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Lafayette representative discusses potential problems among supporters of Jinda's tax plan

One of the most powerful members of the state legislature says he thinks tax reform will get passed this session, but it will not be without a bit of a battle.

Local real estate market around Acadiana is looking healthy

Local real estate agents are saying this year is more brisk than last year, and the numbers are showing how healthy the market has become.  One local realtor says it could be because of the national news.

2013 legislative session sees 900 pre-filed bills; budget main focus

With just days until the start of this year's legislative session lawmakers are wasting no time in filing hundreds of bills.

New alternative energy program at SLCC's Crowley (Acadian) Campus

To help the critical need for workers in Acadiana this new program has come just in time to offer technical certificates and diplomas with this technology program.  Expected to begin this fall, the project was awarded nearly $550,000 via a

April celebrates the grilled cheese sandwich

Being April 1, we could tell you that today is "National Snake on Toast Day" or "National Chug Fryer Grease Day," but we like you so we'll be nice.

Community Coffee launches single-serve coffee cups

Community Coffee Company, the largest family-owned and operated retail coffee brand in America, introduces new single-serve coffee cups.

Angola Prison to host fundraising golf tournament for completion of restoration projects

Angola Prison is adding another annual event to its roster to raise funds for preservation projects around the facility.

71-year-old woman killed in multi-vehicle crash on I-12

A multi-vehicle fatal crash on Interstate 12 this morning took the life of a 71 year old Covington woman identified as Terry Gerot. The four vehicle crash took place shortly after 6:00 a.m.

Breaux Bridge man arrested on multiple drug charges

On March 28, at approximately 3:00 p.m., St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Agents were working in the area of Henderson, when they observed the driver of a green colored vehicle committing multiple traffic violations.

Victim robbed of puppies, cell phone and backpack

On March 28, at approximately 10:45 p.m., Lafayette Police responded to the 1100 block of Moss Street regarding an armed robbery.