UPDATED -- The blaze at the chemical plant in New Iberia is out and residents have been allowed back into their homes.
The evacuation order was put in place on Tuesday after the explosion at the Multi-Chem Corp.
That is after the house of representatives voted not to override Governor Bobby Jindal's veto of the four cent tobacco tax renewal.
Jindal vetoed the bill earlier this week as part of his no new tax agenda.
Paying for college just got easier for two local high school students.
Both students received a $10,000 scholarship.
Taylor Romero is from Westgate High School and Trevor Duhon is from Erath High School.