Jan 31, 2014
Work resumes to remove train cars from crash site
The northbound lane of U.S. 71 between LeBeau and Morrow will close today and Monday as Union Pacific continues work to remove train cars from a Saturday night derailment.
St. Landry train derailment cleanup forces highway closure
U.S. Route 71 could be open as early as Monday morning after Saturday's Union Pacific derailment.
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Mayor Robert Myer has informed the Pointe Coupee Parish Police Jury that the city will cease its monthly billing to residents for the parish's $2.50 drainage and maintenance fee, which he characterized as nothing more than another money grab by the parish.
Smiley: An arresting story
Paul Major, of Livonia, says, "I've been following the set-to between Judge Janice Clark and the LSU Board of Supervisors regarding the board's refusal to turn over the entire list of candidates in the search for an LSU president.
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Man accused of stealing car from casino and crashing after chase
A complaint about a reckless driver led to an unusual police chase. It happened in the small town of Livonia and ended in Lottie; a town of fewer than 400 people.