Local News

Cajuns try their luck on the road

For the UL baseball team, things haven't gone according to the script at home so far this season.

"Must Win"

Robert Lee's Ragin Cajun basketball team has a lot to play for. With just two games left in the regular season, the UL head coach knows what is at stake.

Cajuns can't tame the Lions

UL had a sloppy start to the season against Nebraska. They stumbled out of the opening weekend with a 1-2-1 record and a bitter taste in their mouths. UL had chances to put Nebraska away but couldn't get it done at the plate in key situations.

Mardi Gras Season Success

The nation's sluggish economy isn't raining on Lafayette's parade. "There are still some people lingering behind. We had some people from out of town in here this morning saying how much fun they had this year.

Tee-Mamou/Iota Mardi Gras

While beads might be a part of your Mardi Gras in Iota they do things a little different. "It's very family oriented and we enjoy watching all the children." Home cooked food, family and a whole lot of dancing make up this Mardi

Let the clean up begin

Is this Ash Wednesday...or Trash Wednesday? The streets are full of trash and beads after yesterday's Mardi Gras celebrations. We found a few workers who are trying to do the best they can to get Lafayette back to normal.

Cajuns want to jumpstart the offense

They say a tie is like kissing your sister, and no matter how pretty she may be, it's probably not the way to go. The Cajuns and Nebraska Cornhuskers played to a 5-5 draw Sunday afternoon at "Tigue" Moore Field, ending a tough weekend for UL.

King Cake Series: Who has the best in town?

Mardi Gras means a few things…beads, parades and…king cakes. Today is Mardi Gras! I went all over Lafayette for over a month looking for the most unique king cakes in town! I found fried cakes, frozen cakes and even...."bread" cakes.

Mardi Gras and Tourism

Mardi Gras isn’t just a time for parades and beads..... It’s also a great boost to tourism and the local economy. Officials with the Lafayette Vistor's Center say, while hotels won't see a huge impact....restaurants and retail sto

Fun Shop to Close Doors

The Fun Shop, which is also a Lafayette landmark, will be closing its doors. The family owned and operated store has been in downtown Lafayette for 45 years. The owners say the closing is bittersweet, because they have such loyal