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Police Chief Perry Gallow running for third term for chief of police for the city of Opelousas

For years Police Chief Perry Gallow has been protecting the city of Opelousas.

Lafayette man exposes himself, makes lewd gestures to school children

Scott Hawthorne, 28, of Lafayette, has been charged with six counts of Indecent Behavior with Juveniles.

St. Martin deputies seek public’s help locating missing man

Investigators with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing St. Martin Parish man.

Don Bacque Unveils New Book


Lafayette mother arrested in death of 5-month-old

A 20-year-old Lafayette woman was arrested on Tuesday for the death of her five-month-old daughter. Lafayette police responded the baby’s death on January 29, 2014.

Lafayette man arrested for sexual battery during traffic stop

A Lafayette man was arrested on sexual battery charges during a routine traffic stop in St. Landry Parish.

Parks and Recreation Dept. Needs More Funding

The Parks and Recreation Department is in dire need of new sources of funding.

UL Professor/ Mustang Designer Marks 50th Anniversary of Iconic Car

The Ford Mustang, one of America's most iconic cars, turned 50 this month.

Local author and publisher Trent Angers talks about new book "The Forgotten Hero of My Lai"

Local author and publisher of Acadian House Publishing, Trent Angers, has written what he calls 'his life's work' in the book The Forgotten Hero of My Lai.  The book is a revised edition of the story about Louisianian

Ragin Cajuns and Acadian Companies kicked off Lemonade Day in Lafayette

Ragin Cajuns and Acadian Companies kicked off Lemonade Day in Lafayette today at a special press conference.  Community leaders and some youth of Lafayette helped announce May 3 will be Lemonade Day Louisiana.  This is a free, statewi