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  1. Warnings issued for mercury in Louisiana fishRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | Daily World

    ... in St. Landry Parish to where it enters the Mermentau River. Bayou Queue de Tortue: From its headwaters near Cankton, Louisiana to its confluence with the Mermentau River east of Lake Arthur. Read or Share this story: ...

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  2. Louisiana issues fish consumption advisory for 9 waterwaysRead the original story

    Jul 27, 2018 | BayouBuzz.com

    ... flathead catfish and freshwater drum combined from the advisory area. Bayou Queue de Tortue From its headwaters near Cankton, Louisiana to its confluence with the Mermentau River east of Lake Arthur, Louisiana. Women of childbearing age and children ...

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  3. Photo Courtesy: MGN OnlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... in St. Landry Parish to where it enters the Mermentau River. Bayou Queue de Tortue , From its headwaters near Cankton, Louisiana to its confluence with the Mermentau River east of Lake Arthur, Louisiana. The advisories indicate that women of ...

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  4. Mercury and Fish Advisories Issued for Nine WaterwaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    ... by Hwy. 3177 and on the west by the West Atchafalaya Basin levee 6) Bayou Plaquemine Brule from its headwaters near Cankton, Louisiana to its confluence with the Mermentau River east of Lake Arthur, Louisiana. Because of mercury contamination, there ...

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  5. Lafayette Sheriff's deputies investigating overnight shooting south of CanktonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2018 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    A sheriff's department spokesperson tells KATC that deputies responded to a report of a shooting in the 100 block of Swedish Dr. at about 11 p.m. One victim was transported to a local hospital. Their condition is not known.

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  6. Crews building new Billeaux Road BridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2018 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    CANKTON, La. There is a lot of activity at the site of the new Billeaux Road Bridge in Cankton.

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  7. St. Landry Parish Crime Stoppers for April 11, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2018 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The St. Landry Parish Crime Stoppers is asking for your help in solving a burglary in the Cankton area. On April 8, 2018, deputies responded to the 100 block of Hwy.

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  8. St. Landry Crime Stoppers for March 28, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2018 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    St. Landry Crime Stoppers is asking for help in solving a home burglary in the Cankton area. On March 19, 2018, deputies responded to the 1800 block of Highway 343 in the Bosco/Cankton area for a residential burglary.

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  9. St. Landry teen texts for help as burglars ransacks homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2018 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    In St. Landry Parish, sheriff's deputies are investigating several home break-ins in the southern part of the parish. The burglars have hit around seven homes across Sunset, Cankton, Lewisburg and Opelousas.

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  10. Cool Schools: Cankton ElementaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... and changing weather. And if there's a place where the weather is always changing, it's Louisiana!! It's great that Cankton Elementary has future Meteorologists! If you have a COOL SCHOOL let us know. Send Dave Baker and email to weather@katctv.com ...

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  11. No injuries reported following school bus accident in St. Landry ParishRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    A St. Landry Parish school bus ended up in a ditch after the driver served to avoid a pothole on Chris Road / Courtesy: Amber Hammond According to an official with knowledge of the situation, while traveling on Chris Road, north of Cankton, the bus driver swerved to avoid a pothole.

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  12. For Sale: 2002 Triton 190 FSRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2017 | Apollo Duck

    This boat is located in Cankton, Louisiana and is in good condition. She is also equipped with a Yamaha engine that has only 250 hours.

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  13. St. Landry school board begins reorganization planRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2017 | Daily World

    ... will soon have almost 900 students in a building constructed for a lot less. Board member Kyle Boss said Cankton Elementary was built originally for 125 students. Now the school has nearly four times that many in pre-k through fourth grade. One ...

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  14. St. John Berchmans to hold Rosary Congress from Oct 9-13 in CanktonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The 19th Annual Rosary Congress will be held at St. John Berchmans Church located at 552 Main Street in Cankton on Hwy 93. The Rosary will begin at 9:00 a.m. directly after the 8:00 a.m. mass on Monday, October 9 and continue 24-hours a day during the week of October 9th through the 13th. Anyone interested in participating can join.

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  15. Tax proposal could improve St. Landry Parish schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... superintendent is proposing a millage increase to help improve the schools. On a sunny day, getting to class at Cankton Elementary is no hassle. However, principal Scott Limoges can't say the same on a rainy day. "They're outdated," Limoges said. "A ...

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  16. More than half of St. Landry Parish bridges haveaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2017 | Daily World

    ... are currently closed for safety reasons: a bridge on Bellard Loop near Lawtell, the Billeaux Road Bridge near Cankton, and the Alex Richard Bridge near Arnaudville. "We will not allow and the process will not allow for unsafe bridges to be on the ...

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  17. More than half of St. Landry Parish bridges have restrictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2017 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Parish President Bill Fontenot said three bridges are currently closed for safety reasons: a bridge on Bellard Loop near Lawtell, the Billeaux Road Bridge near Cankton, and the Alex Richard Bridge near Arnaudville. "We will not allow and the process will not allow for unsafe bridges to be on the public system," Fontenot said.

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