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Jonathan Oliver, photo from Louisiana State Police
Jonathan Oliver, photo from Louisiana State Police
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Child Pornography Possession Charges Levied Against Lake Arthur Man

32-year-old Jonathan Seth Oliver of Lake Arthur is behind bars after a month-long investigation turned up child pornography charges against him.

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DL Menard Via Youtube/dnsheffler
DL Menard Via Youtube/dnsheffler
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Services Set For DL Menard

Mr. Menard's family will receive visitors beginning on Sunday, July 30, 2017 at Family Life Church, 2223 Dulles Drive in Lafayette from 2 p.m. until 10 p.m.

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Jude and Jamie Blanchard via Facebook
Jude and Jamie Blanchard via Facebook
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Garth Brooks And Trisha Yearwood Just Sent Some Incredible Wedding Gifts To Lafayette Newlyweds [Video]

Lafayette was treated to five nights of Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood for two weeks Country music fans will never forget. They were here so long, they almost kinda of feel like family now. Well, Garth and Trisha have definitely become family to newlyweds Jude and Jamie Blanchard. A couple of days ago, Jude Blanchard pulled up to his house to find a bunch of big boxes had been delivered. Yep, those boxes were wedding gifts from Garth and Trisha!

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Check Out The Progress On ‘Rock ‘N’ Bowl’ In Downtown Lafayette [Video]

Months ago, Rock 'N' Bowl announced they would be expanding operations from New Orleans and opening a new location in Downtown Lafayette. We haven't heard much else since the announcement, until now.

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Lafayette Parish Correctional Center staff photo
Lafayette Parish Correctional Center staff photo
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Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office Daily Arrest Report

There were thirty-two people booked into the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center in the last 24 hours.

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2009 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Presented By Shell - Day 7
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Acadiana Musicians Share Their Memories of the Late D.L. Menard

We gathered a few social media posts by some of the local musicians that knew him best.

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Handcuffs staff photo
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Mermentau Police Chief Arrested

The man is facing three counts of malfeasance in office and theft charges.

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What Is An Appropriate Age for Kids To Do Chores Around the House?

Depending on how old your child is, what are the appropriate household duties to give them? We've got some info that might help you decide.

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Louisiana’s Unique View Of Nudity

When and where is it acceptable to go without clothing in the state of Louisiana? Let's just say the vision of the law might not be as clear as that of your neighbors.

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Donald Aguillard, KPEL Photo
Donald Aguillard, KPEL Photo
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Aguillard Scores Well On Evaluation

The Superintendent earned his highest individual score in the category "Professionalism" category.

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Mark Pope
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MARK POPE: The War On Poverty Drags On… [OPINION]

War on poverty drags on . . .

Which has cost the U.S. more:  all the military wars since the American Revolution, or the domestic “war against poverty”...

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Handcuffs-on-black-closed Staff photo by Ken Romero
Handcuffs-on-black-closed Staff photo by Ken Romero
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St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office Daily Arrest Report

There were seven people booked into the St. Landry Parish Jail in the last 24 hours.

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