4:30 LRN Newscast Aug 16

Students at Dehli High School are no longer on lockdown after reports of a shooting near campus. Adam Holland with our affiliate KWCC says Sheriff deputies received a call just before 2 o’clock of a fight on campus and on arrival, they were informed the fight was broken up by faculty. Holland says while they were removing students from the school…

Cut 28 on lockdown. :11

A sweep of the school determined the area was safe and students have been released from school, video surveillance of the area is being reviewed.

Hearings continue challenging the state on the housing of juvenile offenders at Angola continue. The Fair Fight Initiative is concerned with the youthful offenders’ well-being. FFI’s David Utter says there’s concern over their safety…:

CUT 05  (07)        “…deserves.”

The race to be Louisiana’s next Insurance Commissioner has been decided before the October primary after one of the two men running – Ascension Parish Democrat Rich Weaver – dropped out. That leaves DeRidder Republican Tim Temple as the sole candidate and winner by default. Temple will be sworn in in January.

Organizers of the 49th annual Festival Acadiens in Lafayette have announced the lineup for their big Cajun shindig from October 13th through 15th. Festival VP Patrick Mould says visitors can expect a great experience of Acadian music and culture…:

CUT 10  (09)        “…craft fair.”

Mould says this year holds double excitement with the observation of Lafayette Parish’s Bicentennial. Mould says volunteers are still being sought to assist with the event.