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Cajuns face emotional season ending loss to Ole Miss

Last night's loss to the Ole Miss Rebels in the third and deciding game of the super regional ended the magnificent and record breaking year for UL Ragin Cajun baseball. But what a wonderful season it has been:

Austin Village residents upset over Planning Commission's decision

At a public hearing last night the Lafayette Consolidated Government Planning Commission unanimously approved the property next to Austin Village subdivision on Verot School Road for development of Walker's Village Phase II, much to the dis

Ragin' Cajun baseball fans rally around team after devastating loss

Although a heartbreaking end to the season last night, UL baseball really lifted the community of Lafayette up this year.

State Police and local law enforcement agencies enforcing zero tolerance for unrestrained drivers

State Police along with local law enforcement agencies are alarmed about a specific problem in our area, and that's unrestrained drivers.  One parish that troops are focusing heavily on is St.

Scott sitter arrested for stealing money

       On June 5, 2014 Scott City Police Department began investigating an incident where Ms. Leslie Magyar was hired as a caretaker for an elderly person. During the course of three months investigators found that Ms.

Contaminated, abandoned lot transformed into public green space

The EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) and the local city government of New Iberia, along with partnering agencies has recently completed a total overhaul of a contaminated parcel of land near New Iberia's historic downtown.

UL Lafayette to ban tobacco on campus

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is banning tobacco from its campuses effective Aug. 1, 2014.

Mayor of Opelousas saying education system hindering growth of the city

Opelousas Mayor Don Cravins says the city has experienced recent interest in their community from outside businesses, but he fears one thing will hinder the city from growing, the St.

Ragin Cajuns ready for Ole Miss

Ragin Cajun baseball coach Tony Robichaux has been able to keep his team level headed and focused all season long. He attributes the team's success to their dedication and sacrifices on and off the field.

UL College of Engineering wraps up "Gear Up Summer Engineering Experience"

The UL Lafayette College of Engineering recently wrapped up their "Gear Up Summer Engineering Experince". The program teaches high school students from across Lafayette Parish the basic principles and techniques of engineering.