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Energy Saving Tips For The Winter

Energy Saving Tips For The Winter

Cleco offers energy-saving tips for winter months PINEVILLE, La. – Dec. 2, 2020 – The first day of winter is Dec. 21, and as temperatures drop and winter nears, Cleco offers cold weather tips to help customers conserve energy and stay warm during the winter months. “The lower the temperature is outside, the harder a…More

Lafayette Parks & Rec Youth Basketball Registration

Lafayette Parks & Rec Youth Basketball Registration

The Lafayette Parks and Registration Department’s youth basketball registration for ages 7-16 has begun. Walk-up registration for SLYSI basketball is at the Robicheaux Recreation Center at 1919 Eraste Landry Road every Monday through Friday through December 30 with the exception of Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Online registration at slysisports.com/slysi also runs through December 30.…More

8th Annual Holiday Care Package Drive

8th Annual Holiday Care Package Drive

8th Annual Holiday Care Package Drive will be held Sunday, December 13, 2020 beginning at 12 noon on the grounds of the Northgate Mall Parking Lot (in front of the external entrance of the former Transcom Building facing Moss St.). The care packages will be given out prior to Christmas Day. Priority will be given…More

Drive Thru COVID- 19 Testing Sites This Week

Drive Thru COVID- 19 Testing Sites This Week

DATE PARISH LOCATION ADDRESS 11/30/20 12/01/20 12/02/20 12/03/20 12/04/20 – Lafayette Parish Health Unit 220 W Willow St, Lafayette Friday, December 4th Flu Vaccine available 11/30/20 St Martin St Martinville Health Unit 303 W. Port St, St Martinville 12/01/20 Iberia Iberia Parish Health Unit 715 Weldon St, New Iberia LA 12/01/20 Iberia Iberia Parish Ward…More

Lafayette Consolidated Government’s Household Hazardous Waste Day Postponed

Lafayette Consolidated Government’s Household Hazardous Waste Day Postponed

Lafayette Consolidated Government’s Household Hazardous Waste Day at Cajun Field, scheduled for Saturday, November 21, has been tentatively rescheduled for the spring of 2021. Unfortunately, postponement is necessary because of issues beyond LCG’s control with the COVID-19 pandemic and a scheduling conflict with Cajun Field. A large venue, such as Cajun Field, is needed to…More

Thanksgiving Closure For Lafayette Transit System

Thanksgiving Closure For Lafayette Transit System

Lafayette Consolidated Government’s Department of Public Works Transit Division will not provide Daytime and Night Owl bus service on Thanksgiving Day, November 26. Paratransit service also will not run, however, approved riders are welcome to schedule rides. Bus and paratransit services will resume regular schedules on Friday, November 27. The Lafayette Transit System office will…More

Covid 19 Testing Sites This Week

Covid 19 Testing Sites This Week

Drive Thru COVID- 19 Testing DATE PARISH LOCATION ADDRESS 11/23/20         11/24/20 *11/25/20   Lafayette Lafayette Parish Health Unit 220 W Willow St, Lafayette   11/23/20 St Martin St Martinville Health Unit 303 W. Port St, St Martinville    11/24/20   Acadia Acadia Parish Rice Arena 159 Cherokee Dr, Crowley *11/25/20   Iberia West End Park 1200…More

Louisiana’s Home Finale Against Central Arkansas Canceled Due To Covid

Louisiana’s Home Finale Against Central Arkansas Canceled Due To Covid

The final home game for Louisiana’s Ragin Cajuns has been canceled due to Covid 19.  The SBC Western division champs were scheduled to face Central Arkansas on Saturday. In a story from KLFY, “We appreciate our tremendous medical staff and athletic trainers working closely with our football program in order to best navigate the situation,”…More

Hearts of Hope Is Saying “No More”

Hearts of Hope Is Saying “No More”

Hearts of Hope is saying “No More”.  No More is an education, awareness and fundraising campaign aimed at ending the pervasiveness of sexual violence in Acadiana YOU can make a difference by saying NO MORE and donating today : www.theheartsofhope.org/donate Every service at Hearts of Hope is FREE to every client, every time. Your gift matters.…More

Get Out And Fish! Derby

Get Out And Fish! Derby

Get ready to fish! The Girard Park Pond in Lafayette is stocked with tagged, adult channel catfish for the Get Out and Fish! Derby scheduled during Thanksgiving week. All levels and ages are eligible to participate but must follow guidelines to receive a prize. The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries has stocked 16 ponds…More

Kaliste Saloom Lane Closure Due To Widening Project

Kaliste Saloom Lane Closure Due To Widening Project

Starting Wednesday, November 18, at 9 a.m., drivers on Kaliste Saloom Road heading in the direction of Ambassador Caffery Parkway can expect the left, inside lane to be closed as they approach Ambassador Caffery. The lane closure will continue on Kaliste Saloom heading in the direction of E. Broussard Road. Kaliste Saloom will continue to…More

No Parades Allowed In New Orleans For Mardi Gras 2021

No Parades Allowed In New Orleans For Mardi Gras 2021

Looks like no Mardi Gras parades are happening in New Orleans… A Frequently Asked Questions section of Mayor Cantrell’s page on the city’s website asks the ”Question: Will there be parades in the City of New Orleans this year? “Answer: Parades of any kind will not be permitted this year because large gatherings have proven…More

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No Such Thing As Perfect

No matter how hard you work, nothing will be perfect. If something could be perfect then there would be no reason for anyone else to try, but fortunately, nothing can be perfect. We are constantly under construction and can always make improvements. When you start to believe that you have achieved “perfect”, that is when…More

Show Don’t Tell

If you continually talk about things you’re going to do but haven’t yet, what does that do? Nothing. Nothing happens when you just talk about doing something. You do not accomplish anything by talking. All you do when you share your plans is give others the idea that you have a vision but nothing more.…More

Be the First to Change

Be the First to Change

We all want some type of change, whether it be a change in our world or our own life. For there to be change, you have to act. You can not expect things to be different if you are not taking any action. Get up every day with a mission, a purpose, live every day…More

Do Not Judge

Do Not Judge

Imagine all the times you have judged someone, now think about how you would feel if someone talked about you like that. It does not feel good when people judge you, it also wastes time. Why criticize how someone else lives their life when you could instead focus on yourself? You could save so much…More

It’s What’s on the Inside that Counts

If you are ugly on the outside but pretty on the inside then you are beautiful but if you are ugly on the inside but pretty on the outside that does not make you beautiful. Just because people find you attractive does not mean you are a beautiful human, it means you look good. Not…More

Never React to Negativity

Negativity can creep into your life then ruin you before you even knew that it was there. Even if you yourself don’t spread negativity, others do. Next time you hear someone be negative, don’t react. Never react to negativity. When you react you start to think negatively, allowing it to take control of your life. …More

Protect Your Environment

You wouldn’t allow someone to come over a throw garbage all over you, so why would you let someone talk trash about your career/job. Always protect your environment, if you start having doubts about what you are doing then it will greatly affect your growth. You cannot grow and reach your potential when there is…More

See It In Your Mind Before It Happens

See It In Your Mind Before It Happens

Accomplishments don’t just appear out of thin air, you have to work for them. Make goals and once they are made, visualize them. When you see it in your mind before it happens it drives you more. Having an image instilled of what you want for yourself helps you prioritize, figure out what is important.…More

Your Positivity is Your Hater’s Kryptonite

Your Positivity is Your Hater’s Kryptonite

Do not let anyone’s negativity get to you because that is when you lose. If you let your haters put you down that just gives them more time and power to rise above you, they love to see you fail. When you rise above and show that nothing can get you down your haters feel…More

Don’t Go On Your Journey Alone

Don’t Go On Your Journey Alone

It is always better to have someone on your side. You may be the most independent person in the world but you could be more successful with someone to back you up. Surround yourself with like minded people, people who will be able to see your vision and help you grow.  You never want to…More

Entertainment News

A volunteer was attacked by a tiger at Carole Baskin’s Big Cat Rescue

A longtime volunteer at Big Cat Rescue, the Florida animal sanctuary profiled in Netflix’s “Tiger King,” was attacked by a tiger during a morning feeding, the sanctuary confirmed to CNN. The volunteer, who’d worked at the Carole Baskin-founded sanctuary for five years, had gone to feed the tiger Kimba on Thursday when she noticed the…More

Blackpink announces their first livestream concert

Blackpink announces their first livestream concert

Blackpink announced they will perform their first-ever livestream concert, called “The Show.” The concert will stream on YouTube on Sunday, Dec. 27 at 12 AM ET via the K-pop group’s YouTube channel. “We wanted to end the year with something very special for our Blinks who have been waiting so patiently for us,” the group…More

Juliana Margulies joins ‘The Morning Show’

Juliana Margulies joins ‘The Morning Show’

“The Morning Show” will feature a new but familiar face next season. Apple TV+ announced on the show’s Instagram page on Wednesday that actress Julianna Margulies will be joining Season 2 alongside Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon and Steve Carell. Margulies will play an anchor named Laura Peterson. Greta Lee, Hasan Minhaj and Ruairi O’Connor will…More

Britney Spears debuts previously unreleased song on her birthday

Britney Spears debuts previously unreleased song on her birthday

Britney Spears celebrated her birthday with a song. The singer, who turned 39 on Wednesday, debuted the previously unreleased song, “Swimming in the Stars.” The tune was originally recorded for her 2016 album, “Glory” but not included. Related: Britney Spears’ early birthday Hawaiian vacay Spears teased the release of the song last month and it’s…More

Miley Cyrus only has love for Liam Hemsworth

Miley Cyrus only has love for Liam Hemsworth

Miley Cyrus has no hard feelings for ex-husband Liam Hemsworth. The singer visited Howard Stern’s SiriusXM show on Wednesday, where she discussed her marriage to Hemsworth and why it ended not long after a Malibu fire destroyed the couple’s home in 2018. “Me being an intense person and not wanting to sit with it and…More

Harry Styles isn’t ashamed of his One Direction days

Harry Styles isn’t ashamed of his One Direction days

Harry Styles may be gracing covers of magazines solo these days, but the singer has only good things to say about his time in boy band One Direction. “When you look at the history of people coming out of bands and starting solo careers, they feel this need to apologize for being in the band.…More

‘The Masked Singer’ renewed for fifth season

‘The Masked Singer’ renewed for fifth season

Fox will unmask a new season of “The Masked Singer” next year. Ahead of Wednesday’s two-hour semifinals, the network announced a fifth season to debut in 2021. “This show brings joy to so many families across the country, especially during these trying times, and we can’t wait to get even more celebrities suited up in…More

Wrestling trailblazer Pat Patterson has died at 79

Wrestling trailblazer Pat Patterson has died at 79

Legendary wrestler Pat Patterson has died, World Wrestling Entertainment announced Wednesday. “WWE is saddened to learn that Pat Patterson has passed away at the age of 79,” WWE said in a statement. “WWE extends its condolences to Patterson’s family and friends.” Patterson began his career in 1958 and was a trailblazer in the world of…More

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Tiffany Haddish Reveals Secret Behind 40-Lbs Weight Loss

Tiffany Haddish Reveals Secret Behind 40-Lbs Weight Loss

Tiffany Haddish has revealed that she’s lost 40 pounds during her COVID-19 quarantine. “During this COVID period, I’ve lost 40 pounds,” Haddish tells PEOPLE, adding that she’s been exercising every day for “anywhere from 15 minutes to sometimes two hours.” “I had this thought in my mind that I want the body of Flo-Jo!” Haddish 40, says, referring to…More

US Jobless Claims Remain High At 712,000 As Virus Escalates

US Jobless Claims Remain High At 712,000 As Virus Escalates

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell as the nation celebrated Thanksgiving last week to a still-high 712,000, the latest sign that the U.S. economy and job market remain under stress from the intensified viral outbreak. Thursday’s report from the Labor Department said that initial claims for jobless aid dropped…More

Survey Finds Race- And Sex-Based Harassment ‘Common’ at FEMA

Survey Finds Race- And Sex-Based Harassment ‘Common’ at FEMA

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than a quarter of employees at the Federal Emergency Management Agency said they were harassed or discriminated against based on their gender or race, according to a survey released Wednesday as part of the fallout from allegations of sexual harassment by a senior official at the organization. The survey by the…More

Russian TV Station Mocks Barack Obama in Blackface Skit [WATCH]

Russian TV Station Mocks Barack Obama in Blackface Skit [WATCH]

A Russian TV station is catching heat over a skit in which an actress donned blackface to play a ratchet version of Barack Obama. In the footage, the actress is wearing gold chains, a red bandana, and black gloves — and there even appears to be some rapping, The only English words in the skit are…More

Attorney: St. Paul Officer Shot Black Man To Protect Others

Attorney: St. Paul Officer Shot Black Man To Protect Others

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A St. Paul officer who shot and wounded a Black man who was being sought by police when the man emerged naked from a dumpster was trying to protect his fellow officers and himself, according to his attorney. Anthony Dean‘s lawyer, Robert Paule, said the man, identified by state investigators…More

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