Parents at J. Wallace James Elementary School in Lafayette are concerned their students are eating lunch too late.
The school starts serving lunch at 11:00 and moves in grade order starting with pre-k. Fourth and fifth graders do not eat until 1:30.
More than 700 students go through... more »
A one year old child is hospitalized with severe burns. The Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office investigated and subsequently arrested Chiquita Bell (DOB: 07-02-1985, victim's mother) and Tristan Bartley (DOB: 08-01-1983, Bell's boyfriend.) Bartley was charged with second degree cruelty to juveniles, Bell was charged with accessory after the fact. Bell... more »
KEITHVILLE, La. (AP) - Louisiana Veterans Affairs Secretary Lane Carson and AmVets officials will dedicate a new bell tower at the Northwest Louisiana Veterans Cemetery near Keithville in southern Caddo Parish. The dedication ceremony is scheduled for noon Thursday. The electronically controlled carillon (KEHR-uh-lahn) can play a number of tunes.... more »
JENA, La. (AP) - Former Jena Six defendant Mychal Bell is in trouble with the law once again. Bell was arrested Saturday and booked with simple battery after a fight at a barber shop in Jena. Deputies say Bell was released after posting a $750 preset bond. The Jena Six... more »
Brandon Bell of Opelousas has been charged with vehicle burglary following an arrest by the Opelousas Police Department's Special Operations Division. The arrest stemmed from a complaint made over the weekend. Sunday, just before two in the morning, called police saying they just witnessed a vehicle being broken into.... more »
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - The Lafayette Corps of The Salvation Army needs volunteers in the Lafayette, La. area this holiday season for its annual Red Kettle Campaign.
The campaign collects funds to support local charitable services that range from providing food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for... more »