Local News

Jeff Landry accepts Tea Party endorsement

The Jeff Landry campaign actually came through Lafayette earlier today and Landry announced he has received the endorsement of the Tea Party Of Lafayette".

Ragin Cajun football team loses to Oklahoma State

After winning the first two games of the year including a big road win against Troy. The Ragin Cajuns faced a tough loss at Oklahoma State with a score of 65 to 24.

Semi annual book sale to be held in Lafayette

If you always seem to find your nose in a book The semi annual book sale is being put on by friends of the Lafayette Public Library. All of the books donated are brand new.

Ann Romney fundraising in Shreveport for husband, presidential hopeful

Ann Romney, wife of Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, is fundraising in Shreveport Wednesday morning.

UL Lafayette enrollment numbers released

With the fall semester in full swing at UL the enrollment numbers for the university were released today.

University Medical Center faces budget cuts

A local hospital is in serious jeopardy and facing another possible budget cut. The University Medical Center has suffered several budget cuts in the past.  

Entergy faces huge bill due to Hurricane Isaac

There is new information from Entergy tonight. The company says Isaac cost them between four hundred and five hundred million dollars! Several communities were without power for days after the storm.

Opelousas criminal arrested for stealing gun and car

Opelousas Police have arrested a man they say broke into a home, stole a gun and then stole their car to get away. 19 year old Jamez Brown admitted to firing two gun shots through the door to get inside.

Search for bomb caller being investigated

The search for a bomb switches to a search for a caller.  Just last Friday three other campuses across the country had bomb threats called in and were also evacuated.

Experts believe Louisiana can avoid trend, costs of rising obesity

A new study shows that Louisiana's waistline is growing, and that it won't slim down any time soon.