Matthews was originally arrested by Bossier City police on a charge of aggravated battery; however, Bossier District Attorney Schuyler Marvin filed an additional bill of information against Matthews on a charge of obstruction of justice, citing in the bill of information that Matthews had tampered with evidence.
Downtown Shreveport has a couple of such galleries — specifically, artspace and the Norsworthy Gallery — but according to Liz Swaine, executive director of the Downtown Development Authority (DDA), the city has a lot more art than you probably realize.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded $95,000 to the Jena Band of Choctaw Indians in Jena, La. as part of the General Assistance Program (GAP). The tribe will use the funds to administer their environmental program and assist in the development of multimedia programs to address environmental issues.
Devastating flooding has impacted multiple parishes in Louisiana. Donations are needed to assist the animal relief efforts underway by the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) and parish governments.
Laguna Development Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Pueblo of Laguna, announced that its newly formed Kicks Entertainment unit has entered a definitive agreement to acquire the Isle of Capri Casino Hotel Lake Charles in Westlake, Calcasieu Parish, La.
The preliminary investigation revealed that a 2003 Nissan Pickup Truck driven by 33-year-old Victor Hogan Jr. of West Monroe was traveling north on LA 9 when for reasons still under investigation, Hogan’s vehicle exited the left side of the roadway and struck a parked railroad car.
LAKE CHARLES, La. – United States Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced that a Lake Charles man in federal prison custody pleaded guilty last week to federal escape charges after failing to report to a halfway house according to terms of home confinement.