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Lafayette and Greenville, NC mayors in friendly challenge

UL students and alumni are not the only ones partaking in the bowl game event.  Both teams' governments have decided to spice up the competition.  The mayor and City-Parish President Joey Durel along with the mayor of Greenville,

Results of underage alcohol buy operation in Lafayette

On December 19, 2012, the Lafayette Police Department’s Youth Services Section conducted an underage alcohol buy operation.

Texas woman dies in single-vehicle crash on I-10 in Lafayette

On December 18, 2012, at approximately 4:10 p.m., Lafayette Police responded to a single-vehicle crash on the eastbound lane of the I-10 overpass.

UL attire flying off shelves as the big game nears

With the bowl game just two short days away, tickets are not the only thing in high demand.  UL attire is flying off the shelves at one local sporting goods store.  Bells Sporting Goods has always had a great assortment of UL gear, an

Local Attorney Glenn Armentor gives SLCC "Pay it Forward" Scholarship

Local attorney Glenn Armentor made an exciting announcement today at SLCC.  SLCC held a press conference today so that Armentor could announce a $10,000 scholarship at SLCC as part of his "pay it forward" program.  SLCC Chan

Republican Congressman Mickey Edwards visits Lafayette

The 2012 IND Lecture Series was eager to have a well-established speaker to close out their series this afternoon.  Republican Congressman Mickey Edwards visited the Cajundome Convention Center in Lafayette as a keynote speaker to close ou

Search for possible rape suspect placed elementary school on lock down

Police had to place an elementary school on lock down this morning while they searched for a man who is accused of raping a woman.

Armed Robbery Suspect Caught by Lafayette Police

This morning Lafayette Police apprehended Dylan Alfred, the suspect linked to recent armed robberies in the City of Lafayette. 

Opelousas elementary school placed on lock down due to police investigation

A burglary complaint has placed an elementary school in Opelousas on lock down this morning.

Lafayette Animal Control celebrates Christmas

The people in Acadiana are not the only ones getting into the Christmas spirit this year.  Lafayette Animal Control Center is celebrating this Christmas season with special adoptions of their dogs and cats.