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Bill To Overturn Louisiana Science Education Act Rejected

 A bill that would've overturned the Louisiana Science Education Act was reject today.  It allows teachers to teach various scientific theories besides evolution.

Series Of Meetings Being Held In Lafayette To Come Up With A Long Term Plan For The City And Parish Of Lafayette

Right now a series of meetings is being held in Lafayette to come up with a long term plan for the city and parish.  

Iberia Parish Teen Home Safely

 In Iberia Parish sixteen year old Shakia Anthony is home safely. Deputies there say she is ok and thank everyone who called in with information about Anthony's location.  

Missing Lafayette Parish Teenager Found Safe

A missing Lafayette Parish Teenager has been found safely in Vermilion Parish.  Sixteen year old Ricki Lynn Boudreaux is back at home tonight.  

Saint Landry Parish School System Employees To Be Out Of A Job By The End Of May

Nearly two hundred Saint Landry Parish School System employees will be out of a job by the end of May.

Major Lafayette Drug Kingpin Sentenced To Nineteen Years In Prison

35 year old Eric Alexander of Lafayette has been sentenced to 19 years in prison. Alexander was a major drug kingpin that received between 5 to 40 kilo's of cocaine every month from his sources in Mexico and parts of Texas.

Two Jamaicans Busted With Drugs In Saint Martin Parish

Two Jamaican men are in the Saint Martin Parish Jail after state troopers busted them with nearly 850 pounds of marijuana.   That much weed has an estimated street value of two million dollars.

New Iberia Sheriff's Investigators Working To Find Missing Sixteen Year Old Girl

New Iberia sheriff's investigators are trying to find a 16-year-old girl.

Iberia Parish Police Working To Step Up Security

The sheriff's office in Iberia Parish is going to step up patrols. Sheriff Louis Ackal says  deputies have been threatened by large groups of drunk people especially on Sunday nights.

Lafayette Teen Missing After Running Away

Detectives say 16 year old Ricki Lynn Boudreaux ran away from home after being punished.   They tell us she took her clothes and hygiene items with her.