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ExxonMobil announces $500,000 in grant money to area agencies helping with Isaac aftermath

Volunteers and crews from agencies across Louisiana have been working around the clock in the wake of Hurricane Isaac.

Authorities find body of missing boater on Ouachita River

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Enforcement Division agents and Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies found the body of Charles Trascher, 64, of Monroe, on the Ouachita River in Ouachita Parish this morning, Sept.

Mardi Gras World to host fundraising event for injured Tulane football player

 Mardi Gras World, in partnership with a number of local businesses and supporters, is planning a fundraising event for injured Tulane University student Devon Walker from 8 p.m. to midnight on Thursday, Sept. 27.

Eunice man arrested for assaulting mother and brother

Eunice PD officers responded to the 500 block of Nimitz Street in reference to fight after someone called 911.

DWI checkpoints to go up Saturday

On Saturday between 9 pm and 3am The Lafayette Police Department will be conducting an DWI checkpoint within the incorporated limits of Lafayette. Police are hoping to crack down on impaired drivers.

Gas prices on the way down

Prices at the pump are on the way down. There were concerns prices would continue to climb because of refinery problems and unrest in the Middle east.

Ragin Cajuns have bye-week

The Ragin' Cajuns get a little rest this Saturday. The guys have a bye week. But that does not mean they have been taking it easy.

LSU to play Auburn on Saturday

The LSU Tigers is just about 24 hours away from their SEC opener as they hit the road for Auburn earlier today.

I Phone 5 released today

The IPhone 5 came out today and customers started arriving at the Verizon store in Lafayette as early as 3:00 this morning. Employees and customers alike are thrilled with Apple's latest and greatest.

Dream comes true for little boy

It was a dream come true for for one little boy. Les Schouest's favorite book is Goodnight NOLA which is a book he used to recite to his classroom complete with descriptions of the pictures.