Local News

Save Lake Peigneur Promotes New Regulations

With the recent sinkhole that forced evacuations near Bayou Corne, Save Lake Peigneur Inc. has been taking proactive measures to help prevent such accidents from taking place in the lake again.

Police arrest man for video voyeurism with warrant

A Lafayette man has been arrested for Video Voyeurism.

Mayor Don Cravins proposes 15% cut to councilmen and his own salary

Mayor Don Cravins has again proposed to cut salaries of the Opelousas City Councilmen along with the mayor's salary.  He says the city has been operating on a very lean budget the past few years and the last census suggests that Opelou

Gary P. Williams announces candidacy for Youngsville Chief of Police

Gary P. Williams, a life long resident of Youngsville, announced his candidacy for the Office of Chief of Police for the City of Youngsville.

Partial closure on I-10 may affect your travel during the next month

Part of Interstate 10 will close down at 10 pm tonight and stay closed until 5 in the morning.  The closure will be on the eastbound side from Louisiana Avenue all the way to the Sawmill overpass. 

State Representative Joel Robideaux files bill on behalf of Lafayette Police Department

State Representative Joel Robideaux has filed a bill that would give a two-percent raise every year to employees of the Lafayette Police Department as long as local sales tax collections are healthy. 

St. Landry Parish deputies arrest Romanian man for money laundering

According to the St. Landry Parish Sheriff Office, Dorin Munteanu of Romania was arrested for money laundering, traffic violations, and using fraudulent documents.

Welsh man tries to suffocate woman with saran wrap

A Welsh man is in jail, accused of trying to suffocate a woman by wrapping her head in saran wrap. 34-year-old Adrian Scott Daigle is facing Attempted First Degree Murder charges.

UL research project going into space

A research project at UL is going out of this world, literally. Biology professor Dr.

Susan G. Komen of Acadiana's Race for the Cure tomorrow

Susan G. Komen of Acadiana's fifteenth annual Race for the Cure is tomorrow, and it's not too late to sign up!