High Water Causes Closures

The Indian Bayou area in St. Landry and St. Martin parishes are now closed to recreation because of high water. Officials have called for a mandatory evacuations north and south of the area.

Town of Amelia Hopes To Keep Water Out With Temporary Levees

As of yesterday, temporary levees were going up in Amelia. The town is about one hundred miles south of the Morganza Spillway.

USGS Helps Louisiana Deal With Flooding

The United States Geological Survey has the latest technology to measure everything from water depth to water speed! Every calculation they do helps to save lives and property.

Crawfish Farmers Are Worried

Crawfish farmers are worried about what the flood waters will do to their crops. Crawfishermen said right now it  anyone's guess on what will happen next.

Atlantic Hurricane Season Starts Soon

The start of the Atlantic Hurricane Season is less than two weeks away.

Abbeville High School Football Program On Probation

The LHSAA said 8th graders took part in off-season drills and that is against the rules. The school will be fined $250 as a punishment. Coach Larry Breaux will be forced to take a class in coaching basics.

New Grocery Store Opens In Lafayette

Rouses Market  opened yesterday with a blue ribbon cutting. Rouses Market is located at the corner of Bertrand and Congress. The family owned chain is putting 150 locals to work!

Mandatory Evacuation For St. Martin Parish

There is a mandatory evacuation ordered for St. Martin Parish. Residents in Butte La Rose, Happytown and the Sureburn areas. Residents have to be out by 8:00am Saturday morning.

Lawmaker Want To Cut Budget the For State's Emergency Response Agencies

It is bad timing to slash the budget for our state's emergency response agencies. The director of the Governor's Office of Homeland Security said he is furious.

Church Point Man Killed In Three Car Crash

Yesterday State Troopers said Frank Kuhn was riding a motorcycle near Rayne when an 18-wheeler cut him off. State Police said this is the eighth motorcycle death this year.