Cecilia and Opelousas both advance to the Dome and will play each other in rematch for the title.Mr.DugasNewsBreak Contributor
With Bo Nix losing Jayden Daniels is now the favorite to win the Heisman Trophy.Mr.DugasNewsBreak Contributor
Popular food chain opens another location in LouisianaKristen WaltersNewsBreak Contributor
Illegal firearms sales lead to conviction of Lafayette gun store owner and wifeThe Bullet PointNewsBreak Contributor
LCA vs Teurlings square off in Semifinals Showdown for 2nd Straight Season.Mr.DugasNewsBreak Contributor
The gas price fluctuate between $2.66 and $2.77 in Crowley as of 2023-12-03. Find the cheapest 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 Sunday is $3.243, a week ago the price is $3.253 , according to AAA.
Six Departments in Four Years: South Louisiana Officer’s Controversial Career Sparks Lawsuit and Calls for Reform
According to a report from KLFY News 10, Sam Tezeno, a south Louisiana police officer with a history of employment at multiple law enforcement agencies across Acadiana, now finds himself in the middle of controversy and legal battles. Over the past four years, Tezeno has been affiliated with six different police departments, including the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office and police departments in Crowley, Opelousas, Church Point, St. Martinville, and Grand Coteau. According to the News 10 report, Tezeno was dismissed from three of these departments.
Ongoing Search for Missing Boater on Mermentau River Amid Discovery of Unidentified Body
The search continues for a missing boater on Mermentau River. The 49-year-old man disappeared after a Thanksgiving deer hunting trip. Despite the discovery of a body in a nearby waterway, authorities are yet to confirm any connection. The investigation and search efforts persist.
The Grand Opera House of the South: A Resurrected Jewel of Crowley's Cultural Heritage
In the heart of Crowley, Louisiana, the Grand Opera House of the South is a beacon of cultural history reborn. Built in 1901, this landmark once echoed with the sounds of vaudeville, operas, and even the early whispers of cinema. Its stage has been graced by icons such as Enrico Caruso and Clark Gable, and its intricate woodwork of Louisiana cypress and pine, along with its ornate pressed tin tiles, speaks of a bygone era of architectural splendor.
$50,000 Donation Made to New Boys and Girls Club Opening in Crowley, Louisiana
Crowley, LA (KPEL News) - Members of the Crowley Advisory Council have been working since early 2022 to stand up a new Boys and Girls Club in Crowley, Louisiana, discussing options and fundraising to launch the program which will fall under the Boys and Girls Clubs of Acadiana charter. Cox donated $50,000 to assist with establishing the facility, and representatives with Cox Communications visited the future site Thursday morning.
Open Your Homes and Hearts: The Dogs Of carencro, LA Need You!
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around carencro..
Creole Cuisine Cravings? Discover 3 Exquisite Cajun Restaurants in Crowley
In this article, we're exploring three exceptional Cajun/Creole restaurants located in Crowley. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these establishments? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts. Please share your experiences in the comments section below.
Flood Watch issued for parts of Acadiana; more rain moves into area
LAFAYETTE, La. — After widespread heavy rains and howling winds moved across Acadiana overnight into Friday morning, another round of downpours hit the area later in the afternoon. Storm Track 15 meteorologists estimate five to eight inches of rain fell between midnight and 4 a.m. That amount of rain...
Flood Warnings Posted as Morning Storms Rumble Across Louisiana
As predicted showers and strong thunderstorms moved into Louisiana late yesterday and now, early this morning, they are pushing their way across the state. Many Louisiana communities have reported strong storms in the nighttime hours. Many of those storms have produced frequent lightning, gusty winds, and very heavy rainfall. As...
APSO identifies Church Point murder victim; search continues for suspect
CHURCH POINT, La. — The Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office has released the name of the victim of a deadly home invasion in Church Point the day before Thanksgiving. Sheriff K.P. Gibson said Daryl Lewis, 35, was found outside the house suffering from a gunshot wound and later died at the hospital.
Weekly Safety Report: Truck Crash and Residential Fire in Scott, Louisiana
Two incidents occurred in Scott, Louisiana this week. In the first incident, a truck veered off the road on Andres Road, resulting in severe injuries to both the driver and passenger. The passenger was ejected from the vehicle, while the driver became trapped inside. Emergency personnel responded to the scene and successfully rescued both individuals. The second incident involved a residential fire on Stanwell Avenue. Upon arrival, firefighters encountered heavy fire on the home's roof. Due to high winds, the structure collapsed, causing the fire to spread rapidly. Firefighters conducted a defensive attack and all three occupants of the home were safely evacuated.
Popular Boudin and Cajun Meat Market Launches new E-Commerce Website
Scott, LA – Good news for lovers of boudin and cracklins: one of the most popular purveyors of these local favorites (as well as other Cajun specialty meats) now has an e-commerce website built for nationwide shipping orders!. For the past few months, Billy’s Boudin and Cracklins has been...
Christmas in Carencro announces schedule change
CARENCRO, La. — Christmas in Carencro has made a scheduling change to its events being held on Saturday, Dec. 2. Organizers said the lighting of the tree for the Old Fashion Carencro Christmas has moved to 6 p.m. at the Pavilion at City Hall. Full Schedule for Christmas in...
Christmas Break Schedule Is Different for Each South Louisiana Parish
Lafayette, LA (KPEL News) - The Christmas holiday for schools across south Louisiana will be here before you know it. The break schedule isn't uniform across Acadiana this year because the big day doesn't fall in the middle or the end of a week. In 2023, Christmas is on a...
Former Church Point Mayor Harold Beaugh passes away at 101
CHURCH POINT, La. — With great sadness, the Town of Church Point announced that Mayor Harold Beaugh passed away at the age of 101. Beaugh served as a town councilman from 1966 to 1973 and was mayor from 1974 to 1999. In honor of former mayor Harold Beaugh, all...
Culinary Journey in Crowley: Uncover 4 Time-Honored American Delicacies
In this article, we delve into the rich flavors of four traditional American cuisines available in Crowley. Have you had the chance to taste any of these yet? We'd love to hear your thoughts, so please feel free to leave your comments below.
Woman is uneasy after discovering her brother’s killer is wanted for another murder
Michelle Breaux says she is sick to her stomach after finding out the person responsible for her brother's murder five years ago, has been out of our prison and is wanted for the murder of someone else.
Church Point man charged with conspiracy to defraud the United States
A Church Point man has been charged with conspiracy to defraud the United States in connection to the FBI's 15th Judicial District's bribery investigation.
Eunice business owner arrested for illegal drug sales
A Eunice man was arrested after an undercover operation revealed the sale of illegal mushroom chocolate bars.
6 Stops for Coca-Cola Christmas Caravan and Santa’s Lighted Truck in South Louisiana
Lafayette, LA (KPEL News) - The Coca-Cola Christmas Caravan featuring the lighted truck is only making 6 stops in south Louisiana this year. It makes its first stop in Mamou Tuesday night and moves on after a visit to Scott on Thursday. If you've never been a part of the...