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Louisiana Man Arrested in Connection with Burglary After Allegedly Breaking into a Camper Through a Storage Compartment

Louisiana Man Arrested in Connection with Burglary After Allegedly Breaking into a Camper Through a Storage Compartment. Louisiana – The Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff’s Office reported on August 17, 2022, that on August 13, 2022, deputies responded to a call on North Frontage Road in Iowa, Louisiana, in response to a complaint of vandalism to a residence. When the complainant returned home, she discovered that someone had broken into her camper, rummaged through her things, and taken numerous items.
IOWA, LA
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Family provides update on Kinder man who was shot

Kinder, LA (KPLC) - On August 15, The father of Landon Schmitz released an update on Facebook about the current condition of the 18-year-old who was shot at a camp on Old Ferry Road last week. “God is awesome!,” Nick Schmitz said as he talked about the improvements in Landon’s...
KINDER, LA
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$3M more in FEMA money to be dedicated to Iowa, LaGrange high school repairs

More than $76 million in Federal Emergency Management Agency disaster aid for Hurricanes Ida and Laura has been approved this week, including more than $3 million for the Calcasieu Parish School Board. U.S. Congressman Clay Higgins, R-Louisiana, said the board will receive $2,258,321 in federal funding for repairs to the...
IOWA, LA
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Made in Acadiana: The old Richard recipe lives on in Church Point

What are some of the up-and-coming food products made in Acadiana? As part of the Made in Acadiana series, we’re focusing on local items that have recently gone to market and the compelling stories behind them. It’s an idea we launched in 2019 and decided to revisit since food is so prominent in south Louisiana.
CHURCH POINT, LA
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85 uncertified teachers in the classrooms in Vermilion Parish

There was a person in the classroom teaching Vermilion Parish public school children when school began on Thursday. Is that person a certified teacher or a non-certified teacher?. Nine years ago, that answer would probably have been certified because only one percent of Vermilion Parish’s public school teachers were uncertified....
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United Way To Help Louisiana Residents With Electric Bill

The United Way of Southwest Louisiana and Entergy Louisiana have formed a partnership to help residents in Southwest Louisiana pay their electric bills. Entergy Louisiana prices have skyrocketed over the last few months and customers all over the state are struggling to cover the cost. However, it appears that there may be a light at the end of the tunnel.
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Lake Charles American Press

Sheriff: Teenager shot during Kinder back-to-school party

A Welsh teenager is facing charges for allegedly shooting a Kinder student Friday at a back-to-school party that led to rumors of a threat of a school shooting on Monday. Allen Parish Sheriff Doug Hebert III said a16-year-old from Welsh was arrested Saturday for attempted second-degree murder and illegal use of a dangerous instrumentality.
KINDER, LA
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Gueydan Duck Festival to begin August 25

Gueydan, La. (KLFY)- The Gueydan Duck Festival will take place August 25 through August 28. One of Louisiana’s fall festivals is the Gueydan Duck Festival, which is full of fun for everyone. Admission is $10 and the festival will have live entertainment, great food, Grand Parade, Senior Queen’s Pageant, Calling Contests, competitions, and more.
GUEYDAN, LA
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