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Wednesday, May 01, 2013

Wednesday, May 01, 2013





The University of Louisiana System Board of Supervisors approved U-L Lafayette's request for approval to proceed with the implementation of its $115 million athletic facilities master plan, including its first-tier projects. The initial projects are a $5.17 million addition of 5,900 seats and amenities to the expanded south end zone area of Cajun Field, where the UL football team plays; creation of a two-story, $13.84 million 67,000-square-foot structure that will create new space for football coaching offices and include an athletic strength-and-conditioning center; an 8,000-square-foot visitor locker room facility; and $2.64 million in soccer/track facility improvements.





A LAKE CHARLES MAN, WHO WAS SET TO GO TO TRIAL YESTERDAY ON AN ATTEMPTED FIRST DEGREE MURDER CHARGE, PLED GUILTY. 47-YEAR-OLD CORNELL HENERY TOLD THE JUDGE THAT HE DID SHOOT A MAN TWICE DURING AN ATTEMPTED DRUG DEAL IN MARCH OF 20012. JUDGE RON WARE AGREED TO A RECOMMENDATION BY THE PROSECUTION AND DEFENSE TO SENTENCE HENERY TO TEN YEARS IN PRISON WITHOUT THE POSSIBILITY OF PAROLE. AS PART OF A DEAL, THE DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE AGREED NOT TO PURSUE A HABITUAL OFFENDER BILL AND DROPPED TWO CHARGES OF BATTERY AGAINST A CORRECTION’S OFFICER.





MANY MIGRATING BIRDS HAVE NOT MOVED NORTH YET AND IT’S CAUSING A PROBLEM FOR RICE FARMERS BECAUSE THE BIRDS FEED ON NEWLY PLANTED RICE SEEDS. STEVE LINSCOMBE OF THE L-S-U AGCENTER RICE RESEARCH STATION IN CROWLEY TELLS THE ADVOCATE THAT THE BIRDS HAVE NORMALLY MOVED NORTH BY THE TIME THE RICE SEASON GETS INTO FULL SWING. AGCENTER RICE SPECIALIST JOHHNY SAICHUCK SAYS THE TEMPERATURES HAVE NOT GOTTEN HOT ENOUGH TO PROMPT THEM TO MIGRATE. SAICHUCK AND LINSCOMBE SAY THE U-S ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION SERVICE HAS GIVEN LIMITED APPROVAL FOR USE OF A RICE SEED TREATMENT THAT FLAVORS THE SEED IN A WAY THE BIRDS DON’T LIKE.





Lawmakers in the House have refused to accept a procedural move by their leaders that would have given most of the decision-making on next year's budget to the Senate. House Speaker Chuck Kleckley and Appropriations Chairman Jim Fannin sought to remove $490 million in patchwork funding from the budget. The inclusion of such money triggers a two-thirds vote requirement for House debate on the bill. Fannin persuaded his committee to strip the money from the budget in hopes of working with the Senate to return the funding.





IT TOOK A LAFAYETTE PARISH JURY NINE HOURS OF DELIBERATION BEFORE THEY CONCLUDED THAT 42-YEAR-OLD DANNY HARMON JUNIOR WAS GUILTY OF SECOND DEGREE MURDER. HARMON WAS ACCUSED OF MURDERING CHRISTINE MARIE WOOD IN 1989. THE JURY VOTE WAS 10-TO-2 IN FAVOR OF CONVICTING HARMON AND LOUISIANA IS ONE OF TWO STATES THAT REQUIRES ONLY TEN OF 12 JURORS TO CONVICT FOR SECOND DEGREE MURDER. THE KEY PIECE OF EVIDENCE FOR THE PROSECUTION WAS D-N-A WHICH WAS MATCHED TO HARMON.





SOME MOSS BLUFF RESIDENTS HAVE EXPRESSED CONCERNS ABOUT A PROPOSED R-V PARK, WHICH WOULD BE BUILT OFF OF L-A HIGHWAY 378 BETWEEN THE 5-STAR GAS STATION AND MOSS BLUFF MINI STORAGE. ONE CONCERNED RESIDENT, SANDIE REEVES, SAYS SHE’S WORRIED THAT IT MIGHT DRAW TRANSIENTS AND SHE’S CONCERNED ABOUT THE MAINTENANCE OF THE R-V PARK. THE DEVELOPER, MISTER EDWARDS, SAYS HE’S ABANDONED HIS ORIGINAL PLAN TO DEVELOP THE FULL PROPERTY AND INSTEAD HE WANTS TO PUT A 43 SPACE R-V PARK ON THE BACK PART OF THE PROPERTY. HE SAYS HE WOULD KEEP THE FRONT PART OF THE PROPERTY COMMERCIAL.





A SUSPECTED DRUG DEALER LED IBERIA PARISH DEPUTIES ON A HIGH SPEED CHASE MONDAY THAT ENDED WITH THE SUSPECT CRASHING HIS VEHICLE AT THE INTERSECTION OF MAIN AND LEWIS STREETS IN NEW IBERIA. CAPTAIN RYAN TURNER SAYS DEPUTIES ATTEMPTED TO PULL OVER 33-YEAR-OLD CHRIS PELLERIN AND, WHILE HE ATTEMPTED TO FLEE, HE THREW AN OBJECT FROM THE WINDOW WHICH WAS LATER DETERMINED TO BE ILLEGAL NARCOTICS. PELLERIN FACES NUMEROUS CHARGES INCLUDING AGGRAVATED FLIGHT FROM AN OFFICER AND POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE SCHEDULE ONE, TWO, THREE AND FOUR NARCOTICS. THE INVESTIGATION INTO PELLERIN ALSO LED TO THE ARREST OF 27-YEAR-OLD BRANDI ROMERO, WHO IS CHARGED WITH POSSESSION WITH THE INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE ILLEGAL NARCOTICS.





B-P HAS AGREED TO GIVE APPROXIMATELY 340 MILLION DOLLARS TO LOUISIANA’S RESTORATION PROJECTS.





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