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Broussard council agrees to accept bid for park last night

A new park is about to pop up in Broussard, and phase one is about to start.  Just last night the Broussard City Council agreed to accept Trahan Construction's bid for the first phase of Julien Park Project.  The 122-acre's fi

Lafayette Regional Airport Warns About Phone Scam

The Lafayette Regional Airport is urging Acadiana to be aware of what appears to a phone scam that is leading people to airports under false expectations.

New Iberia Creating "Pocket Park" for Church Alley

New Iberia is known for it's rich history and the city is taking another step to help preserve a well known local area of downtown called Church Alley.

University Hospital & Clinics celebrates one-year anniversary today

It has been an exciting and busy year for University Hospital and Clinics along with Lafayette General Health.  The hospitals celebrated it's one year anniversary today, within a year UHC has expanded it's oncology and cardiology s

Crowley Police arrest Gueydan man on rape charges

A Gueydan man is now in the jail on rape charges. Chief of Crowley Police, K.P. Gibson officers arrested Tanner Venissate, 19, on July 27, 2014, on the charge of forcible rape.

Police arrest mother for starving 3-year-old child to death

A Lafayette mother is now in jail for the death of her 3-year-old daughter. Police spokesperson, Paul Mouton, says the child went almost 25 hours without food or fluids before she died of hypothermia and dehydration.

LA Film Prize finalists announced

It was a packed house for the announcement of the finalists for the Louisiana Film Prize at Robinson Film Center. This year, there were 105 submissions, up from last year's 87.

LA Film Prize finalists announced

It was a packed house for the announcement of the finalists for the Louisiana Film Prize at Robinson Film Center. This year, there were 105 submissions, up from last year's 87.

Smooth start for teachers and students heading back to school in Lafayette Parish today

Today was the first day of school for students and teachers across the parish, and it seemed like it went pretty smooth despite from the fact that there is still no budget set for Lafayette.  Struggling schools like J. W.