Local News

16-year-old boy missing from St. Martin Parish

Investigators with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing juvenile.

Local Ocean Mapping Firm to Be Purchased for $230 Million

Lafayette based C&C Technologies, a leading international provider of survey and mapping services, announced today that it has agreed to be acquired by Houston based Oceaneering International, Inc for $230 million.

Iberia Bank Robber Caught

Last Tuesday we reported that Iberia Bank on Johnston Street was robbed when a man handed a bank clerk a note demanding money.

Cajun Basketball Looking to Improve Over Final 9 Games

It's home sweet home time for Louisiana's Ragin Cajun basketball team.

Victim Shot in Leg During Saturday Morning Altercation at Keg Night Club

Police responded to a shooting at the Keg night club this past Saturday around 1am.

Mikie Mahtook Kicks Off Foundation for Heart Disease

Professional baseball player and LSU College World Series Champion Mikie Mahtook, as well as legendary LSU Baseball coaches Skip Bertman and Paul Mainieri all gathered together this past weekend in Lafayette for the start of the Mikie Mahtook F

Governor Jindal Still Expected to Run for President

While Governor Bobby Jindal’s willingness to talk about the possibility of a presidential campaign has been relatively quiet, many believe that Jindal will run in the 2016 elections.

Suspect arrested in Iberia Bank robbery

On Friday, January 30, 2014, at approximately 5:00 pm, Lafayette Police received a Crime Stoppers tip regarding a potential suspect operating a vehicle in Lafayette.

Study shows Louisiana has second highest rate of gun deaths in nation

In 2013, according to a study done by the Violence Policy Center, Louisiana had the second highest rate of gun deaths in the nation per capita. This is a step down from 2012 when our state was ranked first.

Gerald Boudreaux Announces Bid for State Senate

The rumors have ended as today it became official with the announcement that Lafayette resident Gerald Boudreaux is running for the Louisiana Senate.