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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Unlike most 13-year-old boys, you won't find him on a football field or a basketball court. Lyndell is right where he likes to be – among the thousands of books at the library. Yes, you heard right, a 13-year-old who actually likes to read.
"I like reading because you can learn from it and learn new words. Things I like reading is stuff with magic in it," Lyndell said.
And on top of that, he's already got his future plans mapped out. Lyndell wants to be a video game designer. So, he's hitting the books hard in math and science.
"I want to be a video game designer to make video games that everybody would like something pertaining to teach you something," he said.
Lyndell is one of the hundreds of children currently in the state's foster care system in the Lake Area. The goal is to find a family willing to adopt them and give them a permanent home.
"It makes me feel sad because every child should have a family, including myself. All children should not be abandoned. They should always have somebody who loves them," he said.
If you're interested in adoption a child in foster care, an adoption specialist is waiting to hear from you. It could make a difference in a child's future.