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United Way "Stuffs the Bus" For Local Students

United Way of Acadiana, in partnership with Cargill Salt and Cox Communications, invited Acadiana out today to ‘Stuff the Bus' at Lafayette Surgical Specialty Hospital on Kaliste Saloom.

UL's Newest Set of Graduates Takes Part In First Summer Commencement Since 1940's

Today the newest group of University of Louisiana graduates received their degrees at the Cajundome Convention center for the summer semester commencement.

Red Arrow Workshop opening second location in ACA downtown Lafayette

Red Arrow Workshop, a gift store that has been in River Ranch for the past two years, is embarking on a new partnership with Acadiana Center for the Arts.  ACA will soon be home to Red Arrow's second Lafayette location.  The Coca-

SMPSO looking for woman who robbed cashier at St. Martin Truck Stop

St. Martin Parish deputies are looking for a black woman who robbed a cashier.

3 teens rob store on Kaliste Saloom Road at gun point

Lafayette police are looking for three teenagers who robbed a convenience store.

UL athletes are excelling in the classroom

The field of play was not the only place the University of Louisiana Ragin Cajuns student athlete's were successful during the 2013-14 year.

Lafayette Sees Rise In Armed Robberies In Month of July

This past July Lafayette has experienced a rise in armed robberies in the area. The numbers may not be to daunting, but there was increase of armed robberies by 21 percent in the month of July compared to July 2013 robbery statistics.

Rice farmers predict good crop, but worried about dropping prices

With some rice farmers already harvesting their crop, we caught up with the Rice Research Station in Crowley to see how this year's crop is looking compared to years in the past.  We hear the first yields coming out of the field are ve

Celebrate Farmers Market Week In Lafayette

This week across the United States has been declared "National Farmers Market Week" now through this Saturday, August 9th.

Federal lawsuit filed today against Lafayette Parish school board members Tehmi Chassion and Mark Babineaux

A federal lawsuit was filed today by long time school system advocates, Cajundome director Greg Davis and his attorney Gary McGoffin, against school board members Tehmi Chassion and Mark Babineaux.  The suit is an attempt to stop the board