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Recent articles by Danielle:

Less than 24 hours until FoodNet’s 35th annual Food for Families Food Drive

In less than 24 hours, food drop-off locations will be packed with volunteers, vehicles in long lines, and donated food items. It's all for FoodNet's 35th annual Food for Families Food Drive. → Read More

All St. Landry Parish charities participating in Food for Families Food Drive held at Super 1 Foods in Opelousas

In the last two years, the St. Landry-Evangeline United Way food drive has not been the same because of the pandemic. This year they are going back to their normal way of getting donations → Read More

FoodNet’s Food for Families Food Drive only accepting non-perishable food items

FoodNet’s Food for Families Food Drive is quickly approaching. If you or anyone you know would like to make a donation, it’s important to know exactly what to donate. → Read More

“We sometimes feel overlooked”: Senior citizens in Jennings appreciate FoodNet’s Food for Families donation

JENNINGS, La. (KLFY) — Families suffering from food insecurity are not the only ones who benefit from FoodNet’s annual Food for Families Food Drive. They also cater to senior citizens, who sometimes feel overlooked. → Read More

Vermilion Parish has two KLFY Food for Families Food Drive drop off locations

Vermilion Parish residents who would like to participate in the Food for Families Food Drive hosted by FoodNet can do so at the two drop-off locations in Vermilion Parish. → Read More

Northside Lafayette bakery owner responds to coalition’s call for “economic abstinence”

Community leaders are calling it "economic abstinence," saying that not shopping in Lafayette Parish will hopefully cause local government leaders to focus on the needs of the Northside. → Read More

25-year-old adjusts to the holidays without her mother, who died during last year’s COVID shut-down

There are many positives to the holiday season in comparison to last year. In 2020, many families were forced to celebrate the holidays apart. Now, those same families can come back together again. → Read More

Lafayette Downtown Development Authority encourages residents to shop local for Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday offers more than just discounts and deals to shoppers, it attracts customers to mom and pop businesses in downtown Lafayette. → Read More

Louisiana State Police offer travel safety tips ahead of the holidays

Thanksgiving is days away and many are planning to travel for family, fun, and food. Louisiana State Police are encouraging motorists to carve out time to safely plan for holidays before they hit the road. → Read More

Louisiana State Police offer travel safety tips ahead of the holidays

Thanksgiving is days away and many are planning to travel for family, fun, and food. Louisiana State Police are encouraging motorists to carve out time to safely plan for holidays before they hit the road. → Read More

Law enforcement cracks down on security at Northwest High School after death threat

OPELOUSAS, La.(KLFY)-Northwest High School students in Opelousas were welcomed on campus with on-site security checks when they arrived on campus Friday morning. According to sheriff Bobby Guidroz students are going through strict security throughout the entire day. All students were checked at the door and will be checked throughout the school day.Deputies will monitor classrooms […] → Read More

African American Heritage Society hosts 28th annual “Thank You Elderly” event

Senior citizens in Lafayette received a hot meal and gifts at today's event. Organizers say because of COVID the event is not the same, but as you can see from the long line of cars that the impact is still the same. → Read More

Manhunt for suspect who shot teenaged boy in head leads Abbeville PD to wanted man in connection to Oct. shooting

Schlessinger St. and Maude Ave. in Abbeville, along with several other streets, were blocked off by law enforcement for at least an hour Tuesday afternoon because of two separate incidents in the area. → Read More

Lousiana Military Museum hosts 3-day festival to honor veterans and raise awareness of state’s military history

ABBEVILLE, La. (KLFY) -- The Louisiana Military Museum in Abbeville has been a hidden gem for 10 years. In the last year, several changes were made showcasing the timeline of Louisiana's military all the way back from the French and Indian war to right here in the present. → Read More

“All gave some and some gave all,” Fountain Memorial Funeral Home acknowledges veterans’ bravery and sacrifice

Some veterans have served for three years and some have served for up to 30. Regardless, many attended the Fountain Memorial Funeral Home Veterans Day event Thursday morning. One thing they all have in common is their service to the country. → Read More

Deadline to request absentee ballot for Nov. 13 election approaching

Time is running out to request an absentee ballot for the Nov. 13 election. The cut-off is on Tuesday, Nov. 9 at 4:30 p.m. → Read More

Meet Max: Ochsher Lafayette General vaccinates first 5-year-old for COVID

Today kicked off Ochsner Lafayette General’s first day of administering the vaccine to kids ages 5-11. → Read More

For one family, late Eunice Police officer leaves an unforgettable legacy

EUNICE, La. (KLFY) -- We all hope to live a life that will still impact people even when we're no longer here. For Lt. Robert Brickley with the Eunice Police Department, it's only been a few weeks since his passing but his impact on his community lives on. → Read More

Local families celebrate All Saints Day by remembering lost loved ones

For many, All Saints Day is an important day of the year. One that some people try their best not to forget. → Read More

Respire Haiti celebrates 10th anniversary with fundraiser

LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) — Respire Haiti was founded 10 years ago by Lafayette native Megan Boudreaux. After returning home from visiting Gressier, Haiti, for a mission trip, Boudreaux soon returned to Haiti to stay. Boudreaux noticed the financial burdens placed on parents, causing their children to not be able to get a good education, food, […] → Read More