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  1. Grand Prairie father dies while trying to save son in house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    A St. Landry Parish family is in mourning after a father rushed through a house engulfed in flames to save his son. 42-year-old Jon Robertson Sr. died while trying to rescue his 10-year-old son, John Robertson Jr. The boy suffered burns over 40% of his body, and is in stable condition at a Baton Rouge hospital.

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  2. Fieldwood Energy employee booked for theft of oil and gas equipmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... d brought it to his house, where Fontenot and another man came to retrieve the stolen equipment. Fontenot, 36, of St. Landry, was booked into the Lafayette Parish Jail for theft of oil and gas equipment. His bond was set at $100,000.

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  3. Major house fire in Church Point.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2014 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Witnesses say the Church Point VFD along with St. Landry and Richard fire departments were on the scene of the blaze in the 700 block of St. Margaret Road just before 12 noon. The fire was under control with in 2 hours.

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  4. St. Landry Violent Offenders WantedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    The St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office has issued warrants for arrest for two Opelousas area men. Chad E. Sam and Justin B. Lewis are accused of committing violent crimes and may be considered dangerous.

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  5. Ghosts of Opelousas LousianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... spice capital of the world, with production and sale of various seasonings sold in stores. It is the home of the St. Landry Cotton Oil Company. In September of 1916 officers began to watch for a nightly visitor-a ghost -at the oil mill. They said ...

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  6. St. Landry detectives arrest suspected crack dealerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    The St. Landry Parish Narcotics Enforcement Team has arrested an Opelousas man for selling a large quantity of "crack" cocaine inside a "drug free school zone". Glenn T. Babineaux, a resident of 622 E. Vine St. in Opelousas, was arrested on Dec 3 2014 for selling "crack".

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  7. St. Landry school board faces sticky situation with superintendent contractRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2014 | The Advocate

    The St. Landry School Board voted 9-4 on Thursday to delay renewing the contract of Superintendent Edward Brown until board members have an opportunity to evaluate him at a special Dec. 11 meeting. If the board does nothing by Feb. 1, at least 90 days before the May 2 contract expiration, then the contract automatically renews for another year, Hammonds said.

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  8. St. Landry School Board approved Christmas bonus checks for teachers, some subsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The St. Landry Parish School Board voted Thursday to approve a $1,000 Christmas bonus for teachers and $300 for substitutes who have been substituting since August 2013.

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  9. Driver killed in La. 30 construction zone crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | WBRZ

    A driver died in a second accident in a construction zone in Ascension Parish overnight, State Police reported Wednesday. Kirk Canova, 42, died after he smashed into a dump truck on Highway 30 west of I-10 near South St. Landry Avenue.

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  10. Donaldsonville driver killed in construction zone crash on La. 30 late TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | BayouBuzz.com

    ... just before 11:30 p.m. when Kirt P. Canova, 42, ignored and drove past a flag man on La. 30 eastbound near South St. Landry Avenue, State Police reported. Canova's vehicle, a 2010 Nissan Altima, struck a 1998 Mack dump truck that was parked in the ...

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  11. Donaldsonville man dies in head-on collision with parked dump truck in GonzalesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | NOLA.com

    ... State Police said. Canova was driving a 2010 Nissan Altima eastbound on LA Highway 30, west of I-10 near S. St. Landry Avenue, at about 11:30 p.m. Police said Canova ignored and drove past a flag man into a construction zone where a dump truck was ...

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  12. Economic development groups support Lafayette airport tax proposalRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2014 | The Advocate

    ... Authority; the Iberia Industrial Development Foundation; the Metropolitan Planning Organization for Vermilion, St. Landry and Lafayette parishes; the Louisiana Oil & Gas Association; the Bayou Vermilion District; and the Lafayette Convention & ...

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  13. St. Landry deputies seek suspects in armed robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office is seeking two suspects in a Friday night armed robbery at Kajeune's Country Corner in Opelousas. The store manager told the detective that two black men wearing dark-colored hooded jackets and masks entered the store just before closing time.

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  14. Opelousas Children's Christmas Parade Grand Marshal AnnouncedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The 2014 committee for the Opelousas Children's Christmas Parade announced today that this year's Grand Marshal will be Dana Reed. The parade, which is scheduled for Thursday, December 11 and will begin at 6:00 p.m. at the St. Landry Catholic Church on North Main Street and rolls south through historic downtown Opelousas, ending on Creswell Lane.

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  15. Opelousas mayor accused of urging voter fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | Daily World

    ... take this seriously," Taylor said. As for voting twice, once during early voting and then again on election day, St. Landry Clerk of Courts Charles Jagneaux agreed with Taylor that it can't happen. He said the names of everyone who votes early is ...

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  16. Todd MenessesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2013 | Voices

    ... Study Price Self Storage Cantina Southwestern Grill Boston Public School System Nebraska Public Power District St. Landry Homestead Bookheaded Learning Whitetail Addicitons (TV narrator) Audiobooks recorded: "At the Behest of the Dead' by Timothy W. ...

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  17. Mayor seeks funds from St. Landry to restore Sunset High buildingRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2014 | The Advocate

    Sunset Mayor Cecil Lavergne asked the St. Landry Parish Council on Wednesday night for money to restore the former Sunset High building. Lavergne asked for a maximum of $50,000 for the project, but said he'd be happy to get $30,000 to $35,000 to repair the 89-year-old building.

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  18. Grant to study idea of French immersion campusRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    ... it has long been abolished. But the hospital's board, which oversees the property and includes members from St. Landry and St. Martin parishes, has refused to release the building, arguing it can only be used for a health care related facility. St. ...

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  19. Hybrid rice breeding advances at LSU AgCenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Delta Farm Press

    ... commercial hybrids CLX729 and XL723. Multi-location trials of eight new hybrids were conducted in Acadia, St. Landry and Vermilion parishes in 2014, Oard said. Results showed good yield and milling quality. Four hybrids from the LSU AgCenter were ...

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  20. Duck Hunting season beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    ... federal and state waterfowl stamps are required to hunt waterfowl. Stephanie Speyrer from Austin's Outdoors of St. Landry Lumber in Opelousas says right now duck decoy sales are down because of low water levels. But with the low temperatures are ...

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