Now an accomplished writer, cartoonist, and graphic artist, Kody Chamberlain has chosen to remain in Lafayette since graduating from college here in 1997.
Lafayette Chef Jeremy Conner showcased Lafayette's culinary talent this weekend at a prestigious dinner celebrating the Gulf Coast.
A mimosa crawl through downtown Lafayette scheduled for Sunday has been postponed to June following public outcry over a margarita crawl "scam" one day earlier by the same company.
A Baton Rouge man has been arrested for his alleged role in a drag-racing crash Saturday evening on North Lobdell Boulevard that resulted in the death of his brother and a bicyclist.
One Acadiana was recognized as an Accredited Economic Development Organization by the International Economic Development Council, both organizations announced this week.
Two teenagers were arrested in the death of 17-year-old Matthew Carter, Lafayette’s first reported homicide victim of 2020, and how the juveniles are handled in court hinges largely on their ages.
Suspended Lafayette City Marshal Brian Pope is requesting his trial on 19 malfeasance charges be moved outside Lafayette Parish, claiming he can't get a fair trial because of media coverage of his case.
POUR Holdings, the parent company of POUR Restaurant and Bar, has bought two Romacelli Bistro e Vino locations and will renovate the River Ranch location next month.
Holden Matthews, the suspect accused of burning three historically black St. Landry churches last spring, is scheduled for a change of plea hearing on Feb. 10, according to court documents filed Thursday.
Four Lafayette Consolidated Government employees who lost their jobs when Josh Guillory took over as mayor-president each were paid for 20 days they didn't work.
Jeff Wood is owner of Jeff Wood Construction and president of the Acadiana Home Builders Association. New home sales declined in Lafayette Parish last year, dropping form 796 in 2018 to 710 in 2019. That trend differs nationwide as December was th…
Here’s where Matthew Gauthier and his wife, Amber, found themselves in fall 2016 when they were considering a new home: Do they stay in their 1,400-square-foot home in Carencro on a third of an acre and their three children?
Louisiana's nonfarm employment grew by 8,300 jobs over the past 12 months through December, a 0.4% increase, that continues to be driven by health services and education sectors, but leisure and hospitality and manufacturing job growth was not far…
The holding company for Baton Rouge-based Investar Bank reported fourth-quarter earnings of $3.3 million, or 32 cents per share, compares with the $3.3 million, or 34 cents per share, a year earlier.
Lafayette-based IberiaBank generated fourth-quarter net income of $78.1 million, or $1.48 per share, down from $129 million, or $2.32 per share, for the same period in 2018.
With 2019’s Acadiana housing sales inching out last year to become our latest record-setting year in both the reported number of home sales and dollar volume of sales, followers of our regional market have to marvel at the rate of growth that has …
The Comeaux High community came together Thursday evening with a resounding message: Keep Matthew Carter's legacy alive by taking care of one another.
Lafayette education leaders and statewide education officials toured two Lafayette early childhood learning centers on Thursday, watching as students engaged in creative play, developed fine motor skills and expanded their vocabularies through gam…
Lafayette Police on Thursday arrested a suspect who allegedly spray-painted a racial slur on the front of a local business, Lux Lounge, in the 3300 block of Johnston Street.
The Corps of Engineers is monitoring a "slide" in the West Atchafalaya Basin levee near Charenton in St. Mary Parish as water in the river already is on the rise.
Pier 1 Imports, which recently announced plans to close up to 450 of its stores, is shutting down its Perkins Road location in Baton Rouge.
This afternoon's candlelight prayer vigil in honor of Matthew Carter, the 17-year-old who was shot and killed in an armed robbery over the weekend, has been moved inside due to muddy conditions following heavy rains.
After over four years in Grand Coteau, Chicory's Coffee & Café will move into the historic Palace Cafe building in Opelousas, 135 W. Landry St.
Jeremy Conner, head chef at Spoonbill Watering Hole and Restaurant, will be among the featured chefs at a dinner Saturday at the James Beard House in New York.
The Worthmore Five and Dime store, which first opened in downtown Rayne over 80 years ago, will close in mid-February, the owners announced.
A grand jury on Wednesday returned first-degree murder charges against two teenagers who were initially charged with manslaughter in the Sept. 4 shooting death of 20-year-old Tiage Hudson.
Every department of Lafayette Consolidated Government is being considered for possible reorganization to maximize efficiency, newly seated Lafayette Mayor-President Josh Guillory said.
Louisiana is doing a better job than most states in letting parents know how public schools are performing in the wake of a federal law that sparked major changes, a national review released Wednesday says.
A Lafayette public defender found in contempt of court for videotaping as a bailiff duct-taped a defendant’s mouth shut was cleared on Wednesday after a panel of judges with the Louisiana Third Circuit Court of Appeal overturned his contempt conviction.
b1Bank is acquiring Houma-based Pedestal Bank in a $211 million deal that will make it the third-largest bank headquartered in Louisiana and adds to b1Bank's south Louisiana footprint.
An award-winning Lafayette chef is finally disclosing more details about the downtown restaurant he's been quietly working on for more than a year.
Lafayette Mayor-President Josh Guillory, calling the organization and size of Lafayette Consolidated Government's public works department "a mess," said splitting the department into three will eliminate layers of red tape and increase accountabil…
Cajun Cannabis owner Travis DeYoung was formally charged Jan. 14 on drug and weapons offenses stemming from a sheriff’s office April sweep of his personal vehicle and CBD business.
The Comeaux student-athlete who was shot in an armed robbery over the weekend remains hospitalized in critical condition.
A Lafayette judge on Tuesday ordered philanthropist James Moncus’s financial managers to release $60 million of his money, concluding that the 80-year-old Moncus is presumed competent to handle his affairs unless a court-appointed specialist deter…