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LA Film Prize finalists announced

It was a packed house for the announcement of the finalists for the Louisiana Film Prize at Robinson Film Center. This year, there were 105 submissions, up from last year's 87.

LA Film Prize finalists announced

It was a packed house for the announcement of the finalists for the Louisiana Film Prize at Robinson Film Center. This year, there were 105 submissions, up from last year's 87.

Smooth start for teachers and students heading back to school in Lafayette Parish today

Today was the first day of school for students and teachers across the parish, and it seemed like it went pretty smooth despite from the fact that there is still no budget set for Lafayette.  Struggling schools like J. W.

State Police still investigating officer-involved shooting in Crowley leaving one man dead

State Police are still investigating a shooting involving Crowley officers yesterday leaving one man dead.  It happened at the 1200 block of Crawford Avenue in Crowley yesterday.  Crowley police officers were responding to a disturban

Coach Hud Says Practice is Going Good But Still Needs Work

Eighteen days and counting, that's how many days left before Louisiana's Ragin Cajun football season gets underway at Cajun Field.

LPSS Reaches Out to Community for Substitute Bus Drivers

With school in full swing this morning the appearance of school buses were in full force for the first time since summer break.

Direct Flights to Denver are Coming to Lafayette Regional Airport

Direct flight enthusiasts have another destination to smile about when they head to the Lafayette Regional Airport. Starting next Tuesday the airport will offer United Airlines nonstop flights to Denver, Colorado.

Robin Williams dies of suspected suicide

Comedic actor Robin Williams died at his Northern California home Monday, law enforcement officials said. Williams was 63.

Community Garden Brought to Life by Residents

Residents in two historic neighborhoods near Downtown Lafayette had a busy weekend.

130-year-old building in downtown Lafayette to be demolished

Out with the old and in with the new does not always carry the same meaning, and when talking historical building in Downtown Lafayette you get a sense that the old sometimes is more important than the new.