Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Bistineau fires still problem for fire department

A burn ban is still in force on Lake Bistineau, but fires on the dry lake bed which originally caused the ban to be...

Marvin wins another term as DA

Incumbent Schuyler Marvin rode a strong wave of support in his home parish to turn back a strong challenge from Bossier attorney Whit Graves...

Shake up for district 4, 5, 6 school board seats

While the mayoral race was likely the most watched race Tuesday night, the Webster Parish School Board will welcome some new members come January...

Voters say yes to fire protection, sales tax

Residents in south Webster Parish went to the polls Tuesday and said yes to a 10-mill ad valorem (property) tax dedicated to fire protection...

Police jury property tax renewal passes

Being last on the ballot did not hurt the renewal of a 2.78 mill property tax which funds maintenance, operation and improvements of the...

Landrieu, Cassidy head to Louisiana Senate runoff

NEW ORLEANS— Democrat Sen. Mary Landrieu and Republican challenger Bill Cassidy will meet in a Dec. 6 runoff after neither captured enough votes to...

School secretary, principal arrested, accused of assault

SPRINGHILL — An incident at a Springhill elementary school, which the top Springhill lawman believes was “a prank that went bad,” has two school...

Board members must now approve expenses

An issue that has left somewhat of a “sore spot” has two members of the Webster Parish School Board on opposing sides. The board approved...

Police jury placing recycle bins around Webster parish

Webster Parish residents looking for a way to dispose of a cardboard box, large or small, and newsprint won’t have far to go to...

Tuesday’s election closes some schools

Some students may not be happy when they learn they will report to school as usual Tuesday morning. However, four schools will close that day...

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