Lafayette Genealogical Society monthly meeting will be Thursday, October 19, 2023 beginning at 6:00p.m., Lafayette Public Library, Southside Branch, 6101 Johnston St., Lafayette, LA.
Louisiana head football coach Mike Desormeaux was thinking on Saturday that it was perhaps time for his players who have remained resilient despite adversity, to experience a bit of good fortune.
The question facing the Louisiana and Texas State football teams on Saturday is how many points will be enough.
Both the Cajuns and TSU have displayed offenses that average at least four touchdowns, a mathematical component which could make the Sun Belt Conference game at Cajun Field more dramatic when the programs meet beginning at 2:30 p.m.
Sometimes it’s easier to trade disappointment for the prospect of opportunity.
That’s perhaps the message the Louisiana football coaching staff is selling this week as the Cajuns begin a run through their Sun Belt Conference schedule.
For those who left Cajun Field during the mid-third quarter Saturday night, there was a surprise awaiting if they searched later for a final score of the game that was left behind.
Lafayette Genealogical Society Meeting
Date – SEPTEMBER 21 (Thursday), 2023 — Time – 6:00 PM
Location – Southside Library Auditorium (6101 Johnston St.)
After opening its Sun Belt Conference schedule last week on the road at Old Dominion, the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Football team returns to action on Saturday when it travels to Birmingham, Ala., to face American Athletic Conference member UAB in a non-conference matchup at Protective Stadium.
LSU volleyball will host in-state foe UL-Lafayette at 11 a.m. CT Wednesday, Sept. 6, at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center.
Lafayette Genealogical Society monthly meeting will be Thursday, September 21, 2023 beginning at 6:00p.m., Lafayette Public Library, Southside Branch, 6101 Johnston St., Lafayette, LA. The speaker will be Joan Boudreaux, Lafayette Genealogical Society President.
The Louisiana defense demonstrated an overall early season readiness, while it’s obvious the Ragin’ Cajuns offensive pass protection still has work to do.
The foreword to the 2023 Northwestern State football season has been written.
At 7:30 p.m. Saturday in Cajun Field, the Demons will begin writing the first of the at least 11 remaining chapters in their collective story when they face state rival UL Lafayette in the season opener for both teams.
The second full season of the Michael Desormeaux era begins on Saturday at Cajun Field when the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns host in-state opponent Northwestern State in the annual Herbert Heymann Classic.
United Way of Acadiana and Acadiana Center for the Arts announce a call for applications to Education Innovation Grants and Arts Grants for Teachers.
Gulf Brew is an outdoor festival along the streets of Downtown Lafayette on Saturday, October 21, 2023, 1-5pm.
Dr. Luris Sanchez has announced the opening of her weight loss clinic featuring Compounded Semaglutide Weight Loss Injections with 2 locations – Opelousas and Lafayette.
Lafayette Genealogical Society monthly meeting will be Thursday, August 17th, 2023 beginning at 6:00p.m., Lafayette Public Library, Southside Branch, 6101 Johnston St., Lafayette, LA.
Williams Bros Diaper Drive and Love of People are thrilled to invite our incredible community to the Williams Bros Diaper Drive on Friday, July 28th!
Lafayette Genealogical Society monthly meeting will be Thursday, July 20, 2023 beginning at 6:00p.m., at the Lafayette Public Library, Southside Branch, 6101 Johnston St., Lafayette, LA.
Arts and culture organizations in Lafayette Parish are encouraged to start submitting applications for Acadiana Center for the Arts (AcA) administered and Lafayette Consolidated Government (LCG) funded Arts & Culture Grant.
BISSELL Pet Foundation, a national animal welfare organization dedicated to ending pet homelessness, is excited to announce it will team up with MetLife Pet Insurance for the foundation’s upcoming “Empty the Shelters” reduced-fee adoption event in July.
While some college football programs prefer to build with athletes obtained through the transfer portals, Mike Desormeaux prefers to build his Louisiana team primarily through high school recruiting.
Today’s photo from the past is a view of the boy’s dormitory at the Southwest Louisiana Industrial Institute in about 1907.
Move the Mindset (MTM) invites the public to join a free event in remembrance and celebration of Juneteenth on Monday, June 19.
For those who love history, you’ll be interested in this about the Marquis de Lafayette, the namesake of our neighboring city of Lafayette, LA:
Lena Fontenot Charles of Opelousas has been selected to receive the 2023 Richard J. Catalon Créole Heritage Award. The award will be presented during the Créole Culture Celebrate set for Sunday, June 11. 2023 at Vermillionville in Lafayette, LA.
Yohandy Morales had four hits – including a pair of solo home runs late – while Miami’s Alejandro Rosario scattered seven hits over six innings of work to lead the No. 8-ranked Hurricanes to an 8-5 win over the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns in the NCAA Coral Gables Regional on Sunday at Alex Rodriguez Park at Mark Light Field.
Today’s photo from the past shows us the girl’s dormitory at the Southwest Louisiana Industrial Institute in about 1907.
The No. 22-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball team’s 2023 season came to a close on Saturday, May 27 as the squad fell to national No. 7 seed Washington, 2-0, in the NCAA Seattle Super Regional at Husky Softball Stadium.
Lafayette Genealogical Society monthly meeting will be Thursday, June 15, 2023 beginning at 6:00p.m., Lafayette Public Library, Southside Branch, 6101 Johnston St., Lafayette, LA.
This weekend is a big ‘dill’ for local pickleball players John Buck and Morgan Dennis.
The No. 22-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball team mounted a furious seventh-inning rally to knock off No. 10 national seed LSU in the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional championship game Sunday, May 21 at Tiger Park.
Photograph courtesy of Mike Curley. 2023 NCAA Softball Regional No. 22 Louisiana (46-13, 22-2 Sun Belt) in NCAA Baton Rouge RegionalDates: Friday-Sunday, May 19-21, 2023Location: Baton Rouge, La.Stadium: Tiger Park (2,671)Tournament Opener: Fri., May 19 vs. Omaha – 2:00 p.m. (CDT) // ESPN+Next Matchup: Sat., May 20 vs. LSU/Prairie View – 12:00 or 2:30 p.m. (CDT)
4th-ranked Ragin’ Cajuns set for 24th consecutive and 32nd overall regional round appearance.
Lafayette Genealogical Society monthly meeting will be Thursday, May 18th, 2023 beginning at 6:00p.m., Lafayette Public Library, Southside Branch, 6101 Johnston St., Lafayette, LA. Guest speaker is Louisiana native Carola Lillie Hartley.
The No. 24-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball team protected a lead for four innings then pulled away with a six-spot in the final inning for an 8-1 win over Louisiana Tech on Wednesday, May 3 in Ruston which locked up the 40th win of the 2023 season.
Jake Marler helped get them there. Charlie Flynn was there to finish it off.
According to Sheriff Bobby J. Guidroz, “On April 17, 2023 narcotics detectives received information of a black male, later identified as Justin Narcisse, would be delivering Ecstasy pills to a location within St. Landry Parish. Detectives were able to identify Justin Narcisse as he arrived at the location.”
Right-hander David Christie tossed a career-high 6.0 innings in relief to earn his first victory of the season while Heath Hood and Conor Higgs each belted home runs to lead the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Baseball team to an 8-5 win over No. 1-ranked LSU on Tuesday at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.
Acadiana Center for the Arts’ Comedy Club series brings nationally
recognized stand-up comedians to Lafayette this year through a new partnership with Lafayette Comedy, thanks to support from Dr. Jay Culotta, who sponsors the series.
We are learning every day that there are ways in which people with
Parkinson’s Disease can enhance their daily quality of life and even build impressive power, strength, flexibility and speed!