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Four Vermilion Parish football teams reach playoffs

Kaplan, Vermilion Catholic, Erath and Gueydan all landed in the LHSAA playoffs, which begins on Friday.


Former St. Martinville deputy chief found guilty of excessive force, obstruction and conspiracy

LAFAYETTE, La. – U. S. Attorney David C. Joseph announced that the former St. Martinville Police Department deputy chief of investigations, Codi Dodge, 35, was found guilty today of four felony counts, including a civil rights violation for using excessive force against an arrestee and three counts


St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office daily arrest report

John Vandercook, 47, 112 Arnold Street, Amelia, LA, was arrested on November 2, 2018, at 9:00am on a warrant for failure to appear on the charge of speeding and failure to honor written promise to appear. A deputy patrolling Amelia went to a residence on Arnold Street in reference to an active warra


High school football playoff scoreboard

CLASS 5A25-Comeaux (5-5) at 8-Ruston (7-3)30-Live Oak (5-5) at 3-Acadiana (9-1)DIVISION II10-Teurlings (4-6) at 7-Parkview Baptist (4-6)CLASS 4A25-Westgate (6-4) at 8-Plaquemine (8-2)21-Cecilia (4-6) at 12-Livonia (8-2)29-Opelousas (5-5) at 4-Neville (7-2)30-Franklinton (4-6) at 3-St. Martinville (1


Rayne police investigating a fatality they are calling an accident

Rayne Chief of Police Carroll J. Stelly announced that on Saturday November 3, 2018, at 11:51 AM, the Rayne Police Department received a report of a person pinned between vehicles at the Piggly Wiggly Grocery Store located at 702 South Adams in Rayne. Officers responding found an injured male victim


New Iberia man sentenced to 30 years for beating, strangling woman, burning her with cigarettes

On Feb. 22, 2018, he was convicted by a 16th Judicial District jury on charges of aggravated second degree battery, domestic abuse battery- strangulation, second degree battery and aggravated battery.


Scott Police: Man found with $6,000 in stolen power equipment, stolen vehicle

Demond’Tre Cockrell, 17, of Houston, Texas, was charged after being found in possession of the stolen power tools and a stolen pickup vehicle, according to Scott police.


Giant Omelette Celebration in Abbeville

Abbeville hosted the Giant Omelette Celebration this weekend. The omelette needed over five thousand eggs, fifty pounds of onions, seventy-five bell peppers, two gallons of parsley, and a wopping fifty-two pounds of butter! Organizers say that preparing this omelette was not possible without team wo


Iron Woman: 54-year-old of Crowley is racing while facing cancer

Isabella de la Houssaye has never been one to shy away from a challenge. She's completed triathlons, run marathons in every state and climbed literal mountains with her family. Now the 54-year-old from Crowley is facing another big challenge - cancer. The mother of five was diagnosed with stage 4 no


Pedestrian dead after being struck by CPSO unit in route to call

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - A pedestrian is dead after being struck by a Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office unit on Opelousas Street, according to Louisiana State Police.


Victim identified in fatal drive-by shooting on I-10 in Baton Rouge, police say

A 22-year-old Carencro man was fatally shot early Sunday while traveling on Interstate 10 eastbound, causing his car to crash into another vehicle before he was pronounced dead on the scene, Baton Rouge police said.