Last year, Lafayette saw one of it's biggest criminal investigations to date. We all watched as the Mickey Shunick saga unfolded right before our very eyes. I will admit, there were times when I felt like we were literally living inside an episode of 'Dateline.'
Every year on New Year's Eve we look back at the last 365 days and reflect on what defined them. Right here on this very website, there were many stories that made you laugh, cry, click, share - and sometimes, left you shaking your head in disbelief.
Based on web hits, impact, and your interaction via social media, we came up with Hot 107.9's 7 Biggest Stories from 2012.
Back in May, it seemed as if the entire city of Lafayette knew that Mickey Shunick was missing. It started with her friends and family taking immediate action. Then the local media. Then the national media. Posters that photographically identified the missing UL student and her signature blonde locks were on light poles and gas station doors that I personally saw stretch as far as the Florida panh
We continue to learn more and more about the man guilty of killing Mickey Shunick and Lisa Pate. KATC-TV 3 is reporting that Brandon Scott Lavergne was in possession of a driver's license that belongs to missing Texas woman.
The public is invited to attend a celebration of life event to honor Mickey Shunick this Saturday, September 29th, inside Parc International in downtown Lafayette. Gates to the park will open at 11:30 am, with the event beginning at noon.
The family of Mickey Shunick has announced that there will be a celebration of life ceremony at Parc International, in downtown Lafayette, on Saturday, Sept. 29 from noon to 5 p.m. The event will be free to attend and there will be plenty of entertainment on-stage throughout the day.
About a week ago, we reported that that the UL football program would be placing a decal on their football helmets for the 2012 football season in honor of UL student Mickey Shunick. Now, courtesy of KATC-TV 3, we have our first look at the decal.
The 2012 UL Football team has decided to honor former UL student Mickey Shunick this year each time the team takes the field. UL officials say that team members will wear a decal portraying a girl on her bicycle on their helmets throughout the 2012 season.