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Liberian Ambassador Visits Lafayette to Show Thanks for Support

The Liberian Ambassador was at the office of Mayor Joey Durel to show his gratitude for the relationship that the people of Lafayette Parish have created through Change Agent Network.

Cajun Baseball to Start Home Play Saturday Vs. Stony Brook

Last year's Ragin Cajun baseball team shattered records left and right as the team was known as the grinders and all grew beards.

Lafayette Police Reveal That Crime is Down 10% in 2014 Compared to 2013 In Latest UCR

Crime statistics for 2014 were released by the Lafayette Police Department earlier today and there was a 10% decrease in total reported crimes within the City of Lafayette.

Cajun Softball Off to Hot Start

Ragin Cajun softball is hot! What a way to start the season, nine games and nine wins with all nine games played at Lamson Park in Lafayette.

IceGators Looks to End 4 Games Skid Vs. Mississippi RiverKings Tomorrow Night at Cajundome

The IceGators look to right the ship tomorrow night at the Cajundome after losing their last 4 contests.

Over 800 Parish Teachers and Administrators Attend College & Career Readiness Inservice

Today at the David Thibodaux STEM Academy over 800 teachers and administrators from all over the parish gathered to listen to guest speaker on the subject of college preparedness.

Eight inmates 'sign' their way to a better life

Lonnie Thibodeaux never thought he would be here.

Lafayette Economy Sees Boost With Mardi Gras Tourism

Mardi Gras is a tradition for all of those in Acadiana and South Louisiana but its also a tradition for tourist to make their way to all parts of Louisiana to join the celebration.

Lent Season Means Seafood Season

The Wednesday after Mardi Gras is Ash Wednesday meaning the start of Lent and the start of a busy seafood season in Southern Louisiana.

What to Do With Your Mardi Gras Beads? Donate Them

Mardis Gras has passed and you now find yourself with a pile of beads that you have collected from all the parades you attended.