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Local and state officials celebrate construction of Bell Helicopter's facility at airport

There are major changes at Lafayette Regional Airport right now.  Today Governor Jindal, along with parish officials, celebrated the commencement of the construction of Bell Helicopter's facility at the airport.  Bell Helicopter w

Giles Automotive Trying To Set World Record Car Sales in Single Week

For many years, the popular auto dealer Bob Giles, has been having fun while setting records. Now with the labor day weekend coming, Giles is at it again.

Doctors Urge For Later School Start Time for Teens

The hardest part for most teenagers on a school day usually involves the basic task of waking up.

School Lock Down Occurred Because of Threat of "Purge"

Parents trying to pick up their kids after school today at Carencro High, W.D. Smith Career Center, and Paul Breaux Middle School were turned away.

Food Truck Fights For Restaurant Hours of Operation in New Iberia

Food trucks are becoming more and more noticeable around the Acadiana area serving all sorts of foods. No matter the time of day you can catch a glimpse of one of these trucks in most parts of Lafayette and surrounding areas.

Lockdown lifted at Lafayette Schools

UPDATE: Local authorities tell us the schools have been declared safe, and the lockdown on schools was lifted just before noon on Wednesday.  ------

Ragin' Cajun Football Tickets Are Going Fast

Four days and counting. Only four days until Louisiana's Ragin' Cajun football season gets underway this Saturday at Cajun Field vs.the Southern Jags.

Kiwanis Jamboree Hold Second Annual "Crying Towel" Luncheon

The Kiwanis Club of Lafayette hosted its second "Crying Towel" luncheon at the Petroleum Club earlier this afternoon to kick off the 63rd Annual Kiwanis Club Football Jamboree.

Henderson Lake Battles Nuisance Hydrilla Plant

If you have driven over the Atchafalaya Basin around this time of year, you may notice a green almost sea weed looking plant growing in the waters. While it may not seem out of place, it can be very harmful to the water's ecosystem.

Class mandatory to freshman at UL help students learn about University

For the second year in a row UL has made a class mandatory for all incoming freshmen.  The class is called University 100 and it teaches students life skills, and how to navigate campus and use the resources that the University has to offe