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Letters About Literature contest announced

To enter the contest, a student writes a personal letter to an author, living or deceased, explaining how the author’s book, poem, play, or speech changed the student’s view of the world or self.

Severe weather causes damage across Louisiana

BATON ROUGE – Many parishes are reporting damage after a cold front with severe thunderstorms moved across the state Wednesday night into Thursday morning. Initial assessment information is being sent to the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP).

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AT&T to hold hiring event in Lafayette

AT&T is holding an open house hiring event to fill 100  full-time call center representative positions, as a result, the company’s continued investment in Louisiana.

Silverbacks ‘Clap Back’ to SNL with their own skit filmed at AOC      

Lafayette’s citizens were amazed Saturday night when Saturday Night Live showed a sketch set at AOC Community Media in Lafayette. Silverbacks Improv Theatre began working on a “clapback” early Sunday morning. The filmed sketch completed by Silverbacks Improv, called “Liberal Lagniappe,” premiered today on AOC. 

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LPSS releases ACT results

ACT results for districts and schools were released today. The reports show five-year trend data for the district and schools and also consider student preparedness for college-level work.

Photo caption: Warren A. Perrin, Donald T. "Boysie" Bollinger and Dr. Herman D. Hughes are the University of Louisiana at Lafayette's 2018 Outstanding Alumni. They were honored Thursday at a reception at the Alumni Center They were also honored at halftime of the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Homecoming game on Saturday at Cajun Field. (Credit: Doug Dugas / University of Louisiana at Lafayette)

UL honors its 2018 Outstanding Alumni

By CHARLIE BIER UL Lafayette   The University of Louisiana at Lafayette Alumni Association has honored a business executive, an educator and an attorney as

HALL OF FAME PROFILE: YVETTE GIROUARD

UL Hall of Fame: Yvette Girouard

Coaches often talk about building a program from scratch … making something from nothing … constructing from the ground up.

Johnston Street icon getting new home

LAFAYETTE, La. – Cal’s Western Store may be closed for good, but the store’s famous horse is getting a new home. It will be repainted and

Rhythms on the River kickoffs Thursday

Rhythms on the River kickoffs off its fall concert series Thursday, September 27 at 5:30 pm with Strange Theories. Louisiana’s LeRoux will hit the stage

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October 16th Flooding in Acadiana

October 16th Flooding in Acadiana

Friday Night Football – Week 3

Friday Night Football – Week 3

Friday Night Football Week 2

Friday Night Football Week 2

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