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Driver killed, passenger injured in St. Landry crash
A man was killed and his passenger was injured in an early morning crash Friday on La.
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Thu Apr 17, 2014
The walk will begin promptly at 7 a.m., and the public is invited to attend. For more information, call 337-945-3394.
St. Landry council approves road improvement list
The St. Landry Parish Council has approved a list of roads scheduled for $66 million in capital improvements over the next 18 months.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
St. Landry Council OKs road improvement list
The St. Landry Parish Council unanimously approved a list of roads Wednesday scheduled for $66 million in capital improvements over the next 18 months.
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Businesses looking to St. Landry
If everything falls into place, St. Landry Parish could be poised to see substantial growth in both jobs and services in near future.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Coroner: Fleeing Gonzales man drowned, not shot with stun gun
The autopsy of a man who drowned Tuesday night in Bayou Francois while fleeing city police turned up no indications that the man was injured by officers before he went into the bayou, the Ascension Parish Coroner's Office said Monday.
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Advocate staff photo by DAVID J. MITCHELL -- Baton Rouge attorney Peter John, left, looks down at Bayou Francois in Gonzales late Wednesday afternoon along with neighbors and the family of a man who drowned in the Ascension Parish bayou Tuesday night while fleeing Gonzales police officers.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Future programs will be held Aug. 9 and Nov. 8. Call 337-948-2064 for more information.
Saturday's history program will feature ghost story
Does a ghost live in south Opelousas? Jane Sandoz doesn't want to say, but she is certain something very unusual is going on in her family's ancestral home.
FUR to host pet adoption extravaganza
Elvis has not yet left the building, but Friends Underwriting Rescues hopes he will soon.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
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St. Landry Parish CASA raises awareness for abused children
Court Appointed Special Advocate representative Betty Chavis hands out balloons during CASA's third annual balloon launch held Thursday at Family Services.
Missing boy, girl from St. Landry found safe in New Orleans
A pair of missing Acadiana-area youths have been found safe in New Orleans as of 10:50 a.m. Thursday, officials said.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Family of Gonzales man who drowned question police account
The family of a Gonzales man who drowned Tuesday night while fleeing police are questioning the account officers gave of the events leading to his death.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Portions of Government Street to shut down Wednesday for 'The Final Girls' filming
Portions of Government Street around Foster Street in Baton Rouge will be shut down intermittently Wednesday evening through early Thursday morning, for filming of the movie "The Final Girls."
May 3 ballot expands with school board runoff
The May 3 election ballot got a little more crowded this week when none of the four candidates for the District 10 School Board seat received a majority in Saturday's balloting.
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St. Landry officials searching for two teen runaways
From left, Henry Bieber Jr., 15, and Ariel Robin, 12, are thought to have run away from their homes Sunday afternoon.
Eddy LeCompte to serve as Arnaudville's police chief
A 20-vote margin separated Eddy LeCompte from Kenneth "Toby" Wetzel in the special election for Arnaudville's police chief Saturday.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Court ruling may lead to higher taxes for salt caverns
Advocate photo by Anna Ivantsova -- Absorbant and retardant boom line the outside of a levee surrounding the Bayou Corne sinkhole in Assumption Parish on Nov. 11. The Louisiana Office of Conservation has required Texas Brine Co.
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Audit: Louisiana bridge inspections fall short of guidelines
Structurally deficient state bridges in Acadiana by parish for 2013: Acadia -- 39 Evangeline -- 16 Iberia -- 21 Jefferson Davis -- 54 Lafayette -- 14 St. Landry -- 34 St. Martin -- 24 St. Mary -- 15 Vermilion -- 26 Source: Louisiana Legislative Auditor's staff with data from Federal Highway Administration.