Five Motorists Arrested For Driving Drunk

Saturday night Lafayette police said nearly a thousand vehicles went through their check-point on Johnston near Blackham Coliseum. Five drivers were charged with operating while intoxicated.

UL Holds Chili Cookoff Fundraiser

There was a big turnout this weekend for the Ragin Cajun Athletic Foundation Chili Cookoff at Cajun Harley Davidson in Scott.

Acadiana Celebrates Arbor Day

This past weekend more than two hundred volunteers turned out to plant fifty new trees on Garfield Street near the Freetown neighborhood.

Not Everyone Agrees With Jindal's New Education Reform Plan

Steven Monaghan with the Louisiana Federation of Teachers said the plan released by Governor Jindal last week is misleading! Monaghan disagrees with the way Jindal blames teachers for the state's education problems.

Ragin Cajuns' Basketball Team On Winning Streak

The Ragin Cajun men's basketball team is now starting to make its move in the sunbelt conference! Thursday night on the road , the team defeated Arkansas Little Rock, the number one team in the West Division, 68 to 49!

Strain Honored With An Award

Louisiana's Commissioner of Agriculture and Forestry, Mike Strain, got a pretty big honor in Lafayette Friday.

Legendary Blues Singer Dies

Etta James died in California on Friday.  She had been battling leukemia. Etta James was best known for her rendition of the musical classic, At Last.

Is New York the Grumpiest City?

New York City takes the top spot as America's rudest city. That is according to Travel and Leisure magazine. Readers said people who live in the Big Apple are generally in a rush and are overly direct.

Indianapolis Gets Ready For Super Bowl

The host city for this year's superbowl is working hard around the clock to make sure everything is perfect.

Vitter's Takes A Break From Washington To Listen To Local Concerns

At a Town Hall Meeting in Point Coupee Parish yesterday, Senator David Vitter told the New Roads crowd he is taking his name off of the anti-piracy legislation.