A Scrooge state? Moncus Park hopes not

A Scrooge state? Moncus Park hopes not

When it comes to charitable giving, Louisiana may rank as a “Scrooge” state, according to a nationwide study by a personal finance website. But the executive director of a Lafayette nonprofit effort believes this area’s generosity outpaces the rest...
Drive-in movie, hot rods fuel Bayou Round Up

Drive-in movie, hot rods fuel Bayou Round Up

In the 1950s and ‘60s, drive-in theaters were as popular as Elvis Presley and the Beatles. Fans parked their cars in front of giant, outdoor screens to watch the latest movies or cult classics. CLICK HERE FOR MORE...
First-ever Christmas in the Park kicks off in Lafayette

First-ever Christmas in the Park kicks off in Lafayette

December 10, 2016, Santa Clause was in Lafayette for the first ever Christmas in the Park at Moncus Park . Those who went to the event said were in the holiday spirit, despite the cold weather. “We typically come to anything I can bring my dogs to. We love the cold...
Kick off Christmas Moncus Park

Kick off Christmas Moncus Park

One Friday afternoon, I drove up to the pet store on the North Side of Lafayette. I needed cat food and litter for my fur baby. “What is with all the people?” I thought to myself. The parking lot was full, people with their little dogs, big dogs, and carriers were...
Changes on way to section of Johnston Street

Changes on way to section of Johnston Street

A one-mile section of Johnston Street is in line for a makeover that includes a lane reduction, bike path and burying electric lines. The Lafayette City-Parish Council approved a memorandum of understanding Tuesday with the Louisiana Department of Transportation and...