TRACADIE, New Brunswick — Abbeville City Councilman Brady Broussard brought an offer of friendship and a reminder of a shared Acadian heritage to the new mayor and city council of coastal Tracadie, New Brunswick, on Wednesday.
A Lafayette city-parish administration official did not violate state ethics laws by obtaining a federally funded loan, according to an Aug. 16 written notice to the official, Marcus Bruno, as the Current reported on Wednesday.
Houston-based Commonwealth LNG has filed a formal application with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for permits to build a liquefied natural gas export facility on nearly 400 acres in Cameron Parish, and is expected to make a final investm…
Officials in St. Landry Parish suspect foul play after a woman’s body was found in a ditch north of Washington Sunday.
Two people were arrested after a man was shot during an early morning argument at a St. Martinville apartment complex Wednesday.
A teacher at St. Martinville Early Head Start was arrested on a count of simple battery Tuesday after allegedly striking a 1-year-old child at the center.
As the population ages across the state and the country, the need for home health care — already in demand — is going to grow.
A strong school leadership team is crucial to shaping campus culture and supporting teachers.
The Lafayette City-Parish Council on Tuesday formally called on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to dredge the Vermilion River as quickly as possible, or alternatively to support the city-parish in pursuing a dredging project on its own.
When Andrew Lee Vincent took his own life last year, a darkness loomed over Lafayette's once vibrant community theater scene.
WASHINGTON — Louisiana's critical agriculture, energy and petrochemicals industries would likely get a big boost if Congress finalizes a new U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade deal by the end of the year as some Republicans are hoping, but so far, a deal is…
A woman was arrested on a count of terrorizing Tuesday after making threats against students at Dr. Raphael A. Baranco Elementary, prompting the cancellation of school.
Orientation activities were placed on hold and some incoming LSU freshmen found themselves barricaded inside classrooms Tuesday while authorities spent hours investigating reports of an armed intruder on LSU's campus before ultimately issuing the …
Venture Global LNG made a final investment decision to build a liquefied natural gas export facility about 50 miles south of Lake Charles after the Arlington, Virginia-based company closed on its round of financing, which included equity and debt.
Two officers with the Lafayette Police Department suffered moderate injuries Thursday night after being dragged by a suspect's vehicle while responding to a domestic dispute.
Dow is retrofitting equipment at its Plaquemine plant in a $119 million project to expand its production of propylene by 100,000 metric tons annually to meet growing demand.
The national debt is exploding because of the number of Baby Boomers becoming eligible for Medicare and Social Security, U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy said during a meeting in Opelousas on Monday.
As Acadiana political leaders preach cooperation across parish lines in regional flood control efforts, the Lafayette City-Parish Council on Tuesday will consider an idea that so far has proved divisive: dredging the Vermilion River.
Kathleen Babineaux Blanco will lie in repose in the State Capitol on Thursday as part of a three-day commemoration for the former governor who lost her battle with cancer on Sunday.
A girl was hurt by a stray bullet believed to be from a drive-by-shooting early Sunday morning, according to the Crowley Police Department.
There are so many things to recall about Kathleen Blanco that encompass her lifetime of service in state government. But many of her lifelong friends and neighbors knew her and her family on a different level.
SHEDIAC, New Brunswick — Guy Richard, of Quispamsis, New Brunswick, knew little about his father's brother, who died young. His father wouldn't speak of it.
A GoFundMe account has eclipsed its goal of $12,900 in just two days to help Major Handy, a Lafayette blues and zydeco musician whose house was destroyed by fire Saturday.
The base salary of Waitr's new CEO is more than double that of the company's former CEO and founder but overall executive compensation will be lower when stock awards are included.
A PJ's Coffee will be among the tenants in a retail development in front of the Campion at Lafayette apartments at 1501 W. Pinhook Road.
Prison Enterprises, the for-profit arm of the Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections that uses inmate labor in various businesses, has been unprofitable for 11 of the past 23 years and is training about a third of its inmates for jo…
MONCTON, NEW BRUNSWICK — For a century following deportation of the Acadians from Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island, the Acadians in Louisiana and to the north kept a low profile, Warren Perrin, author, attorney and founder of t…
Former Louisiana Governor Kathleen Blanco died Sunday at the age of 76 after a long battle with cancer.
PORT HILL, Prince Edward island, Canada — When Claude Henry Arsenault returned to his hometown of Port Hill after a more than a 30-year absence, he didn't know what to do with himself.
Louisiana's business environment and overall quality of life ranks next to last on a global private investment firm's rankings of the 50 states and Washington, D.C., and has stayed near rock bottom for the past decade.
Gov. John Bel Edwards tossed a football with quarterback Drew Brees last Monday in front of a bank of television cameras in the state’s largest media market and then announced plans to renovate the Mercedes-Benz Superdome and keep the Saints in Ne…
The Lafayette Parish School System is in talks to purchase a now-shuttered RV dealership on Northeast Evangeline Thruway for $1.8 million to house its maintenance team and growing bus fleet.
Frustrated judges and court employees on Thursday pleaded with Lafayette City-Parish Council members for more money for personnel and improvements to the parish courthouse.
The Lafayette Parish School Board backed a resolution Wednesday to recognize and combat bullying against LGBTQ students, just two months after heated and occasionally nasty debate accompanied an LGBTQ Pride month resolution at a Lafayette city-par…