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."
UPDATE: Suspect Running from Police in Video Wanted for Rape
Police caught the suspect shortly after he ditched his car.
Lafayette Officer Indicted; Two Others Cleared of Charges
The charges stemmed from three separate incidents.
St. Martin Parish Deputies Investigating Cecilia Body
The coroner is investigating the cause of death.
Iberia Parish Crews Make Shocking Discovery In Culverts
Their work over the weekend may have saved someone from flooding.
I-49 Closed in Lafayette After Tanker Truck Flips
The interstate will be shut down for eight to 10 hours.
One Dead in Iberia Parish Crash
It's the 15th deadly crash worked by State Police Troop I this year.
One Dead, One Critical after Acadia Parish Crash
Charges are pending against the surviving driver.
Lafayette Shooting Leaves Man Wounded
The shooting stemmed from an argument that started inside a business.
One Dead, Three Wounded in Waffle House Shooting
Two of the victims are juveniles.
UPDATE: St. Martin Parish’s Lawyers Respond to LCG Spoil Bank Complaint
A formal filing in federal court is pending.
LCG: St. Martin Parish Spoil Banks Ordinance Unconstitutional
The amended complaint backtracks from LCG's previous claim that the work did not need an Army Corps of Engineers permit.
Lafayette Student’s Poem Is The Best Thing You’ll Read Today
What happens when you mix a sixth-grader, hunting, and poetry? A stroke of genius.
Caretaker Arrested in Broussard Infant’s Death
Another child, a two-year-old, is in critical condition.
Lafayette Attempted Murder Suspect Arrested After Chase
He's accused of threatening to shoot a woman and ramming her car off the road.
Iberia Parish Councilman Dies
Marty Trahan was 58 years old.
Iconic Opelousas Venue Destroyed By Fire
The owners of Toby's Lounge say they hope to reopen.
Lawmaker Aborts Controversial Abortion Bill
The bill's sponsor pulled the item after his colleagues voted to amend it.
Pizzagate: Acadiana Takes Notice of FBI’s Domino’s Run During Courthouse Raid
Facebook had questions--and jokes--about federal agents' pizza run during their investigation.
Former Lafayette Schools Superintendent Dr. James Easton Dies
Easton led the Lafayette Parish School System from 2001 to 2007.
Amber Alert Canceled; Kidnapped Girls Found Safe
The suspect is in custody.