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  • Opelousas Man Arrested for Vehicular Homicide in Krotz Springs

    July 6, 2014 1:42 PM

    On Saturday evening, Louisiana State Troopers arrived to a singe vehicle crash on LA Highway 105 north of Krotz Springs. Preliminary investigation revealed that the crash occurred as 28-year-old Nicholas Lafleur of Opelousas, was traveling south on LA 105 in a 2005 Chevrolet truck. For unknown reasons Lafleur, traveling shouthbound,... more »
  • 8th Annual Quilt Show in Krotz Springs

    July 8, 2013 7:01 AM

    Krotz Springs Quilt Guild hosts its 8th Annual Quilt Show at the Alon Rec. building in Krotz Springs. This event will take place on Saturday, July 13th, from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. There will be more than just quilts!! Needle work demos, silent auctions, the Sunbonnet Sue challenge and... more »
  • Krotz Springs Sportsmen's Heritage Festival

    May 23, 2013 7:42 AM

    The Krotz Springs Sport's men's Heritage Festival will take place on Friday, May 24th through 26th, in Nall Park at 6 p.m. There will be Live music, carnival rides, fur fin and feather wild game cook-off, raffles and a vehicle show. For more info call: 337-257-4999 Or visit:... more »
  • Investigation Continues at Krotz Springs Elementary

    May 17, 2013 12:07 PM

    The investigation into a substitute teacher allegedly assaulting a student at Krotz Springs Elementary continues today. Krotz Springs Police Chief Norman Mouille tells KATC he has called in another agency to assist in the investigation. Mouille says, "I want to make sure we make the right decision." A... more »
  • Water line to be built for arsenic-ridden residents

    September 28, 2011 11:41 PM

    It's been seven months since some St. Landry Parish residents found high levels of arsenic in their water. On Wednesday, those residents found out they'll finally be getting a water line. "The majority of us either buy our water or have kids in town and just get it from... more »
  • Krotz Springs dispatcher, 2 inmates arrested

    June 14, 2011 9:59 AM

    KROTZ SPRINGS, La. (AP) - Authorities say a Krotz Springs Police Department dispatcher is accused of allowing two inmates into the police evidence room, where they took illegal drugs. St. Landry Parish Sheriff Bobby J. Guidroz says dispatcher Amanda Nail has been booked with malfeasance and simple burglary. Guidroz says... more »
  • LA Towns on Edge as Spillway Opens

    May 14, 2011 11:24 PM

    KROTZ SPRINGS, La. (AP) - Phones at the police department in the little south Louisiana town of Krotz Springs rang nonstop as residents they packed belongings and sought information on the opening of the Morganza Spillway. Saturday's opening of part of the spillway gate structure sent a rush of Mississippi... more »
  • Couple Leaving Krotz Springs

    May 13, 2011 6:43 PM

    "In case the water gets too high, I don't want to wait until the last minute and find out I can't get out," said Dale Ellis. Dale and Kathy Ellis live just feet away from 3-mile lake in Krotz Springs worried about flood damage, they're packing up everything and... more »
  • Krotz Springs braces for flood

    May 10, 2011 11:42 PM

    In Krotz Springs, another public meeting to prepare people for the rising waters, but there could be a mandatory evacuation of the area. Looking at the Atchafalaya River, the water slowly rises. At the same time, the town of Krotz Springs comes up with a game plan: whether to... more »
  • Crawfishermen Prepare for Possible Rising Waters

    April 29, 2011 6:52 PM

    Acadiana crawfishermen are preparing for the possibility of rising waters in the Mississippi River and Atchafalaya Basin. They say, that water boost may also boost business. "Some of the crawfish dealers were getting kind of worried that we might have a short season," said Carroll Snyder, co-owner of of... more »
  • "Drink rain water," man says after arsenic scare

    March 25, 2011 11:33 PM

    Nearly 200 homes in St. Landry Parish have clean water for the first time since they discovered high levels of arsenic in their well water. They say it's just a short-term fix until they have a pipe built but there could be more options. On Friday, it was a... more »
  • St. Landry arsenic scare finds short term fix; Permanent fix "lacks funding"

    March 23, 2011 11:54 PM

    An arsenic scare outside Melville nearly caused St. Landry Parish to declare a state of emergency. As we told you last week, more than 100 residents found high levels of arsenic in their water. Wednesday night, parish and state officials say they've found a solution but residents say more can... more »
  • Baking for a Good Cause

    February 20, 2011 1:22 PM

    Thursday we told you about a four year old girl in Krotz Springs baking for a good cause...cupcakes for Saint Jude. Saturday, Kaylie Willey held her bake sale with some help from her mom Valerie. Together, they baked about 40 dozen cupcakes, all of which sold out in about... more »
  • Krotz Springs PD at full force, still crticized

    January 11, 2011 11:33 PM

    The Krotz Springs Police Department is coming back after a week and a half without full-time officers on the streets but the Chief is still receiving a lot of criticism after another person leaves the staff. "He came in, swearing, screaming, hollering," former Krotz Springs Dispatcher Janice Breaux said. "(Mouille... more »
  • Krotz Springs to hire new police officers

    January 11, 2011 9:38 AM

    KROTZ SPRINGS, La. (AP) - The Krotz Springs Police Department is expected to be back up to full strength this week. Police Chief Norman Mouille said Monday he has a list of four new officers and five dispatchers that he will be putting before the town council for its approval... more »
  • Krotz Springs Moving Forward With New Mayor and Police Chief

    January 3, 2011 11:57 PM

    Krotz Springs officially got a new mayor and chief of police Monday night, but not before more than half of the police department resigned. New Chief Norman Mouille said the department might be shorthanded right now, but not without help. "We're going to work with Chief Mouille, train his officers,... more »
  • Convicted Girlfriend Killer Tries for Acquittal

    December 1, 2010 5:54 PM

    Two weeks after John Snyder was found guilty of second degree murder, he was back in court for an acquittal hearing. The acquittal was denied. Snyder was found guilty of killing his girlfriend Davina Chapman, a Krotz Springs native. She was discovered dead in July of 2009. Prosecutors said Snyder... more »
  • Davina Chapman Trial Wrapping Up

    November 17, 2010 7:20 PM

    Almost a year and half after Krotz Springs native...Davina Chapman's body was found under a bridge in Point Coupee Parish. Chapman's family and friends came face to face with Chapman's alleged killer John Snyder in court. Chapman's Aunt, Denise Kimbell, said " I thought he loved her and he's like... more »
  • Wrongful Death Verdict

    July 1, 2010 7:38 PM

    A wrongful death case in St. Landry Parish is over. An Opelousas jury awarded a $7.5 million verdict to a Krotz Springs couple. The two week trail ended Saturday morning, but the case began 7 years ago. It was January 3, 2003 when the parents of Brianna Hutto took... more »
  • Accused Killer John Snyder Re-Arrested

    June 1, 2010 11:59 PM

    The man accused of killing Krotz Springs-native Davina Chapman last summer is back behind bars. John Snyder was released on bond back in March, but was re-arrested over the weekend in Gonzales. According to Sheriff Jeff Wiley, Snyder rear-ended a deputy's car then drove off. He was arrested about a... more »
  • The Search for an Opelousas Man Continues

    April 21, 2010 7:14 PM

    Investigators say they've invested more than 1,000 man hours looking for 39 year old Bubba Kidder. He left for a fishing trip with two of his friends on March 26th and never returned. It's been more than 3 weeks since anyone has seen or heard from Bubba Earl... more »
  • Lacassin Trial

    April 21, 2010 6:54 PM

    A high profile case is underway in St. Landry Parish. The husband of Krotz Springs Police Chief, Susie Lacassin, is on trial. But, it's what he's accused of and with whom that's drawing attention. Arthur Douglas Lacassin was arrested in 2007 for charges of Indecent Behavior with a Juvenile.... more »
  • Opelousas Father Missing After Fishing Trip

    April 6, 2010 7:19 PM

    A missing man case is looking more like a case of foul play. Family members of 39 year old Earl "Bubba" Kidder, Jr. are worried the Opelousas man could be dead after the vehicle he was in, turned up burned. The father of two left Opelousas Friday March 26th for... more »
  • Krotz Springs Mother booked on sex charges

    February 22, 2010 8:46 AM

    OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) - St. Landry Parish sheriff's deputies say a 34-year-old Krotz Springs woman has been arrested for allegedly enticing persons into prostitution. Chief Deputy Hilman Popillion tells The Daily World that Ronada Fritz allegedly offered her 13-year-old daughter to 51-year-old Percy "Buddy" Stoute as a prostitute for $40.... more »
  • Road Closures: February 12, 2010

    February 12, 2010 9:35 AM

    State Police have reported that US 190 is opened. For more information visit or . *************************** I-49 from exit 80 (McArthur Drive exit) in Alexandria to Exit 94 (the Rapides Station Exit) is closed. Two bridges in the KATC viewing area are closed due... more »
  • Larry John Snyder Bond-Reduction Granted

    December 9, 2009 5:03 PM

    In Pointe Coupee Parish, bond is reduced for a man accused of killing his girlfriend earlier this year. Authorities say Larry Snyder kidnapped Davina Chapman from a bar near Krotz Springs, then killed her. Last month, Snyder was denied bond-reduction when prosecutors claimed he was a flight risk. However,... more »
  • St. Landry Arrest Report: October 26, 2009

    October 26, 2009 2:55 PM

    This is the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office arrest report for October 26, 2009. Christopher James Mouton, age 29, 5009 Hwy. 190 East, Eunice, La., arrested by Eunice Police Dept., charged with felony theft and criminal trespass. Mervin Anthony Jones, age 23, 513 Shute St., Opelousas, La., arrested... more »

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