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  1. Zydeco Hall of Fame in Cajun country burns down; no plans to rebuild, say ownersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 27 | Best of New Orleans

    An album recorded at Richard's in Lawtell, Louisiana. The dance club, known more recently as the Zydeco Hall of Fame, burned down earlier this week.

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  2. Fire closes popular Zydeco dance hall for goodRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 26 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Officials say a popular and historical zydeco dance hall is now a total loss after a fire reignited early Wednesday morning. Firefighters first responded to Miller's Zydeco Hall of Fame on Highway 190 in Lawtell around 11 p.m. Tuesday night.

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  3. Historic St. Landry Parish dance hall destroyed by fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 26 | The Advocate

    Dustin Miller, owner of Miller's Zydeco Hall of Fame dancehall, looks over fire damage Wednesday, April 26, 2017, in Lawtell, La. The club, which opened as Richard's Club in 1947, caught fire Tuesday night, but the fire re-ignited Wednesday morning.

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  4. Millera s Zydeco Hall of Fame declared total loss after flames reigniteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 26 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    UPDATE, 12:45 p.m. - Miller's Zydeco Hall of Fame, a historic dancehall on Highway 190 in Lawtell, has been declared a total loss after flames reignited at the club late Wednesday morning. Firefighters from St. Landry Parish District 3 returned to the club, heavily damaged by Tuesday's night's fire, after reports of smoke coming from the ceiling.

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  5. Photos: Miller's Zydeco club, once host to legends like B.B. King, destroyed in fire overnightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 26 | The Advocate

    ... stage with Corey Ledet and His Zydeco Band during Cycle Zydeco on April 22, 2017, at Miller's Zydeco Hall of Fame in Lawtell, LA. Cycle Zydeco is a five-day bike tour of Acadiana organized by Transportation Recreation Alternatives In Louisiana which ...

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  6. Miller's Zydeco Hall of Fame destroyed by fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 26 | Daily World

    Miller's Zydeco Hall of Fame destroyed by fire LAWTELL - A fire destroyed a popular zydeco dance hall in St. Landry Parish. Check out this story on dailyworld.com: Firefighters responded to reports of the fire at Miller's Zydeco Hall of Fame, located on the 11000 block of Highway 190 around 11:15 p.m. Fire crews were able to extinguish the fire in about 30 minutes.

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  7. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 21 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... that would affect them. "We want you to understand that your voice is being heard," said Rep. Dustin Miller, D-Lawtell. "Whether it's a tax initiative, a criminal justice issue, a spending issue, whatever it is, we were just like the communication ...

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  8. Good Friday EventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 14 | Daily World

    ... Church. See more photos at dailyworld.com and on the Daily World Facebook site. Parishoners make their way through Lawtell as they take part in the St. Ann and Holy Family Catholic Churches annual Good Friday Way of the Cross Walk. The four plus ...

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  9. Superintendent 'leads from the front'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 4 | Daily World

    ... the people. St. Landry Superintendent Patrick Jenkins speaks with Shalyn Arvie and Trey Reed during his visit to Lawtell Elementary Tuesday, March 14, 2017. "I've been to every single school in this district," Jenkins said. "I try to visit schools ...

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  10. Woman injured in Lawtell house fire diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    UPDATE : The 59-year-old woman who was severely injured earlier today in a house fire in Lawtell has died, St. Landry Parish District 3 Fire Chief Ray Mendenhall tells News 10. UPDATE: The house fire that caused a woman to be airlifted via helicopter was caused by a child playing with a lighter, according to St. Landry Parish District 3 Fire Chief Ray Mendenhall. UPDATE: Major Eddie Thibodeaux tells News 10 that 6 people were reported to be in the building when the fire broke.

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  11. Crews battling structure fire in Lawtell; multiple Airmed units en route to the sceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Few details are available as of now, but officials are reporting that multiple emergency agencies are at the scene and multiple Airmed Units are en route. News 10 has a crew en route to the scene and will update this developing story as new information becomes available.

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  12. Read StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | Daily World

    ... You could almost breed her with a bull or goat and you've got a champion." Thibodeaux, who lives halfway between Lawtell and Church Point, began his work with cattle as a 4-H project in 1971. He said he would buy steers from his neighbor and then ...

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  13. Read StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | Daily World

    ... to continue to make nurse practitioners proud and continue to fight for recognition for the profession. Miller, a Lawtell native who was elected for office in 2015, has worked in the industry since he earned his bachelor's degree in nursing from the ...

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  14. Parish president addresses flood concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | Daily World

    ... rains of up to 18 inches inundated areas of the parish, including the northern part of Opelousas, Washington and Lawtell areas. Thierry said the same ditches that have been in question since then because of debris, still have not been cleaned. "Many ...

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  15. Fire districts looking for new fundingRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2016 | Daily World

    ... is insufficient for District 3 to continue providing the current level of services for residents who live in the Lawtell, Washington, Beggs, Grand Prairie, Frilot Cove and Shuteston areas. According to a presentation made by Rabalais, the increased ...

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  16. St. Landry Crime Stoppers are looking for the person responsible for robbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    On November 23, 2016, at 2:34 a.m., Thibodeaux's Electric in Lawtell was the victim of an early morning theft. An unknown suspect was seen driving to the business in an extended cab GMC/Chevy with chrome door handles and a chrome gas cap.

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  17. St. Landry Crime Stoppers are looking for the person responsible for burglarizing Thibodeaux's ElectRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    On November 23, 2016, at 2:34 a.m., Thibodeaux's Electric in Lawtell was the victim of an early morning theft.

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  18. Food for Families annual food drive next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | Daily World

    ... Landry Parish Community Action Agency, Port Barre, Opelousas Lighthouse Mission, Christian Rural Service Center of Lawtell and the food bank that serves Morrow, Melville and Palmetto. FoodNet pantries need donations of non-perishables such as canned ...

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  19. St. Landry Parish janitor accused of sexual battery at school haunted houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2016 | NOLA.com

    ... at a school haunted house, according to the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office. Olan Bienvenue, a 57-year-old Lawtell resident, was arrested Friday (Oct. 28) on a charge of sexual battery on a victim under 15. That day, the student asked Bienvenue ...

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  20. Boil water advisory issued for some Point Blue Water System customersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... water is restored, a boil advisory is in effect until further notice. Olan Beinvenue age 57 of 116 Depot Street, Lawtell, LA 70550 and charged him with Sexual Battery upon a victim under fifteen years of age. Olan Beinvenue age 57 of 116 Depot ...

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