LAFAYETTE — Laffayette Parish schools are showing gains this year, according to school performances released by the state on Tuesday.
The Parish district performance score jumped from 91.5 to 96.1 points in one school year.
Eunice— Police found the body of Duan Andrus Sunday afternoon rotting underneath a house on East Vine Street.
The body was found under Cory Hannon's house when a foul smell became noticeable Friday and very strong Sunday.
Police do not su
LAFAYETTE— The H1N1 vaccine will be offered at the University of Louisana at Lafayette Health Services Center.
The Advertiser reports the vaccine will be first given to high priority recipients including children living in Cajun Village on c
LAFAYETT— Lafayette school bus drivers will now be suspended with pay or arrested if they are involved in drug or alcohol related driving incidents.
The procedures involving drivers with drug or alcohol incidents had not been set when Joseph
City Parish President Joey Durel eliminated 740 thousand dollars from the proposed city budget.
Officials say the cut eliminated a new pay plan for the city fire department, funds for more traffic relief projects, and park improvements.
Filming is about to begin for the much anticipated Disney movie, "Secretariat".
Last week, over 5,000 hopefuls showed up at the Cajundome, hoping to land a part as an extra in the movie.
And casting officials say it was the largest turn out the
Governor Bobby Jindal is on a mission to fight the flu.
And yesterday, he came to Lafayette to do it.
The Governor launched the statewide flu awareness campaign. He even got his vaccine while he was there.