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Lafayette, Louisiana is located in Lafayette Parish. Zip codes in Lafayette, LA include 70508, 70507, and 70501. The median home price in Lafayette is $217,000. More Lafayette information.

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3 hrs ago | The Advocate

IberiaBank earnings rise

Lafayette-based IberiaBank Corp.'s second-quarter earnings climbed to $18.5 million, or 60 cents per share, compared to $15.6 million, or 53 cents per share.

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8 hrs ago | NOLA.com

IberiaBank earnings climb on mortgage growth in second quarter

IberiaBank Corp. earnings were up 19 percent during the second quarter 2014, driven in part by an increase in mortgage activity.

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12 hrs ago | KSLA-TV Shreveport

Lafayette has 'critical shortage' of teachers

The Lafayette Parish School System has declared a critical shortage of classroom teachers to open the door for it to hire retirees to fill about 40 positions still vacant as the clock ticks down on the first day of school on Aug. 12. The Advocate reports Superintendent Pat Cooper blamed the school system's operational budget that remains in limbo ... (more)

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13 hrs ago | The Advocate

New computer lab unveiled at Acadiana Boys & Girls Club site

The kids in the Granberry unit of The Boys & Girls Club of Acadiana were up to their usual cacophony of shouting, clanging and general excitement Wednesday as a new addition to the complex was unveiled.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

KLFY-TV Lafayette

True Vine Ministries Youth Explosion Conference

An update on a tragic story from about two years ago. 36-year old Carencro native Craig Cormier was away on business in a Port City of Venezuela.

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KLFY-TV Lafayette

UL Lafayette and LSUE Announce New Partnership

Beginning this fall, the Ragin' Cajun Bridge Program at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette will be available to students enrolled at Louisiana State University at Eunice as part of a new partnership between the schools.

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The Advocate

Lafayette police blotter for July 23, 2014

A call to police about a domestic disturbance in New Iberia led to a late-night evacuation of four homes after the discovery of a methamphetamine lab inside a house in the 600 block of McDonald Street, officials said.

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KLFY-TV Lafayette

ULL Completes Orientation

Last week's orientation at UL Lafayette was interrupted by a bomb threat which turned out to be a hoax.

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WTEN-TV Albany

Red Square to transform into Cajun restaurant

According to Downtown Albany BID, on Thursday the Parish Public House will be welcomed to take the spot of the former Red Square at 388 Broadway.

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KATC-TV Lafayette

St. Mary Parish Daily Arrest Report for July 23, 2014

According to St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert, over the last 24 hour reporting period, the Sheriff's Office responded to 39 complaints and reports the following arrests: Brandi N. Thibodeaux, 27, 409 Bourque Street, Lafayette, LA was arrested on July 22, 2014 at 7:53 am on a warrant for failure to appear on the charge of possession of Schedule I ... (more)

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The Advocate

Capital Area United Way exceeds fundraising goal

The workplace campaign goal for 2013-14 was $9,050,000 but this year's campaign, led by Ralph Bender of Manship Media, brought in pledges totaling $9,061,165.

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The Advocate

Photo provided by St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office -- Devin Haywood

DNA on a discarded glove near the scene of an attempted bank robbery led investigators to the man accused of calling in a bomb threat at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette to distract police while he attempted to rob the bank.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

KLFY-TV Lafayette

Superintendent Cleared of Battery Complaint

KLFY News 10 has learned exclusively from Lafayette City Prosecutor Gary Haynes that the City Prosecutor's Office has refused to accept criminal charges in a battery complaint filed against Lafayette Parish Schools Superintendent Dr. Pat Cooper.

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The Advocate

Lafayette council nixes access road in Walker's Village compromise

A more than year-long battle over a planned south Lafayette subdivision ended Tuesday with a compromise that nixed an access road that existing residents in the area feared would bring too much traffic.

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The Advocate

Lafayette crime blotter for July 23, 2014

SETH JOSEPH ADAMS: 27, of the 100 block of Street Of Love , Lafayette. He was booked on having open glass containers.

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KATC-TV Lafayette

"Annie" The Musical at Cite in August

Kidz Kabaret presents Annie, Jr., their first full-scale musical. Performances are August 1, 2, 8, and 9 at 7:30 p.m. and August 3 and 10 at 2 p.m at Cit des Arts .

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The Daily Advertiser

Happy Hour: The BushwackerHappy Hour: The BushwackerThe Bushwacker...

The Bushwacker from Social Southern Table and Bar is a martini with a chocolate twist, but its not your average chocolatini.

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The Daily Advertiser

Bites: Always up to something a tastyBites: Always up to something a ...

E's Kitchen is the store that doesn't stop branching out; in addition to the monthly Food Truck round-up, tasting and cooking classes in the store or at the Lafayette Horse Farm, it has its own channel on YouTube.com.

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The News-Star

Arrest made in UL-Lafayette bomb threat

A news conference is held Tuesday morning announcing the arrest of Devin Haywood, 30, of Lafayette in connection with last week's bomb threat at UL-Lafayette.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Jury selection begins in Hammond deadly shooting trial

Forecasters said a tropical depression over the Atlantic Ocean has picked up speed as it continues moving westward.

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