The Search for Ella: Friend Turned Detective Races Against Time to Uncover the Truth!Ada E.NewsBreak Contributor
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Police currently responding to crash in Rayne
At approximately 6:30 p.m., officers were dispatched to the incident that occurred in the 300 block of South Adams.
Trucker killed in fiery I-10 crash in Lafayette Parish identified
Lafayette Parish – Shortly before 3:30 p.m. on September 20, 2023, Louisiana State Police Troop I was notified of a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 10 near mile post 106 in Lafayette Parish. The crash claimed the life of 45-year-old Wayne Leroy Kales of Marietta, Georgia. The initial investigation by...
21-Year-Old Abbeville Mechanic Killed in Motorcycle Accident on Tuesday
Isaac Luquette, 21, from Abbeville, was killed in a motorcycle accident on Tuesday. Luquette, employed at Mendoza Ford, fatally collided with an SUV driven by a North Vermillion High School student in Maurice.
Pios face Rebels in long standing rival matchup
A full slate of game head your way Friday night as rivals take to the grid iron starting at 7pm. Notre Dame travels to Teurlings for the 25th meeting in 26 seasons. The Rebels have won the last two, but the Pios won six prior to those two. Notre Dame will rely on the play […]
Hazmat Situation in Lafayette, Louisiana Being Monitored Overnight
LAFAYETTE, La. (KPEL News) - Lafayette Fire Department and Louisiana State Police hazmat technicians have stabilized a chemical solution that was producing orange smoke at a Lafayette business Thursday afternoon. According to the Lafayette Fire Department, a "barrier dike was placed around the plastic tote" that was spewing the smoke...
Traffic Violations Leads to Barricaded Situation in Abbeville, Police Investigating
Authorities in Abbeville, including local law enforcement and the Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office, are responding to a barricade situation in town. This incident is reportedly linked to several traffic violations. The situation is unfolding at the intersection of Highway 338 and North Airport Road, prompting a strong police presence. However, the specifics surrounding this event have not yet been released. The public is advised to stay alert via local news outlets and updates from the authorities for their safety.
Start Date Released for Construction on Dangerous Roundabout in Lafayette, Louisiana
LAFAYETTE, La. (KPEL News) - Finally, this Lafayette intersection will get the attention it needs!. As construction continues on busy roads across Lafayette including Johnston Street and Pinhook Road, just to name a couple, there is one intersection I've been sounding the alarm about since February 2022 - E. Broussard Road at Robley Drive Extension. Currently, this is one of the most dangerous intersections in Lafayette. It sits on the line dividing the City of Lafayette and the unincorporated parts of the parish.
$2.2M verdict awarded against Lafayette's AMG Specialty Hospital for negligence
News release from law firm... Garcia & Artigliere is proud to announce that on September 14, 2023, with partner Matthew M. Coman serving as lead counsel and being assisted by the firm founding partner Stephen M. Garcia, the firm acquired a verdict in Lafayette, Louisiana of $2,200,000 against Defendants LTAC of Louisiana, LLC d/b/a “AMG Specialty Hospital,” and Acadiana Management Group, LLC, respectively, for injuries caused by the negligence of the two (2) defendants.
Prep Football: Week Four features some rival matchups
Prep Football Week Four, and one of the longest running rival games in the area gets its time on the grid iron glory page, this week. As Notre Dame travels to Teurlings. It’s a contest in which both teams have identical 2-and-1 records. The Pios coming of a win, 41-12 over Class 5A Comeaux, and […]
Music lineup released for 2023 Crowley Rice Festival
Organizers of the International Rice Festival in Crowley have released the the music lineup for the 2023 edition.
2023 Crowley Rice Festival Set For Oct. 19-21 — Entertainment Lineup
The 84th annual International Rice Festival or as most people know it the Crowley Rice Festival is coming your way this weekend beginning on Thursday, October 19th. The International Rice Festival, held annually every third full weekend in October, is one of Louisiana's oldest and largest agricultural festivals. The first festival was held on October 5, 1937, as the National Rice Festival; it was renamed the "International Rice Festival" in 1946 when the festival was resumed after a hiatus during World War II (1942–1945).
Five New Businesses Open in Broussard, Louisiana
Broussard Mayor Ray Bourque joined the KPEL Acadiana's Morning News team on Wednesday to discuss the progress happening in his Lafayette Parish town. Just over 1,100 businesses operate in the town of Broussard, Louisiana, and five more will be joining their number. Additional Wins for Broussard. Mayor Bourque was excited...
Pair of traffic crashes - one deadly - disrupt I-10 traffic during Acadiana rush hours
LAFAYETTE, La. (KADN) -- A deadly crash occurred during Wednesday's evening rush hour along interstate 10 between Lafayette and Breaux Bridge. State police say an 18-wheeler with a flatbed trailer carrying construction materials went off the side of the road. It then struck a tree and burst into flames. State...
The Top 8 Mexican Restaurants in Lafayette, According to Yelp
In the heart of Cajun Country, where gumbo and jambalaya reign supreme, one might wonder why the residents of Lafayette, Louisiana have such a profound love for Mexican cuisine. The answer, lies in the tantalizing blend of flavors, the communal spirit, and the sheer vibrancy that Mexican food brings to this Southern city.
Crash on I-10 backs up traffic near Duson exit
Louisiana State Police are on the scene on I-10 eastbound at the Duson exit to investigate a 3-vehicle crash, according to Duson Police Chief Kip Judice.
Kaplan set for tough challenge from Rayne
KAPLAN — The unbeaten Kaplan High Pirates face their toughest challenge to date on Friday when they take on the Rayne Wolves at Ed Douglas Memorial Stadium in their third straight home game. The Pirates beat District 3-4A’s LaGrange this past week, 48-12, to improve to 3-0 on the...
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University of Louisiana at Lafayette Celebrates 125 Years with Grand Birthday Bash
The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is set to commemorate its 125th anniversary in an exuberant fashion. Students and staff are invited to partake in a grand Birthday Bash on Friday, September 22. The celebration aims to honor the institution's legislative founding and its storied history as a cornerstone of higher education in the region.
Church Point man wanted for theft over $25,000
The Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office are searching for a Church Point man wanted for felony theft.
Northside High School Reopens after Bomb Threat Prompted Morning Evacuation
A bomb threat sparked a situation at Northside High School on Thursday morning. It turned out to be a false alarm later. A student received this threat through social media indicating a bomb was on campus. Several law enforcement agencies like Lafayette Police Department and Lafayette Fire Department responded quickly. They conducted a thorough two-hour search using a bomb-detection dog.