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.
Louisiana Sheriffs’ Scholarship Program Underway
Once again this year, the Louisiana Sheriffs’ Scholarship Program will award scholarships providing assistance to worthy St. Martin Parish students in furthering their education and training with resources made available through the Louisiana Sheriffs’ Honorary Membership Program.
Heating Safety Tips From The Lafayette Fire Department
Recent heating related fires raises concern for fire officials.
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.
Lafayette Has Direct Commercial Ties To West Africa — Wingin’ It Wednesday
Should the U.S. shut down international flights from the areas affected by the virus?
Vermilion Parish Murder Suspect Attacks Lafayette Deputy
A criminal report has been filed and sent to the district attorney's office for review.
LGMC Goes Pink For Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Visitors to Lafayette General Medical Center (LGMC) are being greeted with a new color scheme outside the hospital… Pink, for Breast Cancer Awareness Month!
Vitter Co-Sponsors Bill To Encourage Savings For Education Expenses
U.S. Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) signed on to legislation authored by Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) that would make reforms to Coverdell savings accounts, which are designed to encourage savings for education expenses. The bill would increase the limit that the federal government has set on what a family ca…
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…
U.S. Attorney’s Office Contributes To Local Food Pantries Through Food Drive
More than 1,600 pounds of food and non-perishable items were delivered to two local food pantries in Lafayette and Shreveport.