The people will have to decide whether to keep City-Parish government

The Lafayette Charter Commission  wants to separate the city and parish governments but since voters called for consolidating the government fifteen years ago it will take another vote to deconsolidate.

Jennings man charged with attempted first degree murder

A Jennings man was locked up  as of last night. The man is charged with attempted first degree murder.

Crowley Police bust many for alleged drug possession

Numerous people were busted on drug charges in Crowley. These are the names of among a dozen people arrested after police allegedly caught them with drugs.

Acadiana can take advantage of Vision Airlines' cheap tickets

Vision Airlines is expanding to Acadiana! The airlines is offering non-stop air service from Lafayette Regional Airport to Florida beginning in June!

Home Bank execs help with breast cancer fundraiser

It was certainly a sight to see on Kaliste Saloom Road the other day. A car wash with Home Bank executives scrubbing cars.

2011 Regular Session starts with a $1.6 billion dollar shortfall

Louisiana is facing a $1.6 billion dollar shortfall and work to close that gap began yesterday. The start of the 2011 Regular Session comes just two weeks after a bitter redistricting battle.

Jindal addresses legislators

Governor Jindal stayed away from telling the state how to eliminate the budget deficit but in his opening address he did stand by his promise saying he has no plans to up taxes.

Dardenne challenges House and Senate to losing weight eating seafood

Aside from the budget and new laws, the House and Senate have been hit with another challenge, weight loss. Jay Dardenne wants both sides to compete to see who can be the biggest loser by the end of the session in June.

Huge wins for Ragin Cajuns' baseball team this weekend

The home team was able to take two from their Sunbelt rival South Alabama including a thriller in extra innings Saturday night. The two teams were tied in the league standings going into easter weekend.

Lamar Advertising is going green

A Louisiana company is going to new heights to save energy by going green! Lamar Advertising a locally based national billboard company, is going to rebuild approximately 1500 billboards using energy efficient technology!