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Opelousas man arrested for having sexual relationship with teen

A 20-year-old man was arrested for engaging in a sexual relationship with a teen girl. The suspect admitted to the relationship, but claimed he was unaware of her age.

Social Southern Table & Bar changing up the restaurant industry for Lafayette

Social Southern Table & Bar is the newest concept from Southern Hospitality Kitchens, LLC.  The proprietors of Charley G's restaurant.  With owners like Joey Ferguson, Charley Goodson, and Marc Krampe this new style of restaur

Residents along the Vermilion River extremely affected by the overflow of the river

Jan Risher and her family have lived in their house on the Vermilion River for five years. In the time they have lived there, Risher says the water has never been this high, and that's including Hurricane Rita in 2005.

Iberia Parish hit by wind damage along with flooding

New Iberia woke up to more issues than just standing water in the roadways this morning. 

School closures due to weather for Friday, Jan. 11

The following schools have announced closures for Friday, Jan. 11. We will continue to update this list if more announcements are made. ACADIA PARISH:

EF 1 tornado damages roughly 30 homes, businesses in St. Martin Parish

Parish President, Guy Cormier has signed a State of Emergency for St. Martin Parish due to the severe weather that traveled through the Parish this morning.

Continued road issues, closures due to weather

The following road closures have been announced due to weather conditions.

Sandbag locations around South Louisiana

Below is a list of sandbag locations around south Louisiana. Most require you to bring your own shovel and sandbags. ASCENSION PARISH:

Road Closures

Acadia Parish Closures: La. 91 Pontoon Bridge @ Esterwood La. 367 (1 mile north of La. 370) U.S. 90 (Between Rayne and Crowley)

School Bus accident causes traffic on 3000 block of North University

This afternoon a school bus collided into a truck on the 3000 block of North University.  The school bus was not carrying any children.  The truck is totaled and the driver was sent to the hospital and treated for minor injuries.&nbsp