Local News

Vehicle tow rates rising

LAFAYETTE - Vehicle's towed will cost more to get them back. The Louisiana Public Service Commission has approved a 20% increase in rates for non-consensual tows. Before 2008, the rates had not changed since 1999.

Law officials rewarded for DWI enforcement

BATON ROUGE - Louisiana law enforcement agencies in the area got more than 7,700 drunk drivers off the roads in 2009. The Louisiana Highway Safety Commission honored officers from all over the state for their DWI enforcement last year on Tuesday.

Former hospital CFO sentenced to 18 months

LAFAYETTE - A former Louisiana hospital executive has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for embezzling almost $200 thousand from the student loan repayment program. Melissa Bordelon was CFO of the Acadian Medical Center in Eunice.

Pit Stop Truck Wash & Detail Host Saints & NFL Autograph Signing

Pit Stop Truck Wash & Detail, a locally owned company, is celebrating their Grand Opening by hosting a New Orleans Saints & NFL autograph signing at their new location at 230 North Ambassador Caffery Pkwy - Exit 100 North of I-10.

ULL basketball coach let go

LAFAYETTE - Robert Lee will not coach the ULL basketball Ragin' Cajuns next season. Lee was not re-hired after six years with the team and a 63-92 overall record. The coach lost his final game last Saturday against UL-Monroe in the first round

ULL baseball beats Southern Miss

LAFAYETTE - The ULL Ragin Cajuns came away with a win Sunday against Southern Miss. The team played well winning 10-6. The Cajuns are now 6-4 overall on the season. ULL will play at home Tuesday and Wednesday night against Alcorn State.

Carencro continues expansion with fire station

CARENCRO - The city of Carencro continues to build and expand. A ground breaking ceremony took place, kicking off the construction of the new Carencro Central Fire Station along with improvements to city hall.

Construction continues at Camellia and Johnston

LAFAYETTE - Construction continues at the intersection of Camellia Boulevard and Johnston Street. The project is expected to take a year to complete and will cost $3.5 million. Drivers are asked to be extra cautious.

Cajuns football coach excited about future

LAFAYETTE - The new 2010 season schedule has been released and it's the toughest schedule in years. Six of the twelve opponents were in bowl games last year. This year the Cajuns have two road games against SEC teams and host a big XII team.

School board planning cameras aboard buses

LAFAYETTE - The Iberia Parish school board is planning to put cameras inside buses. The district says it is to improve student-passenger conduct. The new equipment would also allow the administration to ensure bus drivers are driving while not