St. Landry Board Approves Plan for Cuts

The St. Landry Parish School Board has adopted a financial operating plan that Superintendent Michael Nassif said will save the district $2.…

Man Arrested for Having Son in Bar

Lafayette police found an underage boy in a downtown bar early Friday morning. Later they found his father in the same bar.

Housing Authority Raises Questions

Melville Mayor Willie Haynes has returned to the Saint Landry Parish Housing Authority, but that decision has caught the attention of one st…

State Hiring Freeze Continues

Gov. Bobby Jindal has started a partial hiring freeze that will require state agencies to get approval before adding new workers.

Patterson Bans Saggy Pants

In just the latest hit to what some call a “questionable” fashion trend city councilman in Patterson are taking a stand… against sag.

New Equipment for Divers

Offshore oil divers will soon have a new tool to help them stay underwater for longer periods of time, and they don't even have to hold …

Scott Targets Speeders

Scott Police Chief Chad Leger wants to make the city a safer place for all the residents by targeting speeders.

Evangeline Downs Online Betting

Those looking to place a wager on horse races at Evangeline Downs no longer have to do it in person. Thanks to a new bill, it can now be don…

Free Groceries for Flood Water Victims

The Butte La Rose Fire Department is giving a helping hand to the members of that community that may have been severely impacted by just pre…

Safe Stolen in Home Invasion

It happened around 10:30 PM Wednesday night in the 100 block of Kentucky Lane. Police say the two men forced their way into the home, and pu…

Publisher of Rayne Independent Dies

Walter “Tommy” Cart, owner-publisher of the Rayne Independent newspaper, has died from complications after a heart attack.

Broussard Shooting

Broussard Police who were responding to a 911 call say they learned a woman living inside a house on Alley 2 was shot by a male suspect.

First Time Offender Bill

Governor Jindal signed many bills Wednesday night regarding the states corrections system.

Parting Ways

The city and parish of Lafayette operate under one combined roof. But, a public vote coming up this fall could break up that partnership.