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Recent articles by Alece:

Former LCA coach previously acquitted for charges similar to current ones

News 10 investigated Lafayette Christian Academy former baseball coach Greg Fontenot's history. He's currently charged with having an inappropriate relationship with a student, and this is not the first time he has faced similar charges. → Read More

St. Landry Parish honors teachers and principals of the year nominees

It was a day filled with honor, admiration, and even a few surprises for some deserving teachers and administrators in St. Landry Parish. → Read More

New information on ATV crash in St. Landry Parish; Sheriff ruled it an accident

ST. LANDRY PARISH, La. (KLFY) — A five-year-old is dead following an ATV crash. St. Landry Parish Sheriff Bobby Guidroz is ruling the crash an accident. He says the investigation shows no criminal intent behind the child’s death. Sheriff Guidroz says, “This is by no means is a crime. This was an accident.” It happened […] → Read More

Developments planned for St. Joseph’s Diner and FoodNet Food Bank facility

LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY)- Just before the diner served their annual Thanksgiving meal, they announced a major capital campaign to fund the expansion of the diner and the FoodNet Food Bank facility. The expansion comes after an increased regional need for those experiencing food insecurities, especially in Acadiana. “My hope is that we can create a […] → Read More

Community reacts to Randol’s closing their doors after 50 years

(KLFY)- An iconic restaurant known for its seafood menu and dance floor is closed after 50 years. “We have the memories. “You hate to let them go.” “We will miss it.” For half a century, Randol’s served Acadiana has its one stop Cajun spot. You could swing by for a seafood supper while listening to […] → Read More

Businesses celebrate Mardi Gras’ 2022 return

(KLFY)- It’s back Acadiana. Last year, we celebrated Mardi Gras virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic however, in 2022 the good times will roll again and stores just like this one are prepared and they’re ready to roll. “I’m pumped especially after last year,” says owner of Bead Busters and Float Rentals, Craig Spandoni. The […] → Read More

St. Landry Sheriff’s Department investigates two separate threats in a week at area schools

The St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Department had not investigated a school threat in over a year. However this week alone, they are investigating two made at parish schools. Now Sheriff Bobby Guidroz says this is a concerning and problematic trend. Friday, Beau Chene High School was placed on a two hour lockdown following a report […] → Read More

Town of Mamou likely out of some funds in 2022 following election results

(KLFY)- The Town of Mamou saw their property tax millage renewal fail following November’s election. Mayor Ricky Fontenot says, “That is about 11.670 mills which generates about $112,000 a year.” Fontenot says anytime revenue is lost, adjustments will have to be made. “We will do what we need to do to make our existing revenues […] → Read More

Donations at food banks needed as prices in stores continue to rise

(KLFY)- When checking out at grocery stores, you may have noticed a price increase on some items. For food banks, they are feeling that strain. Brittany with Second Harvest Food Bank explains, “As we continue to face challenges with rising cost of food, that is just another element that affects food banks.” Bowie says, there […] → Read More

Evangeline Parish library tax rededication for a new jail

(KLFY)- The Evangeline Parish Police Jury is exploring all options and a few proposals on allotting funds for a new jail. Outreach Coordinator, Suzy Lemoine for Evangeline parish Library, says, “We are all working together to help achieve this.” One proposition calls for a library tax millage rededication. “The main library and its five branches […] → Read More

Local supermarket survives, “thrives” during a global pandemic

(KLFY)- Bourque’s Supermarket in Port Barre has seen three generations of owners, numerous hurricanes, and the latest, a global pandemic. However, owners tells me they took quick action, causing the store to survive COVID-19, almost thriving during the shutdown. Owner Shannon Bourque says, “We just got through it and we’re doing great.” The store sits […] → Read More

Desperate need for St. Landry Parish Animal Shelter, operations change due to lack of help

(KLFY)- Starting last week, the St. Landry Parish Animal Shelter temporarily stopped taking in animals. “There is too much coming in and not enough people to help. We can’t take in animals if we can’t take care of them,” Bellard says. Parish President Jessie Bellard tells News Ten the shelter is at capacity, housing over […] → Read More

Fully vaccinated Eunice Manor receives Moderna’s booster but says all COVID policies will remain in place

In January, Eunice Manor houseguests and staff received their first dose of the Moderna vaccine. Fast forward 11 months, they are now receiving that extra layer of protection. → Read More

One day at a time as Greater Union looks to rebuild and recover two years later

(KLFY)- The pandemic slowed, almost halting the rebuilding process but a member of the congregation tells News Ten Greater Union’s construction is back on track. Sheryl Richard explains, “The initial date was October but due to the pandemic and rainy days, the workers couldn’t do a lot of things. It pushed us back.” From losing […] → Read More

A Shot at a More “Normal” Life; Pfizer now approved for children 5-11 years old

(KLFY)- Five to Eleven year old’s are now eligible for Pfizer’s Coronavirus vaccine. Ella Conrad is an immunocompromised 10-year-girl who’s life changed when Coronavirus hit Louisiana but today and thanks to a vaccine, she is one step closer to getting her life back to normal. “I feel fantastic,” says Conrad In June 2021, News Ten […] → Read More

‘Every drug bust we make, we are finding Fentanyl’ Evangeline Parish Sheriff says he worried

EVANGELINE PARISH, La. (KLFY)- There’s a troubling trend in Evangeline Parish that Sheriff Charles Guillory says has prompted him to update deputy training and add more boots on the ground. “Every drug bust we make, we are finding Fentanyl. I am getting worried.” Fentanyl is quickly becoming the leading cause of opioid-related deaths. It is […] → Read More

African American church in St. Landry Parish sets reopening date two years after it was destroyed by arsonist

ST. LANDRY PARISH, La. (KLFY) –The rebuilding process is nearly complete for Mt. Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church in the same spot the old church stood for over 100 years, before an arsonist destroyed it two years ago. Over two years ago, Rev. Gerald Toussaint and his congregation watched as their church was burned to the […] → Read More

Youngsville Police Chief vows repercussions for those who committed crimes on Halloween night

What was supposed to be a fun night to remember, Youngsville Police Chief Rickey Boudreaux says it’s one he wants to forget → Read More

“Optional” masks in schools causing some room for concern

(KLFY)- Local school systems are making masks optional as the state-wide mandate was lifted. Double board certified in internal medicine and geriatrics, Dr. Britni Hebert says Acadiana should proceed with caution. “By no calculations should Lafayette have herd immunity. We have not vaccinated enough people or infected. There will be room for COVID to put […] → Read More

Law enforcement hopes to bridge the gap between the community with neighborhood walks

Lafayette Police Department and Sheriff's Department joined together in unity, walking in local neighborhoods, hoping to bridge a gap between law enforcement and the community. → Read More