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2 hrs ago | The Daily Advertiser
Col. Daniel E. Mouton was born in 1973 in Lafayette to Art and Cathy Mouton. Among Dan's honors, as a 1991 graduate of Lafayette High School: He was a National Merit Finalist and a recipient of the American Legion School Essay award.
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6 hrs ago | KATC-TV Lafayette
For those looking for a ways to give back this season, there are several organizations working to assist families and children during the holidays that are in need of donations.
South Louisiana Community College is now $1 million away from securing the $2 million match it needs for construction of a new building on its Devalcourt Street campus in 2015.
South winds help to The unseasonably warm weather has been replaced by unseasonably cold weather.
Lafayette Police Cpl. Thaddeus Sices was moved to tears Friday when 500 students, teachers and staff at Lafayette Middle School turned a school assembly into a surprise celebration of him.
Police say it happened Thursday in the 1200 block of Moss Street. After leaving a business, a male juvenile victim encountered the suspect near the 100 block of Mabel Street.
The University of Louisiana at Lafayette Press will hold its annual holiday book sale on Tuesday, December 10, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the UL Alumni Center, located at 600 E. St. Mary Blvd. Cultural activist, environmentalist, poet, singer-songwriter, and UL Press author Zachary Richard will give a special musical performance and will sign copies ... (more)
The number of people in US prisons fell in 2012 by around 30,000, the third consecutive fall in as many years: budget difficulties mean that states can no longer afford incarceration for every offence, and at local level Republicans and Democrats are, unusually, unanimous on the need to decongest prisons.
LAFAYETTE, La. -- The widening of a section of U.S. 90 near Broussard and the possible construction of frontage roads and overpasses in Lafayette Parish -- all part of upgrading U.S. 90 to Interstate 49 -- will begin in 2014.
South Louisiana Community College will hold its fall Commencement at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 19 at the Cajundome Convention Center.
Lafayette Sheriffs Deputies are looking for a 2005 Toyota four door red Coup with Texas license plates that was involved in a hit and run at the intersection of South Richfield and Cameron in Duson.
The director of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette's school of architecture and design described the Apollo Road extension as "the most significant infrastructure to impact Scott since the railroad" in a presentation to the Scott council Thursday.
Several groups, businesses and community leaders gathered at the LITE Center for the I-49 South Stakeholders Meeting.
A meet and greet was held at River Oaks. There, KLFY General Manager Kenny Lawrence met with members of law enforcement, state representatives, district attorneys.
Lafayette, LA On December 4, 2013, at approximately 10:00 pm, Lafayette Police responded to an armed robbery of a Dollar Store in the 900 block of North University Avenue.
On Tuesday evening Dec. 3rd, the OPD conducted a narcotics operation which resulted in the arrest of 37 year old Samuel Blake Guidry of 206 Jefferey Dr. apt 206-F Lafayette La.