July 17, 2012 11:10 PM
Your brakes could soon get a "break" on Highway 90. The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development is considering the construction of an interchange at the intersection of Highway 90 and Highway 318 in Jeanerette.
Plans include building an overpass of Hwy 90 over Hwy 318, or the opposite... more »
July 13, 2012 10:53 AM
A Jeanerette mother was arrested for allegedly shaking her baby. Roxanne Rivers is charged with second-degree cruelty to a juvenile. St. Mary Parish sheriff's deputies say the infant was hospitalized in January 2011. Deputies added Rivers admitted to shaking her child. She has since been released on $10,000 bond. more »
January 30, 2012 12:22 AM
This weekend, two Acadiana families lost everything in house fires.
While those fires were in two different cities, there was one common and preventable factor.
Just before noon Sunday morning smoke filled the air on Henkle Street in Jeanerette. For five years the Declouet family lived in this... more »
January 29, 2012 1:14 PM
There are reports of a house fire in Jeanerette, no details as of this time, but we do have a crew in route. More on the story on our 5:30 newscast. more »
September 19, 2011 12:06 AM
Former Jeanerette Mayor, Arthur Verret died this morning at the age of 78. For more than two decades, about a third of his life, he served as mayor of Jeanerette.
It was just at the end of June when we last caught up with longtime Jeanerette Mayor Arthur Verret,... more »
September 2, 2011 11:40 AM
Jeanerette has sandbags for their residents to pick up. Anyone can go to The City Barn at 1610 Martin Luther King Dr. more »
July 10, 2011 11:30 PM
In Iberia Parish, a well known seafood and steakhouse went up in flames Sunday morning.
It's still unknown what caused the fire at Landry's Seafood in Jeanerette. The fire started around one o'clock and several fire departments were on scene until 6:30 Sunday morning extinguishing the flames.
"It's... more »
July 5, 2011 9:54 PM
Two year old, Zyri Alfred drowned in a neighbor's swimming pool in Jeanerette. This happened around three o'clock, monday afternoon when the child's family was together celebrating the 4th of July. Family members say the minutes leading up to Zyri's death happened so fast. Within 20 minutes, he wandered away,... more »
April 8, 2011 11:55 PM
A 76-year-old woman says she was held at gun point Friday in Jeanerette. Police arrested three teenagers in connection with the crime.
"They had to jump over that fence and was hiding by the cement sink and the bricks." Olive Bodin says, "I could see something black on the... more »
February 6, 2011 12:08 AM
In Iberia parish a family is trying to salvage what they can after a fire destroyed their home.
The blaze broke out around 2 o'clock this afternoon in the 300-block of Bayside Drive in Jeanerette.
There were five people inside the mobile home when the fire started. No... more »
January 2, 2011 3:14 PM
Louisiana State Police have charged a New Iberia man with vehicular homicide and other charges after a crash that killed a 17-year-old Jeanerette woman. Troopers said the New Year's Day wreck happened about 9 p.m., when 34-year-old Terry Joseph was driving a 2007 Chevrolet truck west on Louisiana 96. Police... more »
October 14, 2010 7:14 PM
The Iberia Parish Coroner of 18 years, Dr. James Falterman Sr. died suddenly Tuesday.
Lynn Guiberteau worked in Dr. Falterman's office, she said, she's known him" since I was 18. I've known no other doctor. He took care of me and delivered my children."
Guiberteau says, she has... more »
October 5, 2010 7:51 PM
After almost 40 years... he Fruit of the Loom Distribution Center in Jeanerette is closing due to consolidation. During its peak employment years, the distribution center provided jobs for 2,000 people in Acadiana.
A former Fruit of the Loom employee, Diana Colbert, said "it was fantastic in the 80s... more »
October 4, 2010 3:17 PM
Fruit of the Loom, Inc. announced today the permanent closure of its Distribution Center in Jeanerette, Louisiana. Approximately 178 employees are affected by this announcement. The decision is the result of continued consolidation efforts by the company to remain competitive in a global market. The phase down is expected to... more »
September 8, 2010 12:02 PM
JEANERETTE, La. (AP) - Jeanerette Police Chief Larry Jones says a man wanted since July 31 has turned himself in and been booked with second-degree murder. Bond was set at $575,000 for 39-year-old Wilfred "Billy" Matthews of Four Corners. He's accused of shooting 20-year-old Deaunte Tallmore on July 31. Jones... more »
August 26, 2010 6:32 PM
Burglars are terrorizing an Iberia Pariah town. Jeanerette police and marshals are working with residents to catch the criminals. Thursday, local officials held a town hall meeting to reassure the community that they are working to keep them safe.
"We hear your cry we feel your frustration, we're frustrated.... more »
August 26, 2010 2:56 PM
Jeanerette City Marshal announces an arrest in recent burglaries. Tonight, Jarred Westley is in custody. KATC's Carolyn Cerda will have the latest details at 5:00 and 6:00pm. more »
August 24, 2010 10:28 AM
Highway 90 asphalt work begins this week in Iberia Parish. Expect lane closures along US 90 westbound Wednesday August 25th near Jeanerette. Works goes from 2:00 am until 7:00 am along US 90 at LA 85. Thursday August 26th, work gets underway in the eastbound lanes. During the construction, all... more »
August 18, 2010 4:07 PM
JEANERETTE - A convicted sex offender appearing on local most wanted lists for almost nine months was arrested Tuesday morning after a team of deputies with the Jeanerette Marshal's Office and the Jeanerette Police Department found the suspect hiding under a house on Trappey Street, Jeanerette City Marshal Fernest Martin... more »
August 18, 2010 1:50 PM
UPDATE: A house fire started about 4:30 am with two adults in the home at the time of the fire. There were no injuries.
The house is a total loss and the fire is still under investigation. ---------------------------------- Fire officials are on the scene of a fire in the... more »
August 12, 2010 7:06 PM
About a dozen National Guardsmen from the 256th Infantry Brigade made their way back home to Jeanerette. They were gone for six months, but were originally expected to be gone for an entire year. Their mission was cut short because of a reduction in the number of troops.
One... more »
August 2, 2010 4:49 PM
39-year-old Wilfred "Billy" Matthews from St. Mary Parish is wanted for allegedly shooting and killing a man in Jeanerette. It happened around 2:30 satruday morning on Martin Luther King Drive across the street from Puggys sports bar. Matthews is considered armed and dangerous. If you know his whereabouts call Jeanerette... more »
July 6, 2010 8:01 PM
"This was no thunderstorm," Grand Marais resident Michael Rose said of Tuesday morning's storm. "This was just rain!" Rose had just finished draining his house on Olivier street; the rain woke him up early and he put all his valuables on cinderblocks. The mad morning dash to save the furniture... more »
April 27, 2010 8:36 AM
Torie J. Marks 19 yoa of 338 Sorrell Railroad Row, Jeanerette was arrested on 4-26-2010 at 2:27 pm on warrants for Jeanerette Police Department for Possession of Marijuana, No Seat Belt, Resisting an Officer, Driver Must be Licensed, Resisting an Officer by Flight, Aggravated Battery, Assault by Drive by Shooting,... more »
March 17, 2010 6:46 PM
On March 16th and 17th the Detectives with the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office arrested two individuals within Iberia Parish on child pornography charges. Taylor Grisiaffi age 22 of 2133 St Charles Street Jeanerette, LA was arrested on 5 counts of child pornography. Also Stephan Viator age 20 of 1506 Patoutville,... more »
February 24, 2010 3:11 PM
Jeanerette Police are on the scene of a structure fire in the City of Jeanerette. The house is located near the intersection of Trappy Street and Nolan Duchane Drive. Initial investigation reveals that the structure is a total loss.
February 15, 2010 11:48 AM
FRANKLIN, La. (AP) - An environmental group wants to stop a natural gas storage project in St. Mary Parish. The Louisiana Environmental Action Network has asked the state Department of Environmental Quality to deny a permit for the Henry Gas Storage plan. The report from LEAN says the plans to... more »
January 27, 2010 7:54 PM
A Jeanerette man is recovering after he was shot by armed robbers.
Two armed men forced their way into Kenneth McFarlin's home and demanded cash. When McFarlin tried to get away, he was shot. St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Officials are investigating the crime along with a similar incident that... more »
January 27, 2010 12:33 PM
Sheriff David A. Naquin advises that on January 26, 2010 at 7:11 pm the St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office was called to Jeanerette Police Department in reference to a victim, Kenneth McFarlin 45 yoa of 149 Fortier Circle, Jeanerette being shot in the arm while running from his residence during... more »
January 3, 2010 9:35 PM
It's a big week for some members of the Louisiana National Guard. Ceremonies are planned throughout the state as the 256th Infantry Brigade Combat Team prepares to deploy for duty in Iraq.
One is planned for Tuesday in Opelousas at 11 am at the Unit Armory. Then New Iberia... more »
December 30, 2009 6:54 PM
Beefing up patrol and penalties for using fire works in Jeanerette was an easy choice for Jeanerette Police Chief Larry Jones.
"I don't want to wait until someone either get killed or seriously injured before we decide to do anything," says Chief Jones.
The ordinace has been there... more »
December 29, 2009 3:16 PM
JEANERETTE, La. (AP) - The city of Jeanerette is getting a federal loan for nearly $2.5 million to improve its water system. It's among nearly $117 million in stimulus grants and loans for water and environmental projects announced Tuesday by U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. They are part of the... more »
December 18, 2009 5:21 PM
Tuesday night (December 18) 2 men ran into the Mobil gas station on Main Street and held up cashier gunpoint. The two got away with 540 dollars.
If you have any information please call the Jeanerette Police Dept (337) 276-6323.
December 14, 2009 10:29 AM
Jeanerette Police need help locating Kruston R. Gipson. He is 5'10" and 185 lbs and was last seen wearing white hat, a light blue shirt, and dark blue jeans.
Police say Gibson escaped officers during the booking process and has since tried to stop drivers in the area. He... more »
December 1, 2009 12:14 PM
The City of Jeanerette's annual Christmas Celebration will be held on Friday, December 4, 2009 at 6pm at the Sugar City Plaza next to City Hall. more »
November 26, 2009 12:24 PM
A Franklin man was struck from behind and killed while walking along La 87 in Jeanerette last night (November 25, 2009). According to Troopers a Jeanerette man failed to properly negotiate the curve he was traveling and drove off the roadway. It was the attempt to re-enter the roadway when... more »
November 25, 2009 3:20 PM
Celebration of Life Services for 13 year old Emile Devon Williams, will be held on Friday, November 27, 2009 at 1:00 p.m. at Fletcher Funeral Home Chapel, New Iberia, LA A resident of Jeanerette, LA Emile passed on Saturday November 21, 2009 in New Iberia, LA; he was a student... more »
November 24, 2009 11:55 AM
Iberia Parish- Yesterday (November 23, 2009), troopers with Louisiana State Police Troop I responded to a 3 vehicle crash on US 90 west of Darnell Rd. in Iberia Parish, that left one woman in critical condition. The eastbound lanes of US 90 were closed due to the crash, and did... more »
November 20, 2009 9:50 AM
THE FRANKLIN POLICE DEPARTMENT RESPONDED TO 9 COMPLAINTS IN THE PAST 24 HOURS AND MADE THE FOLLOWING ARRESTS:
11-19-09 @ 8:17 PM, 22, HERSCHAL LIGHTFOOT, OF GUILLOT ST - JEANERETTE, LA WAS ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH SPEEDING 59/45, OPEN CONTAINER, AND DRIVING UNDER SUSPENSION. MR. LIGHTFOOT WAS PROCESSED AND... more »
November 19, 2009 9:21 AM
The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force, consisting of St. Mary Sheriff Dept., Morgan City Police Dept., Patterson Police Department Franklin Police Dept., Baldwin Police Dept., Berwick Police Dept., and Chitimacha Police Dept., report the following arrests:
Zachary Dupre age 18 of Canal St. Jeanerette, La and Jaimie Minor... more »
November 7, 2009 10:02 AM
Congratulations to Michelle Allen of Jeanerette.
Michelle is the winner of KATC's $300 Show Me the Money giveaway for Friday, November 6, 2009.
Keep watching each night at 10pm to see if your the next winner! more »
October 28, 2009 11:54 AM
According to Sheriff David Naquin during the last 24 hours the Sheriff's Office responded to 30 complaints and reports the following arrests:
Tiffany Randolph 20 yoa of 730 Duval St., Morgan City was arrested on 10-27-2009 at 9:22 am on warrants for Failure to Appear on the charge of... more »
October 26, 2009 7:44 AM
An arrest has been made following a hit and run accident in Iberia Parish Friday night. It happened off Highway 85 in Iberia. 43-year old Lisa Mayon is facing charges following the death of 59-year old Russell Lewis of Jeanerette. Troopers say Mayon charges include hit and run driving, having... more »
October 15, 2009 7:13 PM
Jeanerette Senior High School basketball coach is arrested and charged with having sex with a 17-year old female student.
"He was a very good coach. The kids related to him very well." said Assist. Iberia Parish School Superintendent Michael Judice
It was all news to the Iberia Parish... more »
October 15, 2009 11:07 AM
Shortly before 5:00 pm Wednesday afternoon detectives from the Bureau of Investigations arrested 29 year old Dwayne Bernard of New Iberia. Bernard is a coach at Jeanerette Senior High School and was arrested for 17 counts of Carnal Knowledge of a Juvenile and 3 counts of Prohibited Sexual Conduct between... more »
October 8, 2009 9:24 AM
At this time State Police have confirmed that the two vehicle accident happened near US 90 and 318 in St. Mary Parish. The accident involves a school bus and a passenger vehicle. The 34 children on board the bus were not harmed, however, the driver in the passenger... more »
October 5, 2009 11:05 AM
UPDATE: Wife involved in shooting that killed her husband has turned herself into police.
On Sunday, October 04, 2009, at approximately 4:40pm, the Broussard Police Department was dispatched to 119 Lafferty Dr in reference to a shooting in progress. The caller stated that his wife had shot him in... more »