Lafayette Airport Commission Chairman Matt Cruse reports Lafayette Regional Airport saw another record-breaking year for passengers in 2013. For the year, enplanements totaled 236,264 (4,912 more passengers over 2012) and deplanements totaled 235,068 (5,482 more passengers over 2012). The total number of passengers was 471,332 for the year, an increase... more »
National Prescription Drug Take Back day will be held on Saturday, April 28, 2012. The Louisiana State Police and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) are taking the initiative to help local residents get rid of potentially dangerous, expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs.
Drop off for these medications will... more »
The Upper Lafayette Economic Development Foundation will be holding it's 4th Annual Crawfish Boil. It will be located at Teurlings Catholic High School. This event is open to the public, and Teurlings alumni are encouraged to come. The crawfish boil will be on Saturday, April 19, 2012. It will start... more »
METAIRIE, La. (AP) - A 22-year-old LaPlace man was booked with his fourth DWI in five months. Louisiana State Police say Justin Michael Clement had a toddler under the age of 5 with him in the car at the time. According to the arrest report, Clement had blood-shot eyes and... more »
Louisiana recorded fewer vehicle-train collisions and fatalities last year, but the number of related injuries rose slightly. That's according to preliminary 2011 data from the Federal Railroad Administration. Louisiana Operation Lifesaver said Monday the state ranked fourth nationally in the number of collisions and fourth in injuries The state had... more »
BATON ROUGE - Hunters and campers can save money this weekend on a wide range of supplies including firearms, ammunition, hunting knives and certain clothing items. The 2010 Second Amendment Weekend Sales Tax Holiday takes place Friday, September 3, through Sunday, September 5.
During these three days, eligible items... more »
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration says it has sent a fourth bill to BP and other parties seeking $99.7 billion for costs related to the response and cleanup of the Gulf oil spill. The administration says three earlier bills, totaling $122.2 million, have been paid in full. The White... more »
COLFAX, La. (AP) - Louisiana has dozens of ways to celebrate the Fourth of July, but for some the only way to go is to cover themselves in mud. Louisiana Mudfest celebrates its third year this weekend, with people from all over descending on Grant Parish to enjoy music, swimming,... more »