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Rodrigue brothers thrive as miniature bull riders

Eddie Rodrigue grew up riding bulls. It's only nature that his three sons - Jay, Carson and Cade - would follow in his footsteps. Although they are relatively young in age (11, 8 and 4 respectively), the Rodrigue brothers of Thibodaux have already developed the same passion for riding bulls as their

DAILY COMET - 2017-11-20 00:28:58

Celebrating 100th at St. Ed's

CADE - Champagne and wine, cheese and crackers and a live jazz performance Saturday night lent an air of the august to the Cade Community Center. Men and women were dressed in their finest, straight from a Mass at St. Edward Catholic Church in New Iberia, led by Bishop Douglas Deshotel. The banquet

DAILY IBERIAN - 2017-11-19 12:00:00

Injury leads Braylon Moore from football field to business world

Like so many kids his age, 10-year-old Braylon Moore loves playing sports. Moore especially loves playing football, something he has done for years in the local league in Vermilion Parish. Those years have helped the young Moore learn valuable lessons. "Sports taught me how to believe in myself, h


Christian Service Center Tells Has and Upcoming Fundraiser

Christian Service Center stopped by today to talk about their fundraiser this weekend. On November 18th, join the Christian Service Center in Abbeville, for their Annual 5K Run/Walk. The fundraiser benefits the homeless population in Acadiana and the services Christian Service Center provides for th


FIEB teachers and support person of the year

Tina Trahan started substitute teaching in 1997 and is Teacher Aide certified. Tina then became a contract part time secretary for a few years then full time since 2010. Tina is married to Samuel Trahan of Abbeville. She has two boys, Sammy Trahan Jr. and Corey Trahan. She is the daughter of the lat


Celebrating 60 Years - Mr. & Mrs. Carlton David Migues Sr.

Mr. and Mrs. Carlton David Migues Sr. celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary October 26, 2017. They celebrated with their children. The couple have six children, Rendy Migues, Kevin Migues, Carlton David Migues Jr. of New Iberia, Jamie M. Reed of Katy, Texas, Jill M. Derouen of Delcambre and the

DAILY IBERIAN - 2017-11-19 11:00:00

Wanted man leads Iberia Parish Sheriff's Deputies on a car chase, crashes car into a house, and is later arrested

Kenneth Landry. Photo Credit: Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office IBERIA PARISH, La. (KLFY) - Iberia Parish Sheriff's Deputies were able to capture and arrest wanted man following a car chase. According to Major Wendell Raborn, officers found and attempted to make a traffic stop on Kenneth Landry Jr. L


Woman child held at gunpoint inside Church Point home, suspect arrested

(Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office) CHURCH POINT, La. (KLFY)- Acadia Parish deputies say a man armed with a shotgun entered a Gayle Street home and held and woman and child at gunpoint just after 8:30 p.m. this morning. The suspect stole a cell phone and demanded other property, Acadia Parish Sheriff


Gwinnett Man Shot, Killed On Front Porch

BUFORD, GA - A Gwinnett County man who was coming home from work was shot and killed on his front porch early Friday morning, according to police. The shooting happened around midnight on Montauk Hill Drive in Buford. According to Gwinnett County Police, a man had just returned home from his securit


Henry County to celebrate holiday season with tree lighting events, parade

McDONOUGH - It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas around Henry County, and holiday celebrations are in full swing heading into the week of Thanksgiving. Even if the weather of late has you and your loved ones bundling up one minute and lathering on sunscreen the next, a host of groups and gove


Woman carjacked, kidnapped while pumping gas

CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. - Police are searching for the people who carjacked and kidnapped a woman at a gas station. Iris Cadler said that around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, she was pumping gas at the Kroger gas station on Highway 138 in Stockbridge. She said someone snuck up behind her and covered her face.


Robert William Newland, Sr., 87

Robert William Newland Robert William "Bob" Newland, Sr., 87, of Eatonton, Ga., passed away Tuesday, November 14, 2017. He was born in Trout Lake, Mich. on February 23, 1930 to the late Martin William and Flaurence Bell House Newland. Bob proudly served his country in the United States Army.He was a


Suspect charged after hitting officer escorting funeral procession

ATLANTA -- A MARTA police officer was transported to the hospital after being struck on Friday. According to Atlanta police, the officer was helping to lead a funeral procession when he was hit on Fairburn Road near Thompson Drive. The officer appeared to have sustained serious injuries. Atlanta p

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2017-11-18 12:23:00

Man arrested for spate of metro Atlanta bank robberies

A Forest Park man has been arrested for allegedly robbing five different banks throughout metro Atlanta, including one in DeKalb County. MacKenzie Nathaniel Brunson, 27, was arrested by Conyers police on Nov. 9, after Atlanta police received an anonymous tip from Crime Stoppers the day before. The F

CROSSROADSNEWS.COM - 2017-11-18 16:07:00

Man missing from Stockbridge area considered 'critical' is found

McDONOUGH - A 46-year-old man missing since Thursday has been located, Henry County police announced Friday afternoon. His case had been considered critical. Randy Lamar Wiggins was last seen around noon on Thursday in the area of Squadron Lane in Stockbridge. He is described as a a black man, 6 fee


Dive into pivotal WWII battle Saturday at Falcon Field

The SBD Dauntless and the Battle of Midway come to Living Aviation History; decisive battle reviewed by WWII historian Rick Ector The SBD Dauntless and its crucial role in the World War II Battle of Midway will be featured Nov. 18 at this month's Living Aviation History Days program, a series presen


Royal Oak Players bring Hollywood drama to Marion's Lincoln Theatre

The Royal Oak Players present Suite Surrender, a farce, this weekend at The Lincoln Theatre. Written by Michael McKeever, the play tells the story of two of Hollywood's most famous divas in 1942 being booked into the same suite at The Palm Beach Royale Hotel for a war-time benefit performance. These


House fire in Chilhowie leaves one injured

SMYTH COUNTY, Va. - According to the Chief of the Adwolfe Fire Department, Steve Widner, crews received a call about a house fire on Sugar Street in Chilhowie just before 7:30 p.m. on Saturday night. Chief Widner says one resident was injured and was taken to the hospital most likely for smoke inhal

WCYB.COM - 2017-11-19 03:31:23

Rime ice forms on mountain tops in our area

When I was looking at our various cameras across the area today, I was eager to look at the one on Holston Mountain. Rime ice had developed overnight on our tower, which really comes as no surprise. Still, it's interesting! Rime ice looks like snow from afar, but it forms in a different way. Snow is

WCYB.COM - 2017-11-19 23:22:50

Smyth library system looks at joining regional consortium

Next spring patrons of the Smyth County Public Library could see the number of items they can access increase by 1.5 million items. The current library collection includes just over 123,000 items. The larger collection belongs to the Holston Associated Libraries Inc. (HAL), a non-profit consortium.