Photos: Boya s Top 28 Wednesday
Advocate staff photo by BRAD BOWIE -- Country Day's Scott Plaisance tries to regain control of the ball while Arcadia's Antwine Baker, left, and Travious Fielding defend Wednesday in the Class 1A semifinals in Lake Charles.
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Thursday Mar 13
Shows to Watch for March 14-20, 2014
ST. PATRICK'S DAY BASH FEATURING THE MICHAEL FOSTER PROJECT, THE CHRIS LEBLANC BAND, THE RUSTY YATES BAND AND HAZY RAY: Galatoire's Bistro SONGWRITERS NIGHT WITH LYNN ANSELMO, KEVIN JOHNSON, AMELIA TRITICO, DALE HARRIS, SAM & KATIE AND DIANE ACOSTA: Chelsea's CafA© ABITA SPRINGS OPRY WITH THE STEVE ANDERSON GROUP/DRISKILL MOUNTAIN BOYS/THE ... (more)
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Acadiana Crime Blotter for March 13, 2014
Police arrested two 17-year-olds from Lafayette in a vandalism spree where the windows of 32 vehicles were shot out, officials said.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
NAACP: Police explanation of handcuffed man's death in New Iberia - far-fetched'
Advocate staff photo by BRYAN TUCK -- From left, Kelly Reed, Taruna El-Shabazz of Imani Temple, Lisa Aubrey, Reverend Raymond Brown of National Action Now and Lafayette Chapter of the NAACP President Margie Broussard hold a press conference in front of the Iberia Parish Courthouse Tuesday in New Iberia.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Residents attend workshop to discuss Park at Horse Farm
Residents and Lafayette City Officials attended a public input workshop at the Heymann Center Ballroom.
Brothers killed in fiery weekend crash on U.S. 90
Police late Sunday released the identities of two brothers killed over the weekend in a fiery vehicle crash over the weekend in a U.S. 90 construction zone in Broussard.
2 more to plead guilty in Desperado's case
The last two Desperado's employees charged in the federal drug and prostitution case have indicated they'll plead guilty.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
St. Martin Parish Daily Arrest Report
St. Martin Parish Daily Arrest Report March 8, 2014 - March 8, 2014 Celestine, Chasity 26 400 block of Vivier St.martinville, LA VIOLATION OF PROTECTIVE ORDER 107P-ST MARTINVILLE PD Williams, Jerry 51 400 block of Castille Street Breaux Bridge, LA AGGRAVATED 2ND DEGREE BATTERY 17P-BREAUX BRIDGE PD LAFAYETTE, La.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
About Town for March 9, 2014
DETAILS: Sherry T. Broussard, storyteller and author of "Images of America: African-Americans in Lafayette and Southwest Louisiana," will speak.
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Bites: Jazz up your Sunday
Family Life Christian Fellowship's Anthony Gribble, 20, of Carencro plays Taps on his trumpet during a rehearsal for the church's Veterans Day Service on Monday at the Lafayette church.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Hooked On Art
Thanks to funding provided by the Jeff Davis Arts Council 2013-2014 Zigler Mini-Grant Program, Kim Sonnier's second graders at Hathaway High were taught a lesson on the history of clay then given the opportunity to create their very own clay fish.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Blues Fest adds third stage for April 12 event
The Baton Rouge Blues Festival, which takes place April 12 from 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m. in downtown Baton Rouge, is expanding to three stages.
Lafayette police blotter for March 7, 2014
CHAD M. ADAMS: 30, of the 100 block of St. Bede, Youngsville. He was being held for the state Department of Corrections.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Live music in New Orleans for Thursday, March 6, 2014: Steve Miller Band, G. Love
On Thursday, March 6, the live music options in New Orleans include a classic rock band fronted by a hot-handed guitarist, a hip-hop blues hybrid band from Philadelphia, and the latest project from the frontman of a '90s alt-rock band.
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Some Meche's locations to change their name to Cajun Market Donut Company
Meche's Donut King announced Tuesday that they are changing their name. According to Developing Lafayette, Meche's in Broussard and Breaux Bridge will now be known as Cajun Market Donut Company.
St. Mary Parish Daily Arrest Report
According to St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert, over the last 48 hour reporting period the Sheriff's Office responded to 62 complaints and reports the following arrests: Frederick Gibson, 47, 405 Robertson Street, Franklin, LA was arrested on March 3, 2014 at 9:05 am on a warrant for failure to appear on the charges of speeding and driving under ... (more)
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Winter weather doesn't stop Mardi Gras revelers
Come rain or shine the show must go on and for those in the Lafayette Mardi Gras Festival Parade, it went on without a hitch.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Woman center of neighborhood celebration
Queen Dolly will reign again this year over "The Mardi Gras" - the masked revelers whose self-made and self-adorned costumes draw fans and tourists to the Fat Tuesday celebration that began decades ago in the McComb neighborhood.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
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DENZEL MEIGAL ARCENEAUX: 19, of the 100 block of Lindsay Street, Breaux Bridge. He was booked on simple criminal damage to property.
Monroe dazzles D.C. and it dazzles right back
We were so proud of our area's young ladies in the royal court. My stunning niece Cate Creed had the best time as a Washington Mardi Gras princess along with Congressman Vance and Kelly McAllister's beautiful daughter, Princess Anna Claire and Monroe's Betty and Walter Hastings' granddaughter, gorgeous Princess Elizabeth Jane Sherman who was Cate's ... (more)