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Over the past five years, Lafayette General Endoscopy Center or LGEC has contributed to a rise in colorectal testing in Acadiana by providing free home screening kits that test for the risks of colon cancer.
CHAD M. ADAMS: 30, of the 100 block of St. Bede, Youngsville. He was being held for the state Department of Corrections.
As civil war rages on in Syria, the Honors Program at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette is reaching out to provide aid to refugees through its Orphan Outreach Program .
Tickets: $27.50, or $25 for senior citizens, $13.75 for age 30 and younger; $10 additional for City Barbeque dinner Not to worry, mes amis : Jovial singer-accordionist Stanley "Buckwheat" Dural Jr. and his band, Buckwheat Zydeco, are bringing the song and spirit of such Southern festivities to central Ohio.
Butler was processed and released after posting a $5000.00 bond to appear in 16th Judicial Court.
The Lafayette Parish School Board has voted to allow its board president to hire security to provide order and crowd control at future meetings.
Gov. Bobby Jindal's former chief of staff, Paul Rainwater, says he's opening his own lobbying and consulting firm.
A pending home sale in Erath was abandoned after the buyers learned the flood insurance rate would jump from $858 to $19,000 a year while another homeowner in the area saw premiums jump from $1,200 to $4,200 a year, according to figures from Van Eaton & Romero General Manager Troy Hebert.
The total number of reported crimes in 2013 saw an 8.2 percent increase from 2012.
A UL Lafayette assistant professor of nursing is one of only eight faculty members in the country chosen to attend an intensive program about national health care and nursing issues.
Police on Wednesday released surveillance video showing a giant inflatable duck in the back of a truck traveling south on Johnston Street - believed to be the same 14-foot tall yellow duck stolen from a parking lot in the 2700 block of Johnston Street in the early morning hours of Feb. 27. The duck is owned by the Lafayette Boys and Girls Club's ... (more)
With the last float that passed by and the last beads that hit the pavement, Acadiania moved from a season of celebration toward a season of prayerful preparation.
LSU's College of Agriculture building isn't yet handicap-accessible, Southern University's law school needs a new roof and the University of Louisiana at Lafayette's Billeaud Hall needs a $900,000 air conditioning system replacement.
For $5 each year, Louisiana residents in several cities will be able to declare "I'm A Cajun" on their drivers' licenses.
Advocate Photo by Brad Kemp A float passes a barricade with beads and ice cycles during the Kings Parade has it rolls through the streets of Lafayette, La., Tuesday, March 4, 2014.