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SEVERAL BOMB THREATS REPORTED IN ACADIANA, ACROSS LOUISIANA AND THE UNITED STATES THURSDAY HAVE BEEN DEEMED NOT CREDIBLE. JEFF HORCHAK REPORTS. VOICER X :54 TODAY THE LOUISIANA BOARD OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY WILL VOTE ON A TAX EXEMPTION THAT COULD BE THE LARGEST IN STATE HISTORY. DRIFTWOOD L-N-G [...]
Fri, Dec 14, 2018
Source: KAJN Radio
AN ARREST HAS BEEN MADE IN CONNECTION WITH A POLICE CHASE THAT STARTED TUESDAY IN LAFAYETTE PARISH AND ENDED NEAR INDIAN BAYOU IN VERMILLION PARISH. JEFF HORCHAK HAS MORE. VOICER W :10 A 73-YEAR-OLD MAN WAS LEFT INJURED ON THE SIDE OF A ROAD NEAR OBERLIN AFTER HE WAS [...]
Thu, Dec 13, 2018
Source: KAJN Radio
A UTILITY CLERK FOR THE CITY OF SCOTT WAS ARRESTED AFTER AN ANNUAL AUDIT FOR THE CITY REVEALED THAT 27-HUNDRED DOLLARS WAS MISSING. AN INVESTIGATION BY THE SCOTT POLICE DEPARTMENT LED THEM TO MONTEZ PREJEAN, WHO, ACCORDING TO MAYOR PURVIS MORRISON, ADMITTED TO STEALING THE MONEY. PREJEAN HAS [...]
Wed, Dec 12, 2018
Source: KAJN Radio
A CHILD STARTED A FIRE AT A DOLLAR GENERAL STORE IN SCOTT. A FEW CLOTHING ITEMS WERE BURNED IN AN AISLE YESTERDAY AFTERNOON AT THE DOLLAR GENERAL ON WESTGATE ROAD. THE CHILD WAS TAKEN INTO CUSTODY BY THE SCOTT POLICE DEPARTMENT AND ARSON INVESTIGATORS WITH THE LAFAYETTE FIRE [...]
Tue, Dec 11, 2018
Source: KAJN Radio
CROWLEY VOTERS CHOSE TIM MONCEAUX TO BE THE NEW MAYOR, REPLACING THE RETIRING GREG JONES. HE DEFEATED EZORA PROCTOR WITH 58 PERCENT OF THE VOTE. IN CHURCH POINT, VOTERS THERE SELECTED SPANKY MECHE AS MAYOR AND DALE THIBODEAUX AS POLICE CHIEF. OPELOUSAS NOW HAS A NEW MAYOR [...]
Mon, Dec 10, 2018
Source: KAJN Radio

Weather

Weather
Mostly Cloudy, and 63 ° F. For more details? [...]
Wed, Dec 12, 2018
Source: Weather Channel
This map shows the location and intensity of precipitation in your area. The color of the precipitation corresponds to the rate at which it is falling. This map is updated every 15 minutes. [...]
Wed, Dec 12, 2018
Source: Weather Channel

News

Best-selling author and pastor Max Lucado has revealed that he too is a survivor of childhood sexual abuse. Lucado was one of many speakers that self-identified as victims during an evangelical summit on abuse at Wheaton College on Thursday. [...]
Fri, Dec 14, 2018
Source: The Christian Broadcasting Network
Defenders of increased immigration say it's good for the US economy, noting that many immigrants will perform jobs Americans won't. But a new report shows that comes with a heavy price tag for the people already here. [...]
Fri, Dec 14, 2018
Source: The Christian Broadcasting Network
Defenders of increased immigration say it's good for the US economy, noting that many immigrants will perform jobs Americans won't. But a new report shows that comes with a heavy price tag for the people already here. [...]
Fri, Dec 14, 2018
Source: The Christian Broadcasting Network
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu wants the world to know that his country often finds itself in continual conflict. He told foreign journalists how Israel not only fights terrorism within its own borders, but it also helps the rest of the world to follow suit. [...]
Fri, Dec 14, 2018
Source: The Christian Broadcasting Network
Crowder is on a mission to share God's love, using his music as a vehicle toward spreading the gospel. The solo performer, who formerly front-manned The David Crowder Band, recently told The Billy Hallowell Podcast that he believes Christians now have a unique opportunity to make a real impact in [...]
Thu, Dec 13, 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