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STATE POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING A STUN GUN DEATH BY A POLICE OFFICER IN CARENCRO. POLICE CHIEF DAVID ANDERSON SAYS THE INCIDENT HAPPENED LAST WEDNESDAY. HE SAYS THE PERSON WHO WAS HIT BY THE STUN GUN DIED AT A HOSPITAL YESTERDAY. HE SAYS HE ASKED THE STATE POLICE [...]
Tue, Jun 19, 2018
Source: KAJN Radio
THE SURREY STREET BRIDGE IN LAFAYETTE IS ON SCHEDULE TO BE REOPENED IN AUGUST. CONSOLIDATED COUNCILMAN KENNETH BOUDREAUX SAID ON HIS FACEBOOK PAGE THAT WORK IS GOING WELL. HE SAYS THE PAINTING IS COMPLETE AND WORK ON THE DECK WILL BEGIN SOON, WEATHER PERMITTING, AND TAKE FIFTEEN DAYS [...]
Mon, Jun 18, 2018
Source: KAJN Radio
LAFAYETTE PARISH SHERIFF MARK GARBER HAS SIGNED OFF ON A REVAMP OF THE SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER PROGRAM FOR LAFAYETTE PARISH SCHOOLS. THE NEW PROGRAM WILL PROVIDE A POLICE PRESENCE IN EACH SCHOOL. GARBER WILL OVERSEE THE PROGRAM, WHICH ALSO INVOLVES MUNICIPAL POLICE DEPARTMENTS. SCHOOL BOARD PRESIDENT ERIC [...]
Fri, Jun 15, 2018
Source: KAJN Radio
FIVE CRUDE OIL STORAGE TANKS AT THE PURE OIL FACILITY IN GUEYDAN CAUGHT FIRE YESTERDAY. IT HAPPENED AT AROUND 1:40 YESTERDAY AFTERNOON AND TOOK FIREFIGHTERS HOURS TO PUT OUT. IT'S BELIEVED TO HAVE BEEN STARTED BY LIGHTNING BECAUSE A LOUD BOOM WAS HEARD SHORTLY BEFORE THE FIRE. [...]
Thu, Jun 14, 2018
Source: KAJN Radio
A DUSON WOMAN HAS BEEN ARRESTED FOR HELPING IN A SCAM THAT ORIGINATED IN NIGERIA. ACCORDING TO THE SCOTT POLICE DEPARTMENT, A VICTIM SENT MONEY TO A POTENTIAL EMPLOYER FOR START-UP COSTS, BUT IT WAS RE-ROUTED TO NIGERIA. 60-YEAR-OLD JOAN BREAUX ADMITTED TO INVESTIGATORS THAT SHE COLLECTED THE [...]
Wed, Jun 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. [...]
Sun, Jun 17, 2018
Source: Weather Channel
Fair, and 73 ° F. For more details? [...]
Tue, Jun 12, 2018
Source: Weather Channel

News

Privacy concerns and fake news are creating a lot of anxiety and confusion on the internet, and a new study shows some people are just ditching their social media accounts as a result. [...]
Tue, Jun 19, 2018
Source: The Christian Broadcasting Network
A California judge has ruled that Twitter can be sued for falsely advertising free speech. [...]
Tue, Jun 19, 2018
Source: The Christian Broadcasting Network
The Faith & Freedom Coalition is joining the chorus of national outrage over the policy of separating families illegally crossing the border... [...]
Tue, Jun 19, 2018
Source: The Christian Broadcasting Network
A biology professor retired after students complained he required them to praise Allah before interacting with him in his office. The University of Connecticut reprimanded Coe for posting a flyer on his door which read: "REMOVE SHOES BEFORE ENTERING" and "KNOCK FIRST, THEN REQUEST ENTRY Say: Bismillah," [...]
Tue, Jun 19, 2018
Source: The Christian Broadcasting Network
The Reverend Franklin Graham is applauding Pope Francis for recent comments he made about abortion. [...]
Tue, Jun 19, 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