Good morning Acadiana! Here are the Morning Rush headlines for 4/18/19!

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  • Over $1.8 million dollars has been raised for the three historically black churches that burned down in St. Landry Parish a few weeks ago.
  • With the threat of severe weather in today’s forecast all state offices, all five Boys and Girls Clubs locations and several schools in Acadiana are closed. 
  • Slemco ramps up its tree trimming efforts ahead of the anticipated storm. Slemco says it’s something they do on a daily basis. They say they have 10,000 miles of power lines to patrol.
  • Where a local pastor is now sleeping in his own bed. Reverend Dwight Brown of St. Peter Missionary Baptist, a historically black church was spending his nights in the sanctuary until the suspect in three church arsons was captured. Rev. Brown says their church was founded in 1889 and he would do anything to protect it.
  • Church Point police are looking for a Church Point resident, Milan M Gala, after it was proven he had accepted money to build a fence and never did. He’s operating under Acadiana A1 Fence Company. He’s wanted for Home Improvement Fraud.

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