Friday, December 15, 2017

Coroner’s bill gets second reading in House

The second reading of House Bill 623, a bill asking for a vote of the people to fund the Webster Parish Coroner’s Office by...

Open tray burn resolution to be filed this week

The House Concurrent Resolution to ban the open tray burn method of munitions disposal in the state of Louisiana will likely be filed by...

Bayou Dorcheat remains above flood level

Bayou Dorcheat remains above flood stage. According to the National Weather Service office in Shreveport, flood stage for the bayou is at 14...

Police: Synthetic marijuana found in man’s car

A Minden man was arrested after reported synthetic marijuana was found in his vehicle. Devryocky Fisher, 20, of the 400 block of Clerk Street, was...

Gov. Jindal issues Marriage and Conscience Executive Order to protect religious...

BATON ROUGE - Following the House Civil Law and Procedure Committee’s decision to return the Louisiana Marriage and Conscience Act to the calendar, Governor Bobby...

Religious objections bill rejected by La. House committee

BATON ROUGE — Louisiana lawmakers on Tuesday shelved a divisive religious objections bill pushed by Gov. Bobby Jindal that critics and legal experts said could...

Interstate 69 corridor for Webster chosen after 20 years

An Interstate 69 corridor has been chosen after 20 years of hurdles and debates. J.T. Taylor, a long-time advocate of I-69 and Claiborne Parish resident,...

Ronny Veitch to be sentenced August 3

Ronald “Ronny” Veitch is set to be sentenced August 3 after pleading guilty to racketeering Friday. He faces up to 50 years in prison plus...

Contentious religious objections bill scheduled for hearing

BATON ROUGE - Many lawmakers don't want to talk about it. Others wish it would simply disappear. Nonetheless, on Tuesday, the House civil law committee...

‘Click it or Ticket’ campaign underway in Minden

The national “Click it or Ticket” campaign is underway and Minden police have beefed up their patrols looking for those who aren’t wearing their...

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