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Horse Racing Season Begins Again At Evangeline Downs

 The horses are running again. The 2012 Evangeline Downs Thoroughbred racing season runs through September.

Alot More To Butch Brownings Retirement Than Meets The Ear

There could be a lot more to the former State Fire Marshall's quick exit.   Tuesday Butch Browning announced his retirement.

ULL Ladies Softball Team Ranks Among The Top 10 Teams In The Country For Fifth Week In A Row

UL Lafayette's softball team is among the top ten teams in the country for the fifth week in a row.. The ladies are an amazing 38 and 2 and are back in action this weekend at Lamson Park.

Rayne Police Arrest Two Drug Dealers

Rayne Police say they've arrested two drug dealers.   41 year old Jamie Menard and 19 year old Drake Menard were arrested on Melanie Street in Rayne.

Bill To Overturn Louisiana Science Education Act Rejected

 A bill that would've overturned the Louisiana Science Education Act was reject today.  It allows teachers to teach various scientific theories besides evolution.

Series Of Meetings Being Held In Lafayette To Come Up With A Long Term Plan For The City And Parish Of Lafayette

Right now a series of meetings is being held in Lafayette to come up with a long term plan for the city and parish.  

Iberia Parish Teen Home Safely

 In Iberia Parish sixteen year old Shakia Anthony is home safely. Deputies there say she is ok and thank everyone who called in with information about Anthony's location.  

Missing Lafayette Parish Teenager Found Safe

A missing Lafayette Parish Teenager has been found safely in Vermilion Parish.  Sixteen year old Ricki Lynn Boudreaux is back at home tonight.  

Saint Landry Parish School System Employees To Be Out Of A Job By The End Of May

Nearly two hundred Saint Landry Parish School System employees will be out of a job by the end of May.

Major Lafayette Drug Kingpin Sentenced To Nineteen Years In Prison

35 year old Eric Alexander of Lafayette has been sentenced to 19 years in prison. Alexander was a major drug kingpin that received between 5 to 40 kilo's of cocaine every month from his sources in Mexico and parts of Texas.