Assessors seek pay raise
Parish assessors could get a 4 percent pay raise for the next four years under legislation approved Wednesday by the Louisiana Senate.
Death Notices for May 11, 2013
Thornton, Irma L., 68, of Bossier City, died Thursday; graveside services at 3 p.m. Tuesday in Hillcrest Memorial Park, Haughton; arrangements through Hillcrest Funeral Home, Haughton.
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Duo accused in theft of more than $13,500 worth of fuel with fuel card
A Campti man and a Winnfield woman are facing charges after a stolen fuel company card was used to buy more than $13,500 in fuel in six Louisiana parishes and Texas, according to the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Office.
Crowley Post Signal
Former coroner WINNFIELD - Services for former coroner Dr. James Peters, Jr. will be Wednesday.
Louisiana higher education bill goes to full senate
The Senate Committee on Retirement approved a concurrent resolution Monday suspending the implementation date of a cash balance plan passed last year.
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A pension plan bill that higher education leaders say is vital to their ability to attract new talent to the state cleared its second hurdle Monday.