KROF in Abbeville differed from nearby Acadiana radio stations for its unique programming geared towards agriculture and farming: the main occupation of many of its listeners.  Indeed, the importance of agriculture to the formation of the station is…

Built and established by brothers, Alcide and Marc Judice, Judice Inn became one of Lafayette’s treasures serving up the “’best hamburgers in town’” since April 5, 1947 where men or women on horseback could stop off to have lunch or dinner to enjoy…

Helma Constantine was a civil rights Pioneer From Jeanerette, Louisiana but moved with her family to Lafayette, Louisiana in search of a better life. Education was the main focus of Helma and felt that higher education should be open to everyone no…

J.C. Reinhardt, a graduate from The University of Iowa, who was hired in 1931 came to Lafayette, Louisiana and totally changed the dynamics of local sports. He was brought in to be the head basketball coach, freshman football coach, tennis coach,…

Ambassador Caffery Boulevard was named in honor after an important man Jefferson Caffery. Caffery was born in Lafayette, Louisiana in 1886. He went to The Southwestern Industrial Institute which is now known as The University of Louisiana at…