Shrimpers returned to Louisiana waters Monday for the first season since the Gulf of Mexico oil disaster.
They are uncertain of how much crude may still be in the water and what prices they will get for their catch.
Charlie Melancon is campaigning across the state as a candidate for the U.S. Senate.
Mr. Melancon was in Lafayette Wednesday morning at Quality Equipment Company on I-49 to discuss his job creation plan.
Opelousas authorities are looking into a possible theft ring in the area.
Three business burglaries have been reported over the past week, including two tractors stolen at Progressive Tractor off Interstate 49.