Sylvia Masters, KLFY NEWS 10

Sylvia Masters

KLFY NEWS 10

Lafayette, LA, United States

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Recent:
  • KLFY NEWS 10
Past:
  • KTVE - KARD
  • CBS 42
  • WRBL News 3

Recent articles by Sylvia:

“Pet Stop: Peach is looking for a home!”

Meet Peach! She's a loveable black lab mix dog available for adoption through ARFLA - Animal Rescue Foundation of Louisiana. → Read More

Eye on Scams: Government impostor scams

Government impostor scams have a new twist and are targeting locals. → Read More

Pet Stop goes on the road in Rayne

We took the Pet Stop on the road in Rayne at Haseya's New Beginning Animal Rescue. → Read More

Pet Stop: Phantom needs a forever home

Meet Phantom! Phantom is looking for a home through Animal Aid for Vermilion Area (AAVA). He’s about three years old. → Read More

Pay It Forward: woman pays it forward to her dear friend

This time, we met a woman who pays it forward to her good friend who is working and trying to put her daughter through school. → Read More

Pet Stop: Ellie needs a home

Meet Ellie! She's looking for a home through ARFLA (Animal Rescue Foundation of Louisiana). She's about two years old in a foster home. She was found abandoned in a tiny crate with other dogs. For more information on adopting her, visit arfla.org or email arfla.info@gmail.com. → Read More

Eye on Scams: Scammers are looking for more than a little love on dating sites

Although many people turn to dating apps for companionship, these apps are where some our your biggest threats can hide. → Read More

Food, fun, and finds: Jockey Lot annual Fall Garage Sale this weekend

Jockey Lot is a local flea market that greets the fall season with an Annual Fall Garage Sale and Trick-or-Treat at the Market. → Read More

Eye on Scams: Scammers can get to you through the small screen in your hand

We're carrying scammers in the palm of our hands on a daily basis with our trusty smartphones. → Read More

T’fere’s House Bed and Breakfast has a live-in guest that will keep you company

There’s a bed and breakfast house in Cajun country that is also haunted. T’frere’s House Bed and Breakfast was built in 1890 as part of the Comeaux Plantation. → Read More

Eye on Scams

Scammers are now targeting people with events that are not taking place. Residents in the area have reported receiving information from scammers, who hope they will pay to attend an event that does not exist. → Read More

Pay it Forward: Couple pays it forward to their neighbor

Every month, KLFY News 10 and Giles Automotive spotlights Acadiana residents who pay it forward. This time, we meet a couple who pays it forward to their neighbor. → Read More

EYE ON SCAMS: Text message scams offering ‘too good to be true’ discounts

LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) — Con-artists are offering too good to be true discounts in the hope that consumers will jump on these “deals.” Everyone loves a deal including scammers. Reports suggest scammers are impersonating well-known companies and offering discounts. Chris Babin, with the Better Business Bureau of Acadiana, said, “We’ve had a lot of reports in […] → Read More

Eye on Scams: Grandparent scams on the rise taking advantage of loved ones

LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) -- We've all heard of the 'grandparent scam.' Scammers preying on the willingness of a worried individual to help families and friends in need. Often, they will impersonate their targets' loved ones pleading for help and money. → Read More

Eye on Scams: Scammers impersonate legitimate loan providers

Reports suggest phony lenders are guaranteeing a quick loan with no upfront fees. Victims who provide their banking information to the scammers are left in the negative and scammed out of their money. → Read More

Eye on Scams: Aspiring social media influencers falling for phony sponsorships

Changes to the NCAA athletes now allow college athletes to make money off sponsorships, possibly opening the door for them to become social media influencers. These aspiring influencers need to watch out for phony companies that promise bogus perks. → Read More

Pay It Forward: Local man helps out fellow churchgoer

LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) -- Every month, News 10 and Giles Automotive spotlights Acadiana residents who pay it forward. This time, we meet a man who pays it forward to a friend from church. → Read More

The Pet Stop: Belladonna ready for a forever home

Meet Belladonna! She's looking for a home through Animal Aid for Vermilion Area. She's about 5-6 years old. → Read More

Eye on Scams: Hiring freelance help? Watch out for imposters.

LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) -- Scammers are creating fake accounts on platforms using photos and resumes of real professionals to entice businesses with low rates. These freelance imposters are now getting in the way of small businesses by trying to steal as much money as they can. → Read More

“This is by far the worst.” Galliano residents feel left behind in Hurricane Ida recovery

"I've been living through storms in this area my whole life. This is by far the worst that I've lived through in 52 years." → Read More