Wednesday Mar 5
Ex-DeSoto school board member now in halfway house
A former DeSoto Parish School Board member has been moved to a halfway house as his sentence for distributing cocaine nears an end.
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Sun Mar 02, 2014
Prosecute the fraud
But, we agree with state Treasurer John Kennedy that there is fraud within the state's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and prosecution of that fraud should be stepped up.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Attorney General weighs in on food stamp flap
Food stamp fraud cases would be hard to make against those who overspent benefit limits during a computer crash last October, state Attorney General Buddy Caldwell said Friday.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Abusers of food stamp glitch to lose SNAP benefits
Food stamp benefits have been yanked from six recipients who intentionally exceeded spending limits during a multi-state computer system crash last fall, the state Department of Children and Family Services announced Monday.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Some positions decided by end of election qualifying
The election is over for some who recently qualified for elected offices up for grabs April 5 in DeSoto and Webster parishes.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Stonewall Police Department's future questioned
Yet another northwest Louisiana town appears to considering the pros and cons of doing away with its police force.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
First day qualifying draws controversial candidates
Two local ministers with criminal convictions are among those qualifying today for seats on the Mansfield Board of Aldermen.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
SWEPCO: Expect power back in Shreveport by Thursday night
Suddenly frozen roads took an immediate toll for unprepared Southerners Tuesday.
Tue Feb 11, 2014
Qualifying begins Wednesday for municipal posts
Qualifying begins Wednesday for a smattering of municipal positions that are up for grabs on the April 5 spring election primary.
Sat Feb 08, 2014
Fires claims Mansfield man, 2 others in state
The death today of a Mansfield man in a house fire is the third fire fatality in the state within two days.