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Don's Restaurant Celebrates 80 Years

It's been a week of birthday wishes and fun for one of Lafayette's long time favorites. It's a very special 80th happy birthday for the original Don's Seafood and Steakhouse in downtown Lafayette.

Meet the Opelousas Mayoral Candidates: Harvey Darbonne

Tonight we wrap up our coverage of the mayoral race in Opelousas with candidates Mayor Don Cravins, Harvey Darbonne, and Councilman Reggie Tatum.

UL Hosts First "Science Day"

The University of Louisiana’s College of Science held it’s first ever Science Day today on campus for high school students from all around the state.

2 men in jail after shooting at Crowley Police officer during traffic stop

Two Crowley men are now in the Acadia Parish Jail after police say one of them shot at an officer during a traffic stop on North Ave A.

Lafayette police searching for double robbery suspect

Lafayette Police are looking for a man responsible for two robberies that occurred within thirty minutes of each other.

UPDATE: IPSO finds man missing from assisted living facility

UPDATE (11:20 am): Deputies have found Ned Meyers on the 600 block of Loreauville Road in New Iberia. Deputies thank the public for their assistance.

Teacher evaluations causing a stir

 School evaluations came out this week and the results are causing quite a stir. More teachers received ratings of effective this year than last, but the student achievement on standardized tests didn't increase at the same rate.

Home Bank Washes Cars to Raise Money For Breast Cancer Awareness

It was an ole fashioned car wash today, but it was held at a bank! It was the annual Pink Day fundraiser at Home Bank in Lafayette raising funds for breast health services.

Cooper Denied Banning of 3 School Board Members On Vote of His Future With LPSS

It's now official, as Judge Durwood Conque issued his ruling that denied Lafayette Superintendent Pat Cooper's request to have Hunter Beasley, Mark Babineaux and Tehmi Chassion banned from voting on the upcoming administrative hearing o

Broussard police arrests man for several vehicle break-ins

Broussard police has a man in custody and is searching for another man after a series of vehicle burglaries in various subdivisions.