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Louisiana Department of Health confirms fourth West Nile death

The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals has confirmed the state's fourth West Nile virus death this year.

Lafayette parish school board celebrates school and district level letter grades for 2012-2013

A press conference was held today at the Lafayette parish school board to celebrate the school and district level letter grades for 2012-2013.  Lafayette's results were very good with the overall ranking as a district reflecting progre

Good Times with Herman Fuselier

AN AMERICAN IDOL SUPER STAR COMES TO LAFAYETTE. BLACKPOTS INVADE ACADIAN VILLAGE. AND SWEET DOUGH PIES ARE ALL OVER GRAND COTEAU. THESE ARE SOME OF THE GOOD TIMES IN ACADIANA THIS WEEKEND 

Arc of Acadiana's new facility officially open to the public

The Arc of Acadiana is officially open to the public with a ribbon cutting ceremony this morning to commemorate the new 12,000 square-foot facility on Eraste Landry.  This new building will centralize all of Arc's Lafayette parish serv

Governor Bobby Jindal came to Carencro to make important announcement

Today Governor Bobby Jindal and Newpark Resources Inc president and CEO Paul Howes announced the company will invest $41.1 million in it's Newpark Mats and Integrated Services facility in Carecro, doubling both the size of the facility and

Festival International de Louisiane welcomes new executive director

Missy Paschke-Wood is mid-way through her first week as the new executive director of Festival International de Louisiane.  Her background in music and theater and professional experience focused on non-profit and arts made her a perfect c

UL and Swiftships Shipbuilders LLC working together to develop military boat

UL and Swiftships Shipbuilders are working together to develop a military boat capable of autonomous navigation.  They are modifying the Anaconda, which is a 35-foot boat that's designed primarily for military use.  The boat will

Southside Youth Soccer Association not able to play on new fields at Youngsville's Sports Complex

Youngsville's Southside Youth Soccer Association had been looking forward to playing at the new sports complex.

Missing Person: Brittany Beals

Brittany is a white female, blonde hair, brown eyes, 5’5”, approximately 130lbs.

Congressman Charles Boustany stops to talk with UL students about current situation in Washington

Congressman Charles Boustany stopped by UL's campus today to talk to political science students about the current situation in Washington.  Boustany was recently one of the republicans in Louisiana's congressional delegation to ann