Monday, May 20 2013 11:35 PM EDT2013-05-21 03:35:15 GMT
It's not the scenario the Cameron Parish School Board thought they would be facing. "I would like to say that I'm ashamed of Cameron Parish. They voted to pass the road and bridge and the health unitMore >>
The Cameron Parish School Board is searching to offset nearly $4-million after voters decided not to renew to tax propositions earlier this month. As KPLC's Lee Peck reports while they're set to give it another try, they'll have to find a way to cut costs in the meantime.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 9:21 PM EDT2013-05-21 01:21:05 GMT
An Anacoco man is accused of shooting at last six people, according to a news release from Vernon Parish Sheriff Sam Craft. No injuries were reported, Craft said. Accused in the case is 31-year-old JamesMore >>
An Anacoco man is accused of shooting at six people, according to a news release from Vernon Parish Sheriff Sam Craft. No injuries were reported, however.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 7:29 PM EDT2013-05-20 23:29:42 GMT
34-year-old Brice Joseph will be arraigned for the Intentional exposure of the AIDS virus after spitting on a police officer while being arrested. "In this case, in incident to an arrest, he was broughtMore >>
Brice Joseph will be arraigned for the Intentional exposure of the AIDS virus after spitting on a police officer while being arrested.
Monday, May 20 2013 6:45 PM EDT2013-05-20 22:45:12 GMT
There has been a delay in a Lake Charles double murder trial. Mark Thibodeaux is accused in the deaths of Bridget Tillman Pryor and Carla Yvette LeDoux whose bodies were found on North Prater Street lastMore >>
There has been a delay in a Lake Charles double murder trial.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 5:35 PM EDT2013-05-20 21:35:14 GMT
A Eunice man has been killed in a deadly shooting that left two others injured. It happened in the community of Branch on Sunday evening, near Church Point. Acadia Parish Sheriff's authorities said threeMore >>
A Eunice man has been killed in a deadly shooting that left two others injured.More >>
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The former Catholic priest arrested and booked for allegedly sexually assaulting an eight year old boy 25 years ago says he has hired his own attorney. 56 year old Mark Anthony Broussard appeared before a judge this morning for "right to counsel" court.
He indicated he has hired local defense attorney Tom Lorenzi. Broussard has been booked on two counts of aggravated rape and 52 counts of sexual battery. The case is expected to be presented to a Calcasieu Grand Jury.
Bishop Glen John Provost has asked Catholics to pray and fast Friday to, in part, ask God's forgiveness for sins of the past and to alleviate suffering in the lives of victims of sexual abuse. The bishops full statement follows.
For a link to his homily to the parishioners at St. Henry's Catholic Church click here. Broussard served many years at St. Henry's before resigning the priesthood in 1994.
The Diocese of Lake Charles issued the following news release today:
LAKE CHARLES -- Bishop Glen John Provost has asked the clergy and laity of the Diocese of Lake Charles to join him for a Day of Prayer and Fasting on Friday, March 30.
On this day, the Bishop is asking the faithful of the Diocese, "to pray with him asking God for the forgiveness of the sins of the past, for the grace and strength to pursue holiness in our lives, for reconciliation, and for the alleviation of suffering in the lives of victims of sexual abuse and their families, as well as for a spirit of peace and understanding to prevail."
Bishop Provost also offered the following suggestions to help facilitate this Day of Prayer and Fasting:
1) Prayer before the Blessed Sacrament; 2) The praying of the Seven Penitential Psalms throughout the day (i.e.: Psalms 6, 32, 38, 51, 102, 130, and 143); 3) The recitation of the Most Holy Rosary, especially the Sorrowful Mysteries; and 4) The attendance at the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass.