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."
Officials: Use Safety, Sense with Fireworks
Use common sense to protect your pets, yourself, and other people around you.
DOTD Secretary Gives Post-Ida Update on Roads, Infrastructure
Dr. Wilson discussed the challenges facing DOTD in the coming weeks including gas shortages and road and bridge damage,
Saints/Packers Game to Be Played In Jacksonville
So much for Dallas.
Post-Ida Gas Lines, Power Outages Impacting Baton Rouge
WBRZ-TV executive news producer Amanda Stevenson gives us an update on the situation in the Capital Region.
Report: Saints Planning to Be Away from NOLA for Extended Period
The Saints expect to play the first quarter of the season away from New Orleans.
Southeast Louisiana Leaders to Evacuees: Don’t Go Home Yet
Houma residents say the area looks like a "war zone."
Cajun Navy Ground Force Seeking Search-and-Rescue Volunteers
Volunteers are asked to bring four days of food and clothes, as well as chainsaws and gasoline if they can.
7 p.m. Update: Ida’s Progress Slows, Weakens to Cat. 3
Lafayette will see winds gusts up to 55 miles per hour tonight.
Hurricane Ida Makes Landfall
Curfews and evacuation orders remain in place.
Tropical Depression Forms in Caribbean Sea
That system is expected to enter the Gulf of Mexico as early as Friday.
Dustin Poirier Auctioning Off Gear From McGregor Fight
The money will help build homes for the Batwa Pygmy people in Uganda.
UPDATE: Lanes Open After Overturned 18-Wheeler Closes I-10 Near Henderson
Drivers coming towards Lafayette from the Baton Rouge area will want to take U. S. 190 this morning.