Cigarette tax increase on July 1

On July 1, smokers will pay more to light up. The price per pack of cigarettes will cost an extra .50 cents.  “People that want to smoke the…

Seth Fontenot sentencing date set

A sentencing date has been set for Seth Fontenot, the Lafayette man convicted in March of manslaughter in the death of 15-year-old Austin Ri…

Body discovered in car in Slidell

Slidell Police recovered the body of a person inside of a vehicle in Slidell, but officials say they do not suspect foul play.