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  1. St. Landry Sheriff's Office: Two separate threats at Beau Chene High briefly cause lockdownRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    UPDATE: During a search of the campus during a lockdown over a student threatening to inflict self-harm, a knife was found on another student, the sheriff's office. Spokesman Maj.


  2. Opelousas prepares to hold an Active Shooter and Emergency Contingency Press ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    In wake of recent mass and school shootings across the globe, an Active Shooter and Emergency Contingency Press Conference will take place in Opelousas. In the midst of the recent active shooter tragedies and the threats made in Evangeline Parish, communities realize this is occurring more often and at unpredictable times.


  3. Lafayette Parish gets $11 million for drainageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 14 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    The Acadiana Planning Commission voted Wednesday to spend $25 million in federal funds on nine regional drainage projects, including four in Lafayette Parish that total $11.2 million. Youngsville Mayor Ken Ritter said the coulees in his two projects, Bayou Parc Perdu and the LaSalle Coulee, drain 80 percent to 90 percent of Youngsville, where hundreds of homes flooded during the August 2016 storms.


  4. St. Landry Schools Superintendent responds to claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 5 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Claims from Mayor Joe Pitre about the school board and Superintendent Patrick Jenkins about subjects like the cloudy future of Washington Elementary, failure to respond to meeting requests, and most recent questions about the use of tax dollars by the school board. According to Jenkins, he finds the numbers to be off pace and says the one number he can reference as correct is the taxable base but not how it is used.


  5. Washington Mayor expresses growing skepticism for St. Landry School Board tax usageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 2 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Over the past couple weeks, Washington Mayor Joe Pitre has voiced concern about a lack of information and failure to meet requests from the St. Landry Parish Schools Superintendent Patrick Jenkins. This led to him researching and finding statistics of the current proposed tax plan currently and one from the 1980s.


  6. Washington Mayor voices frustration with St. Landry School SuperintendentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 24 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Pitre says he has sent at least four requests for meetings and documents to Jenkins because of "the belief by members of the council and a number of the citizens in Washington that our students have been willfully neglected over the years," says Mayor Pitre. "They do not supply the resources equitably and they have different standards of how they apply expenses versus resources," says Pitre.


  7. Suspect charged with beating, raping woman in camper in St. Landry ParishRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 23 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    ST. LANDRY PARISH, La. - A man is being held St. Landry Parish on attempted murder and rape charges for allegedly luring a woman into a camper and brutally assaulted her in 2017.


  8. Fire Marshal: 17 people killed in Louisiana structure fires since Jan. 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 22 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Despite a warming trend descending upon Louisiana over the past few days, the State Fire Marshal's Office investigated several fires over the weekend that resulted in serious injuries and even deaths. Since last Friday, three people have died and two people were critically injured in four residential structure fires across the state, according to investigators.


  9. Andrade named CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs of AcadianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2018 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    The regional nonprofit Boys & Girls Clubs of Acadiana has named Missy Bienvenu Andrade - a Lafayette native with a passion for giving back to Acadiana - as CEO to lead its operations in four parishes. Andrade will lead the nearly 50-year-old nonprofit's operations in St. Landry, Iberia, Vermilion, and Lafayette parishes as she builds on the success the program has experienced through the support of nearly 400 donors across the community.


  10. St. Landry horse sold for $15 gets a second chance at lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2018 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    A horse was found wondering the streets of Opelousas- she was dubbed Eva 15 after St. Landry Parish Animal Control rescuers found out how little it had been sold for. Many were shocked by the price tag, $15.


  11. St. Landry animal shelter needs water ASAPRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2018 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    The deep freeze that's lingering in Acadiana this week is wreaking havoc on the outdoor St. Landry Parish animal shelter. The shelter turned off the water two days ago and reserved enough water for two days.


  12. Prairie Ronde Water System recommends customers to conserve their water useRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2018 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Officials with the Prairie Ronde Water system who serve customers Northeast St, Landry and portions of south-east Evangeline Parishes and a small portion of Avoyelles parish, are asking customers to conserve water until further notice.


  13. Two more suspects arrested for at least 16 burglaries, thefts in north AcadianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2017 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    JEFF DAVIS Parish, La. - For several months, Jefferson Davis Parish Sheriff's Office detectives have been investigating a rash of burglaries and thefts throughout the parish.


  14. Sacred Heart coach arrested on juvenile molestation charges, school issues statementRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2017 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    The St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office has confirmed that Academy of the Sacred Heart coach and athletic director Mark Aune, 51, was arrested on the following charges: According to the state Attorney General's Office, Aune was arrested through a joint investigation by the AG's Cyber Crime Unit, Homeland Security Investigations, the Texas Department of Public Safety and the St. Landry Sheriff's Office. " Schools of the Sacred Heart, Grand Coteau was surprised to learn of the recent arrest of one of its employees.


  15. St. Landry-Evangeline United Way to relocateRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    The St. Landry-Evangeline United Way will be moving its operation from its W. Vine St. location to the St. Landry Economic Development facility on I-49 in January. The new site will include access to the services and modern business features provided to the tenants of the building- use of a high tech conference room, large and small meeting areas equipped with audio/visual equipment, along with secure, private office space, increased parking, and visibility from the I-49 corridor, the organization said in an announcement.


  16. Women claim the liquid inside a case of water cans wasna t water; company respondsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2017 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    OPELOUSAS, La. Some Opelousas residents say they found alcohol in a few cans of water they got from the St. Landry Community Action Agency.


  17. Humane organizations set up fund to save dog found starving in OpelousasRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2017 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    A concerned citizen recently found an emaciated dog roaming the streets of Opelousas and brought the dog to the St. Landry Animal Control for treatment. The dog, now named "Flower",was found on Tower Road and weighs a mere 12 lbs, far below its ideal weight of 60 lbs.


  18. St. Landry Superintendent proposes tax plan to help schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2017 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    St. Landry parish school superintendent Patrick Jenkins says his parish deserves a quality education system and buildings to go with it. In 10 years, it could fund two and three thousand dollar pay raises for all full-time employees and support staff.


  19. St. Landry Parish schools projected to lose over 900 students by 2023Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Hefner was hired by the St. Landry Parish School Board to help address the reasons why enrollment numbers are dropping. "My job here is to just give the best data I can so they can make good sound decisions as they move forward to developing their facility plan and then implementing that plan," says Hefner.


  20. St. Landry-Evangeline United way, Raising Canea s in Opelousas partner ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2017 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Raising Cane's managing director Kyle McFarlain says that after Louisiana received help during natural disasters like Katrina, it's vital to reach out and help out when possible The donations ranging from water to cleaning supplies were loaded onto a trailer and will be delivered to Orange, Texas.


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