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AN ARREST HAS BEEN MADE IN THE SHOOTING DEATH OF A LAFAYETTE TEENAGER, WHOSE BODY WAS FOUND IN THE PARKING LOT OF AN APARTMENT COMPLEX. JEFF HORCHAK REPORTS. VOICER A :15 OFFICIALS WITH INDORAMA WERE INVITED TO THE CALCASIEU PARISH POLICE JURY MEETING TO DISCUSS FLARING AT THEIR ETHYLENE [...]
Wed, Mar 20, 2019
Source: KAJN Radio
FIVE FORMER U-L LAFAYETTE SOFTBALL PLAYERS HAVE ASKED TO JOIN A DISCRIMINATION LAWSUIT AGAINST THE UNIVERSITY FILED LAST SEPTEMBER BY FORMER COACH MICHAEL LOTIEF. THE LEAD ATTORNEY, JOHN MCELLIGOTT JUNIOR, SAYS THE JUDGE HAS NOT RULED YET ON THEIR REQUEST, WHICH WAS FILED IN JANUARY. LOTIEF WAS FIRED [...]
Tue, Mar 19, 2019
Source: KAJN Radio
LAFAYETTE POLICE HAVE MADE AN ARREST IN CONNECTION WITH A MURDER THAT HAPPENED SUNDAY AFTERNOON ON EDISON STREET. JEFF HORCHAK REPORTS. VOICER X :38 Police say a man suspected of killing his sister and wounding a friend at the Louisiana home the siblings shared fled to Texas and fatally [...]
Mon, Mar 18, 2019
Source: KAJN Radio
LAFAYETTE MAYOR PRESIDENT JOEL ROBIDEAUX DELIVERED HIS ANNUAL ROBIDEAUX REPORT YESTERDAY AT THE HEYMANN PERFORMING ARTS CENTER. HE CONFIRMED THAT SALES TAX COLLECTIONS ARE ON THE RISE FOR THE FIRST FOUR MONTHS OF THE CURRENT FISCAL YEAR AND UNEMPLOYEMENT IS DECREASING. HE SAYS LAFAYETTE NEEDS TO HAVE A [...]
Fri, Mar 15, 2019
Source: KAJN Radio
LAFAYETTE POLICE ARE CONDUCTING A HOMOCIDE INVESTIGATION AFTER A TEEN WAS FOUND SHOT TO DEATH. JEFF HORCHAK REPORTS. VOICER U :15 SOME CALCASIEU PARISH STUDENTS ARE HELPING WITH A WORLD WAR TWO EXHIBIT THAT IS COMING TO LAKE CHARLES LATER THIS YEAR. STUDENTS IN THE CALCASIEU PARISH SCHOOL [...]
Thu, Mar 14, 2019
Source: KAJN Radio

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Tue, Mar 19, 2019
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Thu, Mar 14, 2019
Source: Weather Channel

News

CBN News Chief Political Analyst David Brody is in the Middle East, traveling with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo as he visits Kuwait and Israel. [...]
Wed, Mar 20, 2019
Source: The Christian Broadcasting Network
LifeWay Christian Resources announced Wednesday it will close all of the chain's 170 retail stores by the end of the year and conduct its business entirely online. [...]
Wed, Mar 20, 2019
Source: The Christian Broadcasting Network
The news out of Nigeria is getting progressively worse as it is being reported that more than 300 people were killed in at least seven predominantly Christian villages across Nigeria in February and March this year, according to Barnabas Fund sources. [...]
Wed, Mar 20, 2019
Source: The Christian Broadcasting Network
Southern Baptist Convention President J.D. Greear has named tellers for the SBC 2019 annual meeting June 11-12 in Birmingham. [...]
Wed, Mar 20, 2019
Source: Baptist Press News
Prayer leaders across Southern Baptist life have a new opportunity to connect through "Pray SBC." Launched March 18, Pray SBC is a Facebook group for members to share expertise, ask questions and offer ideas to "foster a culture of Kingdom-focused prayer toward revival and spiritual awakening." [...]
Wed, Mar 20, 2019
Source: Baptist Press News

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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
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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