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
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...
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.
Cousin of Lafayette shooting victim recalls getting the call about the attack
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.
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.
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.
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.
Porch pirates strike in Acadiana
With the holidays upon us and packages arriving at everyone's door steps, porch pirating is on the rise.
Rayne Resident Arrested on Drug Charges after Traffic Stop in Assumption Parish
Christopher P. Dyson, 51, from Rayne, LA, was detained on drug-related felony charges after a traffic stop in Bayou L’Ourse, Assumption Parish. Sheriff Leland Falcon stated that a narcotics officer stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation. Dyson was identified as the driver, and the officer detected a strong marijuana odor from the car.
Church Point says final goodbyes to former mayor Harold Beaugh
Family and friends gathered to say their final goodbyes to the former Church Point Mayor Harold Beaugh, who passed away in late November at the age of 101.
State Police: Man involved in fight on I-10 struck, killed by vehicle
ACADIA PARISH, La. (KPLC) - A man involved in a fight on I-10 west of Crowley this morning was struck and killed, Louisiana State Police said. A vehicle was traveling westbound around 3 a.m. when two of the occupants became involved in a physical altercation, according to Trooper First Class Thomas Gossen, spokesman for Troop I.
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.
Today the gas price is close to $2.89 in Church Point as of 2023-12-05. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Tuesday is $3.229, a week ago the price is $3.246 , according to AAA.
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...
Chilly Tomorrow, Weekend Severe Weather Threat
Bundle up because temps are dropping due to another cold front passing through Acadiana.
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.
4 Gifts NOT to Give Louisiana Teachers And What to Give Instead
Lafayette, LA (KPEL News) - The practice of giving your child's teacher a gift for Christmas is not singular to Louisiana. Why would you not give the person who cares for your child at least seven hour a day and develops their young minds something that says "thank you?" I...
Lafayette, Louisiana, Gun Store Owner Convicted on Federal Firearms Charges
Lafayette, LA (KPEL News) - The owner of a Lafayette gun shop and another person from Broussard, Louisiana, have been convicted on federal charges involving illegally selling firearms and conspiracy that date back to 2019. The United States Department of Justice reports that 37-year-old Jeremiah Micah Deare and 30-year-old Sarah...
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.
“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.
Sunset under boil advisory due to ruptured water line
SUNSET, La. — The Town of Sunset is under a boil advisory due to a rupture of an 8-inch water line. This advisory will be until further notice.