Benefit for John “Garrique” Treme

A Medical Benefit for John “Garrique” Treme will be held on Saturday, May 4 from 9AM-6PM at She-B’s in Jennings. There’ll be a raffle, 50/50 split pot, auction, sweet shop, jambalaya and bbq burgers. No ice chests allowed. Live music by Gerard Delafose & the Zydeco Gators, Sean Vidrine and Dustin Ray & Southern Groove. There […]

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Music & Market

The sounds of Southwest Louisiana music continues in Downtown Opelousas Friday, May 3rd for Music & Market which will feature Gregg Martinez & The Delta Kings. The outdoor event takes place from 5:30-8PM, with music starting at 6PM at the Courthouse Square in the heart of Downtown Opelousas. Concert-goers are welcome to bring lawn chairs for seating. […]

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Downtown Alive!

Downtown Alive continues its Spring Concert Series on Friday, May 3rd in Downtown Lafayette. Performing at Parc Sans Souci is Rue Boogaloo. Downtown Alive begins at 5:30PM with food and beverage concessions. Musical performances are from 6-8:30PM. Concession sales help keep Downtown Alive free, so please leave your ice chest at home with your pets. For more information, visit […]

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Bill would require dog owners to undergo criminal background checks

North Carolina – A North Carolina lawmaker says he was caught off guard by the angry responses he got to a bill that would require the owners of pit bulls, mastiffs and  Rottweilers and other large breeds to undergo criminal background checks. Rep. Rodney Moore, a Charlotte Democrat who sponsored the bill, tells Law Blog […]

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300 gallons of urine found in home

NEWTOWN – Authorities are seeking to determine whether criminal charges should be brought against a Newtown man they say stored as much as 300 gallons of human urine in his home. The man, whose name has not been released because he has not been charged, has spoken with state and local environmental officials, according to […]

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Want to visit Mars? Applications being taken

At least 20,000 really adventurous people have applied for a crack at a permanent trip to the red planet. After only one week, submissions to the Mars One project are pouring in — 600 from China alone. Although the trip and training sound daunting, the requirements for candidates are wide open: If you show resilience, […]

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