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N.P. Moss learns fate Wednesday

LAFAYETTE - N.P. Moss Middle School could soon know it's fate. The Lafayette Parish School Board is set to decide Wednesday on a plan to open a new high school in August. One proposal under consideration calls for converting N.P.

Hurricane experts meet in Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE - Hurricane experts across the country are meeting in Baton Rouge this week. Up to 500 experts are expected to attend the Central Gulf of Mexico Hurricane Conference to prepare for the upcoming hurricane season.

Missing teen's body found in canal

LAROSE - Authorities recovered the body of a 19-year-old Choctaw from the intracoastal canal in Larose. Jerry Hebert was reported missing Friday after his family discovered he had left early from a seven day shift at Port Fourchon. Sherrif's de

Where Oscar winners will show up next

In Hollywood, you're only as good as your last movie. And when you win an Oscar, the stakes are even higher.

Lafayette hosting teams from France and Belgium

LAFAYETTE - Lafayette is hosting visitors from France and Belgium this weekend. The 2nd-annual Acadiana Petanque tournment will be in swing. The sport require teams to throw baseball sized metal balls as close as possible to a wooden ball.

Vehicle tow rates rising

LAFAYETTE - Vehicle's towed will cost more to get them back. The Louisiana Public Service Commission has approved a 20% increase in rates for non-consensual tows. Before 2008, the rates had not changed since 1999.

Law officials rewarded for DWI enforcement

BATON ROUGE - Louisiana law enforcement agencies in the area got more than 7,700 drunk drivers off the roads in 2009. The Louisiana Highway Safety Commission honored officers from all over the state for their DWI enforcement last year on Tuesday.

Former hospital CFO sentenced to 18 months

LAFAYETTE - A former Louisiana hospital executive has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for embezzling almost $200 thousand from the student loan repayment program. Melissa Bordelon was CFO of the Acadian Medical Center in Eunice.

Pit Stop Truck Wash & Detail Host Saints & NFL Autograph Signing

Pit Stop Truck Wash & Detail, a locally owned company, is celebrating their Grand Opening by hosting a New Orleans Saints & NFL autograph signing at their new location at 230 North Ambassador Caffery Pkwy - Exit 100 North of I-10.