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The Empty House Syndrome

"She's off to college..." Now what? How are parents supposed to cope once their children leave for college?

Community Spotlight: Getting Acadiana Amp’d Up

Radona Leonberger started Amp’d Up in March to engage Acadia Parish special needs athletes in the community and get them involved, finding inspiration in her own son...

Community Spotlight: Kneading a Change

“I wake up at 2:30 a.m., in my car at 3:30 on my way to work and I’m singing to the radio. I’m excited, and love coming to work.”

The Healing Power of "No"

Forgive me for stating the obvious, but the word “No”… has a negative connotation. But is it always a bad thing?

Discover Lafayette: Camille Pavy Claibourne

Camille Pavy Claibourne has a beautiful voice and uses it to tell the story of others. Delving into the issues surrounding care of our elders as well as death and final decision-making...

SOLO Songwriter Festival Performer Awarded Buddy Holly Educational Foundation Scholarship

SOLO scholarship recipient Sara Douga attended the Chris Difford Songwriting Retreat in Glastonbury, England following her performance at the inaugural SOLO hosted in Lafayette in May...

LPSS Provides Kids with Free Summer Meals

As part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Summer Meal Programs, Lafayette Parish School System will be providing meals to children for free this summer.

Project Front Yard Launches Summer Camp Pilot

The camp is an environmentally-focused STEAM based camp that engages and inspires youth to take an active, hands-on approach to making Lafayette a better, safer and cleaner place to live...

Louisiana Salmonella Infections Linked to Kellogg’s Honey Smacks Cereal

Product Recall: Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Mbandaka Infections Linked to Kellogg’s Honey Smacks Cereal, including 2 in Louisiana...

Sheriff Mark Garber Signs Child Safety Initiative Adopted by LPSS

Lafayette Parish Sheriff Mark Garber is proud to announce a collaboration between his office and the Lafayette Parish School Board to enhance the security of students and faculty...