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Another possible tornado causes more damage in Breaux Bridge

Just days after concluding one investigation, the National Weather Service is headed back to Breaux Bridge after reports that a possible tornado caused damage to homes.

La Poussiere Cajun Dancehall dealing with damages from yesterday's tornado

La Poussiere Cajun Dancehall is a trademark on the town of Breaux Bridge.  This historic dancehall has always prided itself on preserving the traditional cajun music, and was one of the first dancehalls that people started attending. 

Domestic abuse victim nearly killed by second incident, boyfriend arrested

A man accused of a prior domestic dispute with his girlfriend is now locked up for nearly killing her.

Hunting seasons closed in several areas due to high river level

High water due to recent rain has created dangerous conditions for hunters, which prompted the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries to make several closures to hunting seasons.

Young Professionals of LAGCOE hold First Inaugural Luncheon

The Louisiana Gulf Coast Oil Exposition, also known as LAGCOE, held their first event in 2013 this afternoon.  The young professionals of LAGCOE had an Inaugural luncheon at the Petroleum Club of Lafayette with a suitable guest speaker, Mr

Opelousas man arrested for having sexual relationship with teen

A 20-year-old man was arrested for engaging in a sexual relationship with a teen girl. The suspect admitted to the relationship, but claimed he was unaware of her age.

Social Southern Table & Bar changing up the restaurant industry for Lafayette

Social Southern Table & Bar is the newest concept from Southern Hospitality Kitchens, LLC.  The proprietors of Charley G's restaurant.  With owners like Joey Ferguson, Charley Goodson, and Marc Krampe this new style of restaur

Residents along the Vermilion River extremely affected by the overflow of the river

Jan Risher and her family have lived in their house on the Vermilion River for five years. In the time they have lived there, Risher says the water has never been this high, and that's including Hurricane Rita in 2005.

Iberia Parish hit by wind damage along with flooding

New Iberia woke up to more issues than just standing water in the roadways this morning. 

School closures due to weather for Friday, Jan. 11

The following schools have announced closures for Friday, Jan. 11. We will continue to update this list if more announcements are made. ACADIA PARISH: