Historic drug bust in Lafayette
Posted on 10/30/2018 12:10:00 PM.

Over a million dollars in drugs were seized in Lafayette in one of the biggest busts in Parish history. The bust led to the arrest of three people and the discovery of 11.9 pounds of methamphetamine, enough for thousands of doses. Lafayette Parish Sheriff Lt. John Mowell says the seizures were made at two locations.
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Drag Queen Story Time put on hold
Posted on 10/5/2018 8:10:00 AM.

Drag Queen Story Time in Lafayette has been postponed after South Louisiana Community College backed out of hosting the event citing safety concerns. Male college students dressed in drag were set to read stories to young children tomorrow. The event has been a source of controversy.
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Vote to denounce Drag Queen Story Time Event at Lafayette library fails
Posted on 9/19/2018 1:16:00 PM.
A vote to denounce the drag queen story time event at Lafayette’s main branch of the public library did not pass the Lafayette Parish-City Council on Tuesday night.
 
UL-Lafayette students dressed up as women are set to read stories to children on October 6th about accepting LGBTQ individuals.
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Lafayette group seeks Parish-City council position on 'Drag Queen Story Time'
Posted on 8/28/2018 1:02:00 PM.

An organization is pushing the Lafayette Parish-City Council to take an official position on the upcoming Drag Queen Story time event at the city’s public library. The “Citizens for a New Louisiana” petition states “the use of taxpayer funds to promote sexual deviancy to three-year-olds is shocking.”
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Mayor-President Robideaux would like to drag queen story time event cancelled or moved
Posted on 8/22/2018 12:12:00 PM.
Lafayette-Mayor President Joel Robideaux believes the Lafayette public library should cancel an event called Drag Queen Story Time. The library’s newsletter says the October 6th event will be an afternoon of books, songs and activities led by drag queens. At last night's Lafayette City-Parish Council meeting, Reverend Dale Hoffpauir was the only who spoke to support Mayor Robideaux's idea.
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Drag Queen Story Time at the Lafayette Library
Posted on 8/20/2018 5:22:00 PM.

In October the Lafayette Public Library will play host to a few drag queens who will be reading stories to kids about the importance of accepting classmates and their families who may come from non-traditional households. Its Drag Queen Story time, and it’s rolling into town October 6th.
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Lafayette native, David Cormier, wins the UFC Championship
Posted on 7/9/2018 2:13:00 PM.
This past Saturday at UFC 226, the UFC Championship was defending in a fight that would see the title end up in the hands of a Lafayette native, Daniel Cormier. Cormier became only the second person to hold two UFC championships simultaneously, following Connor McGregor. Cormier describes the feeling of the victory.More
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Lafayette opens first 'rage room' that allows customers to let out their frustrations
Posted on 7/9/2018 11:00:00 AM.

Got some suppressed aggression issues you need to alleviate? A new Broussard business might just be right in your wheelhouse. It’s called All The Rage, and when there, customers can destroy old computers, dishes, and almost anything else. Owner Kevin Richard says there is a myriad of weaponry to express yourself.More

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Woman arrested for allegedly selling horse on the web without the owner's knowledge
Posted on 4/26/2018 1:12:00 PM.

A woman is under arrest for allegedly stealing a horse, and selling it for $1,000 cash on the internet. 27-year-old Sarah Broussard of Scott was booked into the Lafayette Parish Jail on the charge of Theft of Property valued over $500. Ag Commissioner Mike Strain (pictured) says the buyer had no clue the horse was stolen.

“She used a false name to identify herself and advertise to sell a horse for sale on the internet,” Strain said.
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Festival International 2018 set to kick off Wednesday in Lafayette
Posted on 4/24/2018 2:12:00 PM.
The largest international music fest in the United States begins tomorrow in Lafayette as Festival International de Louisiane starts a five-day fun that features music from over 20 countries. Marketing director Carly Viator says its free to attend.

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