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Carencro man accused of setting fire, shooting at people, Scott officials said
A 60-year-old man is accused of setting a mobile home and a pickup truck on fire in Carencro, then firing at three people Sunday as the fire spread to a second dwelling, officials said.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
East Pont des Mouton widening project begins
City-parish officials on Monday marked the start of a $21.6 million project to widen East Pont des Mouton road between Louisiana Avenue and Interstate 49, one the biggest projects for north Lafayette in recent years and a road that has seen traffic rise significantly over the past two decades.
Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Deputies say a Carencro man admitted to setting a mobile home fire in the 100 block of Reynosa Road in Carencro.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
True Vine Ministries Youth Explosion Conference
An update on a tragic story from about two years ago. 36-year old Carencro native Craig Cormier was away on business in a Port City of Venezuela.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Fleet Owner Magazine
Kenworth of South Louisiana opens parts and service location
The location, which features two service bays and a parts delivery truck, is near U.S. Highway 90 in Lake Charles, La.
2005 kidnapping case dismissed
Calvin J. Catalon Jr., 35, of Arnaudville is facing up to 40 years in prison. But none of that will be the result for his alleged crimes in St. Landry Parish, where he was facing charges of aggravated kidnapping, aggravated burglary and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Acadiana road closures and reports of high water for July 18, 2014
The following roads have been closed because of high water: Sarah Dee @ Springlake Circle 2000 block of Savoy Road Oak Springs Lane at Dillon Road 100 Rue Fosse Lagneaux @ Paige Harlow Street in Duson 300 block of Mill Creek 200 block of Teljean Road Taft @ Vermilion Taft @ Stewart 400 Industrial Parkway Reports of high water: 500 block of Chemin ... (more)
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Smiley: English lessons
"Our daughter-in-law Victoria is British. Upon her arrival in the colonies and for some time thereafter, she and I had considerable difficulty accomplishing verbal communication.
Kenworth of South Louisiana Opens Location in Lake Charles
Kenworth of South Louisiana has opened a new parts and service location with two service bays near U.S. Highway 90 in Lake Charles, La.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
A little over six months ago, a family was destroyed after learning they would have to make the sudden choice whether or not to take their son off of life support.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Acadiana Crime Blotter for Monday, July 14, 2014
An Iberia Parish sheriff's deputy shot and killed a 33-year-old man who brandished a gun as the deputy responded to a domestic disturbance in the 400 block of Evangeline Street just after 8 p.m. Saturday, State Police Trooper Brooks David said Sunday.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Smiley: Kids in the car
Dan Burkhalter, the Carencro Curmudgeon, recalls the days when he took his kids on vacation in the car and these parental remarks on every trip: After I mentioned "horse pies" in connection with the new police mounted patrols at the Mall of Louisiana, I heard from Willi Sager, bass player with the Fabulous Bagasse Boyz, the first of several readers ... (more)
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Acadiana police briefs for July 5, 2014
A 37-year-old Lafayette man was killed after his Nissan Maxima ran off Cameron Street, hit a culvert and rolled over several times early Saturday morning, a Lafayette police spokesman said.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
KPLC-TV Lake Charles
VIDEO: Fourth of July fireworks over Lake Charles
It started out with a parade then it moved on the lawns of the Civic Center in downtown Lake Charles where hundreds of people picked up a flag and kicked off their 4th of July with the 26th annual Red, White, Blue and You celebration."
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Former Arnaudville Police Chief Killed in Crash
Former Arnaudville Police Chief Michael Duplechain was killed following a motorcycle crash Tuesday.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
Acadiana Crime Blotter for June 30, 2014
ADAM BRYANT ANDERSON: 32, of the 200 block of Louisa Street, Grand Coteau. He was booked on misdemeanor theft of goods and resisting an officer.