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Visitors from around the world head to Lafayette for Festival International 's 28th year on Wednesday, April 23. The five-day festival offers attendees a chance to experience up-and-coming bands from around the world alongside local Cajun musicians and international stars -- all steeped in Francophone history.
District officials have also proposed a 25-cent meal price increase. Guidry said there has not been a price increase since 2008.
Louisiana driver's licenses could move in line with a federal identification law, under a proposal that won the backing of the House Transportation Committee.
Lafayette Parish robotics students prepare for a tour of the facilities at Frank's International, Lafayette, LA, Tuesday, April 15, 2014.
An ex-radiology technician accused of filing inaccurate mammogram results at a Georgia hospital has pleaded guilty to 10 counts of reckless conduct and a charge of computer forgery.
Server Kylin Jordan pours a drink in the bar at Jefferson Street Pub in Lafayette.
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No contracts for inmates are in place, and both sides said details on the proposal still need to be resolved.
A grant opportunity could give Sunset the parish's first roundabout intersection.
Alexandria Shelton , a 21-year-old senior at Grambling State University, was found dead in a drainage ditch in Girard Park near the University of Louisiana at Lafayette's campus, reports KNOE.com .
Blackpot has become one of my favorite music and culture events in Acadiana, and coming back this year to cover the festival and its variety of sights and sounds was great.
Bailey Theriot, right, with fellow UL student Nicole Boudreaux, said she felt security could be better around Girard Park.
BancorpSouth Insurance Services Inc., a subsidiary of BancorpSouth Bank, has agreed to acquire the assets of Lafayette, La.-based Knox Insurance Group LLC. BancorpSouth officials say in a news release with the acquisition the company will expand its market share in Southwest Louisiana.
A Patterson man is in critical condition following a single-vehicle crash early Monday morning and faces arrest for third offense DWI and vehicular homicide because his passenger died, said Louisiana State Police Trooper Stephen Hammons.
Intentionally projecting a laser at a plane or in its flight path in Louisiana could land a person in jail, under a bill that won the unanimous support Monday of the House.
A security officer patrols the grounds of the Federal Courthouse Sunday Sept. 9, 2007 in downtown Lafayette, La.
Two men were sentenced Friday by U.S. District Judge Elizabeth Foote on charges of conspiracy with intent to distribute and distribution of cocaine from August 2008 to April 2011.