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."
Lafayette, Houma Lawmakers’ Bills Could Increase Your Income Taxes
A bill that would have increased millionaires' tax rates was killed.
Ten St. Mary Parish Residents Charged with FEMA Fraud
They're accused of defrauding FEMA out of a total of $60,000 have been indicted on federal charges.
Library Board Member Wants Mission Statement Changed
Robert Judge wants to remove “recreation” and “cultural enrichment” from the library’s mission statement.
Grand Coteau Shooting Victim Dies; Suspect’s Charges Upgraded
A third person who tried to break up the fight was not injured.
I-49 Connector, New Lake Charles Bridge Get Federal Funding
Several other Acadiana and SWLA projects will get funding.
UPDATE: Franklin Man’s Body Pulled from Seacor Power
Quinon Pitre's body was found in the Gulf of Mexico.
Lafayette School System To Move Central Office
The school board approved the purchase and renovation of the former Energy Plaza building.
Three Wounded In Opelousas Shooting
Two of the victims are in the hospital.
Audit: St. Martinville May Have Violated State, Federal Rules
A new audit is calling into question some of St. Martinville City Hall’s operations.
Broussard Chief Under Investigation After Sexual Harassment Allegations
A former officer accuses Decou of sending shirtless photos, texts filled with sexual innuendo, and requests for photos of the officer.
New Iberia Council to Discuss Marshal Vacancy
The council will vote to pick an interim marshal and to call a special election.
Lafayette Residents Displaced After Apartment Fire
Four units were affected by the Sunday afternoon fire.