Fall Frenzy For School of Choice Is This Weekend

The Lafayette School System will hold  Fall Frenzy this Saturday at the Cajundome Convention Center for parents who would like to send their children to a school of choice.

New McDonalds Opens In Grand Coteau

There is a new fast food restaurant for Grand Coteau. A  state of the art McDonalds opened yesterday just off I-49. The restaurant has already hired ten managers and another fifty-five employees to get started.

Price of Powerball Ticket Will Change

The Louisiana Lottery is getting ready for some big changes to Powerball. The changes will include a bigger starting jackpot and better odds of winning. 

Roshell Jones Endorses Rickey Hardy

UPDATED -- Roshell Jones who lost the race for the District 44 seat is endorsing Rickey Hardey. Hardey is challenging the incumbent is Vincent Pierre who recently threw out a challenge calling for a debate.

Abbeville Woman Dies In Shed

The woman died after fire destroyed the 12 by 16 foot storage shed she was living in. After fire fighters put out the blaze, they discovered the body of Marilyn Durke, 54.

Two People Arrested For Weed Posession

Tonya Bodin and Benjamin Bodin arrested after narcotics agents discovered a marijuana growing operation in Breaux Bridge. Tonya was busted at the house on North Berard Street and Benjamin turned himself in.

Nike Pre-Packaged Sandwiches Are Recalled

Department Of Health & Hospital said Landshire has recalled more than 17,000 of its All American and Super Po-Boy sandwiches. The company fears the sandwiches could be contamnated with listeria.

UL Lafayette Student Will Represent Louisiana In Miss USA Pageant

Erin Edmiston was crowned Miss Louisiana USA on Saturday! Edmiston is also a former Miss University of Louisiana. She will go to the 2012 Miss USA Pageant in Las Vegas.  

Lafayette Has A New, Young Author

Olivia Spallino is a new author and she is only 16 years old. Her new book, Flower Picker, is a coming of age story about life in Acadiana.

Sertoma Cajun Air Festival Took Place Over the Weekend

Acadiana welcomed back the Sertoma Cajun Air Festival. All weekend various types of planes took off from the Lafayette Regional Airport. This year's show included the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds!