News 10 Morning Rush Headlines: April 30, 2019

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LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) – Here are some of today’s headlines you should know before heading out the door:

  • Former St. Landry Parish Priest, Michael Guidry, who pleaded guilty to molesting a juvenile is set to be sentenced today. The report was made last year, but the abuse happened several years ago.
  • A truck driver from Mandeville was killed yesterday following a five vehicle crash on I-10. The interstate was shut down for several hours before it was reopened last night.
  • The owner of Cajun Cannabis, Travis DeYoung bonded out of the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center Monday evening, after posting bond. His lawyer tells News 10 his client didn’t harm anyone, and believe’s DeYoung is being treated unfairly.
  • Members of Voice of the Experienced will head to the capitol on Wednesday to fight nearly ten criminal justice reform bills that are up for vote. They are testifying for two bills that will impact votng registration.
  • House bill 335 is moving on to the Louisiana House of Representatives. This would mandate that restaurants display signage disclosing whether their crawfish or shrimp came from a country outside the U.S. One Acadiana restaurant says this is good news.
  • The judge in the LCG Charter ordinance lawsuit ruled to move forward with court proceedings. The next court date is May 8th. The lawsuit questions whether the errors found in the newly voter approved charter amendment can be corrrected by ordinance.
  • Local utility company SLEMCO will be relocating their headquarters. They have agreed to buy the Knight Oil Tools campus on Highway 90 in Lafayette.
  • The lineup for the 33rd Annual Zydeco Extravaganza was released Monday. The day long celebration will features sounds of Terrance Simien, Keith Frank, and KLFY’s own Gerald Gruenig.
  • Another warm and humid morning with temps in the 60’s to 70’s for Acadiana. Skies will be partly sunny with a high in the mid 80’s. It will be breezy for the afternoon again.

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