Known by most as the "Horse Farm", the 100 acres of property just off Johnston Street has been turned over to the Lafayette Consolidated Government. It was previously owned by the University of Louisiana.
A plane crash in Crowley Saturday left three dead and two injured.
An FAA spokesman says witnesses reported seeing the plane take off from Legros Memorial Airport in Acadia around 2:30 p.m., then later crashed.
On Saturday at approximately 4:15 p.m., it was reported to the Lafayette Police Department that two suspects riding in a vehicle had pointed a handgun at the victim traveling in traffic in the 4200 block of Ambassador Caffery Parkway.