Gov. Bobby Jindal on Tuesday appointed former Mayor Lynn Robertson to serve as interim mayor of Port Allen in the wake of Demetric "Deedy" Slaughter's recall from office.
Jindal appoints interim mayor for Port Allen
Gov. Bobby Jindal has appointed former Port Allen Mayor Lynn Robertson as the interim mayor for the city until a special election is held to fill the spot.
Tuesday Dec 17
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Judge set to rule on mental disability defense in Richard Matthews trial
The man accused of walking into his former place of employment with a gun and killing two women working there is scheduled to make another court appearance Tuesday.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Port Allen meeting canceled; council was to appoint interim mayor
The special meeting of the City Council set for 4 p.m. Monday has been canceled, according to an email from Chief Financial Officer Audrey McCain.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Port Allen City Council to tackle interim mayor issue on Monday
The Port Allen City Council has called a special meeting Monday afternoon to appoint and swear in an interim mayor to serve until a special election can be called to fill the term of term of former Port Allen Mayor Demetric "Deedy" Slaughter.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Port Allen's next challenge: choosing an interim mayor
Time is winding down for the Port Allen City Council to appoint an interim mayor in the wake of Demetric "Deedy" Slaughter's recall from office .
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Possible bomb shuts down Highway 19 in Zachary
Zachary Police are trying to determine if materials found in a mini storage facility off Highway 19 is an explosive device.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Downtown Gallery Crawl Thursday
"Happy, happy, happy" describes all those of us who enjoy a great party with beautiful art, tasty food and drink, live music, good friends and neighbors as we look forward to the Thursday Downtown Gallery Crawl.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
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Port Allen set for first city council meeting since mayor left office
A woman trying on bras says she caught a man a man taking pictures of her in the store dressing room, and she ran topless through the store to help catch him.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
East Feliciana board discusses building issues
Nearly $702,000 in available federal funds will be used for needed maintenance in East Feliciana Parish Schools, said Mitch Harrell, vice president and chairman of the school district Building Committee.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Inside Report: Black vote split in Port Allen recall
There were many who doubted an effort to recall Mayor Demetric "Deedy" Slaughter would be successful, based on the racial demographic of Port Allen's registered voters.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Monolyte bankruptcy filing may affect residentsa lawsuit
The company that owned and operated a chemical facility in Slaughter destroyed by a fire a year ago has filed for bankruptcy, which could complicate matters for the 32 East Feliciana Parish residents seeking damages for respiratory problems and diminished property values they attribute to the blaze.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Slaughter doesna t contest Port Allen recall, vacates mayora s office
Slaughter never showed up for work Monday and did not file a legal challenge to the recall election by the 4:30 p.m. deadline.