Local News

200 trees donated to Lafayette’s horse farm

As a part of many beautification projects around the Lafayette-area, the horse farm received 200 Live Oak and Cypress trees this afternoon.

High school students react to Sudden Impact Program

The Sudden Impact program was held at Women and Childrens Hospital today with the help of Troop I State Police.

Louisiana celebrates National Agriculture Day

Today is National Ag Day and the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) and the National Ag Day program are coming together to promote the day.

Local jobs report shows indicators of strong future growth

State officials celebrated the latest jobs numbers Monday, even though Louisiana's unemployment rate rose by 1.7 percent.

Cajuns men’s tennis takes down no.61 Samford, 4-3

The Ragin’ Cajuns men’s tennis team broke through against a rank opponent for the first time this season as Louisiana handed 61st ranked Samford a 4-3 loss on Monday afternoon at Cajun Courts.

Update on the city of Lafayette’s comprehensive plan

There’s a chance for you to weigh in on what the city could look like twenty years from now. A public hearing is set for early May. This one will include a combination of opinions from past public forums.

Department of Children and Family Services announces new Faith in Families Initiative

Currently there are 511 children in foster care in the Acadiana-area.

Missing school teacher captured on surveillance leaving alone in her vehicle

Surveillance video captured the school teacher who went missing after a night out in New Orleans. The new evidence paints a better picture for investigators about where to look next.

Thief fills crawfish orders with stolen product from local farms

A Jennings man was arrested after he was busted stealing live crawfish from a local farmer. Investigators say he takes orders for the mud bugs from people in the community and has been doing so for years.