Mardi Gras Safety Tips & Safety
The Lafayette Police Department is in final preparation for the 2015 Mardi Gras parade season here in the City of Lafayette.
Fatal Crash Victims Are People, Not Stats: Letter To The Editor
As I sit here awake, I can’t help but recall the phone calls I’ve received or made over my seven years as Superintendent and 34 years as a State Trooper.
State Officials Announce Installation Of “Move Over” Signs Along State Highways
In support of Louisiana’s “Move Over” law, Louisiana State Police Superintendent Colonel Mike Edmonson alongside Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development Secretary Sherri H. LeBas announced the installation of several dozen Move Over for Emergency Vehicle signs acr…
Cow Shortage Causes Projected Increases In Beef Prices
Beef production continues to fall in the U.S., and production is almost 6 percent lower than this time last year.
Texting Challenge Continues For UL, Southern Contest
Southern University and University of Louisiana at Lafayette fans, alumni and students are encouraged to make donations to support each school's student scholarship program by sending text messages on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 29 and 30.
Lafayette’s Direct Flight To Denver Began Today
Planes are looking pretty full through the first month of service.
84-MPG Commuter Cars To Be Manufactured Next Fall In Shreveport
Elio says it plans to produce 250,000 cars a year at the Shreveport facility by 2016.
Lafayette Man Indicted For UL-Lafayette Bomb Threat + Bank Robbery
A federal grand jury indicted a Lafayette man for allegedly making a bomb threat and attempting to rob a bank, according to U.S. Attorney Stephanie A. Finley.
Look Out For Meteors In The Sky Tonight
The annual Perseid meteor shower lasts for several days.
Two Years After Sinkhole, Bayou Corne Residents To Be Bought Out
The collapsed salt dome forced 350 people to evacuate.