Louisiana Democrats cheered Gov. John Bel Edwards as he made the case for why he deserves re-election this year, at the party’s annual fundraising dinner in New Orleans on Saturday night.
At Acadian Companies’ annual company meeting on May 8, 2019, HSE consultant Grant Guidry was recognized as the 2019 Safety Management Systems Employee of the Year. A division of Acadian, Safety Management Systems is one of the largest health, safe…
A Lafayette family and their friends and neighbors were left shaken and struggling to understand after a dispute between a father and son in a quiet residential community turned deadly on the eve of Father’s Day weekend.
The Advocate Saturday won three awards in the annual Green Eyeshade competition, which honors the best journalism in the South.
Virtual reality workforce training is the latest trend for numerous industries, and Lafayette is the home of two businesses and an educational institute that is on the forefront.
A suspect is on the run after reportedly shooting his father during a domestic disturbance on Alice Drive Friday evening.
An appeals court is scheduled Wednesday to hear arguments on a lawsuit challenging whether errors in new city of Lafayette council district boundary descriptions can be corrected without another home rule charter vote.
A Louisiana Public Service Commission audit confirms what a former director reported in 2018: Lafayette Utilities System paid LUS communications (fiber) division for services it never used.
WASHINGTON — A major hurdle has been cleared toward fixing the duplication-of-benefits trap that has kept thousands of Louisiana residents affected by catastrophic floods from tapping into federal recovery dollars.
Suspended Lafayette City Marshal Brian Pope is scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday following his convictions on four charges that include perjury and malfeasance in office.
South Louisiana Community College will begin offering an LPN to RN transition program at its T.H. Harris Campus in Opelousas this fall. The school received approval from the Louisiana State Board of Nursing at the board’s June 13 meeting.
At least 279 dolphins have stranded across much of the U.S. Gulf Coast since Feb. 1, triple the usual number, and about 98 percent of them have died, scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Friday.
An Opelousas deputy city marshal is in jail after sheriff’s deputies say he punched his wife during an argument.
You may have noticed a bit of construction at the Golden Corral as you were traveling down Ambassador Caffery Parkway on Friday morning, but fans of the restaurant will not be missing out during the process.
May 2018 was the high water mark for that record-breaking year. The 565 home sales reported to the Realtor Association of Acadiana’s Multiple Listing Service and the over $114 million in dollar volume those sales represented was not only a record …
WASHINGTON — U.S. House Minority Whip Steve Scalise got into an awkward exchange over Louisiana's coastal erosion during an appearance on CBS This Morning on Friday — the second anniversary of a mass shooting that the Louisiana Republican barely s…
The former Field of Dreams Sports Bar, 1036 Baker Hughes Road in Broussard, will soon become a Dream Castle where charity events, weddings and all manner of special occasions can become a reality.
Acadiana’s small farmers and restaurants aren’t speaking the same language. That was the conclusion of a 2016 survey by the Acadiana Food Alliance, an organization tasked with building a sustainable food economy across a nine-parish region. The di…
Acadiana native Ashley Addison is best known as the front woman for local band Three Thirty Seven, but now the singer is using her voice to speak out against domestic violence.
Thursday evening marked the grand opening of the Avanti Senior Living community, a new upscale assisted living and memory care community that tries to make its residents' golden years comfortable, safe and "sexy."
Acadiana’s small farmers and restaurants aren’t speaking the same language. That was the conclusion of a 2016 survey by the Acadiana Food Alliance, an organization tasked with building a sustainable food economy across a nine-parish region.
An attorney for the Louisiana Physical Therapy Board fired last month after state lawmakers blasted his handling of sexual assault complaints against state-licensed physical therapists has fired back in a lengthy letter.
An entire block of property near downtown Lafayette that includes an historic brick building that was nearly torn down for the interstate 49 Connector is being eyed for redevelopment.
Crown Crafts Inc. in Gonzales reported fiscal fourth-quarter earnings of $1.4 million, or 14 cents per share, on net sales of $21.7 million, compared with net income of $1.2 million, or 12 cents per share, on net sales of $22.7 million for fourth-…
The Opelousas Police Department says that a 16-year-old was arrested on Wednesday night for illegally carrying a firearm, according to KATC.
WASHINGTON — U.S. House Minority Whip Steve Scalise largely waved off the backlash that President Donald Trump has faced over remarks he made in an ABC News interview about taking dirt from foreign governments on his political opponents.
A woman who is a suspect in an attempted second-degree murder in St. Martin Parish had a few words for deputies regarding the photo of her they shared on Facebook.
Elite Fitness and Recovery, a locally owned, 24-hour gym, is set to open June 24 in the Centerpiece Shopping Center at 5520 Johnston St., Suite G.
Today in The Rundown: NFIP brings House Dems and GOP together; collection of online sales taxes will take longer than expected; JBE launches teachers roundtable tour; and everything else you need to know in Louisiana politics today.
Holden Matthews, the suspect accused of burning three historically black St. Landry churches in a 10-day span, has been charged with hate crimes and other charges by a federal grand jury.
Today in The Rundown: Republican lieutenant governors visit New Orleans, I-10 widening prompts road closures, an analysis of traffic cam tickets and everything else you need to know in Louisiana politics today.
Acadiana musicians remember Paul Sinegal — better known as Lil' Buck or Buckaroo — as a legendary blues guitarist who was always willing to mentor others over food, drinks and jokes at his home.