Threats have schools on - high alert' for remainder of weekThreats...
Threats have schools on 'high alert' for remainder of week All-clear given on all campuses Check out this story on dailyworld.com: http://www.dailyworld.com/story/news/local/2014/08/27/threats-schools-high-alert-remainder-week/14716751/ A Carencro Police Department school resource officer blocks the entrance to the front parking lot during a ... (more)
Wednesday Aug 27
Carencro High put on lockdown after threat of violence
Carencro High School was placed on lockdown early Wednesday after school officials received an anonymous phone threat that there could be a shooting there.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Acadiana Crime Blotter for Monday, Aug. 25, 2014
ALTON DENZELLE BATISTE: 21, of the 100 block of Wilshire Street, Lafayette. He was booked on simple criminal damage to property.
Carencro teen keeps blacksmith tradition aliveCarencro teen keeps...
Carencro teen keeps blacksmith tradition alive Young man is VP of Louisiana Metalsmiths' Association Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1p5La9P Sam Riehl, an 18-year-old blacksmith and vice president of the Louisiana Metalsmiths' Association, works at the shop he shares with Richard Delahoussaye Monday in Carencro At 18, Sam ... (more)
The Daily Advertiser
Engagement: Marshall Watson & Allyson Duplechain
Allyson is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Duplechain of Port Barre and Mrs. Enella Daigle Brignac of Grand Prairie and the late Mr. Joseph K. Brignac of Grand Prairie.
The Daily Advertiser
Engagement: Emily McCalla & Jordan Falgoust
The couple will exchange wedding vows at 5 p.m. November 1, 2014, at The Stables at Le Bocage in Lake Charles.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Four Acadiana mayors draw no opposition as qualifying ends
Incumbent mayors in Broussard, Carencro and Scott and a new mayor in Youngsville have coasted into office without opposition after no one signed up to run against them by the Friday afternoon deadline to qualify as a candidate for the Nov. 4 election.
One arrested in connection with shooting St. Martinville man
This afternoon, Investigators with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office arrested Kedrick Paul Broussard, 19, Carencro, in connection with Monday night's shooting of a male subject on Russo Milazzo Road in St. Martinville.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Lafayette school board election drawing crowded field
At least three incumbent School Board members and eight newcomers had qualified to have their names placed on the ballot for the Nov. 4 election as of the close of the first day of qualifying Wednesday.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Carencro Ordinance Recoups Criminal Clean-Up Costs
If you own property in Carencro, you might want to keep an eye on what's happening there.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Acadiana Crime Blotter for Monday, Aug. 18, 2014
Charles Guidry Jr., 57, of Lafayette, is suspected of firing a gun Saturday at another driver while driving on Martial Avenue, said Cpl.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
The Town Talk
Teen keeps blacksmith tradition aliveTeen keeps blacksmith tradition...
Teen keeps blacksmith tradition alive Sam Riehl is an old soul in a young man's body.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Smiley: Where ya at?
Dan Burkhalter, the Carencro Curmudgeon, has noticed that since the institution of the New Orleans Advocate, I've been getting more stories from persons of the Yat persuasion: Back in 1996 Dan, borrowing Jeff Foxworthy's "You might be a redneck if " routine, suggested a "You might be a Cajun if " contest in this column.
Norwalk Citizen News
Lafayette schools see drop in rule violations
As the new school year gets underway, district officials are hoping to continue last year's trend toward fewer disciplinary incidents.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Durel: Consolidated form of government not working
City-Parish President Joey Durel railed against Lafayette's consolidated form of government Monday, telling a committee exploring city-parish finances that he could not support any future tax proposal without changes to the current structure of local government.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Federal judge sentences defendants in Desperadoa s case
A Baton Rouge businessman and another defendant in a federal drug and prostitution case involving the now-closed Desperado's Gentlemen's Cabaret in Carencro were sentenced to prison terms Thursday, while four others defendants received probation.
New principals to greet students at some Lafayette schools
Several new principals will take over as leaders of Lafayette Parish schools as the school year gets underway for students on Tuesday.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
Texas lawmaker's wisecrack stirs a fiery Louisiana response
State Rep. Dennis Bonnen, R-Angleton, joked in a hearing that it was easier for Texas schools to teach a Hurricane Katrina refugee than a Central American child, because teachers would only have to speak to the "Katrina child" in "coon-a--."