Webster Parish Police Jury asked Reynolds to file legislation
By request of the Webster Parish Police Jury, state Representative Gene Reynolds presented a bill Wednesday morning in a House committee that would have reduced the number of Justices of the Peace in the parish. However, he voluntarily deferred the bill after the police jury asked Wednesday for it to be amended.
The parish currently contains five Justice of the Peace seats and five constable seats over three districts. The proposed bill would have decreased this number to three JP’s and three constables at the start of the new term in 2020. At