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Louisiana International Film Festival announces call for entries

The Louisiana International Film Festival and Mentorship Program (LIFF), a brand-new film festival celebrating indigenous and international films with an ambitious Mentorship Program is announcing a call

State Superintendent awards Lafayette Parish School System

State Superintendent of Education John White paid a visit to Acadiana High School today delivering encouraging news about the school system in this parish.  John White went to Acadiana High School to recognize the Lafayette Paris

Congressman Boustany feels good on the eve of the election

We caught up with running mate Dr.

$7,000 reward being offered for arrest in illegal black bear kills

The Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is offering a reward after a pair of black bears that were illegally killed last week.

Mother turns in father for abuse of juvenile

A 47-year-old man was arrested for allegedly hitting his child repeatedly. The child’s mother reported the abuse to authorities.

Scam artists look to take advantage of you during the holiday season

Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell says the holiday season is a prime time for scam artists looking to take advantage of consumers.

Owner of Desperado's Cabaret James Panos set Detention Hearing for Monday December 10

More information developing on the sting at Desperado's Cabaret.  The owner of Desperado's, James Panos, was arrested among others during the sting.  The criminal complaint and arrest warrants have been sealed by the court.&nb

State Superintendent of Education to recognize Lafayette Parish School system

Friday, State Superintendent of Education John White will visit Acadiana High School in Lafayette Parish to recognize the Lafayette Parish School System and Superintendent Dr.

Four arrested in relation to counterfeit checks being negotiated for the past three months

Over the last three months counterfeit checks have been negotiated within the Lafayette area.  Over the course of an investigation it was discovered that similar checks were negotiated in Calcasieu parish.  With the partnering of the

Orientation for Hostess Brand Inc. employees who have been laid off in the company's liquidation

Just weeks before Christmas and now thousands of people are jobless.  Some of them are right here in Acadiana because of Hostess filing for bankruptcy.  It's not just employees of Hostess itself.  There are more than thirty b