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8th graders at Edgar Martin Middle participate in Choices Program

Eighth gradersat Edgar Martin Middle school started their choices program workshop this morning.  The choices program is put on by rotarians and volunteers from the Lemoine Company.  It is an interactive decision-making workshop that

UL Baseball: Butler receives Sun Belt Player of the Week honors

Dylan Butler posted a trio of three-hit games and hit .545 in helping the Ragin’ Cajuns to a 4-1 mark last week and a series win at FIU. On Monday, the Sun Belt Conference recognized him as the league’s player of the week.

Woman arrested for cruelty after whipping child with studded belt

A Lake Charles woman was arrested for allegedly slapping a child with a belt that had studs.

LSU's Jeremy Hill suspended from team for off-campus fight

LSU running back Jeremy Hill has been indefinitely suspended from the football team for his involvement in an off-campus incident over the weekend, head coach Les Miles announced on Monday.

Convicted felon arrested for fatal early morning shooting in Bayou Vista

A convicted felon was quickly arrested for allegedly shooting and killing an 18-year-old in Bayou Vista this morning.

3 Crowley stores busted for selling alcohol to minors

Compliance Division recently completed a compliance check on local convenience stores for sales of alcohol to persons underage.

LPSO free youth 2013 summer camp dates set

The Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office will hold its annual Leadership and Resiliency Summer Camp June 3 thru July 19.

Draft party for former Tiger Tharold Simon canceled after arrest

A draft party planned for a former Tiger has been canceled after he was arrested for public intimidation.

Cajun X Cables grand opening tomorrow, bringing in folks from all over the country

A one-of-a-kind water park has landed in the Lafayette area.  This park is built and designed especially for wake boarders by large cable systems.  This means boats are no longer necessary to go wake boarding anymore.  This is th

SCAM ALERT: Hang up on new utility bill phone scam

Utility companies throughout the US and Canada are warning their customers about a new con. Scammers are calling residents and impersonating utility staff, claiming to be collecting on late bills.