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Great show of support at candlelight vigil for Keiosha Felix

Overwhelming support from the community at last night's candlelight vigil for Keiosha Felix, letting the public know that even a year later family and friends of Keiosha are not giving up.  They are keeping the faith alive, and still h

Local X Factor finals pick 3 lucky winners

Today was the finals of the local X Factor competition, where fifteen contestants sang for the judges and a room full of people twice before the judges picked the boy, girl, and person over twenty-five that will represent this region in Denver,

Gas prices looking up for upcoming summer months

"I just drive less anyway because I work a lot, and I try to conserve anyway I can bills, bills, bills," says Michael Pierre. The thought on everyone's mind, how will gas prices effect our pocket books this summer?

Elizabeth Smart to speak at Hearts of Hope event in Lafayette

Former child abductee Elizabeth Smart will discuss overcoming extreme adversity and not allowing your past to dictate your life's future in Lafayette.

'Night of Remembrance' to honor Mickey Shunick, other loved ones lost

Mickey Shunick will be among students to be honored tonight at UL Lafayette's "Night of Remembrance."

Homeowner shot during robbery attempt in St. Martinville; suspects wanted

The victim of a home invasion is recovering in the hospital after being shot early this morning.

St. Landry Parish officials promote railroad crossing safety, hand out over 20 citiations

St. Landry Parish law enforcement officers rode the rails Monday to write 22 citations for railroad-crossing violations as part of a safety exercise organized by Operation Lifesaver Union Pacific C.A.R.E.

Bird problems frustrate La. rice farmers

Southwest Louisiana farmers are frustrated this year with a larger-than-usual number of birds eating rice seed, causing many farmers to replant.

Senator Fred Mills bringing SB200 to be heard tomorrow morning

Senator Fred Mills will be heard in the Senate Natural Resources Committee tomorrow morning concerning the salt domes like in Lake Peigneur and Assumption Parish.  The bill prohibits the issuance of certain permits to construct or operate

Today marks one year anniversary of the disappearance of Keiosha Felix

Today marks the one year anniversary of the disappearance of Keiosha Felix.  A whole year later and investigators do not have any new information of her whereabouts, but her family has not given up searching for Keiosha.