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Celebration Of The 200th Anniversary Of Saxophone In Lafayette, LA

Lafayette, Louisiana, will celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Adolphe Sax --the inventor of the saxophone.

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Red Cross Urges Neighbors to Prepare for Severe Weather

The American Red Cross is urging south Louisiana residents to prepare for severe weather, especially with severe thunderstorm and tornado alerts issued for Friday and Saturday.

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St. Martinville Kiwanis Parade, Facebook
St. Martinville Kiwanis Parade, Facebook
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St. Martinville Wins State-wide Cleanest City Contest

Several members of the St. Martinville Garden Club got a huge surprise this week at the Louisiana Garden Club Federation convention in Lake Charles, when they were informed that St. Martinville had been awarded first place in Category F of District III in the state-wide Cleanest City contest, a project of the Club and the City of St. Martinville.

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road construction (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
road construction (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
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Road Closures Across Lafayette & Acadiana

There will be quite a few road closures across Lafayette and Acadiana beginning Saturday.

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Acadiana Featured in Newsweek

Newsweek Magazine has featured an article on Acadiana called 'Head to Cajun Country Where Local Culture Rules Proudly'.

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Lt. Clay Higgins, St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office
Lt. Clay Higgins, St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office
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Grand Opening Slated For New St.Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office

The new complex will be at 1592 E. Prudhomme St. in Opelousas.

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Breaux Bridge Police Want You To “Buckle Up In Your Truck”

Rollovers are twice as likely to happen in pickup trucks.

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Theobegi Levier KATC screen capture
Theobegi Levier KATC screen capture
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Escaped St. Landry Parish Attempted Murder Suspect Back In Custody

This was Levier's second escape from authorities.

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Constance Simon and MIchael Mitchell IPSO photos
Constance Simon and MIchael Mitchell IPSO photos
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Major Steroid Busts Takes Place In New Iberia

Both Mitchell and Simon were booked into the Iberia Parish Jail facing multiple drug charges.

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Alphonse Carl Trahan Jr. LSP photo
Alphonse Carl Trahan Jr. LSP photo
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LA State Police Nab Houston Man With 11 Kilos Of Cocaine

If convicted Trahan faces up to 30 years in prison and up to a $50,000 fine.

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Brooks David, KPEL photo
Brooks David, KPEL photo
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DWI Checkpoint Planned for Vermilion Parish

Trooper Brooks David says in 2014 there were 61 fatal crashes and 73 people died in those crashes.

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Burnell Lejeune and Donald Aguillard KPEL Photo
Burnell Lejeune and Donald Aguillard KPEL Photo
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School Board Selects Don Aguillard As Next Superintendent

Aguillard is a 40-year veteran to serving in Acadiana's education environment.

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