April 16th, 2019The Lafayette Parish School Board is adjusting its budget after the House Education Committee shot down Governor John Bel Edwards's proposal to provide an additional 39 million dollars for public schools.
School Board President Justin Centanni explained they called this meeting because they feared the committee would do this.
April 10th, 2019UL turned the capitol red this afternoon, joining several Louisiana universities for the annual University of Louisiana System Day.
The tone of this year's UL System Day was quite different from the previous two years when students had to advocate for full funding for higher education and TOPS.
"We're really pleased that the...
April 9th, 2019The Lafayette City-Parish Council has passed a resolution that would allow voters to decide whether to rededicate money from the library millage to roads, bridges, drainage and parks and recreation.
However, the library won't see $18 million taken away as originally proposed.
Councilman Jay Castille proposed rededicating 10 million...
April 8th, 2019The cousin of the suspect in the deadly Ville Platte shooting is speaking out about the incident that claimed the life of a woman and injured a man.
Last night, Carla Ardoin says she got a phone call from her mom saying that her cousin Davonte Ardoin was at her house and didn't want Renee Williams to leave.
That's when she went to...
April 7th, 2019Update: State Police Investigating Officer Involved Shooting
Ville Platte – Shortly after 5:30 pm on April 7, 2019, Louisiana State Police Troop I was contacted by the Ville Platte Police Department to assist with the apprehension of a shooting suspect located in a residence in the 700 block of Wilson St.
Upon arrival to the...
April 7th, 2019Louisiana State Police have confirmed they are investigating an officer involved shooting in Evangeline Parish.
Troopers say it happened in 700 east Wilson street in Ville Platte.
We will release more details as they become available.
April 7th, 2019A man has been transported to the hospital following a shooting this morning in Eunice.
Police Chief Randy Fontenot says it happened around 11:30am in the 600 block of Farris St.
He adds that there is a person of interest but aren't releasing their identity yet.
The investigation is ongoing.
April 6th, 2019The Scott Fire Department says two motorists will be ok after a head-on crash led to a vehicle fire.
On Saturday, April 6, 2019, at 3:30 p.m., Scott Fire Department was dispatched to vehicle accident in the 400 Block of Heide Circle.
Upon arrival firefighters observed a head on collision, with one of the vehicles on fire.
April 3rd, 2019Un juge a reporté la sentence pour le maréchal de la ville de Lafayette qui est suspendu, Brian Pope
Ses avocats, John McClendon et Brett Grayson ont demandé la continuation de la procédure afin d'obtenir les transcriptions du procès d'octobre.
Ils essaient de faire en sorte que les condamnations de Pope soient...