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Breaux Bridge man wanted on failure to appear charges

(St. Martinville, LA.)-The St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in locating Ramsey Willis Alexander, 29, Breaux Bridge for the following:

Rainbow Trout Make Way to Girard Park

Catching a rainbow trout in Lafayette? Are you serious? Hard to believe but it's true, as of last night when the wildlife and fisheries department released over 300 rainbow trout into the Girard Park large pond.

Cajun Players Excited for 4th Straight New Orleans Bowl

Head Coach Mark Hudspeth and his football team and support group made it to New Orleans yesterday and last night the guys enjoyed watching a NBA basketball game with the New Orleans Pelicans.

St. Martinville man arrested on Carnal Knowledge of Juvenile

The St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s office has a St. Martinville man in custody after a reported complaint stated he was knowingly involved with a juvenile.

Pollard's Christmas Trees Explain How to Pick Perfect Tree

It’s the focal point of everyone’s Christmas morning, decorated with lights, and presents the Christmas tree is a must have for all celebrating the Christmas holiday.

RUSSO Host First "Gifts and Grits"

Today the RUSSO Advertising Agency held the inaugural Gifts and Grits celebration which had one purpose, getting gifts to the kids who will spend their time in the hospital this holiday season.

NOBRA Donates $10k to Smile Community Action Agency

While many kids on Christmas morning will wake up to a tree full of presents, that may not be the case for some.

New Iberia man arrested for stabbing wife

Sheriff Louis Ackal reports that on December 16, 2014 at approximately 10:12 a.m. deputies with the Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to the 1100 block of Weeks Street, New Iberia in reference to a female being stabbed.

DOTD proposes emergency detour in Bayou Corne

The sinkhole in Bayou Corne hasn’t changed much in the last two years. Still, DOTD has come up with an emergency detour for the Bayou Corne community in case Highway 70 succumbs to the sinkhole.

LGMC and IRIS Provide Diabetics With Free Eye Screening to Prevent Blindness

Today Lafayette General Health partnered with Intelligent Retinal Imaging Systems, or known as IRIS, to provide free retinal screenings for Diabetic Retinopathy, the leading cause of blindness in adults ages 18-64 years.