Voters in District 39 will elect a new state representative Saturday. In the runoff are Stephen Ortego, D-Carencro, and Don Menard, R-Cankton.
Menard has 34 years experience in politics, most recently as St. Landry Parish President.
"I run on my record," said Menard. "In this day's economy, we... more »
Over 60 properties will be up for grabs this weekend, and interested buyers will get to name their own price. The Louisiana Land Trust Auction is selling State owned land that was once used for the Road Home Program.
"It's properties that people just didn't see fit to repair.... more »
On October 2nd, Youngsville's voters will head to the polls and choose representatives for Police Chief, the Mayor's office and City Council. With the election under a month away, the campaign trail can be pretty hot. Take a drive through Acadiana and you can't miss them; they're campaign signs, but... more »
Abbeville residents will soon be in the clear. Recent construction at the city's water plant has turned resident's drinking water brown. The renovations have been underway for about two years and the water became discolored in April.
Officials say that's because the final project, the Clarifier, is now under... more »
Lafayette, Louisiana - February 18, 2010 - The Board of Pastors for St. Thomas More Catholic High School has named Audrey C. Menard as the new Principal of the school effective July 1.
Rev. Louis J. Richard, Chancellor of St. Thomas More Catholic High School in Lafayette and Pastor... more »
Residents along Savoy Rd. in Youngville say clogged ditches have been their headache for years.
"There's times when there's anywhere from six inches to a foot of water over the road," says Ronnie Landry. He says he's lived here for at least nine years.
Landry tells us he's... more »
An attempted murder suspect is behind bars tonight, and it turns out he didn't get far.
Andre Menard is in jail tonight for a monday shooting on Martin Luther King Drive in Lafayette.
A tactical force found him at a Lafayette motel. He was arrested without incident.