Local News

No Pick 3/Pick 4 drawings on Christmas Day

The Louisiana Lottery Corporation announced that there will be no Pick 3 or Pick 4 drawings on Tuesday, December 25, Christmas Day. The drawing for Mega Millions, a multistate jackpot game, will be conducted as regularly scheduled.

Traffic crash turns to possible homicide investigation

Opelousas police are investigating a crash involving an unresponsive man. The incident occurred on the I-49 on-ramp near Harry Guilbeau early this morning.

Impairment Suspected in Calcasieu Parish serious injury crash

On December 22, 2012, at 11:09 p.m., Louisiana State Police Troop D responded to a single vehicle crash on Louisiana Highway 109 about 2 ½ miles north of Interstate 10 that injured two Texas men.

State Trooper hit by driver on I-10

A Louisiana State Trooper from Troop B was hit and by a passing vehicle while he was conducting a traffic stop on I-10.

Two young boys perish in mobile home fire

Two young boys died in a mobile home fire that happened shortly before midnight on Sunday, Dec. 23.

Husband arrested for stabbing wife to death

A 30 year old woman was stabbed to death in her home this weekend and her husband was arrested for allegedly committing the crime.

East Bound I-10 to be shut down Wednesday

On Wednesday, Dec. 26, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 10:00 a.m., Lafayette Police will be closing I-10 East bound at North University Avenue.

Cajun fans flock to Big Easy for bowl game

Ragin’ Cajun fans flocked to New Orleans Friday for Saturday’s New Orleans bowl matchup with East Carolina. Both teams are 8-3 on the year. Both teams are riding a three-game win streak.

5th grade class makes special gifts for Acadian Ambulance patients

Each year around the holidays Ms. Brandi Lee's 5th grade class at Avoyelles Public Charter School takes on a service project to honor those that serve others in the community. This year her class chose Acadian Ambulance.

Student with history of violence arrested for bringing guns on campus

A student of Basile High School who has a prior arrest record was locked up again for allegedly bringing several firearms on school grounds.