KVPI Top Story Archives for 2017-05

Get Ready to win Sheets of Tickets to Cajun Heartland State Fair at the Cajundome

All this week, Classic Hits 92.5 KVPI will be qualifying listeners to win family sheets of tickets for the Cajun Heartland State Fair at the Cajundome in Lafayette. When you hear the roller coaster sound, be one of the first three callers at 506-2444 to qualify for the drawing. Our drawing is set for Friday at 12 noon where we will draw the names of three lucky winners. One qualifier per family. Good luck from Classic Hits 92.5 KVPI.

U2 Radio Special Saturday Morning

Classic Hits 92.5 KVPI will air a two hour radio special on the 30th anniversary of the release of U2's legendary album "Joshua Tree". We'll be playing tracks from the album and special interviews with members of the group. The U2 radio special will be broadcast Saturday morning from 8-10am.

Happy birthday Billy Joel Tuesday

The "piano man", Billy Joel , celebrates his 68th birthday Tuesday and Classic Hits 92.5 will join in the celebration. Listen to Steph in the "Non Blonde Cafe" and Josh in the afternoon as we feature all of his classic recordings. He's had 33 top 40 hits and has sold more than 150 million records worldwide. Do you have a favorite Billy Joel song?


Steph, Becky and the crew were on location Saturday from the 2017 Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival.  Three stages had LIVE music rolling since Friday night and the line-up all weekend includes acts like Geno Delafose, Wayne Toups, Travis Matte, Jamie Bergeron, along with 26 other bands keeping the crowds entertained.  Cars were lined up in Breaux Bridge to take part in the festival.  There were dancing lessons the crowd took part in, cooking demonstrations, crawfish eating contest, crawfish races, and so much more.  Of course, you can't go to a Crawfish Festival without the crawfish.  Vendors have many different crawfish delicacies to choose from like Crawfish Etouffe, Crawfish Beignets, Crawfish Bon Bons, Fried Crawfish, Crawfish Pistols and the list goes on and one.  There is also a huge carnival the kids can enjoy.  The festival is only $10.00 at the gate.  Make sure you pick up one of this year's beautiful festival t-shirts.  You can see many beautiful pictures on our Facebook Page at Classic Hits 92.5.  We'll see you next year!

KVPI FM 92.5 Live Remote Saturday at Breaux Bridge Crawfish Fest

One of Louisiana's premiere festivals is this weekend and your friends at Classic Hits 92.5 KVPI will be there. The weather will be perfect to enjoy the music, food and fun at the 2017 Crawfish Festival in Breaux Bridge. Come by and say hello to Stephanie Ware and Becky Vidrine who will be broadcasting live right in the heart of the action.

Happy Birthday Bob Seger Saturday

Happy birthday to Bob Seger who turns 72 years old Saturday. Your friends at Classic Hits 92.5 KVPI will spotlight his music all day Saturday before and after the ball games. What is your favorite Bob Seger song?

Evangeline Parish â€" LA 376 (west of Reddell and north of Mamou) â€" Road Closure

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) has announced that a portion of LA 376 (west of Reddell and north of Mamou) is closed due to rising flood waters.

The closed section is approximately 8.5 miles west of LA 13 and 1.5 miles east of Bieber Road. 

The road will be reopened as soon as conditions improve.

DOTD regrets any inconvenience this may cause and appreciates your patience.


Family and friends are mourning the loss of a local teen who died in an overnight crash.  According to Louisiana State Police, shortly after 9:00 pm on May 1, 2017, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop I began investigating a single vehicle fatal crash on LA Hwy 363 near the St. Landry Parish / Evangeline Parish line. The crash took the life of 16-year-old Adrian N. Johnson of Washington, LA.


The initial investigation by State Police revealed that the crash occurred as Johnson was traveling southbound on LA Hwy 363 in a 2006 Kia Spectra. As Johnson was driving southbound, her Kia struck a cow which was in the southbound lane of travel. After striking the cow, the Kia traveled across the northbound lane into a ditch where it then struck a culvert.


Johnson was unrestrained at the time of the crash and suffered fatal injuries. She was pronounced deceased on scene by the St. Landry Parish Coroner’s Office. Impairment is not suspected to have been a factor in the crash, but per standard procedure a toxicology sample will be submitted to the Louisiana State Police Crime Lab for analysis.


Adrian was loved by many and enjoyed more than anything hanging out with her friends and riding horses.  Her mother, Carie Johnson, spoke with me after the accident and said that Adrian always loved making people smile.  We will update you on funeral arrangements as they become available.


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