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Ardoin's Funeral Home in Mamou is in charge of arrangements.
Bills seek to cap payday loan rates in Louisiana
Payday lending businesses that offer quick, upfront cash for costly repayment rates are targeted for tougher regulations by organizations that represent the elderly and the poor.
Obama: Congress should follow New England on wages
President Barack Obama says Congress should follow the lead of New England states that have raised the minimum wage above the federal rate.
A UL Lafayette assistant professor of nursing is one of only eight faculty members in the country chosen to attend an intensive program about national health care and nursing issues.
Mamou runs despite bad weather
The scene may look haphazard, but actually there's a method to their madness. Everything has an historical significance from the name of the event down to their outfits.
Krewe Chic-a-la-Pie Parade rolls through Kaplan
South winds help to Isolated rain showers will still be possible throughout the evening before tapering off overnight.
Albany Times Union
Photos: Cold, gray, but still Mardi Gras
Rex, King of Carnival parades down St. Charles Avenue despite the rain Mardi Gras Day on March 4, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Instead of cheering, "Throw me something, Mistah!" to Mardi Gras revelers, locals yelled, "Enough, already!" to Mother Nature today, as morning hours in Jeff Davis Parish brought below freezing temps, freezing rain and ice just in time for Fat Tuesday.
Vail Daily News
Mardi Gras on the Bayou
The Krewe of Tchefuncte floats by crowds lining the backs on the Tchefuncte River in Madisonville, La.
Mamou man dies Saturday in single-vehicle accident
A 20-year-old Mamou man died Saturday afternoon in a single-vehicle accident on La.
The Town Talk
Reviving a tradition: Krewe of Cynellenius renews Marksville Mardi Gras celebration
The Krewe of Cyllenius Mardi Gras Parade Sunday was short and sweet, but parade-goers enjoyed the festivities, regardless of the length.
KPLC-TV Lake Charles
Mardi Gras parades in Southwest Louisiana
Krewe of Barkus Parade: March 1 at 3 p.m. at the Lake Charles Civic Center. Admission is free, but entry fees apply for parade participants.
Their service at Iwo Jima turned these Cajun boys into men
They were all teenagers 69 years ago, Cajun boys who knew little of the ways of the world before being sent into one of bloodiest battles of World War II.
Festival International announces lineup for Saturday
Some of the acts include Dominique Dupuis, Rosco Bandana, Black Joe Lewis, Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys, BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet, Carol Fran and more.