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High School Students Compete in Welding Competition at SLCC

Dozens of high-school students across Acadia, Lafayette, St. Landry, and St. Martin parishes showcased their welding at SLCC.

Salvation Army Providing Shelter With Freezing Temperatures

When temperature drop below freezing, many will simply crank up the heater in their home. The Salvation Army however will be on hand to provide a warm place to sleep for those who have no home.

Thousands pledge to end the 'R' word

 "A lot of people don't realize that the 'R' word or the word retarded is offensive to some people," said Special Olympics Louisiana President Pat Carpenter-Bourgeois.

Matt Parker Takes On Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon

Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon has a challenger in the upcoming elections in October.

How to Adjust Internal Clock With Day Light Saving Time

Daylight Saving Time, what can losing an hour do to your health? Some studies suggest that there is an increase in health problems and accidents on the road the days after clocks are set forward one hour in Spring.

UL Basketball to Play Last Home Game of Season

It's your last chance to watch the 2015 Ragin Cajun basketball team in the friendly confines of the Cajundome.

New Fleur De Lis Becomes UL Quad Centerpiece

The Quad at the University of Louisiana is getting a student-designed makeover, which will include a central fountain and plaza, as well as new walkways and landscaping.

Woman accused of skipping court wanted in St. Martin Parish

The St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office is looking for Joy Ester Dore, 44. She's wanted for Failure to Appear for Second Degree Battery.

Coach Robichaux Gets 1,000th Win Vs. Alabama

Over the weekend, the Ragin Cajun baseball team stunned the Alabama Crimson Tide winning two of three in Birmingham. One of those Cajun wins was head coach Tony Robichaux's number one thousand as an NCAA head coach.

Ragin Cajun Football Kicks Off Spring Practice

Spring has come to Acadiana because today was the first day of spring football practice over at UL.