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Judge Hebert remembered as fair, compassionate
The death last week of St. Landry Parish's 27th Judicial Court Judge Donald Hebert prompted fond remembrances during the recent Crime Stoppers Banquet.
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Sat Jul 12, 2014
Cool summer art will be on display at Art Melt
Step out of July's heat and melt into the coolness of summer art with the opening of Forum 35 annual "Art Melt."
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Ark-La-Tex Sports Museum to induct six
Standouts in prep and college football coaching, professional baseball, women's collegiate basketball, weightlifting and sports writing are the selectees to the 2014 Ark-La-Tex Sports Museum of Champions.
Retired judge to speak on Louisiana law
Retired Judge Robert Brinkman will speak on Spanish and French Law during the Colonial Period of Louisiana during Saturday's local history program.
Birthdays Milan Arpino, 15, Monroe; Debbie Frost; Connor Reitzell, 1, Monroe; Collin Shively, Ruston Belated Jessey Thomas, 3, West Monroe; Susan Worley, West Monroe Saturday The Northeast Louisiana National Guard Retirees Association meets at 11:45 a.m. at Catfish Charlie's, 2329 Louisville Ave., Monroe Contact Sgt.
10 things to do this weekend
The holiday weekend has passed us by but that's no reason to stay indoors. Here are 10 things happening on Friday, Saturday and Sunday in Shreveport-Bossier City.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Saltwater eating flesh bacteria
In the summer, the sun heats up Louisiana waters unfortunately making it the perfect breeding ground for bacteria.
Senate leader suggests highway funding fixes
The chairman of the Senate Transportation Committee said Wednesday that the state should consider a wide range of short-term steps to ease Louisiana's road funding woes.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Ascension council punts on sewer rate increase resolution
The Ascension Parish Council balked Wednesday at making a sweeping request of state regulators to block future sewer rate increases in the parish, fearing the resolution might hinder private investment in the sewer companies.
Senate votes for study on whether to make Plaquemines Parish historic sites a national park
The Senate Wednesday passed legislation directing a study into the feasibility of designating historic forts and other sites in Plaquemines Parish along the Lower Mississippi River as part of the National Park Service.
Tasman to head Louisiana Conference of Catholic Bishops, newspaper reports
Robert M. Tasman has been named executive director of the Louisiana Conference of Catholic Bishops, according to the Clarion Herald.
Louisiana gas tax among the cheapest, organization reports
Louisiana has one of the cheapest gas taxes in the country, according to the American Petroleum Institute.
Dropping oil, gas industry preference would cut taxes for all
Eliminating a series of preferences granted to the oil and gas industry would result in a property tax cut for everyone who pays it, says the chairman of the Louisiana Assessors Association' Oil and Gas Committee.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Texas man charged with negligent homicide in fatal Plaquemines hit-and-run accident
Joseph Robert Hicks, 27, of Bedias, Texas, was booked on Tuesday, July 8, 2014, on a charge of negligent homicide and driving while intoxicated, accused of causing the Plaquemines Parish accident that claimed the life of 19-year-old Davy Bowers, of Buras, according to Louisiana State Police.
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Driver dies after getting thrown from truck that hit tree
One person is dead after a single-vehicle crash on LA 977 in Pointe Coupee Parish.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
The Town Talk
McAllister expected for meeting today on Huey P. Long closure
Congressman Vance McAllister, R-Swartz, is expected to attend a meeting set for 6 p.m. today in the Kees Park Community Center, 2450 La.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Ascension Parish may ask PSC to block sewer rate increases
Facing regulatory pressure to improve sewage treatment across southeast Louisiana, private sewer companies Mo-Dad Utilities and Ascension Wastewater are seeking major rate increases from state regulators.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
The Town Talk
Update to be given Monday on Huey P. Long lawsuit
Lawyers will give an update Monday in Pineville on a lawsuit claiming that the process used to close Huey P. Long Medical Center violated the state open meetings law.