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How important is tourism for Acadiana residents and our economy, and what do we have to offer?

Food, music, culture.  These are words so many of us associate with our region of Acadiana.  We keep getting national recognitions for the place we call home, and it's making a positive difference.

Jonathan Lucroy Represents Cajuns on MLB All-Star Team

They say hard work pays off in the long run. Well, that fit's former UL baseball player Jonathan Lucroy just right. Tomorrow night for the major league All-Star Game, Lucroy will be the starting catcher for the National Leauge.

Iberia Parish Sheriff's Deputy involved in shooting death of 33 year old Coty Champagne

Thirty-three year old Coty Champagne is dead after an Iberia Parish Sheriff's deputy was forced to shoot him on Saturday night.

North Lafayette Redevelopment Authority On Cusp of Reinstitution

After almost six years a state legislation created agency will finally becoming to fruition according to State Representative Vincent Pierre.

Inshore Shrimping Season Coming to Close

A vital part of Louisiana's seafood revenue is coming to a close this Thursday. Of course we are talking about shrimp, which is one of the most synonymous seafood items associated with our state.

Cajun Field Renovations Progresses

Football fans are licking their chops in anticipation of the upcoming season....Saint fans, LSU Tiger and of course UL Ragin Cajun supporters can't wait for their football.

Chick-fil-A has 10th Annual Cow Appreciation Day

Today Chick-fil-A celebrated their 10th anniversary with a chain-wide event honoring their beloved "Eat More Chikin" Cows with Cow Appreciation Day.

Lafayette Science Museum: Summer of Science at the Museum

With temperatures on the rise, what better way to escape the summer heat then going to the Lafayette Science Museum Downtown.

Gay Blood Drive being held tomorrow in Lafayette

Tomorrow Lafayette will call attention to the gay blood ban that is enacted by the FDA.  As a part of The National Gay Blood Drive being held this weekend, gay and bisexual men are being urged to make a statement by bringing a straight fri

Lebeau man dead after being hit by train late yesterday afternoon

Forty-nine year old Michael Tanner of Lebeau is dead after being struck by a train yeasterday on the train tracks in Lebeau beside Highway 71.  The St.