I'm just an average man with an average life. Oh, wait. That's already been used in a song. Anyway, I'm a Lafayette native, graduate of Beau Chêne High School and Princeton University, and a lifelong (mostly suffering) New Orleans Saints fan. Growing up, I wanted to be the world heavyweight champion. I've at least attained heavyweight status. I've been told that if I were a wrestler, I'd be called the "Hot Mess Express."
Kitchen Fire Closes Lafayette IHOP
The fire started after a burner left on overnight ignited grease inside a griddle.
Broussard Police Chief Decou Goes on Leave
The move comes amid sexual harassment allegations.
UPDATE: All Four Juvenile Escapees in Custody
One of them was caught after crashing a stolen car.
UPDATE: I-10 Opens After Hostage Situation Closes Lake Charles I-10 Bridge
State police say the suspect has barricaded himself inside a hotel.
AUDIO: Mike Detillier Discusses NFL Draft, Saints Prospects
Mike talks about the Saints needs and the team's quarterback situation.
Opelousas Attempted Murder Suspect Arrested
The suspect is accused of accosting an estranged girlfriend on two separate occasions.
Evangeline Parish Superintendent’s Contract Renewed
Darwan Lazard will serve at least another two years.
Lafayette Parish Firefighters Working Gas Leak
A car may have hit a gas line, causing the leak.
Lafayette Library Plans Summer Programs For Adults, Children
The library will host events that are designed to help people "find their tales."
Legislature Considers Law Setting Doghouse Regulations
It would update the animal cruelty law by defining what proper shelter for a dog is.
Two Killed In I-10 Crash Near Jennings
A tire blow out caused the crash.
House Considers Second Flat Tax Bill
That bill would replace the current income tax brackets with a 4.25-percent flat tax.