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THE LATEST VERSION OF THE PROPOSED I-49 EXTENSION THROUGH LAFAYETTE WAS PRESENTED THIS WEEK IN A SERIES OF MEETINGS WITH LOCAL OFFICIALS AND RESIDENTS. THE NEW DESIGN, WHICH WAS PRESENTED FOR THE FIRST TIME IN ONE SINGLE DESIGN INSTEAD OF SECTIONS, IS A REVISION OF A 2003 DESIGN THAT [...]
Sat, Oct 21, 2017
Source: KAJN Radio
U-L SOFTBALL COACH MICHAEL LOTIEF WAS PLACED ON ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE TWO WEEKS AGO, ACCORDING TO A STATEMENT RELEASED BY THE UNIVERSITY YESTERDAY. THERE WERE NO DETAILS AS TO WHY THE MOVE WAS MADE, BUT LOTIEF'S ATTORNEY SAYS IT CAME AFTER HE HAD A “PASSIONATE CONVERSATION” WITH UNIVERSITY OFFICIALS ABOUT [...]
Thu, Oct 19, 2017
Source: KAJN Radio
TONIGHT THE LAFAYETTE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD IS CONSIDERING SWEEPING CHANGES TO DOZENS OF SCHOOLS OF CHOICE PROGRAMS, AND THEY ARE MEETING RESISTANCE FROM PARENTS OF STUDENTS, AS WELL AS TEACHERS AND ADMINISTRATORS. HUNDREDS OF PARENTS ATTENDED A MEETING SATURDAY TO VOICE THEIR OPPOSITION. ONE OF THE MOST DEBATED [...]
Wed, Oct 18, 2017
Source: KAJN Radio
THE MAN CHARGED IN THE SHOOTING DEATH OF A LAFAYETTE POLICE OFFICER WAS TRANSFERRED OUT OF THE LAFAYETTE PARISH CORRECTIONAL CENTER. 28-YEAR-OLD IAN HOWARD OF LAFAYETTE IS NOW IN THE ELAYN HUNT CORRECTIONAL CENTER IN ST. GABRIEL. HOWARD WAS HELD IN THE LAFAYETTE PARISH CORRECTIONAL CENTER DUE TO [...]
Tue, Oct 17, 2017
Source: KAJN Radio
A PUMPKIN PATCH SET UP BY A LAFAYETTE CHURCH WAS VANDALIZED. HUNDREDS OF DOLLARS WORTH OF PUMPKINS WERE SMASHED AND A PORTABLE BATHROOM WAS TIPPED OVER AT THE COVENANT UNITED METHODIST CHURCH PUMPKIN PATCH. DESPITE THE DAMAGE CHURCH LEADERS AND VOLUNTEERS WERE ABLE TO GET IT SET UP [...]
Mon, Oct 16, 2017
Source: KAJN Radio

Weather

Weather
Watch what the experts at The Weather Channel have to say about the weather trends in your area. [...]
Sat, Oct 21, 2017
Source: Weather Channel
Fair, and 72 ° F. For more details? [...]
Mon, Oct 16, 2017
Source: Weather Channel

News

The fate of Bowe Bergdahl — the Army sergeant who pleaded guilty to endangering his comrades by leaving his post in 2009 in Afghanistan — now rests in the hands of a judge. [...]
Sun, Oct 22, 2017
Source: The Christian Broadcasting Network
Cell Biologist: Let's Replace Darwin by Studying DNA and Genetics [...]
Sun, Oct 22, 2017
Source: The Christian Broadcasting Network
The authors of a new book say they are confident that Donald Trump's economic policies would be positive for workers, the economy and the stock market. They have seen these policies work in the states. [...]
Sun, Oct 22, 2017
Source: The Christian Broadcasting Network
Inmates there were given the option to donate the money normally used for the commissary to hurricane relief efforts instead. [...]
Sun, Oct 22, 2017
Source: The Christian Broadcasting Network
Millennials give insight to the intertwining worlds of faith and politics at this year's Values Voter Summit. [...]
Sun, Oct 22, 2017
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
jen han silgado boxing [...]
Wed, Apr 27, 2016
Source: The US Daily
Benton and Airline move on in LHSAA Baseball Playoffs [...]
Tue, Apr 26, 2016
Source: The US Daily
Division II baseball 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