Acadiana police blotter for July 11, 2014
A fiery head-on collision Wednesday night between two 18-wheelers on Interstate 10 killed both drivers and closed eastbound traffic near the Estherwood/Iota exit for several hours.
WAFB-TV Baton Rouge
Head-on collision and fire involving two 18-wheelers leaves both drivers dead
Two 18-wheeler drivers died after their big rigs collided head-on Wednesday evening and caught fire, according to Louisiana State Police.
KPLC-TV Lake Charles
Two people died Wednesday afternoon in a fiery crash on Interstate 10 near the Iota exit, state police said.
Regional states fire depts. tribes share $1.69M
DENTON, TEXAS >> Fire departments and a Tribal Nation in five states - Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas - have been awarded more than $1.69 million in preparedness grants from the Federal Emergency Management Agency .
Crowley Post Signal
Iota High School Class of 1968 holds reunion in Rayne
PHOTO SUBMITTED On hand for the Iota High School Class of 1968 reunion held on June 7 were, first row from left, Charlene Crochet Neal, Tommy Prejean, Sandy Frey Hebert, Belinda Sensat Corzine; second row, Olan Sittig , Joe Cart, Candy Crochet Kidder, Antoinette Thevis Coignard, Sue Gay Melvin, Cathy Gray Richard, Michael Regan, Roger Leger , Wayne ... (more)
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Wedding: Christina Silvetti & Christopher Short
The Bride is the daughter of John & Roberta Silvetti of Lafayette, LA. She is a graduate of Lafayette High School and attended LSUE, Remington & Unitech.
Feds renew tariff on frozen Chinese crawfish
The International Trade Commission has renewed the antidumping tariff on frozen Chinese crawfish meat into 2017 -- expected but good news after a bad crawfish season.