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  1. Continue reading a 'Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Advocate

    A Cankton man originally charged with aggravated second-degree kidnapping and sexual battery, accused of tying his then-wife to a tree after beating her, was convicted instead on two counts of second-degree battery following a trial that ended near midnight Wednesday. Llynn Jungjohann, 46, did not testify in the trial, during which his former wife testified about a drug- and alcohol-fueled 2012 incident that began at the couple's mobile home in Cankton, located on La.

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  2. A sixth candidate runs for District 40Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | Daily World

    ... and Grand Coteau. While it borders Port Barre on the east, it does not include that community or the Village of Cankton on the south. To the north, the district extends to the parish line and includes the Town of Washington. Read or Share this ...

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  3. LocalParish economy slowsParish economy slowsSt. Landry Parish posted ...Read the original story

    Apr 3, 2015 | Daily World

    ... Port Barre, up 10 percent; Arnaudville, up 5.6 percent, and Eunice, up 1 percent. In the red for the month were: Cankton, down 6.8 percent; Sunset, down 9 percent; the Town of Washington, down 10.3 percent; Krotz Springs, down 22.3 percent; and ...

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  4. Road improvements scheduled for next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2015 | Daily World

    Road improvements scheduled for next week Road preparation and road work will be underway throughout the parish this week Check out this story on dailyworld.com: A crew from Fontenot's Asphalt Service of Pine Prairie resurface a portion of Clarence Cormier Road south of Cankton. Several roads will be closed for improvements beginning Monday, as part of the second phase of the Smooth Ride Home project.

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  5. St. Landry council seeking AG's opinion on sales taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The St. Landry Parish Council has voted to seek a state attorney general's opinion on whether sales tax revenue collected from unincorporated areas of the parish can be used for road maintenance and construction inside incorporated areas. The Advocate reports Thursday's motion for the legal opinion came after Parish President Bill Fontenot and several members of the council engaged in a heated discussion over a proposed intergovernmental agreement for road improvements made to three roads located within Cankton.

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  6. St. Landry council seeking AG's opinion on sales taxRead the original story

    Feb 20, 2015 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The St. Landry Parish Council has voted to seek a state attorney general's opinion on whether sales tax revenue collected from unincorporated areas of the parish can be used for road maintenance and construction inside incorporated areas. The Advocate reports Thursday's motion for the legal opinion came after Parish President Bill Fontenot and several members of the council engaged in a heated discussion over a proposed intergovernmental agreement for road improvements made to three roads located within Cankton.

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  7. St. Landry Council seeking AGa s opinion on sales tax useRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2015 | The Advocate

    The St. Landry Parish Council voted Thursday to seek a state Attorney General's opinion on whether sales tax revenue collected from unincorporated areas of the parish can be used for road maintenance and construction inside incorporated areas of the parish. A motion for the legal opinion came after parish president Bill Fontenot and several members of the council engaged in a heated discussion over a proposed intergovernmental agreement for road improvements made to three roads located within the village of Cankton.

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  8. Top Photos 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | Daily World

    ... at the school Thursday. See a photo gallery of the event at www.dailyworld.com. High water signs dot the roads near Cankton as torrential rains caused flooding in most areas of south St. Landry Parish Wednesday. Sandra Myers and her children, ...

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  9. St. Landry Parish daily arrest report for December 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... possession of schedule I drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia. Wayne Dedauche Miller, age 54, 402 Menard Rd., Cankton, LA, possession of schedule I drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of schedule II drugs Keenan K. David, age 22, ...

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  10. Sale tax show healthy growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Daily World

    ... up 17 percent; and Grand Coteau, up 6 percent. In negative territory for the month were Melville, down 9 percent; Cankton, down 29 percent; and Krotz Springs, down 33 percent. Read or Share this story: http:// ...

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  11. Wedding: Chad Touchet & Celeste TouchetRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | The Daily Advertiser

    ... Marie Prejean and Chad Ryan Touchet were united in marriage on October 17, at St. John Berchmans Catholic Church in Cankton by Mgsr. Russell Harrington. The bride is the daughter of Craig & Sheila Prejean of Mire. She is the grand-daughter of ...

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  12. a Food Pantry Ladya named Zachary Citizen of the YearRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2014 | The Advocate

    ... said, her voice accented by her deeply rooted Cajun heritage. Her mother later remarried, moving the family to Cankton and soon after to Mire. Prejean, who was 12 at the time, was close with her siblings, especially her older brother and his best ... 1 comment

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