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Senator McCain and Republicans Show Support for Cassidy Today in Lafayette

With the race for Senator between Congressman Bill Cassidy and Senator Mary Landrieu heating up, both campaigns are making their rounds through the state to ensure votes in the upcoming November 4th elections.

Lafayette man shoots victim after argument

Lafayette police are searching for the man responsible for a shooting in the 100 block of Clara Street. Police spokesperson, Jim Craft, says Rondell Derouen, 30, of Lafayette, shot a man two times during an argument.

Hunters for the Hungry Collect Game to Give Back to Community

The Acadiana area loves to give back to the community and to those who need it most, and this past Sunday’s Hunters for the Hungry event at Blackham Coliseum was just another way to show it.

UPDATE: I-10 West now open on Atchafalaya Basin Bridge

(12:44 p.m.): All lanes are now open on I-10 West at Mile Marker 131.5, on the Atchafalaya Basin Bridge. It was closed earlier due to a vehicle fire.

Crowley Police searching for murder suspect

The Crowley Police are looking for a suspect responsible for the shooting death of a young man. K.P. Gibson, police spokesperson, say Taylor Beverly, 22 of Crowley was shot multiple times on the 600 block of West 7th Street.

Lafayette Police arrests heavily intoxicated woman after crash

A Lafayette woman is in jail for causing a two vehicle crash in a night club parking lot while intoxicated.

Local Blue Ribbon School stages a wax museum

Parkview Elementary School was buzzing with excitement today. Not only were they recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School this week, but today is also the culmination of a lot of hard work from the fourth grade class.

Acadian Ambulance Celebrates it's Employee-Owners

Acadian Ambulance was having a great time this afternoon at the university campus in Lafayette.

Cockerham Seeks Sanctions Over Lawsuit.

Mark Cockerham stepped down from his School Board seat earlier this week when the two women challenged his residency status.

Arc of Acadiana to Host it's 10th Annual Charity Golf Classic

Arc of Acadiana is happy to announce that it is almost time for their 10th annual Charity Golf Classic to raise awareness and funds which will provide valuable services for people with disabilities.