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February 18, 2019

KATC’s Senior Spotlight: Iota powerlifter Joseph Dupre

(KATC) — This week’s Senior Spotlight features Iota High School senior powerlifter, Joseph Dupre. A six-time world champion in the sport of powerlifting in the 114lb and under weight class, Dupre hopes to compete in the 132lb and under as a senior.

Traffic stop leads to drug bust

OPELOUSAS–Police say around $4,000 in marijuana and cocaine are off the streets after a traffic stop Monday afternoon turned into a drug bust. Officers say

Dreary, wet pattern ahead

Dreary skies accompanied by increasing rain chances will dominate across Acadiana with highest rain chances developing Tuesday night and continuing through Thursday…but wait, there will be more into this weekend.

Photo of calendar courtesy on MGN

The circus is in town!

The Great Benjamins Circus will be held at  South City Park in Opelousas tonight and tomorrow night. Show times are 7 p.m. tonight, and 4:30

Flu cases are on the rise in Acadiana

The 2019 flu season has been off to a slow start but over the last couple weeks doctors are reporting a spike in cases locally and across the country.

One of the reasons for the slow season is that the vaccine this year seems to be doing a good job matching the strain, which has limited some cases.

Lake Charles’ Blue Dog Cafe is closed

 Blue Dog Cafe in Lake Charles has closed, KPLC reports. Jacques Rodrique, owner of Blue Dog Cafe, released the following statement to KPLC: “Blue Dog

Family Adventure Day tickets now available

Healing House; Hope for Grieving Children is bringing together locally owned businesses, area non-profits, and families for the eleventh annual Family Adventure Day scheduled for

Iberia Parish Airport to create new leases

The Iberia Parish Airport Authority has voted to create a new lease for hangar rentals at LeMaire Memorial Airport, the Daily Iberian reports. The agenda

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