Please install the latest Adobe Flash Player Plugin to watch this content. LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) – Firefighters responded to a vehicle fire this afternoon in the parking lot of a Lafayette funeral home. Fire department spokesperson Alton Trahan said crews responded to David Funeral home, in the 300 block of Youngsville Highway, around 2:21 p.m. Crews quickly had the fire extinguished in a matter of minutes. Trahan said the owner of the funeral home was at the business when someone advised him his truck was on fire. He then moved it to a remote area of the parking lot. The fire started in the bedRead More →

If you are considering a move to Lafayette, you want to be prepared. Lafayette is a city that is full of culture and it is a great place to live. Music and art are huge here and the cost of living is reasonable. Living the Louisiana lifestyle is easy in Lafayette. People love to dance and enjoy themselves in Lafayette, and if you love to move, you are going to enjoy living in Lafayette. You can find all kinds of bars and dance halls to move your body in. Food is huge here as well and you will find some delicious places to eat. CrawfishRead More →

A congregation in Louisiana is going to offer drive-thru prayers for commuters as part of the holy day of Good Friday. For the third year in a row, Louisiana Avenue United Methodist Church of Lafayette will pray over commuters who drive to their property this Friday. Louisiana Avenue UMC Senior Pastor Robert E. Johnson, Sr. told The Christian Post that the goal of the drive-thru prayers is to reach the unchurched. “We started offering drive thru prayers because there is a low percent of people who go to church in the Lafayette area. Our church is located next to a busy highway,” explained Johnson. “SoRead More →

When most people think about Louisiana, the first thing that comes to mind is New Orleans. The reality is that there are other great cities in the area. Here is a bit of useful information about Lafayette, which is the fourth-largest city in the state. The city was once known as Vermilionville. This is probably one of the longest and strangest names many have ever seen. Luckily for those who live there, it was renamed after General Lafayette, who helped America a great deal during the Revolutionary War. The area has a tropical climate, which is ideal for those who really like the heat. TheRead More →

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) – The University of Louisiana at Lafayette hopes to start a summer program for people who want to teach elementary French immersion classes. It would grant a master’s degree in elementary education with a concentration in elementary French immersion. The Advertiser reports (http://bit.ly/2kZM07W ) that the proposal goes before a university system Board of Supervisors committee Thursday. It would need approval by the system, the Board of Regents and the Louisiana Department of Education. A Lafayette Parish school official says 54 immigrants in Louisiana on visas teach French immersion classes in the parish. Louisiana-Lafayette’s master of arts in teaching program is designedRead More →

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Moving into a new city as you want to shift your base because of personal reasons or because your job requires you to do so is something that might be extremely stressful and difficult. Moving in an apartment that is located in the same is city is difficult. Nonetheless, moving into a completely different city or a different country is even more difficult. You need to adapt yourself according to the lifestyle of people living there. Changing the lifestyle comes at a later point; first, you need to find lafayette apartments for rent that would be appropriate for you. If you are a jobholder whoRead More →

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Most of the people do not find it easy to look out for new rentals in lafayette. Hunting a new apartment, if not done properly, might end up in a frustrating activity. When you decide to move to a new apartment as you have outgrown your previous apartment and it cannot facilitate your necessities anymore or because you can no longer afford its rent, you need to consult a newspaper. Although, the technological era has shifted the focus of people from newspapers to its digital substitutes, many people still believe in publicizing their ads in the newspapers. The local newspapers are filled with lots ofRead More →

decorating-your-apartment

Trying to decorate rentals in Lafayette is difficult convert your dreams into reality. You might want to make your apartment look like heaven definitely exciting but if you have a little amount of money to do that, you might find it but if you are tight on budget, you might want to go nominal on the spending. When someone has a tight budget, he should go for cheaper alternatives that will help him in decorating his apartment in a better manner. Rather than buying brand new furniture from a super expensive store, you can buy the used items that will be equally good in functionsRead More →