Acadiana is mourning the loss of a fallen Marine.
Twenty-one-year old Corporal Matthew Richard from Iota was killed in Afghanistan. His mother says three marines and a sailor knocked on their door in full dress around 6'oclock Thursday morning to deliver the grim news.
His mother says Mathew's... more »
The strong line of thunderstorms that tore through Acadiana earlier knocked out power to nearly forty five hundred Slemco customers.
Representatives say that power has been restored in some areas, but twenty two hundred are still without power in the Washington and Eunice area.
Witnesses tell Slemco that... more »
A crash involving two motorcycles on LA 91 near Regan Road in Acadia Parish Saturday night claimed the life of an Iota man. According to Louisiana State Police, 50 year old Joseph Miller, of Iota, was travelling north on LA 91, next to another motorcycle and while negotiating a right... more »
Press Release Today, Louisiana State Police Troop I investigated a two vehicle crash on LA 3067 near Cinnamon Road that claimed the life of an Iota man.
According to investigating troopers, on September 25, 2010, at 7:26 a.m., a Kubota all-terrain vehicle driven by 79-year-old Rodney Lejeune of Iota,... more »
UPDATE: The 18 wheeler was traveling South on HWY 91 when a pickup pulled out in front of the 18 wheeler. When the two trucks contacted the 18 wheeler lost control, swerved, and ended up on it's side killing the driver. The road has been blocked for a half mile.... more »
A strong line of storms tore through parts of Jeff Davis, St. Landry and Acadia Parishes early Thursday morning, leaving a trail of damage.
Several Iota families had a startling wake up call early.
"I told the wife and the baby, y'all get on the floor, it's coming,"... more »
A proposed sports complex for Northwest Acadia Parish is closer to reality. Wednesday, the Acadia Parish Police Jury voted to move forward with applying for a federal 50-50 grant. The other half would be up to homeowners. "It's gonna be a facility that's second to none," said Iota Mayor John... more »