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."
Lightning Strike Hits Highway, Damages Truck
This story out of Florida makes off of those complaints about Louisiana roads seem like minor inconveniences.
Opelousas High, Biomed Dismissing Early after Power Outage
Classes will be dismissed at 11 a.m.
Year-Round School Bill Advances in Legislature
The bill would allow districts to test 11- or 12-month school years.
Lafayette Lawmaker Proposes Basin Bridge Commission, Police
The commission would be allowed to set the speed limit along the bridge.
Disabled Man Killed in Scott Fire
Firefighters say the blaze started in his unit.
AUDIO: Terrance Simien Discusses “Southern Nights” Bill
The Grammy winner discusses how and why the song perfectly represents Louisiana's culture.
Lafayette Council Clerk Recognized for Service
Veronica Williams is making history.
Lafayette Rep. Proposes “Southern Nights” As State Cultural Anthem
The bill is headed to the full House for consideration.
Lafayette Attorney Awards Scholarships to Students
The seniors were awarded with the Glenn Armentor Pay It Forward Scholarship.
Help Acadiana Charities Today for SOLA Giving Day
To donate, go to SOLAGivingDay.org.
Report: Mother Surrenders Newborn at Baton Rouge Fire Station
The young mother took advantage of the Louisiana Safe Haven Law.
LEDA Hosting Lafayette Hospitality Job Fair
The job fair is scheduled for Tuesday, May 18.