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  • La. personal income growth middle of the pack

    December 31, 2013 7:35 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana residents' personal income grew at 1.1 percent during the third quarter, good for the 24th spot in the country. That's according to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. The report shows Louisiana personal income rose to $189.4 billion from July 1 to Sept. 30.... more »
  • Student Suspended for Flushing Drug at School

    September 20, 2011 10:33 PM

    Students were caught with drugs at Parks Middle School, but the parent said she doesn't think her son should be suspended. 12-year-old Brennan Segur said he was offered some kind of narcotic pill in the bathroom at Parks Middle School two days in a row. "He showed me... more »
  • Storms Rip Through Eunice

    June 5, 2011 11:51 PM

    Hot heavy days and wild nights, that's the weather recap this weekend. Severe storms came on the tail end of severe record heat. KATC'S Chris Welty spent Sunday in Eunice and saw the damage first hand. "It was wicked for about 15 minutes man," said Charles Daigle. ... more »
  • Tornado Strikes While Lafayette Students on Field Trip

    May 1, 2011 2:02 PM

    As storms travelled through Alabama last week, also travelling in the state a group of middle school students from Lafayette. It was a field trip these student won't soon forget and a KATC exclusive as parents and students spoke only with us when they returned home. "It was... more »
  • Lafayette Middle Celebrates Earth Day

    April 16, 2011 11:58 PM

    With Earth Day less than a week away on April 22nd, one Lafayette middle school got in on the green action Saturday. KATC'S Chris Welty was there as the school hosted it's annual Earth Day celebration, the theme this year "100-Ways to Save Louisiana." Dozens of Lafayette Middle School... more »
  • LPSS Plans for N.P. Moss

    March 16, 2011 11:38 AM

    Current and future N.P. Moss Middle School students could learn tonight where they'll be going to school next year. The plan is to open Moss as the Thibodaux Career and Technical High School in August. Tonight the board is set to vote on re-zoning the area. Currently, students residing... more »
  • LPSB Moves Forward with Plans to Renovate N.P. Moss

    January 19, 2011 11:30 PM

    Plans are getting underway for the transition of N.P. Moss Middle School to Thibodeaux Technical and Career High School. Wednesday night the Lafayette Parish School Board made a very preliminary, but important decision. The board authorized the administration to look for an architectural firm that would make changes at N.P.... more »
  • Youngsville Middle School Bus Crashes into Truck

    October 19, 2010 6:33 PM

    More than 40 Youngsville Middle School students are shaken up after their school bus t-bones a pickup truck. It happened just after 3:30 p.m. at School Street and LA92 in Youngsville. The bus driver had just left Youngsville Middle School with a full load of students. LPSS officials tell KATC... more »
  • Body of a Speech Therapist Found in Car at Middle School

    September 29, 2010 3:56 PM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - The Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office says the body of a speech therapist from Plain Dealing has been found in her car at a middle school after she failed to return home. Spokeswoman Cindy Chadwick says the sheriff's office and coroner are investigating the death of 57-year-old... more »
  • More Stories Of Bullying At Youngsville Middle

    September 27, 2010 11:51 PM

    Tonight, more stories of bullying at Youngsville Middle and claims the principal is not taking the situation seriously. Chrysta Brousard saw the story of Joseph St. Julien on katc-- and she called the newsroom. She says her 7th grade son was bullied in the lockeroom, just like Joseph, and she... more »
  • Shreveport Middle School Bookkeeper Arrested For Theft

    September 24, 2010 11:00 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Police say a bookkeeper at Shreveport's Youree Drive Middle School has been booked with theft of more than $2,000 in school funds. The Times reports that 35-year-old Amber Kirsten Fontana was booked at the Caddo Correction Center on charges of theft Thursday. Tricia Grayson, director of... more »
  • Alleged 2004 Sexual Assault Of A Middle School Student- LPSS Not Responsible

    July 7, 2010 2:00 PM

    The Louisiana Supreme Court says the Lafayette Parish School Board is "not" responsible for the alleged 2004 sexual assault of a middle school student. That's a reversal of last year's court of appeal ruling. The initial lawsuit said....the girl was walking home from an after school behavior clinic when she... more »
  • Single-Gender Classes At Kaplan Middle School Challenged

    June 9, 2010 11:15 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - The U.S. Department of Justice has sided with the American Civil Liberties Union in its challenge of single-gender classes at a Kaplan middle school. In April, U.S. District Judge Richard Haik denied the ACLU's motion to stop single-sex classes at Rene Rost Middle School and set... more »
  • BP is in the middle of its first major pipe cut

    June 1, 2010 1:36 PM

    PORT FOURCHON, La. (AP) - Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen is saying that BP is in the middle of its first major pipe cut in the company's latest bid to contain the oil spewing into the Gulf of Mexico. Allen, the national incident commander, said Tuesday that it could be... more »
  • Guidance Counselor at Carencro Middle School Arrested

    May 25, 2010 11:31 AM

    On May 24, 2010 Narcotics Agents with the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office conducted a narcotics investigation within the city limits of New Iberia. As a result of this investigation, Agents recovered approximately 311 grams of powder cocaine and a digital scale. Agents arrested Kenrarad Broussard and booked him into the... more »
  • An Inside Look at School Bullying

    May 11, 2010 6:31 PM

    Schools are a place where a child gets an education and learns important social skills…but for some children, it’s a place where they can’t escape the cruelty of others. "He had to go to the hospital because a student in his class pulled a chair out from under him... more »
  • Bullying in Lafayette Schools

    May 10, 2010 11:06 PM

    The recent spotlight on bullying cases across the nation may have you questioning how safe your child is in the Lafayette Parish School System. Maxine Hamilton, the Safe and Drug Free Schools Supervisor in Lafayette, said "We're seeing bullying incidents with young kids basically from kindergarten through 12th grade."... more »
  • Gun Found in Student's Locker in St. Mary Parish

    March 24, 2010 11:34 AM

    A B.E. Boudreaux Middle School student was arrested this morning after disclosure that he had a handgun in his book locker. The student allegedly intended to sell the weapon to another student. No further information is available at this time as this incident remains actively under investigation by... more »
  • Schools of Choice Lottery

    February 24, 2010 1:31 PM

    The Schools of Choice held its lottery last night (February 23, 2010) and some openings still remain. All slots at this time will be awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis. The application process will reopen at midnight on March 1st. For those families who are interested, visit For... more »
  • Broussard Middle Student Injured In Fight Involving Scissors

    February 3, 2010 4:21 PM

    In St. Martin Parish, a 5th grade Broussard Middle School student is arrested for battery on a classmate. According to a Lafayette School Board spokesperson, two girls got into a fight Tuesday morning after their teacher stepped out of the room. The students were working on a project with... more »
  • Lafayette Teachers Investigated For Battery

    January 15, 2010 3:14 PM

    KATC has learned Lafayette Police are investigating two cases in the parish in which teachers may have injured students. Investigators say a Lafayette Middle School teacher, 22-year-old John Breaux, is accused of pushing a 13-year-old student over a desk, resulting in the student HURT his leg. He has been... more »
  • Weekend Event At Iberia Middle School Postponed Due To Weather

    January 7, 2010 5:25 PM

    Administration officials at Iberia Middle School have postponed an event scheduled for this Saturday because of weather. The school was set to host the District 6 Jr. Beta Fun Day, but has decided to hold the event next Saturday January 16th. The school is asking that any schools... more »
  • Iraq Veteran Heads Back To War In The Middle East

    January 6, 2010 4:22 PM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Heath Stoute served with the Louisiana National Guard the last time the 256th Infantry Brigade Combat Team deployed to Iraq in 2004-05. He headed back to the Middle East last week, joining about 3,000 other National Guard personnel in deployment ceremonies throughout the state. But much... more »
  • Lafayette Board fires teacher

    October 22, 2009 10:13 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - An eighth-grade history teacher who allegedly discussed and distributed inappropriate information to students and sued the Lafayette Parish School Board in an attempt to bar it from using evidence of the allegations has been terminated. The termination of Lafayette Middle School teacher Christopher Jude Fero was... more »
  • Lafayette board sets vote on teacher's termination

    October 20, 2009 8:10 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - The Lafayette Parish School Board is expected to decide Wednesday whether to uphold the termination of a middle school teacher for alleged misconduct. Jude Fero, an eighth-grade social studies teacher at Lafayette Middle School, was recommended for termination in May. The recommendation by Director of Schools... more »

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