Expanded Tax Break For Parents With Kids In Private Schools

Bobby Jindal is expanding a tax break for parents who send their children to private schools. The bill was signed by the Governor earlier this week. The tax break was capped at half of the money spent on education.

Financial Trouble For St. Landry Parish School System

According to reports, the Superintendent, Michael Nassif is headed to the board to try and cut expenses. School officials are working to shave a deficit of just over $4.5 million which they had that at the end of May.

Edwards Reaches Facebook Friend Limit

UPDATED -- Former Louisiana Governor, Edwin Edwards, is on Facebook and he has already met his five thousand friends limit.

The Pope Joins Twitter

Pope Benedict the 16th tweeted for the first time yesterday. The Pope is announcing the launch of a Vatican news information portal.

Body Found In Lake Identified

Deputies have identified the boater that was found dead over the weekend. The body found in Lake Dauterive was the body of Mark Courville, 49, of New Iberia.

Arrest Warrant Leads To Huge Drug Bust

In St. Landry Parish, an arrest warrant lead to $100,000 in drugs. Patrick Batiste and Lavonna Griffin are locked up. Deputies made the find on Trailer Lane while they were serving an arrest warrant on Batiste.

Move Is Complete for Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center

The final seventy patients made the move over the weekend. The new hospital had been planned for over 18 months. It's staffs over 300 nurses and doctors.

No ID On Body Found In Lake

Investigators still have not identified the body that was pulled out of Lake Martin Friday. A kayaker discovered the body just after 6:00am.

Louisiana Man Attacked By A Shark

Tyler McConnell, 20, of Shreveport was riding his jet ski in Orange Beach, Alabama when he fell off and was bitten in the leg by a bull shark! Luckily, he was not alone out in the water.

NFL Stars Held Annual Faulk Camp

It was a huge turn out for the Eighth Annual Faulk Camp on the Lafayette High School's football field Friday. It is a free camp for kids.