Local News

St. Martinville man arrested following investigation of February home invasion

A St. Martinville man is now in jail after the investigation of a home invasion on Duchamp Road on February 11, 2015.

Researchers come up with app to help local fishermen

Louisiana fishermen will soon be able to navigate through hurricane season a little easier.

Local mom of five keeping hopes up after layoff

"You have to let that pride go, and you have to do what you have to do for you and your family," said Shamike Crutchfield. Shamika Crutchfield is a single mom of five and a construction worker by trade.

Coach Robichaux Cautious Over Recent Wins

Cajun baseball team makes it three straight. Last night Louisiana's Ragin Cajun team took care of business by beating Northwestern's Demons 8 to 2.

Residents Look to Make "Hub City" a Hub for Locally Grown Food

A workshop on local foods and community livability in Acadiana brought together residents stakeholders, community leaders, elected officials and even the EPA and USDA to discuss submitted applications for the federal Local Foods and Local Place

High School Students Compete in Welding Competition at SLCC

Dozens of high-school students across Acadia, Lafayette, St. Landry, and St. Martin parishes showcased their welding at SLCC.

Salvation Army Providing Shelter With Freezing Temperatures

When temperature drop below freezing, many will simply crank up the heater in their home. The Salvation Army however will be on hand to provide a warm place to sleep for those who have no home.

Thousands pledge to end the 'R' word

 "A lot of people don't realize that the 'R' word or the word retarded is offensive to some people," said Special Olympics Louisiana President Pat Carpenter-Bourgeois.

Matt Parker Takes On Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon

Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon has a challenger in the upcoming elections in October.

How to Adjust Internal Clock With Day Light Saving Time

Daylight Saving Time, what can losing an hour do to your health? Some studies suggest that there is an increase in health problems and accidents on the road the days after clocks are set forward one hour in Spring.