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Hurricane Debris Collection Schedule in City of Carencro

Hurricane Debris Collection Schedule in City of Carencro

Collection of Hurricane Delta debris in the City of Carencro is scheduled to begin Monday, October 26th. Residents are reminded to separate debris in accordance with FEMA guidelines. That includes sorting tree and plant debris separately from construction debris. Household garbage, hazardous waste and appliances should all be sorted separately, as well. All debris should…More

Animal Shelter Partners to Offer Free Rabies Vaccinations for Dogs

Animal Shelter Partners to Offer Free Rabies Vaccinations for Dogs

The Lafayette Animal Shelter and Care Center (LASCC), in collaboration with SpayNation, will provide FREE rabies vaccinations for dogs next Saturday, October 31, 2020. The vaccinations will be drive-thru for added convenience, dog owners interested in vaccinating their pet are asked to remain in their vehicles. The event will be held in the parking lot…More

14 Year Old Girl Made Discovery That Could Cure Covid-19

14 Year Old Girl Made Discovery That Could Cure Covid-19

Anika Chebrolu from Texas won the 2020 3M Young Scientist Challenge for a discovery that could lead to potential Covid-19 therapy.  Her winning invention uses in-silico methodology to discover a lead molecule that can selectively bind to a protein of the SARS-CoV-2 virus.  Anika said, “My effort to find a lead compound to bind to…More

Old Spanish Trail Bridge Rehabilitation

Old Spanish Trail Bridge Rehabilitation

The Public Works Department announced today that the Old Spanish Trail Road Bridge between Apollo Rd. and Jenkins Rd. is scheduled to be closed starting Tuesday, October 20, 2020 for approximately three (3) months, weather dependent. This bridge crossing of Coulee Ile Des Cannes will be closed for rehabilitation work. Detour routes will be made…More

Vitalant & Waitr Join Forces for Blood Drive: Donations  Imperative in Wake of Pandemic

Vitalant & Waitr Join Forces for Blood Drive: Donations Imperative in Wake of Pandemic

Lafayette, LA – With coronavirus cases increasing once again, local blood provider Vitalant and Waitr are launching a two-week blood drive to help Lafayette patients through life-saving blood and plasma donations. Blood donors are desperately needed to make up for the shortfall of thousands of uncollected donations at cancelled blood drives during the Covid-19 period.…More

Lafayette Parks and Recreation Fun and Fitness Program Resumes

Lafayette Parks and Recreation Fun and Fitness Program Resumes

The Lafayette Parks and Recreation Fun and Fitness program is back after the COVID-19 pandemic shut it down in March. Fun and Fitness gives those 50 and over and adults with disabilities the opportunity to get moving again with sit-down exercises to music while accommodating all levels of functioning. Therapeutic Recreation Supervisor Denise Ferguson said…More

Hurricane Debris Pickup Update

Hurricane Debris Pickup Update

Trucks and other equipment needed to pick up hurricane debris in Lafayette Parish are continually being added to ensure a speedier and efficient process. DRC Emergency Services continues to work in various zones in the parish, and by the weekend anticipate having 27 trucks total.   Late last week, 13 trucks and 17 crews are…More

Register your business for FREE with the Black Pages Of Greater Lafayette.

Register your business for FREE with the Black Pages Of Greater Lafayette.

For your free listing, use the following link to submit business information. (fill out form – click here) Deadline: November 8th, 2020. Sponsored by: The Lafayette Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., in conjunction with the Lafayette Consolidated Government, is collecting information for the 19th Edition of THE BLACK PAGES OF GREATER LAFAYETTE, a…More

Acadiana Curfews Due To Hurricane Delta

Acadiana Curfews Due To Hurricane Delta

New Iberia A city-wide curfew has been issued for New Iberia beginning Thursday, October 8, from 10 p.m. until 6 a.m. and Friday, October 9, from 10 p.m. until 6 a.m. Emergency personnel will be allowed on the roadways during the set curfew times. Lafayette Parish After consulting with the Mayors, Chiefs of Police, and…More

LUS Power Restoration Plan After The Storm

LUS Power Restoration Plan After The Storm

Lafayette Utilities System (LUS) will be joined by over 320 linemen and tree trimming personnel from Florida, Kentucky, Alabama, Oklahoma, Georgia and the Carolinas representing 19 cities in a mutual aid effort to restore power after Hurricane Delta. Due to the size of the storm, damage may be extensive and may result in an extended…More

Republic Services Collection Suspended & Other Debris Tips

Republic Services Collection Suspended & Other Debris Tips

Republic Services is suspending trash and recycling collection on Friday, October 9, 2020. Once storm damage is assessed, Republic will advise when collection will resume. · Move waste and recycling containers, yard waste, any bagged waste and bulk items from the curb, out of streets, parking lots and rights-of-way, so they don’t become a hazard…More

Hurricane Delta Heads Towards Louisiana

Hurricane Delta Heads Towards Louisiana

Forecasters expect the storm to be a strong Category 2 at landfall. The current path of Delta shows a significant threat to Acadiana today.  The models are in agreement with landfall near the Cameron parish coastline, take a northeast turn, and affecting most of Acadiana. A Hurricane Warning has been posted for much Acadiana along…More

Generator Safety After A Storm

Generator Safety After A Storm

A reminder from LUS When there is a power outage, the need for using a power generator can be important especially for maintaining medical equipment or for comfort in a home. However, improperly used power generators are a hazard to the public and to the lineman working on the power lines. Backfeeding occurs when a…More

Evacuations In Acadiana Due To Hurricane Delta

Evacuations In Acadiana Due To Hurricane Delta

The Alexandria Medical Special Needs Shelter is open. Anyone who needs to evacuate should first call 211. A representative will screen callers and route them to the LDH triage line if needed.     Mayor-President Josh Guillory and administrations of all municipalities in Lafayette Parish encourage residents to voluntarily evacuate ahead of Hurricane Delta. Delta…More

KNEK Blogs

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

Kevin Hart is ready for the revived MDA telethon

Kevin Hart is ready for the revived MDA telethon

For Kevin Hart, it’s all about the kids. The comedian will take the helm of the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s telethon that was hosted for decades by the late Jerry Lewis. The event, which has been renamed “The MDA Kevin Hart Kids Telethon,” will take place Saturday for the first time since 2010. The pivotal moment…More

Arnold Schwarzenegger says he feels ‘fantastic’ after undergoing heart surgery

He may be known as a robot assassin. But in real life, he’s only human. Arnold Schwarzenegger, the 73-year-old actor and former Republican governor of California, revealed on social media Thursday that he had undergone heart surgery. In the post, which was shared on both Instagram and Twitter, Schwarzenegger shared that he had his aortic…More

Jennifer Aniston votes, tells fans it’s ‘not funny’ to vote for Kanye

Jennifer Aniston has already cast her ballot. Now she’s telling her followers to do the same. In an Instagram post Friday, the actor shared with her 35.7 million followers that she had voted for Democrats Joe Biden and Kamala Harris. “Our current President has decided that racism is a non-issue,” Aniston wrote. “He has repeatedly…More

Matthew McConaughey has some lessons on fatherhood

Matthew McConaughey has some lessons on fatherhood

Matthew McConaughey had a great role model in his dad. In an interview with CNN’s Anderson Cooper airing Friday, the actor spoke about building on the lessons from his father and other stories from his new memoir, “Greenlights.” McConaughey said his father didn’t blink when the future Oscar-winner told him he’d rather attend film school…More

Ariana Grande imagines life in the White House in ‘Positions’ video

Ariana Grande imagines life in the White House in ‘Positions’ video

Ariana Grande makes an impressive president in the video for her new single, “Positions.” Throughout the video, Grande imagines herself in the White House, leading an inclusive and fashionable team of cabinet officials. The video is directed by Dave Meyers. The single is part of Grande’s next album, which drops Oct. 30. In early 2020,…More

Elton John is getting his own Barbie doll

Elton John is getting his own Barbie doll

Elton John is getting his very own Barbie doll. And while the doll won’t look like the Rocket Man, it will be styled in his likeness. The limited-edition Barbie doll, which was released on Mattel’s website on Thursday, will have a glittery top and flared denim complete with the singer’s initials. Her multi-colored “Elton” bomber…More

‘Legally Blonde 3’ pushed to 2022

‘Legally Blonde 3’ pushed to 2022

Elle Woods fans are going to have to wait a bit longer for another “Legally Blonde” movie. MGM announced on its Twitter account this week that the film is coming — just later than fans expected. “Elle Woods is back! Legally Blonde 3 coming May 2022. We rest our case.” Reese Witherspoon played Woods in…More

Jill Duggar Dillard explains why she broke away from her famous family

Jill Duggar Dillard explains why she broke away from her famous family

Jill Duggar Dillard says she never expected to be distant from her large family. Duggar Dillard, who with her parents and siblings found fame on the TLC series “19 Kids and Counting,” talked to People magazine about how her life has taken a turn since she and her husband, Derick Dillard, pulled away from the…More

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Judge Dismisses 1 Charge Against Former Cop in Floyd’s Death

Judge Dismisses 1 Charge Against Former Cop in Floyd’s Death

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota judge has dismissed a third-degree murder charge filed against the former Minneapolis police officer who pressed his knee against George Floyd‘s neck, but the more serious second-degree murder charge remains. Hennepin County District Judge Peter Cahill’s ruling was dated Wednesday and made public Thursday. Cahill said there was enough probable…More

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