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Rice Farmers' yields may see best year ever

Louisiana rice farmers are on track to produce a state record yield this year. That is... if they can make it through hurricane season. In southern Louisana, almost all of the rice has been harvested.

Karma Nightclub will open its doors again

Two bars closed last week in Lafayette: Karma Nighclub and Marley's Sports Bar. But today, one is back open. Karma Nightclub on Jefferson St., will re-open after paying a large sum in overdue state and local taxes. The other bar, Marley's, w

LA shrimpers are getting answers

Governor Bobby Jindal has heard the concerns of Louisiana shrimpers...

Acadiana Center for the Arts is expanding

Construction is moving quickly in the acadiana area, causing parts of downtown to be closed off. The former LBA building, which is now known as the Acadiana Center for the Arts, is expanding. The renovation will include a 300 seat state of the

Two bars close in Lafayette area

Two sports bars in Lafayette have been shut down. Karma's nightclub and Marley's Sports Bar and Grill have closed... at least temporarily.

First week of school a success

Friday marks the end of the first week of school for UL lfayette students. Officials at the university say the first week of the fall semester has run smoothly. No official enrollment count for the year has been released, but officials say the

Swine Flu Concerns Cause Private School Closure

Gov. Bobby Jindal says a private school in Lafayette is closed because five students have the flu, though officials don't know whether it is swine flu.

Tips from the Tee Box: Getting Technical

Shooting lower scores on the course isn't just about spending countless hours at the driving range anymore. Sure, that still helps but getting plugged in to some electronic lessons may help you kick some bad habits you're forming on the range.

Cajuns' Track Star Flies High

Cajuns sophomore Track & Field athlete Chris Roy isn't scared of heights. In fact, he lives for them.

The Cajuns hit the road for Troy (Raw video)

After a tough 10-6 loss to the LSU Tigers last night in New Orleans, the Ragin' Cajuns need to regroup...and fast. UL has dropped 8 of their last 9 games and hit the road this morning for another huge conference road series.