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Destin Plane Crash Kills Acadiana Pilot

KATC is reporting an Acadiana man was killed in a plane crash in Destin, Fl last night. The two engine Cessna plane was reported to have crashed into the Gulf of Mexico at 8:30pm last night.

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Richard DesHotels via YouTube
Richard DesHotels via YouTube
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This Is What Acadiana Houses Looked Like In The Late 1800s [Video]

This is a fantastic visual history of Acadian style houses built by the early early Cajun settlers and their descendants of the "Great Expulsion of 1755-1763".

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Google Maps
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QUIZ – Can You Tell These Areas Of Acadiana Apart? [PHOTOS]

We grabbed photos from Google Maps of 12 cities and communities from around Acadiana, and put together this little quiz for ya!

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William Widmer New York Times
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Five Signs That Prove You’re Definitely From Acadiana

When you grow up in Acadiana, certain things we say and do become second nature. Almost like breathing, we might let out a random "Mais La" or a "Come see". I know it's hard to imagine, but people don't do these things in other parts of the country.

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YouTube
YouTube
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Cajun French – How To Say The Days Of The Week [Video]

If you have friends and family outside of the Acadiana area, you might want to pass this along to them so they can sound like a local the next time they visit

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Photo Courtesy: Getty Images
Photo Courtesy: Getty Images
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Interested In High School Football? Get Involved Now

Are you, or your child, interested in high school football? There is a way for you to get involved and help promote prep sports in Acadiana.

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The sun peaking through dark clouds in upper Lafayette. (photo by Ryan Baniewicz)
The sun peaking through dark clouds in upper Lafayette. (photo by Ryan Baniewicz)
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Being Lafayette Again: Finding Silver Linings

Overcoming tragedy is a day by day process. R.B. wants to tell the people of Lafayette to find the silver linings.

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(photo by Paul Kieu/The Daily Advertiser)
(photo by Paul Kieu/The Daily Advertiser)
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Why I Call Lafayette Home

Sadness picked the wrong city to visit. There's too much love for it ever to survive. R.B. believes Lafayette is too strong for tragedy.

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Acadiana Featured in Newsweek

Newsweek Magazine has featured an article on Acadiana called 'Head to Cajun Country Where Local Culture Rules Proudly'.

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Cane Knife, KATC
Cane Knife, KATC
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Opelousas Man Who Died While Attacking Woman Identified

Captain Megan Vizena says detectives have identified the suspect as 52-year-old Phillip Manuel of Opelousas.

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