The Webster Parish Police Jury’s 2018 budget sheds a few items from previous years, and one such cut will leave an impact on the Dorcheat Historical Museum.
The entire $15,000 allotment to Arts/Museums was struck from the new budget Tuesday. Museum director Schelley Brown Francis said the depth of the cut was something of a surprise.
“The 100 percent cut was a big disappointment for the Dorcheat Museum,” she said. “We were cut by 25 percent last year and were aware of a possible future cut, but a total cut was not expected. We were in hopes of a gradual