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Apr 19th

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Pulling gun on another is no April Fool’s joke

Pulling gun on another is no April  Fool’s joke

An April Fool's Day incident involving a juvenile and a handgun has landed a Webster Parish man in hot water with the law.

Sheriff Gary Sexton said 76-year-old Carlos Jackson Poole has been charged with simple battery on a juvenile, aggravated assault with a firearm and disturbing the peace after deputies responded to a complaint. Poole reportedly lives in the 100 block of Clark Bayou in Doyline.

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Police jury prioritizes road work

Police jury prioritizes road work

Though they are two of the top 10 priority roads for Webster Parish, it may be awhile before portions of Pilgrim Rest Road in Doyline and Stuckey Road near Dubberly see a...

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Fishing tourney a first at Tartan fest

The Loch Ness Monster may make an appearance during Saturday's Tartan Day festivities - that is if a kid happens to catch her during the children's fishing tournament.

The...

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Police Blotter: April 1

The following arrests were made by local law enforcement April 1.

Melody Kathryn Boyle Wilkinson, 35, of the 400 block of Lincoln Rd., Monroe, driving while intoxicated (f...

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Bill would allow hog hunts year-round, night and day

Bill would allow hog hunts year-round, night and day

Marvin Garrett of Minden has been hunting wild hogs for 20 years. Back in 1994, he was hunting for sport but now it's a lot more for helping farmers and hunters of other ...

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Senate passes bill to make vehicular homicide a violent crime

Senate passes bill to make vehicular homicide a violent crime

BATON ROUGE — Drunk drivers causing fatal crashes may face more prison time.

The Louisiana Senate unanimously passed SB55 to the House, which would classify vehicular homi...

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Minden Medical Center welcomes Dr. Kishore Malireddy

Minden Medical Center welcomes Dr. Kishore Malireddy

Dr. Kishore Malireddy "Dr. Reddy" has his priorities in order and that includes his patients' needs first and foremost.

Due to his compassionate nature, Malireddy wants ev...

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