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A look at what's going on around the state.
"I was just so excited to get the chance to take a break and cuddle something," said Brittney Broussard, a senior accounting major.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
KPLC-TV Lake Charles
Lake Arthur officer accused of rape, molestation
"During the investigation, detectives found that Broussard engaged in sexual activity several years ago with a child who was under 15," Hammons said in a news release.
KPLC-TV Lake Charles
Authorities looking for three involved in Sulphur fight
But for three volunteers from Oberlin, the couple stranded in Bayou Nezpiquie might not have gotten out in time.
WAFB-TV Baton Rouge
Police officer arrested for molestation, rape of 2 juveniles
There was an announcement Tuesday morning that a full service grocery store will be built in downtown Baton Rouge.
Best of New Orleans
Brewsday Tuesday: Parish Brewing's Grand Reserve Brandywine is a new holiday tradition
Andrew Godley, founder and head brewer of Parish Brewing in Broussard, hopes to provide Louisiana with a new holiday tradition - this one focused on local beer.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Youngsville-Broussard annexation court battle to continue
A state judge on Monday declined to toss out a lawsuit filed by Youngsville to block an annexation by the neighboring city of Broussard - the latest litigation in ongoing battles over land in fast-growing southern Lafayette Parish.
St. Landry Parish Council to consider economic development appointments
The St. Landry Parish Council will be appointing people to the parish's economic development agency at its Dec. 18 meeting.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Louisiana's education trust fund booming
Even after paying out almost $1.5 billion to support education at all levels since 1987, the state's education trust fund still is worth more than $1 billion.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Fri Dec 06, 2013
The Town Talk
I-49 South upgrades set for 2014-16
LAFAYETTE, La. -- The widening of a section of U.S. 90 near Broussard and the possible construction of frontage roads and overpasses in Lafayette Parish -- all part of upgrading U.S. 90 to Interstate 49 -- will begin in 2014.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Louisiana education trust fund has best investment year in nearly 3 decades, Treasurer says
State Treasurer John Kennedy and Treasury Chief Investment Officer John Broussard address a joint meeting of the Boards of Elementary and Secondary Education and Regents on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013.
Woman claims attack by Washington officer
A complaint has been filed, contending that a policewoman in the town of Washington attempted to assault a nother woman in front of the police station Wednesday.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Anders Osborne found 'Peace' in the irreverent photo that inspired his new album
As the date to start recording what became his new album, "Peace," approached, Anders Osborne realized he had a problem: He hadn't had time to actually write songs.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Floodgates planned to slow storm surge from Vermilion Bay
Two flood gates are planned in Iberia and Vermilion parishes that supporters say could hold back some of the storm surge such as when water pushed into homes when Hurricane Rita hit southwest Louisiana in 2005.
Broussard man dies after vehicle flips, ejecting him.
A man who was ejected from his truck after crashing early Sunday in the 6800 block of Ambassador Caffery Parkway died from his injuries Sunday night, officials said.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Cajuns, Creoles adopted Thanksgiving, gave it new flavor
It's not a topic found in Louisiana cultural books, nor is it one discussed in Louisiana history classes.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Paul Gilbert Broussard II Photo courtesy LSP
A Lake Arthur man who was caught accessing a website to download juvenile pornography was recently sentenced in 31st Judicial District Court.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Healthy Living Club offers healthy holiday tips
With Thanksgiving just around the corner, partners in Lafayette's Healthy Living Club are serving up some ideas to help families have a healthier holiday season.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
The Daily Advertiser
Engagement: Melissa Rodrigue & Joseph Speyrer
Melissa, a graduate of the University of Louisiana, works locally for Young Life, a non-denominational Christian outreach organization.
The Daily Advertiser
Wedding: Althea Augustine & Percy Duffy
Pastor Nicholas D. Thomas Sr. officiated. Althea is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Augustine of Lafayette.