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United Cajun Navy coordinating volunteer searches for missing LSU student from Opelousas

United Cajun Navy coordinating volunteer searches for missing LSU student from Opelousas

  The United Cajun Navy is coordinating volunteer searches for a missing LSU student from Opelousas, according to a statement from the organization. Nineteen-year-old Kori Gauthier went missing sometime before 1 a.m. Wednesday when her abandoned car was discovered on the Mississippi River Bridge after another vehicle crashed into it. Read More From theadvocate.comMORE

DMX DEAD AT 50

DMX DEAD AT 50

The influential rapper’s death was announced on Friday (April 9) after reportedly suffering an overdose that resulted in a heart attack on April 2nd. Read More From xxlmag.comMORE

Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival Returns In 2021

Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival Returns In 2021

  Great news! The Board of Directors announced the 79th Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival & Fair will be held on its traditional last full weekend of September 23-26, 2021 in New Iberia. The festival will put into place recommended best practices as per the State Fire Marshal’s guidelines, and the schedule of events will be…MORE

Johnson & Johnson Covid 19 Vaccination Locations Week of April 5, 2021

Johnson & Johnson Covid 19 Vaccination Locations Week of April 5, 2021

  The COVID-19 vaccine is the best way to protect yourself and your family members from COVID. Locations for the week of April 5 2021 Johnson and Johnson/Janssen Vaccine Single-dose vaccine April 5th Washington Community Center April 5th Melville Civic Center 10a-2p no appt. needed April 6th Mamou Rec Center April 7th New Beginnings Baptist…MORE

Lafayette Science Museum Opens This Saturday April 10

Lafayette Science Museum Opens This Saturday April 10

  After being closed for more than a year, the Lafayette Science Museum is reopening this Saturday, April 10th. The new hours of operation are Saturdays from 10:00 am until 6:00 pm and Sundays from 1:00 pm until 6:00 pm. The entire Museum will be open to the public, including the Planetarium. Face masks are…MORE

Lafayette Emergency Rental Assistance Program Now Available

Lafayette Emergency Rental Assistance Program Now Available

  Help is available to Lafayette Parish home renters struggling to pay rent and utilities due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Renters can apply for aid through the Lafayette Emergency Assistance Program (LEAP), funded by the federal government’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program. Funds are dedicated to low- and moderate-income renter households throughout Lafayette Parish. Lafayette Consolidated…MORE

Region 4 Vaccination Sites Week of 3/29/21

Region 4 Vaccination Sites Week of 3/29/21

Online scheduling for Community Vaccination Events available at OPH4.timetap.com Parish Site Address City Acadia Acadia St. Landry 810 S. Broadway St. Church Point Acadia Acadiana Pediatrics 717 Curtis Drive Rayne Acadia Biers Pharmacy 410 N Parkerson Avenue Crowley Acadia Carmichael’s Cashway 1002 North Parkerson Avenue Crowley Acadia Church Point Community Pharmacy 731 S Main Street…MORE

Engineering Manager Ryan Meche Named Director of LUS Fiber

Engineering Manager Ryan Meche Named Director of LUS Fiber

    Lafayette Mayor-President Josh Guillory has named Ryan Meche as the communication system’s new director. Meche, LUS Fiber’s Engineering Manager, was a founding member of the team that initially designed and launched the LUS Fiber system. He assisted with setting up the technology, infrastructure, and construction of the system. “I’m honored to have been…MORE

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