Local News

Louisiana Shrimpers to Meet Monday

The next meeting of the Louisiana Shrimp Task Force will be held Monday, September 28, 2009, at 1:30 p.m. at LDWF Headquarters located at 2000 Quail Drive in the Louisiana Room. The agenda for Monday’s meeting is as follows: I. Call to order II.

Historic Lafayette Building to be Torn Down

A downtown Lafayette landmark will be gone before the end of the year. The old Federal Courthouse sits at the corner of East Main Street and Fefferson. The building used to be Lafayette's main post office, but has been vacant for some time.

UL Lafayette Falls Short to LSU

The UL Ragin' Cajuns fell short this weekend to the LSU Tigers. UL players and coaches say they were disappointed with the 31-3 loss against the Tigers. They say, chalk it up to missed opportunities and poor execution. Coach Ricky Bustle sai

UL VS. LSU Saturday

LAFAYETTE - UL plays LSU Saturday at Tiger Stadium. See you there!

New Orleans Hornets Come To Lafayette

The New Orleans Hornets are swarming the acadiana area. At a press conference yesterday, officials announced the NBA team will hold training camp for about a week in Lafayette.

Semi-annual book fair starts tomorrow

It's a book lover's and bargain shopper's paradise...

Joey Durel hold first of 10 public meetings

City Parish President Joey Durel held the first of 10 public meetings last night. Durel says, the meetings are to hear public input about improving the city. About forty residents filled the room last night, to voice their opinions on issues th

UL Lafayette edges out Kansas State

Ragin' Cajuns fans had a great weekend. The team is now 2-0, for the first time since 1990. The Cajuns upset Kansas State at home, 17-15, on a 48-yard field goal with 32 seconds left. The team will head to Baton Rouge this weekend, to play

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