Good morning Acadiana. Well, we blew it out, got it all out of our system for Mardi Gras and now Christians in the Acadiana head into the Lenton season. So will you be giving up something for Lent?

Today is National Pistachio Day and Tell A Fairy Tale Day.


32 years ago - In 1988, the original "Hairspray" was released starring Ricki Lake.

27 years ago - In 1993, a terrorist bomb exploded in the garage of New York's World Trade Center. Six people were killed and more than a thousand injured.

8 years ago - In 2012, Trayvon Martin was shot and killed.


Nate Ruess is 38. Singer from the band Fun.

Corinne Bailey Rae is 41.  British singer who does 'Put Your Records On'.

Erykah Badu is 49. Singer.

Michael Bolton is 67. Singer.

Johnny Cash (1932 - 2003) Country music legend.

Fats Domino (1928 - 2017) Legendary New Orleans legend.

William Frawley (1887 - 1966) 'I Love Lucy' legend who played Fred Mertz.

Jackie Gleason  (1916 - 1987) Legendary actor.

Tony Randall  (1920 - 2004) Legendary actor and Broadway great.

Dr. John Kellogg  (1852 - 1943) Inventor of Corn Flakes.

Levi Strauss  (1829 - 1902) The jeans guy.


• 11 days until Daylight Saving Time.

• 17 days until Patty in the Parc.

• 35 days until April Fools' Day.


Ash Wednesday: Clearing, 57.

Tonight: Clear, 34.

Thursday: Sunny, 55.

Friday: Sunny, 65.

Saturday: Sunny, 67.

Sunday: Sunny, 71.

Have a good day everyone.

cj and jenn



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