Local News

Lafayettes Idol Superstar Has Viewing Party Thrown In His Honor

It was a huge night for a louisiana teen.. on american idol ! 19 year old Joshua Ledet had a huge cheering section in his hometown of Westlake.

Former Yankee Great Publishes Book

A Yankee pitching great and Carencro native Ron Guidry has a new book out that it details his friendship with Yogi Berra.

Cones Set Out On Front Lawn Of DOTD In Honor Of The 576 People Killed In Road Work

Hundreds of cones were set out on the front lawn of DOTD this week in honor of the 576 people killed in road work zones across the country in 2010. Fifteen of those cones represent people from Lousiana.

Investigators Looking For Two Men Who Held Up A Clerk At The Shop Right On Highway 95

 Investigators are trying to find two men who held up a clerk at the shop right on highway 95 right next to the Black Gold Casino.

Iota Man In Jail Charged With Attempted First Degree Murder

An Iota man is in jail charged with attempted first degree murder.  

Louisiana State Police Joining FBI In The Saints Wiretapping Investigation

The Louisiana State Police are joining the FBI in the Saints wiretapping investigation.

Cajun's Softball on Fire

The growing list of accolades continues this season for the Ragin’ Cajun softball team.

Josh Ledet Viewing Party Planned

 There's a party happening in Westlake Wednesday night to support Josh Ledet, who's in the top six on American Idol.

Harley Davidson Rally Proves To Be A Big Success

About three thousand Harley Davidson owners hit the Acadiana scenic roads and attended events at the Cajundome. This record turnout proved to be a big boost for the local economy.

Hazardous Chemical Dropoff Successful

Lafayette residents had the opportunity to get rid of dangerous household chemicals safely over the weekend.