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The Diocese of Lafayette releases list of clergy credibly accused of sexual abuse

The Diocese of Lafayette released a list Friday of clergy credibly accused of sexual abuse by a minor or vulnerable adult.

Here is the list released by the diocese:

Priests

Joseph Alexander

Year born: 1933
Year ordained: 1973

Assignments

St. Mark Priory, Union, Kentucky
Our Lady of Wisdom, Lafayette
Holy Rosary Institute, Lafayette
St. Thomas More High School, Lafayette
St. Anthony of Padua, Eunice
Status: removed, 2002

Jules Arceneaux

Year born: 1953
Year ordained: 1990

Nahshon Brooks is wanted for questioning by law enforcement dealing with the shooting of an Abbeville Police Officer.

State Police looking for Nahshon Brooks as the alleged shooter of Abbeville police officer

Nahshon Brooks, 28, is no stranger to shooting someone on St. Peter Avenue and fleeing.
The Abbeville Police Department is looking for Brooks as the alleged shooter in the shooting of an Abbeville Police Officer.
The officer was on scene answering a call on St. Peter Avenue, when she was shot in the shoulder.
The State Police confirmed Thursday that Brooks is the alleged shooter.

Law enforcement search for the suspected shooter.

First-ever Abbeville female police officer shot in the line of duty

A female Abbeville Police Officer is in stable condition in a local hospital after being allegedly shot by Nahshon Brooks in a Wednesday night shooting in Abbeville.
An Abbeville officer was shot in the shoulder on a domestic call.
She has been with the Abbeville Police Department for less than five years.
The officer is one of three female officers who work for the Abbeville Police Department.
She is also the first female police officer shot from Vermilion Parish.

For the second year in a row, VC missed making it to the Superdome by one game.

Ascension eliminates VC from playoffs

DONALDSONVILLE - The Vermilion Catholic Eagles were still in the game at halftime, down 15-14, but then Ascension Catholic’s running game would take over.
No. 2 Ascension scored 22 second-half points en route to a 37-13 win over VC on Friday in the Division IV semifinal game.
Ascension’s win sets up a rematch with Lafayette Christian, who upset No. 1 Southern Lab to advance to the finals for the second straight year.
Ascension came into the game with one of the best running backs in Division IV, and it showed on Friday night.

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Fax: 337-898-9022

The Kaplan Herald

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Kaplan, LA 70548

The Gueydan Journal

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Gueydan, LA 70542