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  • Church Point Police: Two Shootings Could Be Related

    November 4, 2012 7:43 PM

    Church Point Police are investigating two potentially related shootings that has left one person in the hospital. Not much information is being released as of Sunday evening, but police said the shootings happened overnight around the same time on North Main Street in Church Point. One person is in the... more »
  • Lafayette Social Security Thefts

    January 6, 2012 9:07 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - A 59-year-old woman and her adult children have pleaded guilty to cashing retirement and Social Security checks meant for a deceased uncle. U.S. Attorney Stephanie A. Finley says Alberta Murphy, her 33-year-old son, Learrick Murphy, and her 31-year-old daughter, Thelma Murphy, entered the plea to theft... more »
  • Church Point Also Questions Walking Curfew

    October 11, 2011 11:12 PM

    The city of Church Point is also having second thoughts about its newly enacted walking curfew. Church Point just issued a proclamation a few weeks ago, imposed testing the walking curfew for two months. It isn't a city ordinance just yet, and Mayor Roger Boudreaux said police officers are... more »
  • Cypremort Point Aftermath

    September 4, 2011 11:51 PM

    As expected, coastal areas of Acadiana dealt with floods Sunday, and one area also hard hit was Cypremort Point. Just after one am in Cypremort Point, the wind started whipping harder and the water started rising. "We had some pretty serious squalls that came through like feeder band... more »
  • Cypremort Point Braces for Storm

    September 2, 2011 11:12 PM

    People down in Cypremort Point are already taking precautions as Tropical Storm Lee inches toward the bay. During the day Friday, Lee didn't seem too threatening in Cypremort Point, but people there aren't taking any chances. "There had to be over a 100 boats left today, there was some... more »
  • Update: Cypremort Point Drowning

    July 17, 2011 11:50 PM

    A sad story out of Saint Mary Parish where a weekend cooling off from the warm temperatures turned deadly. A man drowned while swimming in the waters off Cyrpremort Point State Park Saturday night. What was supposed to be a fun day out on the water with family and... more »
  • The Breaking Point of Gas Prices

    April 14, 2011 11:48 PM

    Just about everyone is feeling the pain at the pump right now, and the Energy Department released new numbers warning gas prices could increase 40% this summer, topping $5.00 a gallon. The Energy Department said families will be spending significantly more on gas this year, up $825 per household... more »
  • Update Over turned Boat in water at Cypremort Point

    October 28, 2010 9:16 AM

    Update: Reports of an overturned boat at Cypremort Port near the Quintana boat launch. Two men were on their boat when the winds flipped the boat over. Rowdy Schouest of the Volunteer Fire Dept.,said that the men were pulled from the water there were no injuries. --------------------------------------------------------- Reports of... more »
  • AMIkids Acadiana Students Give Back to Seniors

    June 10, 2010 7:27 AM

    Branch, LA - AMIkids Acadiana will be partnering with the residents of Acadia-St. Landry Guest Home in Church Point, Louisiana. Kids will work to build relationships with the residents by playing games and serving meals/snacks June 21 - 25, 2010 from 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m as a part of... more »
  • Church Point Police Officer Shooting

    April 15, 2010 1:23 PM

    Officer Willey Cocco is on paid administative leave while Louisiana State Police investigate the case. ---------------------------------- Today, troopers with Louisiana State Police Region 2 Detectives continued their investigation into shooting involving a Church Point Police officer. The officer has been identified as Officer Willie Cocco. Troopers also learned that... more »
  • Cypremort Point Fire

    March 29, 2010 7:32 PM

    A grass fire continues to burn in Cypremort Point tonight. Our photographer captured this image just after 6:00 pm. He tells us the blaze is getting close to some beach homes there. We did touch base with St. Mary Parish Sheriff who says they got the call around 1:30... more »
  • State Police Announce DWI Checkpoint

    March 23, 2010 1:54 PM

    On March 25, 2010, Louisiana State Police Troop I will conduct a safety checkpoint within Evangeline Parish. The checkpoint will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Troopers will be actively looking for vehicles that are not insured. Vehicles without insurance could be towed and the driver issued a... more »
  • Church Point Man Convicted on Federal Drug Charges

    March 16, 2010 6:14 PM

    A member of a drug trafficking organization responsible for transporting and distributing over 350 kilograms of cocaine and marijuana from the Brownsville, Texas area to the Church Point, La. area, was sentenced today to life in federal prison, Acting United States Attorney William J. Flanagan announced. Kenneth... more »
  • SLU to raise admission standards

    February 26, 2010 12:50 PM

    HAMMOND, La. (AP) - Southeastern Louisiana University is aiming to raise admission standards for next fall semester. President John Crain said he will seek approval to raise the minimum high school grade point average from the current 2.0 GPA to 2.5, or an ACT composite score from the current 20... more »
  • Acadia man holds family hostage

    February 15, 2010 1:05 PM

    Deputies and Swat Team members swarmed a house Sunday night after a report of a hostage situation involving a two year old child. The Acadia Parish Sheriff's office was called out to 430 Roxie Highway at 4:30 after receiving a call that a man was shooting at his family. Law... more »
  • New Grade "Standards" For High School Athletes To Play

    February 3, 2010 6:46 PM

    New grade standards are causing Breaux Bridge High head football coach Michael Mowad to scratch his head. "Depending on the school board or the school itself,what is a C," asked Coach Mowad. Many school boards still consider a 1.5 a C. So what exactly did the Louisiana High... more »
  • UPDATE: John Larry Snyder's Bond Hearing

    January 21, 2010 7:11 PM

    A man accused of kidnapping and killing his girlfriend stood before a Saint Landry parish judge today. John Larry Synder has been in jail in Saint Landry Parish for the past four months. Family members laid eyes on her accused killer again today. Family members held signs... more »
  • Sobriety Checkpoint Set in Lafayette

    January 21, 2010 11:16 AM

    On Saturday, January 23, 2010 , between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m. , the Lafayette Police Department and the Lafayette Sheriff’s Office will be conducting an OWI Checkpoint within the incorporated limits of Lafayette. The purpose of the checkpoint is to target impaired drivers under the... more »
  • Church Point Firefighter Charged with Arson

    January 21, 2010 10:48 AM

    State Fire Marshal H. Butch Browning announced 24-year-old Adam Paul Carriere has been arrested again by his office for Simple Arson in connection to a fire that occurred in Church Point Louisiana, on October 20, 2009. He was arrested on January 15, 2010 for two fires set in vacant buildings... more »
  • Church Point: Community Investors food pantry

    December 24, 2009 1:11 PM

    Heavy winds blew a tree onto the Community Investors food pantry on Harmon Street in Church Point. 360 families in the Church Point, Mire and Branch areas are served by the Center. Only 20 bags of food remain and those will be distributed to needy families for the holiday.... more »
  • Free H1N1 shots

    December 11, 2009 12:11 PM

    Church point H1N1 vaccine to be given to residents free. From 3 to 6 pm on thursday december 17th. Church point community center at south city park.
  • Acadia Crime Stoppers: Kwik Stop Burglary

    November 18, 2009 11:58 AM

    Crime Stoppers of Acadia Parish is asking for the public's assistance to identify the 3 Suspects who committed a Commercial Burglary in the early morning hours of Monday November 9, 2009. The Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office needs your help to identify the suspects who broke into the Kwik Stop... more »
  • Crime Stoppers: Church Point Restaurant Burglary

    November 10, 2009 9:47 AM

    Crime Stoppers of Acadia Parish needs your help to solve a crime. The Church Point Police Department is currently investigating a September 7th burglary, which occurred at Sunny's Fried Chicken located at 111 East Ebey Street. Suspect(s) gained entry to the business through the roof. Once inside the suspect(s)... more »

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