Youngsville Mayor Ken Ritter Issues Statement on Controversial Crash Involving Councilmember, Police Chief
Youngsville Mayor Ken Ritter has released a statement in the wake of recent backlash surrounding a controversial crash that happened in Sugar Mill Pond involving a city councilwoman and the police chief.
Youngsville Councilwoman Issues Statement as Police Body Cam Videos of Sugar Mill Pond Crash Incident Released
Youngsville Councilwoman Kayla Menard Reaux has issued an official statement in response to a report from The Advocate regarding a crash incident from November 2022.
Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards Blasts Lafayette Mayor, City Council Over Vote To Reject Mask Mandate
Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards expressed his disappointment in how Lafayette leadership is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.
UL Lafayette Announces Fall Semester Calendar Changes
The earlier start date is one of several changes the University has made to its academic calendar as it prepares for the safe resumption of on-campus instruction and housing and residential life in the fall.
UL Lafayette Confirms Two COVID-19 Cases
Two University of Louisiana at Lafayette students have tested positive for COVID-19. The students shared an on-campus apartment.
Graduation Rescheduled for Lafayette Parish Students
The Lafayette Parish School System is rescheduling all high school graduations.
UL Lafayette Confirms COVID-19 Case
In a statement emailed Wednesday to students, faculty and staff members, Dr. Joseph Savoie, University president, said the student does not live on campus, nor were they a student resident this semester.
Thanksgiving To Affect LCG Waste & Transit Services
Because of the Thanksgiving holiday, Lafayette Transit System and Republic Services will not run on Thursday, November 28.
Sen. John Kennedy Announces $8.3 Million Grant For Dredging In South Louisiana
U.S. Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) announces an $8.3 million Army grant to fund dredging on waterways in south Louisiana.
Storm Debris Collection Continues In Lafayette Parish
Storm debris collection continues through Lafayette Consolidated Government’s (LCG) contractor, DRC Emergency Services (DRC).
Storm Debris Collection In Lafayette Parish
Though Tropical Storm Barry has passed, evidence of the storm’s strong winds and rain remain throughout the community.
President Trump Approves Request To Expand Federal Emergency Disaster Declaration
Gov. John Bel Edwards’ request that the federal emergency disaster declaration be expanded to include six additional parishes was approved by President Donald J.Trump.
State of Emergency Declared for Lafayette Parish
Lafayette Parish Mayor-President Joel Robideaux declared a state of emergency for Lafayette Parish in advance of predicted severe weather from Tropical Storm Barry.
LCG Sandbag Sites Open in Lafayette Parish
Lafayette Consolidated Government reminds you that there are two sandbag sites available to residents of Lafayette Parish.
UPDATE: Overturned 18-Wheeler on I-10 Westbound Near Basin Forcing Detour
The recommended detour is to take exit 135 prior to the Basin bridge north to HWY 190 W. then south on I-49 before rejoining I-10 W
Happy Independence Day – Mark Pope Looks at its History
Wednesday is the Fourth of July – a day on which the United States “declared” its independence from overbearing British rule.
President Trump’s Comments At FEMA Briefing Anger Cajun Navy & Houston Officials
Comments made by President Trump at a FEMA briefing on Wednesday are leaving Cajun Navy members and people in Houston very upset following the devastation of Hurricane Harvey in 2017.
El Pollo Loco Donates $10K To Boys & Girls Clubs Of Acadiana
Owner donates 100 percent of proceeds from grand opening event held in March.
I-10 Westbound Closed Due to Accident
If you are traveling from Baton Rouge you should be diverted at Lobdell to Hwy 190 and south on I-49 before returning to I-10.
LDH Awards $550K to Sunset For Drinking Water Improvements
The low-interest subsidized loan will help improve the Town of Sunset’s Water System.