Elnora Romero says she lost her home Wedensday afternoon. She says the blazé started in the kitchen area and within 15 minutes it was a total loss. The fire started while Romero was using the stove and heaters to stay warm. She says thats when flames sparked. Her 9-year-old granddaughter... more »
COTEAU, La. (AP) - Three candidates have interviewed to be the first paid chief of the Coteau Volunteer Fire Department. They are awaiting the district board's decision. According to The Courier, current Chief Russell DiSalvo Jr., Assistant Fire Chief Jayson Ray and Capt. Dave Domangue have all interviewed in front... more »
Grand Coteau is under a boil advisory after a water line broke this morning. Town Clerk Denise Moore says the town's water quality is being tested at the Calcasieu Parish Health Unit in Lake Charles, and she expects results tomorrow.
In the meantime, residents should boil water if using... more »
St. Ignatius School and Schools of the Sacred Heart are closed this morning due to the water shut off. Parents need to pick up their children as soon as possible. Buses will leave the Sacred Heart schools at 10:30; there will be no school buses running for St. Ignatius. The... more »
Funeral services will be held Monday, February 1, 2010 at an 11:00 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Charles Borromeo Roman Catholic Church for Jean Jones Coco, age 61, who passed away Monday, January 25, 2010 at Opelousas General Health System in Opelousas.
Interment will be in St.... more »
United Blood Services in Lafayette hosts a special Black Friday Blood Drive on Friday. Donors will be entered to win several prizes. If you'd like to donate blood, call 235-LIFE(5433) for more information. Acadiana will be walking in remembrance this Saturday. The 3rd Annual World Aids Walk begins at 11am,... more »
Grand Coteau residents take to the polls Saturday to decide whether to increase local sales tax. Tom Colley and his wife co-own Days Gone By, a home decor shop in Grand Coteau.
Colley says he wouldn't mind if people in town voted yes to raise local sales tax by... more »