If you are going to Lafayette Louisiana for a few days or weeks, pick the right hotel. However, picking the right hotel is hard. The best hotels have a good a reputation and they have been in this business for several years. They get good reviews on the internet. Here are the benefits of choosing the right hotel in Lafayette Louisiana. 1. Safety The best hotels in Lafayette Louisiana are safe. You don’t have to worry about your safety when you are in the hotel. In fact, they are in a safe neighborhood. You can even check the crime rate in that neighborhood before bookingRead More →

One of Louisiana’s longest-serving state lawmakers has been diagnosed with prostate cancer. Sen. Francis Thompson, a Delhi Democrat who has served more than 40 years in the Louisiana Legislature, told The News-Star he will have surgery Dec. 13 in Baton Rouge to remove the cancer. The 76-year-old Thompson said he’s "a little anxious, but the Lord tells us to turn over our problems to him, and that’s what I’ve done." He said he expects to be "around for a long time." Thompson was elected to the Louisiana House in 1974. He has served with seven governors and has the second-longest tenure of anyone in theRead More →

Junior Dani Williams made 21 points, making it her seventh game in a row scoring double figures. Despite a seven-point deficit in the first quarter, the No. 20 Texas A&M women’s basketball team came back to defeat the Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns 83-62 in the WNIT Quarterfinals on Sunday during Military Appreciation Day at Reed Arena. A&M head coach, Gary Blair said he was pleased with how the Aggies drove the ball, rebounded, and the number of free throws attempts they finished with. “One of our goals on the board was to get 30 free throw attempts after we got 36 the last time. We hitRead More →

Please install the latest Adobe Flash Player Plugin to watch this content. LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY)- Good news for small business owners affected by the August floods in 2016.There is hope for those of you who are still having a hard time bouncing back. The South Central Planning and Development Commission has been awarded funding under the state’s restore Louisiana Small Business Program. This loan program would allow small business affected by the March and August 2016 floods to apply for zero percent interest loans for their recovery efforts. Businesses such as grocery stores, pharmacies, healthcare and childcare providers, gas stations, construction-related companies, locally owned restaurantsRead More →