Local News

Controversial Bill Makes Waves In House Health And Welfare Committee

At the State Capitol today a controversial bill made some waves in the House Health And Welfare Committee today. Represenative Sherman Mack proposed a bill to randomly drug test 20 percent of welfare recipients.

Shrimping Season Begins

Boats are hitting the bayous.kicking off the spring shrimping season. The waters surrounding Terrebonne and Lafourche Parishes opened up yesterday.

Shut Down High School Reopened Once Again

A high school that has been closed for almost twenty years has given back to the community again!   The Amy Bradford Ware School in Opelousas closed it's doors in 1993.

Lafayette To Get New Park

Lafayette residents will soon be able to enjoy a new public park. It was three years ago when we heard the protest cry of save the horse farm.

Ragin’ Cajun Golf in NCAA Championships

The UL golf team will make the NCAA Championships for the first time since 2007. The team was selected to compete in the UNC Greensboro regional, in a field including, Auburn, Florida, Duke, and Indiana just to name a few.

Re-Prom A Success

The 2012 re-prom court, including sponsorships, successfully raised over eighty four thousand dollars this weekend. This is another amazing go around for the Lafayette Education Foundation.

26 year old Broussard Man Admits To Commiting Theft While On Drugs

26 year old James of Landgrave in Broussard admitted to breaking into several vehicles and stealing firearms among other items. James also told investigators he committed the crimes while on drugs.

Female Bank Robber Arrested In Acadia Parish

A woman in Lafayette was tracked down after allegedly robbing the Iberia Bank on West Congress Street last month.

Eunice Narcotics Detectives Bust up Huge Drug Operation

In Eunice narcotics detectives say they've busted up a huge drug operation.  

Butch Browning To Get Fire Marshal Position Back

Former Fire Marshall Butch Browning will return to his position on Monday. Colonel Mike Edmonson made that announcement earlier this afternoon.