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Flooding, poor drainage and lack of maintenance are impeding transportation along some unpaved rural St. Landry Parish roads, a parish government Public Works Committee was told on Wednesday night. Andrea Edwards, who lives along Lois Lane in the Bayou Mallet between Lawtell and Eunice, ...
Officials with the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry and the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office are seeking the public's help in finding whoever is responsible for the recent deaths of a cow and three calves. On March 3, agriculture inspectors received a complaint from a rancher in reference to ...

ST. LANDRY PARISH, La. (KLFY)- Two men have been arrested for killing cattle including three calves. The animals were found run over on private property last week. Jameson Lagrange, 20, of Leonville, has been charged with counts of aggravated cruelty to animals. He was arrested by Louisiana ...
Dylan James Roberie, age 29, 17587 Hwy. 190, Port Barre, LA, distribution of schedule II drugs. Arrested by Port Barre Police Dept. Joel Kevin Anderson, age 54, 809 Halphen St., Opelousas, LA, bench warrant; notification of sex offenders and child; failure to register as a sex offender; special sex offender ...
The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry and the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office are seeking help finding the people responsible for the ... at 1-800-556-9714, the LDAF Hotline at 1-855-452-5323 or St. Landry Parish Crimestoppers at 337-948-TIPS and online at stlandrycrimestoppers.com.
The St. Landry Parish Tourist Commission matched those funds to commission steel sculptor Russell Whiting of Breaux Bridge. Whiting used the lone picture that exists of Ardoin to create a 1,500-pound statue of Ardoin standing on an accordion. A yellow, brass ball, symbolic of the lemons Ardoin used to ...

LEBEAU, La. (KLFY) – DOTD crews are doing a patch and overlay project on U.S. Highway 71 in St. Landry Parish from Lebeau to the Avoyelles Parish line. The roughly ten mile stretch is full of spider web cracks and potholes. "You get a right front tire caught in one of them ruts -- there goes your front end ...
A Ville Platte man has been arrested in connection with the theft of cattle in St. Landry Parish, according to Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain. Dovinski Doucet, 35, was arrested Feb. 6 in St. Landry Parish by Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry ...
A Eunice woman is dead, and two others are in critical condition following a crash on LA 10 in St. Landry Parish yesterday. Shortly before 6:00 p.m., Louisiana State Police Troop I responded to a three-vehicle crash on LA 10 near Ollie Street. The crash claimed the life of 73-year-old Mary Chapman of ...
The Opelousas Police Department and St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office are asking for help from the public in solving a cold case. On October 30, 2012, at 3:00 am, officers responded to the 500 block of Kim Drive in Opelousas. Officers arrived on the scene and found Donnie "Fred" Lamb suffering a gunshot ...
Students and the driver are safe after their school bus landed in a ditch in St. Landry Parish. According to an official with knowledge of the situation, while traveling on Chris Road, north of Cankton, the bus driver swerved to avoid a pothole. Consequently, one of the bus' tires ended up in a ditch alongside ...
"What schools are going to be closing I want to know what are you going to do with that faculty that is going to be moving from one school to the next," said Lachana Malone McCartney a parent in St. Landry Parish. Those are some of the questions parents asked St. Landry Schools Superintendent Patrick ...
Mark Shane Tucker, age 41, 1101 Country Rd, 141 E, Flatrock, Alabama, hold for outside agencies; resisting an officer; unsafe vehicle; no insurance; suspended license/operating vehicle. Arrested by Louisiana State Police. James William Reviere, Jr., age 51, 1509 W. St. Mary Blvd., Lafayette, La, theft of ...
The St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office is asking the public to be on the lookout for a wanted man. Deputies say the man Tyrone Johnson of Opelousas is wanted for on warrants for domestic abuse battery by strangulation and kidnapping. Deputies say that a call came from the victim in the case, alleging that ...
Lane closures are planned along Interstate 49 in St. Landry Parish Feb. 7-8 for bridge inspection, according to the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development,. The inside lane and shoulder of I-49 northbound between exit 19 -- U.S. 190 (Baton Rouge/Opelousas) and exit 23 -- U.S. 167 ...
Around 6:00 pm on Tuesday, January 30, an officer with the Port Barre police department observed a Ford Taurus traveling 56 mph in a 45 mph zone on US 190 Westbound. The officer attempted a traffic stop but the vehicle increased speed and continued towards Opelousas. As the officer pursued the ...
(KLFY) - Tensions were high Wednesday night in St. Landry Parish as school board members answered questions regarding what would become of $99 million in bond money. ... "This is something that is critical for the improvement of St. Landry Parish, our students as well as our faculty and staff.".

Detective Andy Lorah returns to Crime Stoppers and needs your help in locating the thieves that are responsible for a home burglary in St. Landry Parish. On January 12, 2018, deputies were dispatched to 4035 Highway 359, Washington for a burglary of a residence. On January 11th, surveillance cameras ...
WASHINGTON, La (KLFY) – In December, an article from The Daily World came out regarding speculation about the future of Washington Elementary. The article sparked Washington Mayor Joe Pitre to request a meeting with St. Landry Parish Schools Superintendent Patrick Jenkins. As well as documents ...
The St. Landry Parish school board is hoping voters will back new taxes, in the interest of public schools. This spring, voters will consider a two-part tax proposition. The money would be used for facility improvements across the district. However, administrators could be faced with tough decisions about the ...
Nonprofit concealed handgun instruction courses are being offered at the Masonic Lodge in Eunice every month through 2018. The courses include all the requirements needed to apply for a concealed handgun permit, including classroom instruction, all applications filled out and notarized, online ...
The St. Landry Parish School Board is moving closer to approving a comprehensive facilities reorganization and capital improvement plan, but it all could be for naught if voters don't approve a property tax March 24. Board members met Monday night with a facilities assessment team hired by the district in ...
ST. LANDRY PARISH, La. (KLFY)- A man is being held St. Landry Parish on attempted murder and rape charges for allegedly luring a woman into a camper and brutally assaulted her in 2017. According to Sheriff Bobby J. Guidroz, the crime was reported on May 14, 2017, from a Lafayette hospital.
The St. Landry Parish School Board is moving closer to approving a comprehensive facilities reorganization and capital improvement plan, but it all could be for naught if voters don't approve a property tax March 24. Board members met Monday night with a facilities assessment team hired by the district in ...
The Saint Landry Chamber of Commerce Youth Leadership Council put on a fundraiser event on Saturday, called “Rocking the Hurricane.” One hundred percent of the proceeds from the event are going toward hurricane Relief efforts in Orange County, Texas. "So, obviously, we're all about making the ...
St. Landry Parish School Superintendent Patrick Jenkins said he won't accept his portion of a $3,000 teacher's pay raise tied to the passage of two property tax proposals on the March 24 ballot. Jenkins said the wording in his current contract allows him to become eligible for the annual salary increase, but ...
Chad Anthony Ozenne, age 45, 304 Faul Rd., Lafayette, La, DWI 1st offense; open container; simple criminal damage. Arrested by La. Dept. of Wildlife and Fisheries. Ian C. Artigue, age 35, 215 Fuselier St., Arnaudville, La, DWI-1st offense. Arrested by Arnaudville Police Dept. Breanna Andrea Myers, age ...
A Bunkie man has been arrested for allegedly raping a child younger than 10 years old. According to a release from the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office, detectives received a complaint Saturday from a local hospital of a child complaining of pain "after allegedly being touched inappropriately." The child ...
OPELOUSAS, La. (KLFY) – A horse was found wondering the streets of Opelousas– she was dubbed Eva 15 after St. Landry Parish Animal Control rescuers found out how little it had been sold for. Many were shocked by the price tag, $15. But Stacey McKnight, director of St. Landry Parish Animal Control, ...
The St. Landry Parish Government has given residents who are against a proposed hydrofracking wastewater injection well a better chance to voice their dissent and potentially stop its construction. The company, Eagle Oil L.L.C., has submitted an application to the Department of Natural Resources to build ...
GSU use to be a two-year college. According to the schools website, the first bachelor degree was awarded in 1944. Giron graduate in 1944. “I started to work. When I got a job life was different. I was independent,” says Giron. Grion retired from the St. Landry Parish School System after 31 years.
The deep freeze that's lingering in Acadiana this week is wreaking havoc on the outdoor St. Landry Parish animal shelter. A new water line installed recently runs above the outdoor kennels "and it froze," Director Stacey McKnight said today. The shelter turned off the water two days ago and reserved ...
He was pronounced dead at the scene by the St. Landry Parish Coroner's Office. Due to fire, it is unknown if Thibodeaux was wearing a seat belt, State Police said. Two passengers in the vehicle were wearing seat belts and sustained minor injuries. They were transported to a local hospital for treatment.
Louisiana State Police Troop I received several calls from concerned motorists about a reckless driver, who struck a guardrail and left the scene. The driver was identified as 57-year-old Lance Ducote. Troopers located Ducote in his vehicle near the area of Lake Dubuisson, off of I-49. Ducote also faces ...
25-year-old Brandon Charpentier of St. Landry Parish was arrested by Acadia Parish deputies on an outstanding warrant for burglary. The Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office has been investigating recent burglaries in the northern part of the parish. Detectives were able to identify 25-year-old Charpentier as a ...
... need some significant work, and it would just be better for us to have newer facilities," said Patrick Jenkins, St. Landry Parish Superintendent.
Raymond James Landry, Jr., age 45, 9677 Bayou Delglesies St., Moreauville, LA, 64 counts of unauthorized use of access card. Arrested by ...
Former Plaisance High School and Chicago Bears Football Star John Thierry died on Saturday due to a heart attack. He was 46. The Bears ...
The St. Landry Parish School Board has begun designating schools that will be consolidated, closed or modernized as part of a district-wide ...
LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) – The St. Landry Parish School district will be rolling out $1,000 checks to all its full-time employees. Superintendent ...
The St. Landry Parish Council is again grappling with cuts to agencies and other line items to start 2018 with a balanced budget. Finance ...
School performance in St. Landry Parish is higher than last year. 23 out of 33 schools scored an 'A', 'B', or 'C', which is up by 3% from the 2016 ...
It was a mixed bag of scores for St. Landry Parish public schools this week. The district's overall score dropped slightly, from a 73.1 last year to ...
Keith Lashaun Metz, age 23, 1333 Nash Dr., Opelousas, expired license Plate; suspended license; injuring public records; owner to secure ...
Law enforcement in St. Landry Parish is hitting a real low in staff numbers. The sheriff's department, as well as the Opelousas Police ...
The St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office is sending out a notice for a cow found last month. On October 18, 2017, the Brand Inspector was ...
OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) — The St. Landry Parish School Board has voted to give employees a $1,000 bonus check next month. The board's ...
OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) - The St. Landry Parish School Board has voted to give employees a $1,000 bonus check next month. The board's ...
(KLFY) – This morning Opelousas mayor Reggie Tatum appeared before a judge after turning himself into the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's ...
We wanted to be able to give them a direct means of contacting us,” says Milton Batiste, transportation supervisor for the St. Landry Parish ...


 

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