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’s Dustin Poirier Beats Conor McGregor in Trilogy Fight
Poirier scored a first-round TKO after McGregor broke his leg.
New Iberia Father Honors Slain Son By Starting Foundation
The GPAL Foundation "will be the turning point in the lives of broken communities."
U.S. Economy Adds 559,000 Jobs; Unemployment Rate Down
The unemployment rate is down to 5.8 percent.
Carencro Amazon Facility Suffers Collapse
So far, there are no reports of injuries.
Lafayette Boater’s Body Found Near Butte La Rose
The boater went under water after a crash.
UPDATE: Franklin Man’s Body Pulled from Seacor Power
Quinon Pitre's body was found in the Gulf of Mexico.
Former LSU President Offers Resignation From Oregon State
Alexander was put on probation for his handling of the LSU sexual misconduct cases.
When Will the Next Stimulus Checks Arrive?
You'll get the money quicker if you have direct deposit with the IRS.
LSU Officials: Classes Could “Return To Normal” This Fall
Most classes could be held in-person if vaccine distribution goes as expected.
UPDATE: Girl Has Been Found Amber Alert Canceled
Police say 10-year-old Jalissa Lasalle is in danger.