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Family friend of plant fire victim: ‘He was a wonderful man’

Kerry Pitre could hardly speak when discussing family friend Zachary Green, the 29-year-old man killed in Thursday’s plant explosion.

Good Times with Herman Fuselier

PATSY CLINE, DEATHTRAP AND THE JUNETEENTH CELEBRATION ARE ALL PART OF GOOD TIMES THIS WEEKEND IN ACADIANA. 

People in Geismar shocked after plant explosion

People in Geismar said this was the last thing they were expecting; a normal work day turned into one they will never forget. Brian Pierre said a day at work turned into the scariest day of his life.

Public now available to access crash reports in Iberia Parish

The public is now able to access crash reports from the Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office website.

Man arrested for trafficking counterfeit checks, money orders

An Opelousas man has been charged with having over $160,000 in fake check and money orders.

Women's and Children's Hospital celebrates 30 years of service and care to the community

Today Women's and Children's hospital celebrated thirty years of service and care in the community.  Many attended the celebration including the hospital's CEO to honor all those that have made this hospital such a success.

Executive director for Lafayette’s Festival International de Louisiane resigns

The board of directors of Festival International de Louisiane (FIL) has accepted the resignation of Festival Executive Director Dana Baker, effective June 12, 2013.

Iberia Parish man arrested on multitude of drug charges

A resident of Delcambre has been arrested after a four month invesitgation into drugs being sold out of his home.

Gov. Jindal: All workers at Geismar plant explosion accounted for; one fatality, 73 injured

All of the workers have been accounted for and the threat from the fire has been lifted, Governor Jindal said in a press conference shortly before 2:00 p.m.

Legal battle over 'Tony the Tiger' will continue at State Supreme Court level

The fate of a famous Truck Stop Tiger is still up in the air, but Tony's owner is still fighting to keep him home in Grosse Tete.