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DOTD proposes emergency detour in Bayou Corne

The sinkhole in Bayou Corne hasn’t changed much in the last two years. Still, DOTD has come up with an emergency detour for the Bayou Corne community in case Highway 70 succumbs to the sinkhole.

LGMC and IRIS Provide Diabetics With Free Eye Screening to Prevent Blindness

Today Lafayette General Health partnered with Intelligent Retinal Imaging Systems, or known as IRIS, to provide free retinal screenings for Diabetic Retinopathy, the leading cause of blindness in adults ages 18-64 years.

Fans Greet Cajun Football Players as Leave for New Orleans

The Ragin Cajun Football team officially took off today for New Orleans to prepare for their fourth straight New Orleans Bowl.

Grainger Donates $10k to Second Harvest Food Bank

When the holidays come around families and friends begin to prepare for the big dinner that becomes the center of the holiday season.

Cajun Men and Women's Basketball Ready for Doubleheader

With the football team now down in New Orleans getting ready for the bowl game saturday morning, now it's time to get a double hand full of Ragin Cajun basketball.

Scott Fire Department cleans up wreck on I-10

On December 16, 2014 at approximately 8:30 a.m., Scott Fire Department was dispatched to a major accident with rescue located Westbound on Interstate 10, near mile marker 97, in the City of Scott City Limits.

Celeste Street homicide suspect turns himself in

The man wanted for murdering a 57-year-old man is now in jail, according to the Lafayette Police Department.

Cajuns Keep Bowl Tradition Alive With Visit to Lafayette General

The Ragin Cajun football team made it’s final public appearance this afternoon before the New Orleans Bowl when the team and Coach Mark Hudspeth made their traditional trip to visit the patients and staff of Lafayette General.

Healing House Brings Christmas to Kids

The Christmas spirit is alive and well in Lafayette. The other night in Lafayette, not only Santa but also Mrs.Claus showed up at the Healing House party.

Attorney Warren Perrin: "Excess of Drunk Driving is Issue"

Today Attorney Warren Perrin held a press conference to address the detrimental culture of drinking and driving in our state.