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BETWEEN 15 AND 20 POLICE DEPARTMENTS FROM AROUND ACADIANA GATHERED AT ST. BARNABAS EPISCOPAL CHURCH IN LAFAYETTE TO REMEMBER 22 ACADIANA OFFICERS WHO WERE KILLED IN THE LINE OF DUTY OVER THE YEARS. THIS YEAR'S CEREMONY HAD SPECIAL SIGNIFICANCE AS LAFAYETTE POLICE CORPORAL MICHAEL MIDDLEBROOK WAS MEMORIALIZED. MIDDLEBROOK [...]
Fri, May 18, 2018
Source: KAJN Radio
AN UNIDENTIFIED PERSON DROWNED IN IBERIA PARISH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT. JEFF HORCHAK HAS MORE. VOICER V :33 THE JEFF DAVIS PARISH SHERIFF'S OFFICE HAS ARRESTED A KINDER MAN FOR SEVERELY BEATING A WOMAN LAST MONTH. CHIEF DEPUTY CHRISTOPHER IVEY SAYS THAT WHEN THE WOMAN TRIED TO LEAVE, 66-YEAR-OLD [...]
Thu, May 17, 2018
Source: KAJN Radio
LAST NIGHT THE LAFAYETTE CITY PARISH COUNCIL VOTED 5-TO-4 TO PUT TWO NEW PROPERTY TAX PROPOSALS ON THE NOVEMBER SIXTH BALLOT. A PROPOSED TWO-POINT-94 MILL PROPERTY TAX WOULD RAISE ABOUT 6-POINT-7 MILLION DOLLARS ANNUALLY FOR THE PARISH JAIL, WHILE A TWO MILL PROPERTY TAX WOULD PROVIDE 4-POINT-6 MILLION DOLLARS [...]
Wed, May 16, 2018
Source: KAJN Radio
A CHEMICAL PIPELINE LEAK IN THE BALDWIN AND FRANKLIN AREAS PRODUCED A DANGEROUS VAPOR CLOUD. IT HAPPENED AFTER A TRACTOR HIT AN ABOVE GROUND VALVE IN A FIELD CONNECTED TO AN UNDERGROUND PIPELINE. ABOUT 45 RESIDENTS IN THE AREA WERE EVACUATED AND HIGHWAY 90 IN BOTH DIRECTONS WAS [...]
Tue, May 15, 2018
Source: KAJN Radio
A HOME ON HOLT AVENUE IN RAYNE WAS FIRED UPON TWICE IN A 24 HOUR PERIOD, ONCE SATURDAY NIGHT AFTER NINE AND AGAIN SUNDAY AFTERNOON AROUND 2:45. THE SECOND SHOOTING HAPPENED WHEN CHILDREN WERE OUTSIDE PLAYING IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD. NO ONE WAS INJURED IN EITHER OF THE SHOOTINGS. [...]
Mon, May 14, 2018
Source: KAJN Radio

Weather

Weather
Thunder in the Vicinity, and 83 ° F. For more details? [...]
Tue, May 15, 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. [...]
Tue, May 15, 2018
Source: Weather Channel

News

Congregations in this deeply religious community near Houston gathered Sunday for their first worship services since a teenager with a shotgun blasted his way into a high school art classroom and killed 10 people — eight students and two teachers. [...]
Sun, May 20, 2018
Source: The Christian Broadcasting Network
Some in the Trump administration are calling it 'Plan B.' Now that President Donald Trump has decided to quit the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, what is next? [...]
Sun, May 20, 2018
Source: The Christian Broadcasting Network
A volcano that is oozing, spewing and exploding on Hawaii's Big Island has gotten more hazardous in recent days, with rivers of molten rock flowing into the ocean and flying lava causing the first major injury. [...]
Sun, May 20, 2018
Source: The Christian Broadcasting Network
The Mexican charter company whose 39-year-old plane crashed in Havana had been the subject of two serious complaints about its crews' performance over the last decade, according to authorities in Guyana and a retired pilot for Cuba's national airline. [...]
Sun, May 20, 2018
Source: The Christian Broadcasting Network
The number of Irish voters who favor repealing that nation's Eighth Amendment versus those who want to keep it has narrowed, according to polling. [...]
Sun, May 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