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Lafayette police blotter for Dec. 21, 2013
HAJI JEAN LUC ADAMS: 20, of the 1100 block of North St. Antoine Street, Lafayette.
Thu Dec 19, 2013
Opelousas police seek man wanted for identity theft
Anyone with any information regarding this person, is asked to contact the Opelousas police at 948-2500 or St. Landry Parish Crimestoppers at 948-TIPS The Carencro City Police Department has made an additional arrest on a suspect previously charged with Hit and Run Driving.
Charges upgraded in fatal hit and run
The Carencro City Police Department has made an additional arrest on a suspect previously charged with Hit and Run Driving.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
New Iberia City Council rejects sales tax
Residents of New Iberia will not be voting on a new half-cent sales tax, following a vote from the city council on Tuesday.
St. Landry authorities search for missing woman
Spokesperson Captain Megan Vizena said, "We received a call from Sandra Tillett's daughter who is currently living out of state.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Acadiana police and fire briefs for Dec. 17, 2013
Carencro police Monday arrested a man they believe crashed his car over the weekend into a vehicle carrying a six-months' pregnant woman who lost the baby from the trauma, Chief Carlos Stutes said.
Carencro going for a special a looka to I-49 business corridors
The Carencro City Council voted unanimously Monday to adopt an ordinance establishing an overlay district for the Interstate 49 corridor surrounding Gloria Switch Road, University Avenue and Veterans Drive.
Pregnant woman loses baby after hit and run accident
A Carencro man was arrested on one count of hit and run driving and may face additional charges for the death of an unborn child.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
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Engagement: Bryce Melancon & Heidi Thibodeaux
Heidi is the grandaughter of Mrs. Jane S. Menard and the late Mr. Presley Menard, Sr of Lafayette, LA and Mr. & Mrs. Larry Holloway of Carencro, LA and Mr. & Mrs. Norris Thibodeaux of Lafayette, LA.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
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An investigation Friday morning into improper contact between a female jail inmate and a Morgan City corrections officer led to the arrest of the officer Friday afternoon, Morgan City police said.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Lafayette council pulls proposal on ending rebate
A Lafayette City-Parish Council proposal to nix a rebate that helps businesses cover the administrative expenses of collecting and accounting for sales tax appears dead for now.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
27th Food for Families Food Drive was a success
Thanks to the generosity of the people of Acadiana, the 27th annual KLFY, FoodNet, Food for Families Food Drive was a big success.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Task Force issues higher ed suggestions
A task force created to find ways to make it easier for students to attend college may have lost the support of the very legislator who formed the group.
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Sheriff Mike Neustrom started letting officials in Lafayette Parish's smaller cities know last March that he planned to seek more money from them to defray the costs of sheriff's dispatchers and jail bookings.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Burial will be in St. Theresa of the Child Jesus Mausoleum. Melancon Funeral Home of Carencro is in charge.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Chamber: Lafayette would be only parish to end vendor rebate
Every other parish in the state offers businesses a tax rebate that the Lafayette City-Parish Council is considering doing away with, according to an analysis released Monday by the Supporters of the proposal have pointed to the Lafayette Parish cities of Youngsville, Carencro and Scott, all of which have nixed so-called vendor's compensation in ... (more)
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Carencro Country Christmas
Carencro is starting its Christmas season with a "Carencro Country Christmas!" The event is December 7, from 9am to 4pm and free for all who attend.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Boat launch, veteran's plaque dedicated in Leonville
Nearby residents no longer need to drive to Port Barre to get into the Bayou Teche.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Effort to ditch retailer rebate moves forward in Lafayette
The Lafayette City-Parish Council is considering doing away with a rebate that helps retailers cover the cost of collecting sales tax - a move widely panned by the business community.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
St. Landry Parish joins MPO
St. Landry Parish has joined Vermillion and Lafayette parishes and the communities of Scott, Youngsville, Carencro, Duson, Loreauville and St. Martinville in becoming a member of the Metropolitan Planning Organization.