Unidentified person dies in fiery cash on U.S. 90 in Acadia Parish

An unidentified person was killed after the vehicle they were driving crashed and caught fire in a single-vehicle wreck on U.S. 90 in Rayne about 2:30 a.m. Sunday, according to a Louisiana State Police Troop I news release.

The State Police investigation revealed that a 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer was traveling west on U.S. 90 in Acadia Parish when it crossed the centerline, ran off of the left side of the roadway, entered a ditch and struck a utility pole.  
After impact with a utility pole, the Lancer caught fire, the report stated.  

Super moon

On Monday the moon was at its closest to Earth since Jan. 26, 1948. The next close pass, a super moon, will be Nov. 25, 2034. The photos were taken on Tuesday, however the moon was spectacular even then.


Supt. eyes strategic plan, Super board retreat

New Superintendent Patrick Jenkins put a day long retreat for the St. Landry Parish School Board and development of a strategic plan on the board’s radar at a committee meeting Monday.
“This board retreat could be the tip of the iceberg meaning it starts the initial conversation. We may not solve a lot things. We my end up with more questions than answers initially,” Jenkins said.


Success against truancy

A focus on reducing truancy at Eunice’s public schools is proving successful.
Eunice Police Chief Randy Fontenot said, “Truancy reports have gone down quite a bit in the last month. Apparently the program that is in place has been very effective thanks to the schools, the principals, the parents and the cooperation of the court.”


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