Born and raised in Carencro/Lafayette, Brandon Comeaux has worked in the Lafayette market since 2007. His opportunity to work in radio came while he was a student at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Brandon started his radio career as a part-time worker with KPEL1420am ESPN Radio, producing sports games and giving halftime reports. Brandon has hosted numerous sports shows on ESPN 1420 - from postgame scoreboard shows to sports talk shows. Eventually, Brandon also began producing and board operating for Newstalk 96.5 KPEL FM. He has also interim-hosted two shows on KPEL - Your Afternoon Drive Home and Acadiana's Morning News - while serving as a news anchor/reporter. Brandon also works as the producer for the Moon Griffon Show. In February 2017, Brandon teamed up with Shannon Wilkerson to host OFFSIDES, a talk show dedicated to discussing issues you deal with and discuss everyday. In addition to this, Brandon is one of the broadcasters for the Lafayette High Game of the Week on KPEL. Brandon lives in Lafayette with his beautiful wife, Hannah.
The Budget Bill Is Approved- How Will This Affect La. Moving Forward?
It took two sessions to pass what could have been done in one.
See How Your La. Senate Member Voted On The Budget Bill
On Friday, the Louisiana Senate passed the House-approved bill dealing with the state's $28 Billion operating budget that would appropriate every available dollar.
Flag Day – Born In The Heartland Of America
Read who is credited with starting the annual holiday, who is believed to have designed the flag (contrary to popular opinion) and when it became an official holiday.
Gas Tax Hike Fails Without La. House Vote
There will be no gas tax hike passed during the 2017 legislative session.
Who Has The Best Burgers? – “Lafayette Food Junkie Show”
Paul Krato was the guest co-host on this edition of the "Lafayette Food Junkie Show."
I-10 Lane Closures Happening This Weekend
Lane closures continue on Interstate 10 Eastbound this weekend as crews continue to fix the asphalt.
3rd Circuit Court Rules In Pat Cooper’s Favor After 2014 Firing
Sources tell KPEL News the state's 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in favor of former Lafayette Parish School System Superintendent Pat Cooper, who was fired in 2014 by the Lafayette Parish School Board in a 7-2 vote.
UPDATE: Suspect Arrested For Pinhook Rd. Shooting
The suspect was arrested Wednesday afternoon at a motel in Jennings.
I-10 Lane Closures For This Week
There will be lane closures happening through Thursday night this week as crews continue construction of the I-10 cable barrier system.
I-10 Lane Closures Happening This Week On The Atchafalaya Basin Bridge
There will be nightly alternating lane closures happening in both directions on Wednesday and Thursday on the I-10 Atchafalaya Basin Bridge in St. Martin and Iberville Parishes.