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

    Tuesday Nov 21 | 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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  2. 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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  3. 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 "They're outdated," Limoges said.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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. See the bell and bus times for St. Landry Parish public schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | Daily World

    ... dismissal will start at 3:10 p.m., and bus rider dismissal will start at 3:15 p.m. Schools with these times are Cankton Elementary, Sunset Elementary, Grand Coteau Elementary, Arnaudville Elementary, Leonville Elementary, Palmetto Elementary, ...

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  7. Transportation and school start times finalized by St. Landry Parish School BoardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... the number of discipline referrals due to lack of sleep. Perimeter Junior High Schools and Elementary Schools: Cankton Elementary, Sunset Elementary, Grand Coteau Elementary, Arnaudville Elementary, Leonville Elementary, Palmetto Elementary, ...

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  8. Abbeville Fire Department gifts Cankton's fire department two trucksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    In a show of friendship, Abbeville's fire department will be selling two gently used trucks to the Cankton Fire Department. Abbeville recently received two new trucks, and knowing there was a need in St. Landry Parish, offered the trucks below their appraised value to accommodate the village's budget.

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  9. St. Landry Crime Stoppers for June 28, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    St. Landry Crime Stoppers needs your help identifying suspects who are responsible for multiple vehicle burglaries in St. Landry Parish. A total of 13 break-ins were reported in the Sunset, Cankton, Arnaudville and Country Ridge Road area in Opelousas.

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

    Jun 24, 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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  11. St. Landry Parish bridge closed for nearly a yearRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Residents in the Cankton area want to know: When will the Billeaux Road Bridge be fixed? From Cankton, it's the fastest route to Carencro, but with the bridge closed residents say they've lost both a shortcut and an evacuation route. When resident Mary Ann Mire takes her daily walk down Billeaux road, she's greeted by a sign that reads "bridge is out".

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  12. Police chief blasts St. Landry Parish superintendentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... elousas Police Dept., Sunset Police Dept., Krotz Springs Police Dept., Eunice Police Dept., Washington Police Dept., Cankton Police Dept., Leonville Police Dept., Palemtto Police Dept., and Melville Police Dept."

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  13. St.Landry Crime Stoppers for Feb. 15, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The public's help is needed in identifying burglary suspects in St. Landry Parish. There have been 13 burglaries in the Cankton, Arnaudville, Opelousas, and Eunice areas through January 30 to February 12, 2017.

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