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Local News

ALL PUBLIC SCHOOLS IN SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA AND ACADIANA ARE CLOSED TODAY DUE TO THE IMPENDING WINTER WEATHER. MCNEESE STATE UNIVERSITY AND SOWELA TECHNICAL COLLEGE IN LAKE CHARLES ARE CLOSED FOR TODAY AS WELL AS L-S-U-E. HOWEVER, U-L LAFAYETTE PLANS TO HOLD CLASSES AS SCHEDULED TODAY AS WELL AS [...]
Tue, Jan 16, 2018
Source: KAJN Radio
A Louisiana woman has pleaded guilty to stealing almost $1.5 million from a Broussard oilfield related company. U.S. Attorney Alexander C. Van Hook, in a news release Friday, said 54-year-old Susan M. Benoit (BEN-wah), of Lafayette, entered the plea Thursday before U.S. Magistrate Judge Patrick Hanna to two counts [...]
Mon, Jan 15, 2018
Source: KAJN Radio
A Vermillion Parish teacher ejected from a school board meeting and roughly handcuffed in a video-recorded arrest after she questioned her superintendent's pay raise says she thinks a lawsuit is likely in the case. Deyshia Hargrave declined, at first, to say with certainty whether she would file a lawsuit [...]
Fri, Jan 12, 2018
Source: KAJN Radio
IT LOOKS LIKE LAFAYETTE CITY MARSHAL BRIAN POPE WON'T HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT HIS PROBATION BEING REVOKED OVER A CONTEMPT OF COURT CHARGE. DISTRICT ATTORNEY KEITH STUTES TOLD THE DAILY ADVERTISER THAT IT'S A CIVIL MATTER AND HE DOESN'T KNOW IF HE HAS THE AUTHORITY TO INTERVENE IN THE [...]
Thu, Jan 11, 2018
Source: KAJN Radio
(AP) A teacher was handcuffed and briefly jailed after ignoring requests to come to order during a school board meeting. She was asking about teacher pay. The board president had ruled her out of order, saying the public comment period was for comments, not questions. A video posted by [...]
Wed, Jan 10, 2018
Source: KAJN Radio

Weather

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Tue, Jan 16, 2018
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Tue, Jan 16, 2018
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News

The ministry behind a powerful video of a woman explaining how God helped her move past her same-sex attraction has sparked no shortage of attention and controversy, including some disturbing death threats. [...]
Tue, Jan 16, 2018
Source: The Christian Broadcasting Network
The Trump administration on Tuesday cut tens of millions of dollars in money for Palestinian refugees, demanding that the U.N. agency responsible for the programs undertake a "fundamental re-examination." [...]
Tue, Jan 16, 2018
Source: The Christian Broadcasting Network
President Donald Trump's physician has declared that the commander-in-chief is in "excellent health." [...]
Tue, Jan 16, 2018
Source: The Christian Broadcasting Network
It's more dangerous now than ever before to be a Christian in India, but that isn't stopping the church from growing. [...]
Tue, Jan 16, 2018
Source: The Christian Broadcasting Network
President Trump proclaimed January 16, 2018 "Religious Freedom Day." [...]
Tue, Jan 16, 2018
Source: The Christian Broadcasting Network

Sports

The Little Rock Rangers recently won the I-40 Cup. [...]
Wed, Apr 27, 2016
Source: The US Daily
WFAR Golf Tournament Interview 4/27/16 [...]
Wed, Apr 27, 2016
Source: The US Daily
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Wed, Apr 27, 2016
Source: The US Daily
Division II baseball highlights. [...]
Tue, Apr 26, 2016
Source: The US Daily
Baseball, softball highlights [...]
Tue, Apr 26, 2016
Source: The US Daily

Government Links

Here are links to reach State and Federal Government officials or departments which may be of interest:

State Government:

Governor Bobby Jindal – 225-342-7015. Email: [email protected]
Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne – 225-342-7009 Email: [email protected]
Sec. of State Tom Schedler – 225-922-2880 Email: [email protected]
Attorney General James “Buddy” Caldwell 225-326-6769 email: [email protected]
Agriculture Commissioner Dr. Mike Strain- 225-922-1234 email: [email protected]
Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon – 225-342-5900  email: [email protected]

Other State Agencies:

Dept of Education – Superintendent John White – 225-342-3602  website: www.louisianabelieves.com
Dept of Health & Hospitals  – 225-342-9500 website: dhh.louisiana.gov
Dept of Environmental Quality – 225-219-3953  – www.deq.louisiana.gov
Dept of Public Safety- 225-925-6006 – website: www.dps.louisiana.gov
Public Service Commission – 225-342-4999 – website: www.lpsc.gov
getagameplan.org

Federal Government:

The White House – Comments: 202-456-1111  Switchboard: 202-456-1414
White House website: www.whitehouse.gov
To email the White House, go to the website and click on the “Contact Us” tab on the upper right corner.

Senator Mary Landrieu – New Orleans 504-589-2427 Baton Rouge: 225-389-0395
For other locations, or to email the Senator, see the website: www.landrieu.senate.gov

Senator David Vitter – Baton Rouge: 225-383-0331
For other locations, or to email the Senator, see the website: www.vitter.senate.gov

Congressman Steve Scalise – District 1 – 504-837-1259 – email and website: www.scalise.house.gov

Congressman Cedric Richmond – District 2 – 504-288-3777 – email and website: www.richmond.house.gov

Congressman Charles Boustany – District 3 – 337-235-6322 – email and website: www.boustany.house.gov

Congressman John Fleming – District 4 -318-798-2254 – email and website: www.fleming.house.gov

Congressman Rodney Alexander – District 5 – 318-322-3500 email and website: www.alexander.house.gov