Townsquare Media’s John “JayCee” Falcon Nominated For Community Hero Award
One deserving person or non-profit organization will be awarded $3000 from Giles Automotive for their hard work and for giving of themselves to the community.
New App Helps Track Flu Activity
You may be entering an area where flu activity is high. And a new app can alert you if that's the case. The free smartphone app is called Sickweather. It uses information shared on social media like "I'm sick" or "My son has the flu" and plots it on a map to let other users know about the health (or sickness) in the area...
High School Football Scoreboard For Acadiana Area
Schedule, standings, scores, from Acadiana Postgame and how to listen. It's all right here!
Palmetto Island State Park Plate Lunch Tickets On Sale Now
Let Friends of Palmetto Island cook Sunday lunch for you and your family on Sunday, September 7! All proceeds benefit Friends of Palmetto Island, a group that supports the park.
Recruits Begin Training In Hopes Of Becoming State Troopers
About 50 new recruits report to the training academy in Baton Rouge this weekend in the hopes of becoming Louisiana State Troopers. The first academy cadet class will arrive on Sunday. It's the first batch to begin since 2008. State Police Superintendent Col...
Flu “Widespread” in Louisiana
Federal health officials are classifying the flu situation in Louisiana as "widespread," as the rate of flu-type illnesses across the region is nearly triple what the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention projects as normal. Normally, just under three percent of patients who visit a doctor's office may go there with fever, a cough and body aches...
Woman Arrested In Lafayette New Year’s Day Stabbing, Victim In Critical Condition
A 30-year-old Lafayette woman was arrested and charged with attempted second-degree murder for the New Year's Day morning stabbing on Roy Street.
Two Arrested For Murder Of Jennings Man
(UPDATE) -- Two people have been arrested for the murder of a Jennings man whose body was found in the middle of the road by a passing driver Tuesday night. Jennings Police Deputy chief Danny Semmes said Kegan Reon and Patrick Batiste were arrested earlier Wednesday and charged with second-degree murder and accessory after the fact to second-degree murder respectively...
Arnaudville Residents Under “Boil Advisory”
Arnaudville residents are under a boil water advisory until state health officials are certain there is no risk of contamination. That could be as late as Friday afternoon. A "boil advisory" means that residents should bring water out of the tap to a rolling boil for at least one minute before consuming it...
Duson Man Charged With Vehicular Homicide, Feticide Following Crash
Reports indicate Charles Moter was impaired at the time of the crash and toxicology samples have been submitted to the crime lab for analysis. He is charged with three counts of vehicular homicide, third degree feticide, negligent injuring, driving left of the center and reckless operation