Father Floyd Calais of Cecilia Play Video

    July 11, 2013 6:44 AM

    Back in 1950, he was only the second priest to ever come from the St. Martin Parish town of Cecilia. 66 years later, Father Floyd Calais is still going strong. Semi-retired, but still devoted to his Christian calling. In today's "Spirit of Acadiana", Scott Brazda visits with the man who's... more »
  • Spirit of Acadiana: H.I.T. with HJ Play Video

    June 25, 2013 8:25 AM

    In this segment of Spirit of Acadiana: Scott Brazda introduces us to H.I.T. with owner HJ Adams. This place is for those of us growing east & west instead of north &south; we've got a couple of kids, and you'd like to be around for years and years to come.... more »
  • Spirit of Acadiana: Landry's Feed Store in Rayne Play Video

    May 28, 2013 7:34 AM

    60 years is a long time for anyone, or anything filled with "anyones" to be around. The Spirit of Acadiana is in Rayne where Scott Brazda interviews Dan landry, owner of Landry's Feed Store is celebrating its 60th birthday.
  • Spirit of Acadiana: UL Lafayette Hosts Baseball Tournament Play Video

    May 23, 2013 9:28 AM

    The head coach of a college baseball team is about to participate in a conference tournament, play in the tournament and try to win a bunch of games over three or four days. In today's "Spirit of Acadiana" we talk with Ragin' Cajuns head man Tony Robichaux.
  • Spirit of Acadiana: Holy Family Catholic School Play Video

    May 21, 2013 8:09 AM

    It is one of Acadiana's best-kept secrets---- and I'm embarrassed to say that.. Until about three years ago.. I didn't know Holy Family School existed. It's an amazing catholic school... On the northern end of st. John street in lafayette... And it's filled with amazing students... Teachers... Administrators and... more »
  • Spirit of Acadiana: Edgar Martin Middle School Play Video

    May 16, 2013 7:39 AM

    It's got a teacher of the year, a student of the year and last year's principal of the year. What a year it's been at Edgar Martin Middle School in Lafayette. Join Scott Brazda with the "Spirit of Acadiana" to help them celebrate.
  • Spirit of Acadiana: UL Softball 2013 Play Video

    May 14, 2013 7:40 AM

    The UL softball team begins NCAA regional play Friday in Baton Rouge. In today's "Spirit of Acadiana" we play word association with Ragin' cajuns Shellie Landry and Mattie Hack, talk about the regular season with coach Micheal Lotief and the quest for a national title.
  • Spirit of Acadiana: ACA - Student Art Walk Play Video

    May 9, 2013 7:15 AM

    2013 Student Arts Expo Increasing Public Knowledge and Appreciation of the Arts Lafayette, LA - Join us at the 2013 Student Arts Expo, Saturday, May 11, 2013 from 2:00 - 8:00 p.m. This annual event is designed to increase public knowledge and appreciation of the arts with nearly 100... more »
  • Spirit of Acadiana: Free Comic Book Day Play Video

    May 2, 2013 9:38 AM

    How often do you truly get something for "free"? Well, here's an opportunity to pick up an item for absolutely no charge whatsoever; and in the process do a little reading, enjoy quality story-telling and root for a "super-hero or two". In today's "Spirit of Acadiana". KATC's Scott Brazda looks... more »
  • Spirit of Acadiana: Good Teachers pt. 1 Play Video

    April 4, 2013 7:49 AM

    Good teachers are the lifeblood of any educational institution, and the University of Louisiana is no exception. Last month, UL put the spotlight four life-changing instructors. In today's "Spirit of Acadiana" Scott Brazda introduces you to one of them. A director from the UL school of music, Ray P. Authement... more »
  • Spirit of Acadiana " Happy Birthday Dad" Play Video

    April 2, 2013 7:36 AM

    Hard to believe he's been gone for six years. Last Saturday was March 30th, but in the "Brazda scheme of things" this past Saturday, March 30th was much more than a date on a calendar. March 30th would have been the 90-th birthday of Art Brazda, someone that I call... more »
  • Spirit of Acadiana: Turlings Passion

    March 28, 2013 7:30 AM

    It is Holy Week ... A time to remember Christ's final days as a living breathing "human"... and of course his ultimate sacrifice. In today's "Spirit of Acadiana"... We find Scott Brazda at a school who celebrates this special week in a very unique way.
  • Spirit of Acadiana: Holy Week @ St.Edward in New Iberia

    March 26, 2013 9:21 AM

    New Iberia is famous for many things, sugarcane, revitalized downtown area and lots of good people. In this "Spirit of Acadiana" Scott Brazda shows us some of the good people who work or have kids who attend a wonderful school called St. Edward elementary.
  • Spirit of Acadiana: Komen Race for the Cure 2

    March 14, 2013 7:48 AM

    In 2012 there were over 7,200 people in the Acadiana community that helped raise thousands of dollars for breast cancer research. This year, donations and generosity from Acadiana could do even better! Check out Scott Brazda's "Spirit of Acadiana" to see how you can help.
  • Spirit of Acadiana: Race for the Cure

    March 12, 2013 8:16 AM

    It can strike you... It can strike me.... It can strike each and every one of us. But that same group, you, me and everyone, can work wonders in the fight against breast cancer. In today's "Spirit of Acadiana"... KATC's Scott Brazda talks "Race for the Cure", and says all... more »
  • Spirit of Acadiana: UL Baseball 2013 Season

    March 5, 2013 7:37 AM

    In today's "Spirit of Acadiana", Scott Brazda gives us a look at the 11-2 UL baseball team. The young men who struggled in 2012 are now reaping the rewards in 2013.
  • Spirit of Acadiana: Lafayette Habitat for Humanity ReStore

    February 21, 2013 10:36 AM

    In this segment of the Spirit of Acadiana Scott Brazda reintroduces us to ReStore. Lafayette's Habitat for Humanity ReStore is a "vintage" store for home furnishes and appliances. This Saturday, Feb 23, 2013 ReStore is offering an electronics recycling day. They are accepting donations from 10am until 3pm.
  • Spirit of Acadiana: Courir De Mardi Gras

    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 »
  • Spirit of Acadiana: UL Nola Bowl

    December 6, 2012 9:52 AM

    In this week's "Spirit of Acadiana" Scott shows us the Ragin Cajun R&L Carriers Nola Bowl spirit! With less than two weeks until kick off, merchandise, garb and festivities are the best display of spirit. Let's head to the "Red Zone" to see what they have in store.
  • Spirit of Acadiana: Our Lady Of Peace Catholic Church

    December 4, 2012 7:40 AM

    In this "Spirit of Acadiana" Scott Brazda bring us to Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church. Located off of North University near Interstate 10, Our Lady Queen of Peace had a fire on April 16, 2010. After 2 and a half years of fundraising, rebirth and renewal Our Lady... more »
  • Spirit of Acadiana: "Love Story"

    November 27, 2012 9:18 AM

  • Spirit of Acadiana: Casa

    November 13, 2012 9:27 AM

    In this segment of "Spirit of Acadiana" a basketball tournament is more than just a tournament when it's the inaugural "CASA Basketball Invitational". Click on the videos to see what this week's "spirit" has in store.
  • Spirit of Acadiana: Rotary Club Assists Food Net

    November 6, 2012 9:23 AM

    There may be a race to the finish tonight, but the race to end hunger never stops. In this segment of "Spirit of Acadiana" Scott Brazda shows the spirit of giving! The Rotary club of Lafayette and FoodNet are at all Lafayette Parish polling places accepting dontations. Don't forget... more »
  • Spirit of Acadiana: Christian Youth Theater Peter Pan Part Deux

    October 9, 2012 9:38 AM

  • Spirit Of Acadiana: Tinsel and Treasure

    September 27, 2012 10:10 AM

    The "Spirit of Acadiana" brings us to the Spirit of Christmas! The Junior League of Lafayette host its annual "Tinsel and Treasure" marketplace at the Cajundome Convention Center September 27 - 29, 2012. Scott Brazda was there live to share holiday treasures before the holidays.
  • Spirit of Acadiana: Junior League of Lafayette

    September 25, 2012 9:13 AM

    In this segment of the "Spirit of Acadiana" Scott introduces us to "The Kids in the Kitchen". The Junior League of Lafayette and the Boys and Girls Club of Acadiana have a special partnership that allows kids to explore new opportunities in the kitchen!
  • Spirit Of Acadiana: Anything is PASTAble

    September 18, 2012 10:13 AM

    On this segment of "Spirit of Acadiana" Scott tells use about one of Acadiana's tastiest events at the Petroleum Club! This Wednesday night, 232-HELP will be hosting a benefit called "Anything is Pastable".
  • 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 »
  • Spirit Of Acadiana: UL's Next House

    July 24, 2012 10:04 AM

  • Spirit of Acadiana: Notre Dame in Crowley

    July 13, 2012 11:17 AM

    Today's Spirit of Acadiana is at Notre Dame in Crowley. Their excellent sports track record is the result of their dedicated coaches and players. Scott Brazda gives us a sneak peek into their winning formula.
  • Spirit of Acadiana : Cajun Karate

    July 10, 2012 9:39 AM

    Cajun Karate is hosting a Women's Self Defense Seminar. This event will take place on Saturday, July 14th from 1pm until 3pm. Cajun Karate has planned this informative event to benefit the wife of the late Cpl. Joel Grayson. There is no set entry fee, but a donation of at... more »

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