Just after 12 noon on Wednesday, January 8, Lake Charles officers responded to a welfare concern call in the 100 block of Arlington Street. When investigators knocked at the door of 164 Arlington Street there was no response. Upon entry in to the dwelling two individuals were found deceased. Mia... more »
Acadia Parish Deputies identified the man who was killed Sunday in a triple shooting as 18-year-old D'Andre Goodley of Eunice.
So far, no arrests have been made. The shooting happened at a gas station off LA-35 in Branch just after eight o'clock Sunday night.
The two others shot... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - An Avoyelles Parish-based bank plans to open a branch in Baton Rouge. The Advocate reports The Cottonport Bank broke ground on Monday to build its 12th branch, its third in the Baton Rouge metro region. Cottonport Bank operates branches in Brusly and New Roads. A.J.... more »
METAIRIE, La. (AP) - The Lakeshore branch library, destroyed by Hurricane Katrina, reopens today to the public with a grand opening celebration set for Jan. 7. The rebuilt 7,700-square-foot library in Metairie will house more than 28,000 new items, including books and reference materials. The new facility replaces the library... more »
ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - Peabody Magnet High School student Keverick Tanner, 17, looked pleased after he realized he successfully helped a customer open his first savings account. "It felt pretty good," Keverick said with a smile as he completed his first day as a teller at a Pelican State Credit... more »
Branch, LA - AMIkids Acadiana will be partnering with the residents of Acadia-St. Landry Guest Home in Church Point, Louisiana. Kids will work to build relationships with the residents by playing games and serving meals/snacks June 21 - 25, 2010 from 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m as a part of... more »
A 17-year old escapee from a juvenile facility in Branch is now facing felony charges. Deonta Ware ran away from AMI Kids on Saturday. This is the fourth escape since AMI Kids opened the facility in Branch in 2008. AMI Kids Regional Director Greg Kleinpeter said Ware slipped out an... more »