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Acadiana Catholic.

Formerly The Morning Star, it was founded in 1954 and is primarily a religious monthly.

Contact: Barbara Gutierrez, Editor.

Address: 1408 Carmel Avenue, Lafayette, Louisiana 70501-5215.

Telephone: (318) 261-5511.

Fax: (318) 261-5603.
Acadian Genealogy Exchange.

Devoted to Acadians, French Canadian families sent into exile in 1755. Carries family genealogies, historical notes, cemetery lists, census records, and church and civil registers. Recurring features include inquiries and answers, book reviews, and news of research.

Contact: Janet B. Jehn.

Address: 863 Wayman Branch Road, Covington, Kentucky 41015.

Telephone: (606) 356-9825.

Email: [email protected].
Acadiana Profile.

Published by the Acadian News Agency since 1969, this is a magazine for bilingual Louisiana.

Contact: Trent Angers, Editor.

Address: Acadian House Publishing, Inc., Box 52247, Oil Center Station, Lafayette, Louisiana 70505.

Telephone: (800) 200-7919.
Cajun Country Guide.

Covers Cajun and Zydeco dance halls, Creole and Caju restaurants, swamp tours, and other sites in the southern Louisiana region.

Contact: Macon Fry or Julie Posner, Editors.

Address: Pelican Publishing Co., 1101 Monroe Street, P.O. Box 3110, Gretna, Louisiana 70054.

Telephone: (504) 368-1175; or, (800) 843-1724.

Fax: (504) 368-1195.
Mamou Acadian Press.

Founded in 1955, publishes weekly.

Contact: Bernice Ardion, Editor.

Address: P.O. Box 360, Mamou, Louisiana 70554.

Telephone: (318) 363-3939.

Fax: (318) 363-2841.
Rayne Acadian Tribune.

A newspaper with a Democratic orientation; founded in 1894.

Contact: Steven Bandy, Editor.

Address: 108 North Adams Avenue, P.O. Box 260, Rayne, Louisiana 70578.

Telephone: (318) 334-3186.

Fax: (318) 334-2069.
The Times of Acadiana.

Weekly newspaper covering politics, lifestyle, entertainment, and general news with a circulation of 32,000; founded in 1980.

Contact: James Edmonds, Editor.

Address: 201 Jefferson Street, P.O. Box 3528, Lafayette, Louisiana 70502.

Telephone: (318) 237-3560.

Fax: (318) 233-7484.


KAPB-FM (97.7).

This station, which has a country format, plays “Cajun and Zydeco Music” from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. on Saturdays.

Contact: Johnny Bordelon, Station Manager.

Address: 100 Chester, Box 7, Marksville, Louisiana 71351.

Telephone: (318) 253-5272.
KDLP-AM (1170).

Country, ethnic, and French-language format.

Contact: Paul J. Cook.

Address: P.O. Box 847, Morgan City, Louisiana 70381.

Telephone: (504) 395-2853.
KJEF-AM (1290), FM (92.9).

Country, ethnic, and French-language format.

Contact: Bill Bailey, General Manager.

Address: 122 North Market Street, Jennings, Louisiana 70545.

Telephone: (318) 824-2934.

Fax: (318) 824-1384.
KQKI-FM (95.3).

Country, ethnic, and French-language format.

Contact: Paul J. Cook.

Address: P.O. Box 847, Morgan City, Louisiana 70380.

Telephone: (504) 395-2853.

Fax: (504) 395-5094.
KROF-AM (960).

Ethnic format.

Contact: Garland Bernard, General Manager.

Address: Highway 167 North, Box 610, Abbeville, Louisiana 70511-0610.

Telephone: (318) 893-2531.

Fax: (318) 893-2569.
KRVS-FM (88.7).

National Public Radio; features bilingual newscasts, Cajun and Zydeco music, and Acadian cultural programs.

Contact: Dave Spizale, General Manager.

Address: P.O. Box 42171, Lafayette, Louisiana 70504.

Telephone: (318) 482-6991.

E-mail: [email protected].
KVOL-AM (1330), FM (105.9).

Blues, ethnic format.

Contact: Roger Cavaness, General Manager.

Address: 202 Galbert Road, Lafayette, Louisiana 70506.

Telephone: (318) 233-1330.

Fax: (318) 237-7733.
KVPI-AM 1050.

Country, ethnic, and French-language format.

Contact: Jim Soileau, General Manager.

Address: 809 West LaSalle Street, P.O. Drawer J, Ville Platte, Louisiana 70586.

Telephone: (318) 363-2124.

Fax: (318) 363-3574.

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