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November 1, 2018

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Vermilion powers past White in scrimmage

Malik Marquetti scored 24 points and three other members of the Vermilion team eclipsed the 20-point mark in a 105-95 win over the White team as the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns men’s basketball held its final intrasquad scrimmage on Thursday at the Cajundome.

Latest NWS Survey: Up to 15 tornadoes in Louisiana

Per the Storm Prediction Center and local National Weather Service, the tentative count associated with the late Halloween storm system were of at least 173 wind damage reports in the region, and up to 19 tornadoes as of Thursday evening…fifteen of which were indicated in Louisiana.

Seasonable sunshine Friday/Saturday, showers Sunday

After a stormy Halloween night into early Thursday morning, Acadiana will see the clouds clearing out, and then get to enjoy mostly sunny skies and seasonably cool fall temperatures over the next couple of days.

St. Landry Household Hazardous Waste Day this Saturday

The St. Landry Parish Household Hazardous Waste Day event is scheduled for this Saturday, November 3 at the Opelousas and Eunice Recycling Centers. This is a free service for St. Landry Parish residents.

Severe weather causes damage across Louisiana

BATON ROUGE – Many parishes are reporting damage after a cold front with severe thunderstorms moved across the state Wednesday night into Thursday morning. Initial assessment information is being sent to the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP).

Boil Advisory

Boil Order lifted

The boil order for some customers of Jeff Davis Water Commission #1 in Thorwnell has been lifted. The advisory had been in place for Mouton

Former prison guard indicted for assaulting inmate

A former correctional officer at Elayn Hunt Correctional Center in St. Gabriel, Louisiana, has been indicted on federal charges of beating a handcuffed and shackled inmate and then conspiring with other officers to cover up the misconduct.

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