As we reflect on nearly 11 years of shows featuring outgoing Lafayette City-Parish President Joey Durel, the staff and management of NewsTalk 96.5 KPEL are proud to continue the tradition of transparency with "Lafayette Live!".

Beginning in early 2016, "Lafayette Live!" will feature members of the Lafayette City-Parish Council. They will preview the big votes at council meetings as well as answer caller questions live on air.

KPEL Brand Manager Rob Kirkpatrick says,

The weekly show has proven to be very important dealing with major issues over the years and gives residents unique access to the people who make vital decisions for our community. We're happy to announce that will continue with members of the Council.

Tomorrow, December 31st, marks Durel's last "Lafayette Live!" appearance on KPEL in his current role at Lafayette Consolidated Government. We wish him nothing but the best in his future endeavors.

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