A sinkhole in Assumption Parish is raising concerns in Acadiana. Crews are digging wells near a four-acre sinkhole beneath Bayou Corne. The wells are being sued to vent and investigate natural gas trapped below the salt brining facility.
Louisiana Senator Fred Mills said in light of this incident, he... more »
Mardi Gras season officially kicked off Friday and Saturday was the first ball of the season.
The carnival season has officially kicked off and it was a huge party at the Cajun Dome Convention Center as the Krew of Rio kicked off their Mardi Gras celebration
Vivid colors,... more »
The Saints will be out for revenge tonight in Atlanta. New Orleans dropped an overtime decision to the visiting Falcons in late September. The defending Super Bowl champions have won six of seven coming into tonight's road game and at 10-4 can clinch a playoff berth with a victory. Atlanta... more »
The Acadiana Wrecking Rams are heading for the super dome this morning! The Rams will be departing from AHS at 8:00am today.
You can cheer on the Rams as they head out, they will travel north on Rue De Belier to Dulles Dr. From there they will turn left... more »
Brad Paisley will be coming to Acadiana. On February 12, 2011 Paisley and his band will be performing at the Cajundome along with Darius Rucker and Jerrod Niemann.
Tickets are $52.75 and $29.95 reserved. A special four-pack of reserved tickets will be available for $90 while supplies last. They... more »
In St. Mary Parish, the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality will host a public hearing next month on a proposal to store natural gas in the Cote Blanche salt dome. Henry Gas Storage is moving through the permit process necessary to construct four caverns in the dome. Each cavern could... more »
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - The Cajundome could be in line for up to $40 million in upgrades as part of plan to modernize the 24-year-old facility. Cajundome Director Greg Davis told the Cajundome Commission on Monday that he hopes to issue bonds early next year for the some of the... more »
Governor Dave Treen made good on a promise from his predecessor Edwin Edwards, the Cajun Dome was being constructed, money was everywhere, but no one was prepared for what was to come by 1983. This was Lafayette in the 1980's--- "Last one to leave....Turn out the Lights".
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Beer and liquor sales at the Cajundome could be halted unless a dispute surrounding $1.4 million in overdue sales taxes is resolved. The alcohol permit for the Cajundome and Convention Center is due for renewal Saturday. As part of the renewal, the Cajundome must obtain state... more »