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Lafayette Airport Commission welcomes new commissioner

The Lafayette Airport Commission has welcomed a new commissioner to provide oversight to Lafayette Regional Airport. The Lafayette Parish Council appointed Lafayette resident and local businessman Tim Skinner to serve on the commission.

Tax Tips: Important reminders about tip income

If your pay from your job includes tips, the IRS has a few important reminders about tip income:

FOX 15 Crawfish winner 2/20

Have you signed up yet? Bob Old did and now he's getting crawfish! Thanks to our friends at Louisiana Crawfish Time and Greg Tilley's Manufactured Housing.

School board meeting once again revolving around superintendent Dr. Pat Cooper's new assistant

"There's somone that's in the position that doesn't meet the qualifications and seeing as how the superintendent doesn't want to do the right thing, which basically is to make sure that whenever he initially recommended the

Three people hospitalized after train and SUV collide

On February 19, 2013, at 7:37 a.m., Louisiana State Police Troop D responded to a crash involving a train and an SUV on Liberty Cemetery Road near U.S. Highway 190 in Jefferson Davis Parish that sent three people to the hospital.

More problems for company involved in Camp Minden explosion

A blast from an Explo bunker located at Camp Minden in October 2012 brought unwanted attention to the company. It was just the beginning of the explosive recycling company's problems.

Former LSU football legend Cannon 'doing well' after stroke

According to family members, former LSU football legend Billy Cannon is doing "very well" after suffering a stroke on February 19. They say he should be out of the ICU sometime tonight and into a normal room soon.

Louisiana to receive $6 million from FEMA

FEMA is sending Louisiana $6 million in disaster recovery grants. Senator Mary Landrieu announced the approval of the grants this week.

RECALL: Special K Red Berries cereal could have glass inside packaging

Kellogg's is recalling some of its Special K cereal due to possible glass inside the packaging. On Tuesday, Feb. 20, the Ohio-based company announced a recall of three different size boxes of its Special K Red Berries cereal.

Water Hyacinth & Hydrilla continue to create problems for Sportsmans Paradise

For those who make a living off the Atchafalaya Basin or any major body of water in Louisiana, the infestation of water hyacinth and hydrilla has been a major problem for years.