Midyear Budget Shortfall At $313 Million; Gov. Edwards Says There Is “Need For A Special S…
State legislators will likely be called into a special session next month to deal with a budget deficit. The Revenue Estimating Conference has determined the midyear shortfall is around $313 Million.
REPORTS: Suspect Dead In Ohio State University Attack [Updated]
Eyewitness accounts say at least one person was badly injured or killed.
Lafayette General Foundation Announces Mayci Breaux Scholarship Winners
The scholarship began with a $100-donation from a benefactor in Montana. The scholarship soon grew to a $50,000 award.
UL Lafayette-Boise St. Game To Be Televised In Acadiana
Can't make it to the game Saturday? Catch it on TV.
Lafayette, Acadia Parish DSNAP Sites Open Monday
The Blackham Coliseum and the Rayne Civic Center will be open for DSNAP benefits distribution next week.
Disaster Food Stamp Benefits Now Available, But By Alphabetical Order
The best way to pre-register is online at www.dcfs.la.gov/preregister, or you can call 1-888-LAHELP-U (1-888-524-3578).
UL Lafayette Helps Students Cope With Flooding Challenges
The University has started a fundraising campaign to make sure that flood-affected students can afford to enroll for the fall semester.
DCFS Announces Locations for Disaster SNAP Benefits
Assistance available for eight parishes next week. Schedule for additional parishes announced.
Roads Closures Throughout Acadiana (UPDATED)
The Department of Transportation and Development has announced the following REVISED road closures due to flooding in Acadiana.
Acadia Parish Enacts Curfew For Monday Night
The Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office is placing a curfew for Monday evening from 8:00 pm to 5:00 am in the unicorporated areas of the parish.