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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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 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
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