Local News

Local Acadiana Nascar Driver Heads to his Next Race with a Purpose

Lafayette, LA- June 6, 2012. Acadianaʼs own Nascar driver, Buster Graham, announced yesterday that he would be doing his part to aid in the search and rescue efforts of the

Gator In Road Causes Rukus

An angry reptile caused a rukus down the road in Pointe Coupee Parish. The 7 foot alligator tried to walk across La 77 just outside of Livonia this morning.

Swamp People Spreading The Word About New Line of Sauces

Louisiana's favorite reality tv stars are helping to spread the word about a new line of sauces.  

Search Groups Encouraging People To Volunteer In Search For Mickey Shunick

Mickey's friends and family members have refused to stop looking for her. It has been seventeen days since she was last seen riding her bike home from a friends house.

Mickey Shunick's Face To Be On Racecar

Millions of people will see Mickey Shunicks' face on a race car next week.  

Miss USA Crowned In Las Vegas

A new Miss USA was crowned in Las Vegas last night. Oivia Culpo Miss Rhode Island, is Miss USA 2012.

Metal Hangers To Hit Market Soon

Getting your clothes dry cleaned may soon cost you more. It's all because of metal hangers. Metal hangers are already a big expense for dry cleaning businesses.

Younger Kids To Get Facebook Access

Facebook is considering letting younger children onto its website.    Kids younger than 13 may soon be allowed to log on to the social media site with the rest of us.

Mickey Shunick Search Hits Third Week

Here in Lafayette  the search for Mickey Shunick is now in it's third week.   Law enforcement from dozens of agencies are still sorting through leads in the case.

State New Budget Bill Passes

The state's new budget that was passed yesterday. The 25.6 billion dollar spending plan includes the use of close to two hundred seventy million dollars in one time money from the states rainy day fund.