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Getting to know your Cane Cutters: Kennon Menard

The Acadiana Cane Cutters are back in town at Fabacher Field in Youngsville. As you might know, the team is made up of all college baseball players from universities in the state of Louisiana as well as nearby states at other schools.

City of Scott Continues to Develop Interstate Exit

As Lafayette continues to grow, so do the out lying cities that make up Lafayette Parish.

Krewe De Kure hosting another Masquerade Ball benefiting St. Jude Children's Research Hospital along with ACS

Krewe De Kure started in 2011 and is a non-profit organization that raises money for cancer research along with celebrate Mardi Gras.  Last year Krewe De Kure raised $4,500 for the American Cancer Society, and this year they are adding St.

MidSouth Bank warns of latest debit, credit card scam

MidSouth Bank is warning the public of a new phone scam from an automated caller. Thus far, the majority of reports to the bank are from non-customers in South Louisiana who are receiving a call from (877) 886-1996 and (877) 635-0049.

UL Lafayette evacuated because of suspicious device

UPDATE: A bomb sniffing dog has found what investigators are describing as a 'possible second device' in a parking garage at the corner of Taft and St. Mary Blvd on the campus of UL Lafayette.

UL Lafayette evacuated because of suspicious device

UPDATE: Louisiana State Police say no explosive devices were found on the UL Lafayette campus. The first package found by investigators was made to look like an explosive device, but it was not an explosive device.

Lafayette Home Sales Still on Pace for Strong Year Despite Dip In Numbers

According to the most recent numbers, Lafayette's home sales are down from last year. There is no need to panic though because last year was the strongest year the city of Lafayette has ever seen.

Gulf Coast Bank Sets Up Foundation for Fallen Deputy Bares

It's been nearly 3 weeks since Abbeville's Deputy Bares Jr. was laid to rest but many have still had his memory and his family in their hearts.

Volunteers take to Bertrand and West Congress to Protest Abortion

Today around lunch time and just before the down pour in the Lafayette area, a group of about 15 volunteers, including two on bag pipes, took to the corner of heavily trafficed Bertrand and West Congress to protest abortion.

DOTD warning Lafayette commuters of construction work on US 90

You can expect delays from construction by the end of this month on US 90.  It will be a little over a mile and a half long from Albertson Parkway to Ambassador Caffrey Parkway to widen the four lanes into six lanes, which is all a part of