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2 hrs ago | The Advocate
Alexandria Shelton's extended family planned to travel to Louisiana to celebrate her graduation from Grambling State University in May. Now they're coming in from all over the country to help bury the 21-year-old who was found dead in a Girard Park drainage ditch last weekend.
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6 hrs ago | The Daily Advertiser
As the chairman of the Lafayette Airport Commission, I feel compelled to address several recent articles which have appeared in the Daily Advertiser over the past week.
Decades later, Scott Mayor Purvis Morrison couldn't tell you which private water system supplied the water at his starter home in Lafayette Parish.
Lafayette Dcn. Patrick Broussard was standing in St. Peter's Square when Pope Francis was elected.
Lafayette, LA : Last night around midnight, Alcohol & Tobacco Control agents went into "The Keg" to conduct a compliance inspection.
A reception was held at St. Anthony Cathedral Basilica to welcome the zucchetto, or skull cap, that belonged to Pope John Paul XXIII.
Fete de la Terre, a UL Earth Day celebration: University of Louisiana at Lafayette students and faculty took part in Fete de la Terre, a UL Earth Day celebration, Thursday.
New education standards that have come under fire this legislative session took center stage Thursday during the first in a series of parent-organized talks being held by Lafayette Schools Superintendent Pat Cooper.
Traffic cameras monitor the intersection of Ambassador Caffery Parkway and Dulles Drive for potential red light and speeding violations.
Atlas J. White, 22, of 1352 Oil Tank Alley, is wanted on a warrant for aggravated rape and unauthorized entry of a home, the St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office said in a release.
Our state has a doctor shortage. One-third of our people live in a federally-designated primary care shortage area.
A 15-year-old boy charged with first-degree murder in the February killing of a flea market employee told a judge Thursday that he had changed his mind about the defense lawyers he wants to represent him.
Acadiana was represented three times in Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne's and the Louisiana Office of Cultural Development's Cultural District Awards that were recently announced.
DJ Ron Richard is pictured in his booth at the KNEK 104.7 studio Saturday in Lafayette.
In an effort to relieve traffic and parking congestion at Milton Elementary/Middle School, the Lafayette Parish School Board voted Wednesday to buy 1.3 acres adjacent to the school.