Mc Donald's Trying To Turn Oil Into Fuel

Mc Donald's said it is going to turn the stuff that cooks your french fries into fuel for company trucks!

Retailers Are Helping Consumers Save On Gas

CVS is offering a $10 gas card when customers spend $30 on selected items. Wal-Mart is offering $0.10 a gallon discount at their stations if the bill is paid with a Wal-Mart credit, gift, or prepaid card.

Four People Busted For Drugs

Deputies said they found over 28 grams of crack cocaine, marijuana, and pain pills at a home in St. Martinville. After getting lots of complaints about drug activity in the area, deputies obtained a search warrant.

Budget Cuts Cause UL To Terminate Two Professors

Two tenured professors at UL had termination notices Friday night and the school said more could be coming. According to The Advertiser, the tenured professors will not have their appointments renewed after May 2013.

Some Stay Home Because Of Gas Prices

A new report by is reporting the average price for gas in Louisiana is $3.39 a gallon. That is a big difference compared to last year's average which was $2.58.

Law Enforemcent Out In Full Force

UPDATED -- State troopers have been out throughout this holiday weekend and will be out especially today. Authorities are making sure the roads are safe.

Friendly Reminder Involving Fireworks

UPDATED -- Lafayette Consolidated Government is allowing the popping of fireworks in outside the city limits. They are still illegal inside city limits.

Price of Powerball Ticket Is Going Up

Starting next year, prices for a Powerball ticket will double from one dollar to two. But there is a payoff. The jackpots will start at $40 million. Right now, the jackpots start at $20 million.

People Will Decide Whether to Improve Facilities In the Parish

The Lafayette Parish School Board wants the people to decide on whether or not to pay for $560 million in improvements to facilities in the parish. The board adopted the proposal in a five to three vote Wednesday night.

Historical Items Returned Back To Museum

Historical items taken from the Delta Music Museum in Ferriday are back where they belong. In May, museum officials move the artifacts to higher ground after fears the Mississippi River could flood the museum.