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  1. The Best Moments From the Cajun Mardi Gras Episode of 'Parts Unknown'Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Eater

    ... and revelry; a contrasting streak of bright color set against the wet, gray landscape of late winter. This is grand Mamou Louisiana, early morning of the last day before lent. And in Cajun country, that means it's time to run Mardi Gras. Men on ...


  2. Contest to honor 100-year-old fiddler, veteranRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Daily World

    ... of marriage. The Wilie Durisseau First Annual Fiddle contest is set for June 29-30 at the historic Hotel Cazan in Mamou. The contest is open to all styles, including Creole, Celtic, Cajun, zydeco, classical, mariachi, bluegrass and conjunto. ...


  3. Anthony Bourdain's 'memorable' Cajun Mardi Gras: See best moments from 'Parts Unknown'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Advocate

    ... who was found dead in a French hotel room on June 8 after committing suicide , ventured to places like Opelousas, Mamou and Grand Coteau to find what makes Cajun Mardi Gras -- and the area's culture -- truly one-of-a-kind. "There are parts of ...


  4. The unlikely 21st century discovery of 100-year-old Creole fiddler Willie DurisseauRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Advocate

    ... and Irma referred to segregation. Fuselier's June 5 column came out as Valerie Cahill, the owner of Hotel Cazan in Mamou, happened to be searching for a name for a fiddle contest she is hosting at the end of the month. The "Willie Durisseau 1st ...


  5. Bourdain does Carnival Cajun style on 'Parts Unknown' episode that airs Sunday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 16 | The Advocate

    ... Herman Fuselier. Anthony Bourdain dons a traditional costume and mask for his Courir de Mardi Gras experience in Grand Mamou last February. Toby Rodriguez, right, a chef, butcher and artist from Grand Couteau, fills in 'Parts Unknown' host Anthony ...


  6. Anthony Bourdain's wild Cajun Mardi Gras episode to air Sunday; see details, previewRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 15 | The Advocate

    ... a conical hat, mask and colorful fringed costume, the host participates in the day long Courir de Mardi Gras in Mamou. Meals include a home cooked meal in Grand Coteau, lunch at Laura's 2 in Lafayette with creole cowboys, and boudin & cracklings at ...


  7. Individuals questioned, released in investigation of death on Jake LaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 13 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The Evangeline Parish Sheriff's Office says that the individuals wanted for questioning in connection with a death on Jake Lane in Mamou freely turned themselves into the department. Deputies say that Shannon Ardoin and Regina Grant freely surrendered themselves for questioning and provided written statements in reference to the death which occurred on May 14. Neither Ardoin or Grant were charged, according to deputies, and were released after questioning.


  8. Fans remember Vin Bruce, Nolan DugasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 11 | The Daily Advertiser

    ... also played and recorded with the Cajun supergroup, High Performance. Steve Riley, leader of High Performance and the Mamou Playboys, remembers Dugas as a songwriter who took hard looks at life. "Like the tune, "Married to One and in Love with ...


  9. Y@ Speak: #CityofYesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 11 | Best of New Orleans

    ... and understood Louisiana better than anyone not from here possibly could. He got us. Here he was in Mardi Gras in Mamou this year, where he dressed up in a costume to chase a chicken for a gumbo. And yes, this was all perfectly sensible. ...


  10. Two people arrested in connection with death of Mamou manRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 8 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... have reached out to sheriff's office for those charges. Deputies have identified the deceased as Charles Reed, 48, of Mamou. Autopsy results are still pending on his cause of death, deputies say. On May 14, deputies responded to the 1100 block of ...


  11. Evangeline deputies looking for two in connection with May deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 8 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    They will be booked into the Evangeline Parish Jail. We have reached out to sheriff's office for those charges, Deputies have identified the deceased as Charles Reed, 48, of Mamou.


  12. Standoff suspect in custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 4 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... The chief says the suspect has been identified as Steven Savoy who has warrants for resisting an officer and in Mamou warrants of felony drug charges and resisting an officer. Chief Fontenot says that it is believed that Savoy has access to two ...


  13. Biggest rice crop in four years expected in SWLARead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 30 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... longer to tap into China's rice industry. May 31, Evangeline Parish rice field day at the Bieber Farm, 1 mile west of Mamou on Bieber Road, starting at 8:30 a.m. June 5, Vermilion Parish rice field day at the Lounsberry Farm east of Lake Arthur on ...


  14. Body found in Mamou, deputies investigatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 20 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    On May 14, 2018, the Evangeline Parish Sheriff's Office says they received a call for assistance on the 1100 block of Jake Lane. Deputies say they arrived on scene and located a man in a drainage ditch behind a residence.


  15. Woman accused of sex trafficking 18-year-old girl: JPSORead the original story

    May 15, 2018 |

    Authorities arrested a woman accused of forcing an 18-year-old into prostitution at a Metairie hotel, according to arrest reports. Dianna Viator, 31, of Mamou, La., was booked Monday with human trafficking , according to Lt.


  16. Suspect in Mamou rape has been arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2018 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Mamou Police say Keydajah Colphus has been detained in Basile and detectives are on their way to pick him up. Mamou Police are asking for help in locating a man accused of raping a female who was on her way to school.


  17. Acadian recognizes 2018 medics of the yearRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2018 | The Daily Advertiser

    ... I grew up in, my partners on the unit, and the first responders, fire department and police I work with day to day." Mamou native Taylor Walden began a career in the oil and gas industry, but changed careers to spend more time with his wife and ...


  18. 'Good feelings,' music and food: Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival starts Friday at Parc HardyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2018 | The Advocate

    ... Boogie, the Huval Family Band, Horace Trahan & the Ossun Express, Nathan & the Zydeco Cha-Chas, and Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys. In addition to that stellar lineup of music, the festival will have crawfish-eating contests and races, Cajun and ...


  19. Jazz Fest 2018: picks for Thursday, May 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2018 | Best of New Orleans

    ... listeners into a dreamy, pop-inflected soundscape one moment and make them feel like they're waltzing at an old-school Mamou dancehall the next. Tatiana Eva-Marie and the Avalon Jazz Band 1:50 p.m.-2:50 p.m. Cultural Pavilion Stage 4:20 p.m.-5:20 ...


  20. Ville Platte man arrested after stand-offRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2018 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    A Ville Platte man was arrested Sunday, accused of holding people against their will during a stand-off with police. Abselon Hebert, 23, was booked with two counts of false imprisonment, two counts of simple battery and a hold for a warrant issued by the Mamou Police department for criminal damage to property and simple escape, along with the warrant from Acadia Parish for aggravated second degree battery.


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