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UL Student Union project thirty-five percent complete

The new student union project is now thirty-five percent complete with the steel structure in place.  The size of the building is surprising many passing through campus.  The new building will be 170,000 square feet, which is fifty-th

SCAM ALERT: Magazine subscription scam hits UL Lafayette

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is warning students of a "charity" scam that has already impacted some students there.

Trick or treat 2013: What time does it start?

Not sure what time to head out for trick-or-treating? Below are the official 2013 trick or treat times for surrounding parishes: Iberia Parish - Wednesday, Oct. 30 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.

Local family seeking your help to find the person who shot and killed Craig Dural

Dominique Alexander lost her fiance, Craig Dural, in July after his body was found shot to death in Scott.

Superintendent Dr. Pat Cooper asking school board to do away with reprimand and pending investigation

After a thorough investigation by the district attorney's office, assistant DA Roger Hamilton released a letter doing away with the board's decision to reprimand superintendent Dr.

Louisiana Department of Health confirms fourth West Nile death

The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals has confirmed the state's fourth West Nile virus death this year.

Lafayette parish school board celebrates school and district level letter grades for 2012-2013

A press conference was held today at the Lafayette parish school board to celebrate the school and district level letter grades for 2012-2013.  Lafayette's results were very good with the overall ranking as a district reflecting progre

Good Times with Herman Fuselier

AN AMERICAN IDOL SUPER STAR COMES TO LAFAYETTE. BLACKPOTS INVADE ACADIAN VILLAGE. AND SWEET DOUGH PIES ARE ALL OVER GRAND COTEAU. THESE ARE SOME OF THE GOOD TIMES IN ACADIANA THIS WEEKEND 

Arc of Acadiana's new facility officially open to the public

The Arc of Acadiana is officially open to the public with a ribbon cutting ceremony this morning to commemorate the new 12,000 square-foot facility on Eraste Landry.  This new building will centralize all of Arc's Lafayette parish serv

Governor Bobby Jindal came to Carencro to make important announcement

Today Governor Bobby Jindal and Newpark Resources Inc president and CEO Paul Howes announced the company will invest $41.1 million in it's Newpark Mats and Integrated Services facility in Carecro, doubling both the size of the facility and