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CARENCRO POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING A MURDER AFTER A MAN'S BODY WAS FOUND IN A DITCH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT. JEFF HORCHAK REPORTS. VOICER H :31 Authorities say a soldier based in Louisiana was arrested in a car with his wife's body in the trunk, their two toddlers in the car, [...]
Tue, Oct 23, 2018
Source: KAJN Radio
DUSON POLICE HAVE IDENTIFIED THE VICTIM OF A MAJOR CRASH THAT KILLED ONE MAN AND SENT ANOTHER TO THE HOSPITAL. JEFF HORCHAK REPORTS. VOICER G :21 LAKE CHARLES POLICE HAVE ARRESTED A SUSPECT IN A SHOOTING DEATH THAT HAPPENED LATE SATURDAY NIGHT AT THE INTERSECTION OF FIFTH AVENUE AND [...]
Mon, Oct 22, 2018
Source: KAJN Radio
LAFAYETTE MAYOR PRESIDENT JOEL ROBIDEAUX HAS COME OUT AGAINST TWO PARISH WIDE TAXES THAT ARE ON THE BALLOT ON NOVEMBER SIXTH. THE TAXES ARE A 2-POINT-9-4 MILL PROPERTY TAX FOR THE LAFAYETTE PARISH CORRECTIONAL CENTER AND A TWO MILL PROPERTY TAX TO FUND DISTRICT COURT OPERATIONS. ON ROBIDEAUX'S [...]
Fri, Oct 19, 2018
Source: KAJN Radio
BRANDON SCOTT LAVERGNE, THE MAN CONVICTED FOR KILLING TWO LAFAYETTE WOMEN, WAS CAPTURED AFTER AN ESCAPE ATTEMPT FROM THE LOUISIANA STATE PENITENTIARY IN ANGOLA. LAVERGNE IS SERVING TWO LIFE SENTENCES FOR THE KILLING OF U-L LAFAYETTE STUDENT MICKEY SHUNICK IN 2012 AND LISA PATE OF LAFAYETTE IN 1999. [...]
Thu, Oct 18, 2018
Source: KAJN Radio
YESTERDAY, NEW ORLEANS ARCHBISHOP GREGORY AYMOND SAID THAT THEY WOULD RELEASE THE NAMES OF CATHOLIC PRIESTS ACCUSED OF SEXUAL ABUSE OVER THE LAST FIFTY YEARS SOONER RATHER THAN LATER. FOLLOWING THAT ANNOUNCEMENT, FOUR OTHER DIOCESES COMMITTED TO THE RELEASE OF THE NAMES AS WELL, INCLUDING THE DIOCESE OF LAFAYETTE. [...]
Wed, Oct 17, 2018
Source: KAJN Radio

Weather

Weather
Watch what the experts at The Weather Channel have to say about the weather trends in your area. [...]
Mon, Oct 22, 2018
Source: Weather Channel
Cloudy, and 66 ° F. For more details? [...]
Wed, Oct 17, 2018
Source: Weather Channel

News

The creators of the movie Gosnell: The Trial of America's Biggest Serial Killer, say theaters around the country are dropping the movie and blocking ticket sales despite its high performance. [...]
Tue, Oct 23, 2018
Source: The Christian Broadcasting Network
For some, pizza is a tasty treat, an easy dinner, or the perfect "cheat" meal on a diet. But for one man, it's a heartfelt gift during his fight against terminal cancer. [...]
Tue, Oct 23, 2018
Source: The Christian Broadcasting Network
A law that protects faith-based adoption agencies from being forced to place children with same-sex couples is under attack. [...]
Tue, Oct 23, 2018
Source: The Christian Broadcasting Network
Evangelist Franklin Graham recently posted about the lottery mania to his Facebook page and told his followers that even though their odds of winning $2.2 billion might be very small -- he reminded them of a sure thing they can count on – Jesus Christ. [...]
Tue, Oct 23, 2018
Source: The Christian Broadcasting Network
U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton held firm Tuesday to President Trump's announcement that the United States would withdraw from the 1987 INF Treaty with the then Soviet Union now known as the Russian Federation. [...]
Tue, Oct 23, 2018
Source: The Christian Broadcasting Network

Sports

I'm sure we all can remember a time in our lives when the best part about the school day was recess – it was a time for running, jumping, playing on the playground and just being active with our friends! Unfortunately, statistics show that only one in about three children [...]
Sun, Aug 17, 2014
Source: LHSAA – The Huddle
Louisiana produces exceptional talent in the sports world. As basketball season begins, take a look at these former LHSAA student-athletes who now compete on NBA teams! DJ Augustin, Brother Martin High School – Toronto Raptors Brandon Bass, Capitol High School – Boston Celtics Glen “Big Baby” Davis, University High School [...]
Tue, Nov 05, 2013
Source: LHSAA – The Huddle
Do you skip breakfast? If so, you're not alone. According to a 2011 poll, 31 million Americans skip breakfast every day. Everyone from high school student-athletes to their grandparents, however, needs to start eating early. There are many reasons people skip breakfast: you want more sleep, you want to lose [...]
Wed, Oct 23, 2013
Source: LHSAA – The Huddle
I don't know about y'all, but I'm a crazy LSU fan. This past weekend's game against the University of Georgia was a soul-crusher for Tiger Nation. It's easy to become wrapped up in the spirit of the game and forget the true value of sports. Losing is an inevitable evil [...]
Tue, Oct 01, 2013
Source: LHSAA – The Huddle
The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) defines hazing as “...any humiliating or dangerous activity expected of a student to belong to a group, regardless of their willingness to participate.” According to a recent study, 1.5 million high school students experience hazing each year. Two in every five [...]
Fri, Sep 20, 2013
Source: LHSAA – The Huddle

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