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THE LAFAYETTE PARISH SHERIFF'S OFFICE IS LOOKING FOR AN ESCAPED INMATE. THE ESCAPE HAPPENED LATE FRIDAY NIGHT, WHILE 33-YEAR-OLD RONRIKA BEN WAS BEING RETURNED FROM A NEARBY MEDICAL FACILITY. BEN WAS BOOKED EARLIER THIS SUMMER ON CHARGES OF DOMESTIC ABUSE BATTERY, VIOLATION OF PROTECTION ORDERS, THEFT AND AGGRAVATED [...]
Mon, Aug 20, 2018
Source: KAJN Radio
A 70-YEAR-OLD WOMAN AND A PET DOG DIED FROM A FIRE AT THE BAYOU OAKS APARTMENTS. JEFF HORCHAK REPORTS. VOICER G :19 THE MAIN SUSPECT IN A HOMOCIDE CASE IN JEFF DAVIS PARISH HAS BEEN CAPTURED BY JEFFERSON COUNTY, TEXAS DEPUTIES. 28-YEAR-OLD DAVID WADE CLARK WAS ARRESTED AFTER [...]
Fri, Aug 17, 2018
Source: KAJN Radio
AT A BUDGET HEARING YESTERDAY, LAFAYETTE MAYOR PRESIDENT JOEL ROBIDEAUX DEFENDED HIS PLAN TO HIRE SEPARATE DIRECTORS FOR LAFAYETTE UTILITIES SYSTEM AND L-U-S FIBER. ONE COUNCILMAN WHO WAS CRITICAL OF THE PLAN, BRUCE CONQUE, WAS NOT READY TO COMMIT TO IT, BUT HE SAID ROBIDEAUX WENT A LONG WAY [...]
Wed, Aug 15, 2018
Source: KAJN Radio
LAFAYETTE CITY PARISH COUNCILMAN BRUCE CONQUE HAS PROPOSED CUTTING THE CONSOLIDATED GOVERNMENT'S CONTRIBUTION TO THE LAFAYETTE CITY MARSHAL'S OFFICE BY MORE THAN 730 THOUSAND DOLLARS. CITY PARISH APPROPRIATIONS MAKE UP ABOUT THREE-FOURTHS OF THE CITY MARSHAL OFFICE'S REVENUES, WITH THE REMAINDER COMING FROM FEES AND COMMISSIONS. CONQUE CRITICIZED [...]
Tue, Aug 14, 2018
Source: KAJN Radio
ONE MAN IS DEAD AND TWO OTHERS HURT IN A TWO VEHICLE CRASH SATURDAY NIGHT IN LAFAYETTE. THE ACCIDENT HAPPENED IN THE 100 BLOCK OF ACADIAN HILLS LANE AT AROUND 10-40 THAT NIGHT. 27-YEAR-OLD MARCUS FONTENOT WAS TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL WHERE DIED ON SUNDAY. THE DRIVER [...]
Mon, Aug 13, 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, Aug 20, 2018
Source: Weather Channel
Fair, and 80 ° F. For more details? [...]
Wed, Aug 15, 2018
Source: Weather Channel

News

A young American couple was brutally murdered by alleged ISIS terrorists while biking along the Afghan border. Evangelist Franklin Graham believes this couple's tragic death is an important lesson for everyone – there is in fact evil in the world and it is alive and well. [...]
Mon, Aug 20, 2018
Source: The Christian Broadcasting Network
Bans on Islamic burqas are spreading across Europe. Denmark banned face coverings in public places earlier this month. The move made it the fifth European country to do so. [...]
Mon, Aug 20, 2018
Source: The Christian Broadcasting Network
Bans on Islamic burqas are spreading across Europe. Denmark banned face coverings in public places earlier this month. The move made it the fifth European country to do so. [...]
Mon, Aug 20, 2018
Source: The Christian Broadcasting Network
Simone Biles won all five gold medals at the U.S. Championships this weekend, making her the first athlete to win five women's all-around titles since Dominique Dawes in 1994. [...]
Mon, Aug 20, 2018
Source: The Christian Broadcasting Network
Rascal Flatts bassist Jay DeMarcus and his wife Allison say they believe in raising their two children with traditional southern values. And the most important of these? Going to church. [...]
Mon, Aug 20, 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
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