I'm just an average man with an average life. Oh, wait. That's already been used in a song. Anyway, I'm a Lafayette native, graduate of Beau Chêne High School and Princeton University, and a lifelong (mostly suffering) New Orleans Saints fan. Growing up, I wanted to be the world heavyweight champion. I've at least attained heavyweight status. I've been told that if I were a wrestler, I'd be called the "Hot Mess Express."
I-49 Closed in Lafayette After Tanker Truck Flips
The interstate will be shut down for eight to 10 hours.
One Dead, One Critical after Acadia Parish Crash
Charges are pending against the surviving driver.
Lafayette Shooting Leaves Man Wounded
The shooting stemmed from an argument that started inside a business.
One Dead, Three Wounded in Waffle House Shooting
Two of the victims are juveniles.
UPDATE: St. Martin Parish’s Lawyers Respond to LCG Spoil Bank Complaint
A formal filing in federal court is pending.
LCG: St. Martin Parish Spoil Banks Ordinance Unconstitutional
The amended complaint backtracks from LCG's previous claim that the work did not need an Army Corps of Engineers permit.
Lafayette Student’s Poem Is the Best Thing You’ll Read Today
What happens when you mix a sixth-grader, hunting, and poetry? A stroke of genius.
Lafayette Attempted Murder Suspect Arrested After Chase
He's accused of threatening to shoot a woman and ramming her car off the road.
Iberia Parish Councilman Dies
Marty Trahan was 58 years old.
Iconic Opelousas Venue Destroyed By Fire
The owners of Toby's Lounge say they hope to reopen.
Pizzagate: Acadiana Takes Notice of FBI’s Domino’s Run During Courthouse Raid
Facebook had questions--and jokes--about federal agents' pizza run during their investigation.
Former Lafayette Schools Superintendent Dr. James Easton Dies
Easton led the Lafayette Parish School System from 2001 to 2007.
Amber Alert Canceled; Kidnapped Girls Found Safe
The suspect is in custody.
Sources: FBI Raids Lafayette Parish Courthouse
The nature of the investigation is unknown.
Acadiana Jockeys Riding in Kentucky Derby
Both have experience at Churchill Downs, but not necessarily in the Derby itself.
Photos: Beautiful Carencro Home Hits The Market
The home is only six years old and comes with tons of amenities.
Sinkhole Closes I-10 Off Ramp in New Orleans
This incident comes one day after "Sinkhole de Mayo."
East Baton Rouge Deputy Dies Six Years After Ambush Shooting
Nick Tullier was 46 years old.
LCG Loses Homewood Detention Pond Lawsuit
The judge ruled the seizure of the land was improper.
WATCH: Lafayette School Board Member Catches Burglars On Camera
The pair can be seen pulling on a car door and throwing away some of their loot.