Posted 11:13 PM 5/13/2013 by Steven Albritton
Monday, Girard park goers were met with graffiti on playground equipment. The writing has both drug references and sexually explicit drawings. Sadly, it's a problem that parks and rec is trying to keep up with at all of their parks.
"It's actually sad. You know the city spits out so much (More)...More Stories from 5/13/2013
Posted 5:29 PM 5/11/2013 by Steven Albritton
A woman is in stable condition after being stabbed in the chest Saturday afternoon.
Jennings police say they responded to a call at the intersection of Orange Street and Renshaw. When they arrived they found the female with the stab wound. Police say she was transported to the hospital where she is currently in stable condition in the Intensive Care Unit.
Officers say they did arrest a male suspect without incident.
Posted 6:32 PM 5/10/2013 by Chris Welty
A Lafayette man is training for the race of his life.
37-year-old Stanley Lerille is hopeful he'll be selected for the ultimate Ironman Race known as Kona Inspired.
Only seven athletes are chosen to compete for the Ironman World Championship. If Lerille can get enough votes, he'll (More)...
Posted 2:51 PM 5/10/2013 by Chris Welty
Hundreds of families are learning to cope with Alzheimer's dementia.
The disease is debilitating. Alzheimers' affects memory, thinking and behavior. Symptoms usually develop slowly and worsen over time, becoming severe enough to interfere with daily tasks. One out of three seniors die with (More)...
Posted 10:19 AM 5/9/2013 by Chris Welty
Every minute, someone in the world is diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease and more than 5-million Americans are living with that disease right now.
Growing up, I spent summers with my grandparents, James and Marie Smith, at their home in New Orleans. Paw-Paw is mild-mannered and has always (More)...
Posted 7:17 PM 5/7/2013 by Chris Welty & Tina Macias
Roads across Acadiana desperately needing repairs could be funded if a bill makes it through the legislature.
Two House Committees passed the State's Capital Outlay budget, House Bill 2. The full house could vote on it this week.
The bill would pay for for billions of dollars in (More)...
Posted 9:48 PM 5/6/2013 by Steven Albritton
After three bomb threats this year, two in the past week , Lafayette Parish School Administrators say "enough is enough." The threats were very specific, and referenced pressure cooker bombs like those used in the Boston Marathon bombings.
Thursday, Broussard Middle School was evacuated. (More)...