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Entergy's "Arc and Spark" demonstration teaches students the dangers of electricity

Representatives from Entergy took time out of their day today to provide safety tips to students at SLCC.  Students in the electrician program at SLCC got a first-hand look at safety around power lines with a demonstration by Entergy linem

Driveway repair scam suspects operating in Lafayette

The Lafayette Police Department has received several reports in March of driveway repair scammers operating within the City of Lafayette.

Two arrested; crystal meth, bath salts found in hotel

Two people have been booked into the Iberia Parish Jail on drug charges

Two men wanted for New Iberia armed robbery

The Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office is looking for two suspects wanted for armed robbery.

Acadia Parish officials looking for rooster thief

Crimestoppers of Acadia Parish and the Rayne Police Department need your help to identify the suspect(s) who stolen numerous roosters from a Rayne residence.

Iberia parish man arrested on juvenile pornography charges

A New Iberia resident has been arrested for distributing child pornography. On March 22, detectives with the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office Bureau of Investigations Cyber Crimes Division arrested Robbie Fusilier, 22.

City-Parish President Joey Durel disheartened by annexation lawsuit with Broussard

The fight is not over yet between the city of Broussard's Mayor Charles Langlinais and City-Parish President Joey Durel.  Although Mayor Langilinais withdrew the golf course annexation last week, there is still a remaining annexation d

DOTD issues Easter holiday travel advisory

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) today advised drivers of upcoming work schedules for interstate and major road projects throughout Louisiana during the Easter holiday (Friday, March 29, through Sunday, March 31

Lafayette Parish School System critically short on bus drivers

The school system has become critically short of school bus drivers.  More of the 290 school bus drivers are out on long-term leaves because of medical problems, personal issues, and other reasons.  There are only thirty substitutes w

$10 million granted to Louisiana failing schools

The federal government is giving Louisiana almost $10 million to help fix failing schools. The funds come from a nationwide grant program, and will impact 200,000 kids in failing schools all across the state.