Mayor of Opelousas Wants His Senate Seat Back

Don Cravins will challenge incumbent, Elbert Guillory, for the seat in District 24. The two democrats have butted heads over several issues. Guillory has accused Cravins of corruption.

Wright's Arraignment Date Pushed Back

Jeremiah Wright, the man who police said confessed to decapitating his seven year old son, will undergo psychiatric evaluation. Because of this, Wright's arraignment was pushed back by a Lafourche Parish judge.

Ragin Cajuns Gear Up For Football Season

To add to the excitement, Coach Mark Hudspeth and a team member gave the skinny on how they plan to bring home a win from Stillwater.


Thousands of hopefuls will have one more opportunity to audition for Season 11 of AMERICAN IDOL at the IZOD Center in East Rutherford, New Jersey on Thursday, Sept. 22.


FOX has renewed the comedy series BREAKING IN for a 13-episode second season to return to the network’s schedule in 2012, it was announced by Kevin Reilly, President of Entertainment, Fox Broadcasting Company.

New Oil Sheen Spotted In Gulf of Mexico

The good news is that it is not from the Macondo Well.

Travel Channel To Feature Breaux Bridge Bed and Breakfast

The Maison Madeleine Bed and Breakfast is a french-creole cottage was built in the 1840's. It took five years for owner, Madeleine Cenak, to restore to its original form.

New Info On LSU Bar Fight Investigation

UPDATED --  Starting quarterback Jordan Jefferson and linebacker Josh Johns officially have felony battery charges to answer to. Jefferson and Johns also are suspended from the team indefinitely.

Vitter and Landry Were On Hand To Answer Questions In Community

"Both Congressman Landry and I voted no, voted against that debt deal and let me explain why," exclaimed David Vitter.

3 fined for selling alcohol to minors

On August 24, 2011, the Lafayette Police Department’s Youth Services Section conducted an underage alcohol buy operation.