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Two Men Arrested after Woman Found Unresponsive in Lafayette

The Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office says that two men have been arrested in connected with a woman's death Saturday morning. Sheriff's Department Spokeswoman Valerie Ponseti says deputies were called out to the 700 block of Bonin Road Saturday morning after a report of a woman was lying in the roadway. The female was unresponsive.
LAFAYETTE, LA
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Two charged with murder in overnight homicide of Lafayette woman; victim identified

A woman who was killed in a shooting overnight at a residence in Lafayette has been identified as Karla Garner, 38, police said. Two people have been arrested in connection to the shooting, which was reported around 1 a.m. Monday in the 600 block of Hammond Road, according to the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office. Officers found a woman who had been shot several times inside of a residence.
LAFAYETTE, LA
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St. Landry BBQ Fest This Weekend

The 4th of July is almost here. Opelousas is celebrating with the St. Landry Barbecue Fest this Friday through Sunday (July 1 – 3). There will be live music, a rock wall, carnival rides, vendors, and lots of barbecue. The music will be provided by Hunter Courville & Cajun Fever, the Hotline Band, Wayne Singleton, and Leroy Thomas.
OPELOUSAS, LA
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Piazza ending record run as Abbeville Mayor

Mark Piazza has spent the past 32 years, half his life, serving the city of Abbeville. For the past 20 years, that service has come with the title of mayor. Piazza will wrap up an Abbeville record five terms as mayor when his retirement becomes official later this week. Abbeville will swear in a new administration on Thursday.
ABBEVILLE, LA
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Erath High School student, Nathan Touchet recognized as Carson Scholar

The Carson Scholar Fund recognizes students who excel both academically and in humanitarian accomplishments. 547 new students from across the country were named as 2022 Carson Scholars this year. In May, these remarkable scholars and their families were recognized at exclusive film premieres across the country. “Carson Scholars: Heroes Among Us,” featured live shots of scholars demonstrating how they are using their gifts and talents to make the world a better place. Touchet attended the premiere and award night in Chattanooga, Tennessee, where he was presented his medal and certificate from Dr. & Mrs. Carson. The Carson Scholars Fund, Inc. was founded in 1994 and has awarded more than 10,000 scholarships since it’s inception.
ERATH, LA
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American Legion State Tourney headed to Abbeville

Bringing the American Legion State Tournament to Abbeville for the first time is a big deal for the community, and the community has already responded positively to the news, according to Tommy Picard, president of Quality Sports Authority. Eleven teams from around Louisiana will converge on Abbeville from July 15-19...
ABBEVILLE, LA
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