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Luenell ” We Didn’t Get Any Stimulus” Comedy Show

Luenell ” We Didn’t Get Any Stimulus” Comedy Show

Everything is Funny Productions Presents “We didn’t get any Stimulus” Comedy Show, Saturday July 31st at the Heymann Center in Lafayette with Headliner Luenell, James Walker, Jerrod Guillory, Mama Michelle and Jeff D. Don’t miss it! Tickets on sale now at ticketmaster.com or at the Heymann Center! Support goes to Bayou Angel Disaster Relief.MORE

Fall 2021 Schedule Released For Downtown Alive!

Fall 2021 Schedule Released For Downtown Alive!

  Downtown Alive! announces the lineup for the Fall 2021 season! In a Facebook post, Downtown Alive said, We are ecstatic to share this lineup now that DTA! is BACK in Parc International, and we can’t wait to see the community gather for this beloved Acadiana tradition! Let us know who you’re most excited to…MORE

Intersection of Guilbeau and Congress to Reopen Next Week Weather Permitting

Intersection of Guilbeau and Congress to Reopen Next Week Weather Permitting

  From LCG, Road work that has shut down straight-through traffic at the intersection of Congress Street and Guilbeau Road is expected to be completed next week on Monday, July 26. More damage than expected at the start of construction delayed the original completion date. That work, coupled with inclement weather, has delayed progress. Northbound…MORE

Zydeco Hoopfest Organizers Donate $9,000 to PARC

Zydeco Hoopfest Organizers Donate $9,000 to PARC

  Brian and Annette Jolivette, Lafayette natives and founders of Texas-based nonprofit organization Above All Sports, donated $9,000 to the Parks, Arts, Recreation, and Culture (PARC) Department. Brian, a former USL basketball player, returned to his hometown to co-sponsor Zydeco Hoopfest, a three-day basketball tournament held recently that attracted 110 local, in-state, and out-of-state teams.…MORE

Heinz Starts Petition to Put Equal Number of Hot Dogs and Buns in Packages

Heinz Starts Petition to Put Equal Number of Hot Dogs and Buns in Packages

  It’s been something that has irked consumers and has provided material for standup comics: why can’t you buy the same amount of hot dogs and hot dog buns at once? Heinz has started the Heinz Hot Dog Pact, which would ensure that hot dogs and hot dog buns would each be sold in packages of…MORE

Mo’Nique Under Fire For Posting A Woman’s Airport Outfit On Instagram: “If This Is Not Your Best Then Do Better!”

Mo’Nique Under Fire For Posting A Woman’s Airport Outfit On Instagram: “If This Is Not Your Best Then Do Better!”

  If there’s one thing Mo’Nique is not shy about, it’s about expressing her opinion publically, and lately, she’s been the topic of conversation after criticizing young Black women for wearing their bonnets in public, calling on the younger generation to “respect themselves” in public. While Mo’Nique still doesn’t agree with the notion of wearing…MORE

Lafayette Utilities System Outage & Events Map

Lafayette Utilities System Outage & Events Map

  Lafayette Utilities System (LUS) in partnership with DataCapable have implemented a power outage and events map in preparation for hurricane season and year-round operations. The LUS Outage & Events Map is a visual communication tool that will allow customers to stay up-to-date during emergency and non-emergency situations. LUS customers will be able to subscribe…MORE

Tropical Disturbance Expected To Form And Move North In Gulf of Mexico

Tropical Disturbance Expected To Form And Move North In Gulf of Mexico

  Friday morning, forecasters with the National Hurricane Center began tracking a disturbance in the Gulf of Mexico. It’s still too early to tell if this disturbance will be a threat to Louisiana, but as of today, forecasters are giving this system a 20% chance of developing into a Tropical Depression within five days. A…MORE

Lafayette Animal Shelter and Care Center is waiving adoption fees

Lafayette Animal Shelter and Care Center is waiving adoption fees

  The Lafayette Animal Shelter and Care Center (LASCC) took in more animals in one day than it normally does in a week. Monday, 61 dogs and cats, either strays or surrendered by their owners, filled the shelter. The average intake during summer months is about 80 a week. To encourage adoptions, the shelter is…MORE

Lafayette Consolidated Government Parade of Champions Sunday June 13

Lafayette Consolidated Government Parade of Champions Sunday June 13

  Mayor-President Josh Guillory is honoring state champions of all high school sports teams, individual athletes, dance teams, and cheerleaders with a Parade of Champions. The public is invited to join in the celebration. Floats will line up at Blackham Coliseum, proceed down Cajun Dome Boulevard, turn left onto Congress Street then enter into Cajun Field (see…MORE

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