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Road Construction On Ambassador Caffery Parkway

Road Construction On Ambassador Caffery Parkway

Construction has begun to repair and improve Ambassador Caffery Parkway (LA 3073) on the stretch of the roadway from Johnston Street (U.S. 167) to Kaliste Saloom Road. This portion of Ambassador Caffery is a state highway, therefore the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development manages and oversees the project. The project includes concrete roadway patching,…More

Mayor-President Josh Guillory Opts-In Lafayette Parish Bars

Mayor-President Josh Guillory Opts-In Lafayette Parish Bars

(LAFAYETTE, La.) Lafayette Mayor-President Josh Guillory notified Governor John Bel Edwards in a letter Wednesday afternoon that Lafayette Parish is opting-in pursuant to Proclamation Number 117 JBE 2020. This will allow bars in the parish to open for on-premises consumption at the full extent authorized by the Governor’s current proclamation. Bars allowed to open under…More

Guidelines For Attending Louisiana’s Home Opener

Guidelines For Attending Louisiana’s Home Opener

Louisiana’s Ragin Cajuns are having a great start to the 2020 season! The team is  2 and 0, and ranked #19 in the AP Poll and #25 in the latest Coaches Poll! This Saturday, September 26th, the Cajuns are at Cajun Field for their home opener against Georgia Southern. Kickoff is set for 11 am,…More

2020 Lafayette Christmas Parade Canceled Due To Covid

2020 Lafayette Christmas Parade Canceled Due To Covid

Due to Coronavirus concerns, the 2020 Lafayette Christmas Parade, sponsored by Sonic has been canceled. In a story from KLFY TV-10, officials with Kergan Bros. Sonic said they made the decisions after consulting with local law enforcement and city officials. “This wasn’t an easy decision, but we agree that protecting residents’ health is most important,” says…More

Household Hazardous Waste Day

Household Hazardous Waste Day

Household Hazardous Waste Day Scheduled  Lafayette Parish residents can mark their calendars for Lafayette Consolidated Government’s Household Hazardous Waste Day. Chemicals, electronics and other items can be taken to Cajun Field for proper disposal or recycling on Saturday, November 21, 2020 from 8 a.m.-noon.  Accepted and Unaccepted Items   ​Chemicals Accepted ​Electronics Accepted ​Will NOT…More

MiFi Hotspots Available for Checkout at Main Library

MiFi Hotspots Available for Checkout at Main Library

Check Out the Internet from Lafayette Public Library Lafayette Public Library patrons can borrow a MiFi (Mobile WiFi) Hotspot to take the internet wherever they may go. A hotspot is a portable device that provides WiFi internet access to computers, smartphones, and tablets by connecting to a cellular network. So, wherever cell phone service is…More

Region 4 Covid 19 Testing Sites

Region 4 Covid 19 Testing Sites

NO Cost COVID- 19 Testing will be available at the following locations – Thursday, September 17th Iberia Comprehensive Health Center 806 Jefferson Terrace, New Iberia Testing is from 8:00am to 3:00pm ____________________________________ Friday, September 18th Lafayette Parish Health Unit 220 W. Willow St. Lafayette (first parking lot in the front) Testing is from 8:00am to…More

National Voter Registration Day is September 22, 2020

National Voter Registration Day is September 22, 2020

On September 22, 2020, Americans will celebrate National Voter Registration Day with a massive cross-country effort to register voters well in advance of Election Day this November. With a historic presidential election approaching, every eligible American voter should exercise his or her right to be heard at the ballot box, and National Voter Registration Day…More

Lafayette Mosquito Control Requests Available Through 311

Lafayette Mosquito Control Requests Available Through 311

Lafayette Consolidated Government (LCG) is increasing mosquito abatement efforts in the Parish following Hurricane Laura. An increase in mosquito activity is a common occurrence following a storm event. Citizens noticing an influx in mosquitoes in their area can now use the Lafayette 311 portal to request service. All submitted requests are routed directly to Mosquito Control Services,…More

Lafayette Parish ‘Debris Drop’ Set For October

Lafayette Parish ‘Debris Drop’ Set For October

Lafayette Parish residents can get rid of old trash and junk that aren’t typically picked up with regular garbage collection during “Debris Drop,” set for Saturday, October 24, 2020. Lafayette Consolidated Government (LCG) and Republic Services are sponsoring the annual event, offering two drop-off locations. “LCG and Republic Services want to help citizens properly dispose…More

Covid-19 Testing And Necessary Vaccine Site

Today, Friday, September 11th, there is a COVID 19 Testing and Vaccine site in Lafayette- Friday, Sept. 11: 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Lafayette Parish Health Unit 220 W. Willow St. This is a drive-thru testing and vaccination site. Please stay in your vehicle and wear a mask. You must provide a phone number and email address…More

Vitalant First to Provide COVID-19 Antibody Positive Rates for 250,000 Blood Donors in Support of Pandemic Response Efforts

Vitalant First to Provide COVID-19 Antibody Positive Rates for 250,000 Blood Donors in Support of Pandemic Response Efforts

LAFAYETTE, LA (Sept. 10, 2020) — To support pandemic response and preparedness efforts, today, Vitalant became the first U.S. blood services provider to release COVID-19 antibody-positive rates of more than 250,000 blood donors, June through July 2020, including those in the Northern Nevada area. Those with a positive diagnostic or antibody test result are encouraged…More

Louisiana at Iowa State, How Can I Watch The Game

Louisiana at Iowa State, How Can I Watch The Game

Louisiana’s Ragin Cajuns open up the 2020 Football season on the road in Ames, Iowa to face the Iowa State Cyclones.  Kickoff is set for 11 am CST on ESPN. 👊 The #cULture is back. It's GAME WEEK! 🆚: No. 23 Iowa State 📍: Ames, Iowa 🗓️: Saturday, Sept. 12 ⌚: 11 AM CT 📺:…More

FEMA’s Flood Insurance Grace Period Extension

FEMA’s Flood Insurance Grace Period Extension

Some property owners and renters who have an expired flood insurance policy through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) could still be eligible to file a claim for flood damage caused by Hurricane Laura. In March, when the COVID-19 pandemic began causing financial hardship to many, FEMA extended the grace period for policyholders to renew…More

School Zone Safety Tips

School Zone Safety Tips

From Sergeant Wayne Griffin, LPD With students going back to school around Acadiana, please remember these school zone safety tips- Be on the lookout for school zone signals and ALWAYS obey the speed limits. When entering a school zone, be sure to slow down and obey all traffic laws. Always stop for school busses that…More

Celebrity News

Breonna Taylor Case Causes Nationwide Protests After Cops Go Unprosecuted

Breonna Taylor Case Causes Nationwide Protests After Cops Go Unprosecuted

As previously reported, on Wednesday (Sept 23),Cameron revealed that a grand jury failed to indict all three officers involved in the murder of Breonna Taylor and giving just once officer a far lesser charge. Brett Hankison, the only officer terminated for the incident,  was the lone officer charged among two others facing charges stemming from the…More

Entertainment News

Rose Leslie, Kit Harington and Sophie Turner baby news

Rose Leslie, Kit Harington and Sophie Turner baby news

Winter is coming, but so is parenthood “Game of Thrones” stars have been busy since the phenomenally popular HBO series went off the air in 2019 ( HBO is owned by CNN”s parent company). Rose Leslie has revealed that she and her husband, “GOT” co-star Kit Harington, are expecting their first child. The couple played…More

Chrissy Teigen hospitalized after suffering bleeding during latest pregnancy

Chrissy Teigen hospitalized after suffering bleeding during latest pregnancy

Chrissy Teigen has been hospitalized in Los Angeles after suffering heavy bleeding during her pregnancy. The model and TV personality, who is expecting her third child with singer husband John Legend, was taken to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center on Sunday, hours after complaining of being “so bored” stuck at home because of her latest pregnancy being…More

BTS will release new album in November

Two albums in one year? That’s how Korean pop group BTS is blessing fans in 2020. The group’s management agency, BigHit Entertainment, announced on Twitter that “BE” will be released November 20. BTS, which stands for Beyond the Scene, released their first album of the year, “Map of the Soul: 7,” in February. The group…More

Adele shows off her silly side in birthday post for Nicole Richie

The perfect birthday post doesn’t exi… Well, this one comes close. Adele posted a sweet belated birthday message on Instagram for her friend Nicole Richie that clearly represents the playful side of the two stars. “Happy belated birthday to my daily dose of grace,” Adele wrote to Richie, who turned 39 last week. “You are…More

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson endorses Joe Biden and Kamala Harris

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson endorses Joe Biden and Kamala Harris

Can you smelllllll who The Rock is endorsing? WWE legend, actor and businessman, Dwayne Johnson, officially made his first public endorsement for a presidential candidate as he announcement his support for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris on Sunday. “… as a registered Independent for years now with centrist ideologies, I do feel that Vice President…More

Dax Shepard reveals he relapsed after 16 years of sobriety

Dax Shepard reveals he relapsed after 16 years of sobriety

After 16 years of being sober, actor and comedian Dax Shepard revealed he has been battling an opioid addiction. The revelation came Friday during the latest episode of his popular podcast “Armchair Expert.” “An episode I hoped I’d never have to record, but one I felt I owed to all the beautiful Armcheries who have…More

Stacey Abrams to guest star in ‘black-ish’ animated episode

Stacey Abrams to guest star in ‘black-ish’ animated episode

Stacey Abrams, the former Minority Leader of the Georgia House of Representatives, is about to enter the animated world of the Johnson family. Abrams, a former Democratic Georgia gubernatorial candidate and chair of the voting rights advocacy group Fair Fight, is set to lend her voice to the upcoming animated episode of ABC’s ‘black-ish,’ CNN…More

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