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UL-Lafayette AD Scott Farmer comments on Hudspeth's new contract

As we reported two weeks ago, the contract with UL head football coach Mark Hudspeth is a done deal. Although the negotiations took longer than expected, both sides are happy with the final signed contract.

World Cup fever hits local youth soccer

Although the US lost to Germany today in group play of the World Cup in Brazil they will still be moving on to the round of 16.

Area law enforcement agencies now asking anyone with information on Deputy Bares' murder to come forward

Area law enforcement agencies are asking anyone with information on Deputy Bares' murder to come forward.  They're still investigating and they say if you saw or heard anything, even if it seems minor, it could be a major clue for

People all over Acadiana pay their respects in Abbeville today with services starting for fallen Deputy Allen Bares Jr.

Friends and family are honoring the memory of Allen Bares Jr., a husband, father of two, and a fifteen year law enforcement veteran.

Morning Robbery on Louisiana Avenue

Lafayette, LA—On June 26, 2014, at approximately 10:00 am, Lafayette Police responded to the 2800 block of Louisiana Avenue regarding an armed robbery.

Victim Shot in Car and Forced to Drive Suspect

Lafayette, LA—On June 25, 2014, at approximately 2:00 pm, Lafayette Police officers responded to the 1000 block of South Magnolia Street in reference to a shooting.

Circus has come to town

The circus is in town and the big tent is up...up inside the Cajundome. The Ringling Bros. And Barnum & Bailey Circus with all the high flying fun and excitement starts tomorrow.

Chance of a lifetime: American Idol hopefuls try out for Season XIV

Some local singers and wanna-be-stars had the audition of a lifetime! American Idol hopefuls started their morning off pretty early at the UNO Lakefront arena in New Orleans, hoping to impress the judges.

Political signage ordinance amended, up for council vote July 15th

The City-Parish Council voted unanimously to amend an ordinance dealing with political signage in Lafayette.

GattiTown and CiCi's pizza places close shop, make way for Panera Bread

Recently we aired a story on the boom of commercial development on the south side of Lafayette, but with this commercial increase sometimes room must be made at the cost of older establishments.