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Emergency declared for soybean farmers in Vermilion Parish
Police jury member, Wayne Touchet, says the rainy conditions all year long have destroyed their soybean crops.
Apartment destroyed, 22 displaced after fire
According to a press release from the Scott Fire Department, firefighters were deployed to the fire in a four-plex on the 100 block of Windward Street after patrolling Lafayette Parish Sheriff deputies noticed the fire. Thanks to the efforts of the deputies, all occupants were able to safely evacuat
Contrasting styles, personnel make Crowley-Kaplan second-round matchup fascinating
These two teams simply don’t match up well with each other, which is to say neither has a clear advantage in such an intriguing postseason game. It will be a preview of what’s to come, as the third-seeded Pirates (8-3) and the No. 14 Gents (8-3) will likely be in the same district next year.
St. Martin Parish: Crash involving a school bus and 18-wheeler blocks road
Highway 182 in Cade is closed at its intersection with Highway 92 due to a crash involving a school bus and an 18-wheeler. No injuries have been reported at this time. We have a crew member headed to the scene, and we will continue to bring you updates as they become available.
No quorum forces the Vermilion Parish Board to cancel its meeting tonight
VERMILION PARISH, La. (KLFY)- Four members were absent from tonight's regular meeting. Those same four school board absent from a committee meeting Tuesday night, which also forced a cancellation.
Youngsville Police investigating a homicide
Right now Youngsville Police are investigating a homicide. According to Chief Rickey Boudreaux they responded to the call in reference to the homicide around 1:30 this morning in the 100 block of Vermilion Circle. Chief Boudreaux says 3 persons of interest are in custody at this time. We do know the
Lafayette Thanksgiving waste collection schedule
Residential customers of Republic Services will have excess garbage collected, which includes any bagged waste that does not fit in the 96-gallon garbage cart, on their first service day after Thanksgiving. Regular Thursday garbage customers will receive the excess collection on Friday, and regular
Cade Fire Department responding to early morning structure fire
CADE, (La) (KLFY) - Cade Fire Department responded to structure fire early Thursday morning on Highway 182 near Duchamp Rd.Broussard Fire Department assisted.No injuries have been reported at this time. We have a crew in route. Updates will be provided as information becomes available.
UL Lafayette police investigating after racial slur posted on banner inside Mouton Hall
Vice President Patricia Cottonham shares a message of inclusion and respect in response to recent vandalism on campus. If you have any information about the incidents, contact email@example.com/B9xYZfV1b4— UL Lafayette (@ULLafayette)November 15, 2018
Gang and drug-related crimes in Acadia Parish
News 10 reports, "Acadia Parish in general what do you think resonates when it comes to gangs maybe gang related issues. Are you seeing that, possibly?"
After record-breaking year, Koryn Hawthorne has Christmas singles, TV special
Koryn Hawthorne of Abbeville approaches Thanksgiving 2018 with her blessings overflowing. In three years, Hawthorne has gone from an unknown artist to a finalist on “The Voice” to a record-breaking, gospel singer.
Search continues for suspects in church shooting; $1,000 offered for information leading to arrest
A reward, up to $1,000, is being offered for information leading to the arrest of the suspects in a shooting over the weekend outside a Crowley church.
National eyeglasses chain to open in former Maurice's location after struggling retailer closes Lafayette store
Ascena Retail Group, which owns Maurice’s and other retail fashion chains such as DressBarn, Lane Bryant and Justice, closed the store last month, said Jamie Burchfield with Stirling Properties, which owns the shopping center at Louisiana Avenue and Interstate 10.
Erath wins state title in 3A
NATCHITOCHES — Blaze Bright and Joel Allen each finished in the top 10 and Erath won the Class 3A Boys Cross Country title Tuesday at Northwestern State University.Erath finished with 67 points beating out University Lab (87) and West Feliciana (112) for the title.Bright finished fourth in a time of
Freeze Watch Tonight for Parts of Acadiana
The rest of Acadiana that is outside of the Watch will see temperatures fall into lower 30s but slightly above freezing. More, if not all, of Acadiana will see a freeze for Wednesday night into Thursday morning.
Crowley shooting leaves neighborhood shocked
One resident who wished to remain anonymous, out of fear of retaliation, says she heard the noise and knew something was wrong.
Missing tattoed pet piglet 'Jinx' has been found; Delcambre Police suspect it was a theft
Buy NowJinx the piglet is back with its Delcambre family, including 8-year-old Sirae Broussard, after being found in Kaplan on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018. Delcambre Police suspect it might have been stolen.PHOTO PROVIDED BY KATC
Louisiana girl takes prize for growing giant cabbage
Black sugarcane farmers only make up 1.2% of the 3.4 million farmers in the United States. An OWN Network show, Queen Sugar, shines a light on them.David D'Aquin / Caitlin Jacob, Lafayette Daily Advertiser
Radio personality, leader Jenelle Chargois dies
Funeral services have been set for Jenelle Chargois, legendary broadcaster, radio personality and community activist who died Friday.
Lafayette High School closed Tuesday due to maintenance issue
A school system official told The Daily Advertiser students, teachers and staff should not report to Lafayette High School on Tuesday. However, the school expects custodians and administrators to be on campus.