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8 hrs ago | The Advocate
The Lafayette Parish school system has seen an increase in the number of GED test takers trying to beat an end-of-year deadline before their prior test results become invalid.
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12 hrs ago | The Advocate
A project to replace two of the four vehicle lanes on St. Mary Boulevard with bike lanes through the heart of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette's main campus is scheduled to begin during the school's holiday break and should be completed before students arrive for the spring semester.
15 hrs ago | Daily World
20 hrs ago | KATC-TV Lafayette
A Lafayette man accused of robbing a local sandwich shop has been arrested. Police arrested 28 year Joshua Babineaux yesterday and charged him with Armed Robbery.
Yesterday | KLFY-TV Lafayette
Kendall Houston rushed for two short-yardage touchdowns, and South Alabama took advantage of three first half turnovers to rout Louisiana-Lafayette 30-8 Saturday night.
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.
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South winds help to The unseasonably warm weather has been replaced by unseasonably cold weather.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.