Hawaii celebrates 55 years in U.S.

CNN) -- Formed by volcanoes and steeped in a rich history of Polynesian culture, Hawaii sounds more like a place in a fantasy novel rather than an American travel oasis.

Justin Centanni running for Sixth District Seat on Lafayette Parish School Board

Surrounded by family, friends and neighbors Justin Centanni officially announced his bid for the sixth district seat on the Lafayette Parish School Board.  Centanni is a parent with children in public and private schools in Lafayette, and

Louisiana Department of Treasury Urges All to Collect Any Unclaimed Properties

Need a little spending money for the upcoming weekend? Then, check out the money that may be yours tomorrow for Unclaimed Property Awareness Day.

Huge type O blood shortage in Acadiana

There is an urgent need for type O blood donors in the Acadiana area, joining the nation in a growing number of blood centers that are encouraging blood donors to step up and help out during the final weeks of August.  With Labor Day weeke

Ice Bucket Challenge Raise ALS Awareness, But What is ALS?

No matter what form of social media you may browse, there is one type of video that is spreading among celebrities, politicians, athletes, and even local friends and families no matter where you're from.

Glenn Armentor Holds First Annual Pay-It-Forward Scholarship Luncheon

Many know Glenn Armentor as a very successful attorney in the Acadiana area, but a select group of college and soon to be college students know Glenn Armentor as the man who help them achieve their goal of going to college.

Good Times with Herman Fuselier

 The duck festival is back in Gueydan. The play seminar continues at Cite Des Arts. And downtown alive is just a couple of weeks away. these are the good times coming up in Acadiana. 

Man faces murder charge for beating 5-year-old son to death

 A man is now facing murder charges after beating his 5-year-old son to death. The Baton Rouge Police Department is now rebooking Vernell Day, 36, for 1st Degree Murder after he was originally arrested on August 19, 2014.

Over 300 Starbucks customers pay it forward

Customers were paying it forward like there was no tomorrow at a Starbucks in Saint Petersburg, Florida Wednesday.