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How Do You Pronounce Lake Fausse Point? [VIDEO]

One caller, Ryan, called to chime in. Having "grown up on that lake", he has insight as to the correct pronunciation and a great theory as to why it's called Lake Fausse Point

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dtanke1's channel via YouTube
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11 Extremely Rare Cajun Last Names That May Not Exist Anymore

Last week, we covered the most common Cajun last names in Louisiana. That got us thinking, what would the least common Cajun last names be? If you have one of these last names, consider yourself pretty unique. It also means your family was one of the first Acadians in South Louisiana.

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10 Things To Do In Acadiana This Weekend

There's always lots to do in Acadiana, so grab the family, pick up some friends, and laissez les bon temps roulet!

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Quench Your Thirst This Summer On The Louisiana Brewery Trail

With 17 craft breweries scattered across the state, getting your sip on this summer has never been easier.

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69th Anniversary Of The Attack On Pearl Harbor Remembered
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10 Things To Do In Acadiana This Memorial Day Weekend

So, you want to get out of the house this weekend? Kids bugging you already by saying "I'm bored!"? Friends or family coming in from out of town...

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Erica Reed via KATC Facebook
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STOP Driving Through Floodwaters!

We pride ourselves on taking care of each other in Acadiana. One of the best ways we can do that is to NOT drive through floodwaters.

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Meaux Sneaux Shack, Facebook
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7 Best Places to Get a Snowball in Acadiana

Here are the seven places you, our 97.3 The Dawg listeners, said are the best places in Acadiana to get a snowball.

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Leaders In Philanthropy Nomination Deadline Feb 20

Community Foundation of Acadiana (CFA) is now accepting nominations for the 2017 Leaders In Philanthropy Awards. The awardees will be honored during the Leaders In Philanthropy Awards Luncheon to be held in November at the Cajundome...

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Reddit Post Allows Locals To ‘Fess Up’ About Popular Things In Acadiana

It's an opportunity for people who live here in Acadiana to vent about something that the region is known for that they don't particularly care for.

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Photo by John Falcon
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Interesting Cross Design On Pond Near Marksville

Last week I had the opportunity to fly in a small plane from Lafayette to Marksville and, along the way, we noticed an interesting design on a pond near Marksville.

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5 Places in Acadiana Our New President Should Visit First

Our top five places for our new President to visit first in Acadiana.

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Fall Festivals in Louisiana

Fall is a fabulous time to check out some of our fun festivals around Louisiana!

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