Popular food chain opens another location in LouisianaKristen WaltersNewsBreak Contributor
With Bo Nix losing Jayden Daniels is now the favorite to win the Heisman Trophy.Mr.DugasNewsBreak Contributor
Illegal firearms sales lead to conviction of Lafayette gun store owner and wifeThe Bullet PointNewsBreak Contributor
Cecilia and Opelousas both advance to the Dome and will play each other in rematch for the title.Mr.DugasNewsBreak Contributor
LCA vs Teurlings square off in Semifinals Showdown for 2nd Straight Season.Mr.DugasNewsBreak Contributor
A family member of a Lafayette shooting victim recounts hearing about the incident
A call about an injured loved one is someone's worst nightmare. For David Mouton, that's exactly what happened when Lafayette Police told him his cousin, Josh Vice, had been attacked.
Louisiana Lands 3 on Most Dangerous Small Cities in America List
Of the "10 Most Dangerous Small Cities in America" for 2023, Louisiana unfortunately has three cities on the list. Year after year, New Orleans, Louisiana routinely shows up at number one or at least in the top 3 of America's most dangerous cities. However, you crunch the numbers around Louisiana's...
Porch pirates strike in Acadiana
With the holidays upon us and packages arriving at everyone's door steps, porch pirating is on the rise.
Cold Temperatures Tonight with Storm Chances Saturday
We'll see frost and a light freeze in parts of Acadiana tonight, but storms return to the forecast Saturday.
Christmas Events in Lafayette, Louisiana Area This Weekend, Dec. 9-10
We are in the thick of the holiday season and this weekend there are a ton of great events to check out throughout the Acadiana area. From parades to photos with Santa, Christmas shopping markets to live performances, there is something for every member of the family. Below is a...
Jingle & Mingle: Lafayette's Ultimate Festive Sweater Party!
Get ready to jingle and mingle, Lafayette! Mark your calendars for Thu, Dec 07 · 5pm - 7pm and prepare to don your most festive, fabulous, and possibly ugly holiday sweaters for the Jingle & Mingle: The705 Festive Sweater Party! This isn't just another social event; it's the final networking social of 2023, and we're going out with a bang!
These carencro, LA based Kittens are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near carencro.
Youngsville Authorities Issue Update, Suspect Detained After Major Police Presence
On Tuesday afternoon (12/5), the normally peaceful streets of Youngsville were buzzing with police activity, causing widespread concern among residents. A substantial police presence, complete with sirens and roadblocks, particularly around parts of the Youngsville highway, prompted many locals to advise others to steer clear of the area. The tension...
Cool Schools: Opelousas High School's Spanish Club
The Spanish National Honor Society is for students enrolled in classes sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese.
Body found in Rayne identified, police looking for two suspects
Authorities found a body in a field in Rayne, according to the Rayne Police Department.
Woman killed in Lafayette shooting identified
Lafayette Police are investigating an overnight murder. Authorities say a female was shot in the 300 block of Tenth Street around 2 a.m.
Chilly Tomorrow, Weekend Severe Weather Threat
Bundle up because temps are dropping due to another cold front passing through Acadiana.
Lafayette City Council introduces ordinance to move millions to settle drainage lawsuit
LAFAYETTE, La. — The Lafayette City Council is one step closer to taking money away from downtown drainage to help settle a drainage lawsuit. In a special meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 5, the council introduced an ordinance to move more than $3 million to the Lake Farm Road Detention Project.
The bar connected to this Lafayette bookstore is closing, set to host 'final farewell'
The Whisper Room, a bar inside the building next to Beausoleil Books in downtown Lafayette, will close at the end of the year. Owners of the bar, 302A Jefferson St., announced the closure on Facebook Monday, noting will be open under its new hours until Dec. 30 before a “final farewell” on Dec. 31.
Dr. Liprie explains what to expect from CVS prescription changes
LAFAYETTE, La. - CVS has announced it will be changing the way it prices drugs but what does that mean for you? Dr. Jon Liprie breaks down what you can expect from the changes.
“12 Yards of Christmas” Takes the Guess Work Out of Enjoying Lighted Displays in Lafayette, Louisiana
Lafayette, LA (KPEL News) - Louisiana loves to celebrate everything, so we know how to take the festive season up a notch. Driving past a house that's lit up for Christmas melts the heart of even the most cantankerous Scrooge. Whether the house has a strand outlining the silhouette or thousands of lights dancing across the yard, there's something magical about the feast for the eyes.
2023 Collectible Christmas Ornament Featuring Historic Hebrard House Now Available in Opelousas
Opelousas Main Street, Inc. and the City of Opelousas Tourism have released the 2023 collectible Christmas ornament. It features the Joseph H. Wier Memorial Building, also known as the Hebrard House. This building, in Opelousas, Louisiana, is one of the city's oldest. It's recognized for its Federal style architecture. The two-story brick building was a tavern in the 1820s. Later, Ludger Lastrapes, a merchant, and Pierre Leonce Hebrard, a pharmacist and lawyer, bought it.
Quiet Weather for the Rest of The Week, Storms Return Saturday…
The weather will be dry for the rest of the week, and storms return Saturday. A few storms may be strong to severe. Highs tomorrow and Thursday will be in the mid 60s, and we should be back up in the low 70s Friday. Lows for the next few nights will be in the upper 30s to low 40s. ~ Chief Meteorologist Heath Morton.
Lafayette Police held a community walk to hear from residents
On Tuesday, Lafayette police officers of precinct 5 held a downtown community walk entitled "Policing with a Purpose."
Mayor-President elect Boulet announces key appointments in administration
Mayor-President elect Monique Blanco Boulet has announced a first round of appointees in her administration's leadership, focusing on ethical government and public safety.