October 21 06:29 AM
Slack said it took a while for justice to be done — a year and seven months. Last Friday, Oct. 14, Hughes was sentenced by Judge Michael Craig to 10 years in prison at hard labor with five years suspended. She was also fined $2,500 plus court costs and has to pay restitution in the amount of $203,730.
October 21 06:29 AM
How did the fund-raising program work? Bickham said her students were given a “Math-a-thon fun book” that’s filled with their level of math problems, “and they go around and ask for sponsors, usually in the neighborhood or at their parents’ workplace.

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October 21 06:29 AM
BATON ROUGE, La.— In its continued effort to promote safety for traveling motorists, the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development is highlighting the benefits of roundabouts with a nearly three-week safety campaign that will run from October 10 to 28.
October 21 06:29 AM
“Early voting begins on Tuesday, Oct. 25, in Louisiana, and I want to provide the public with information regarding the enforcement of laws related to voting,” Finley stated. “Our staff will be available to assist in pursuing complaints of voting fraud and intimidation throughout the election cycle.
October 14 05:05 PM
“When our agricultural delegation first visited Cuba in July, we began what we hope will be a productive relationship in which Louisiana farmers will greatly benefit once the embargo is lifted. We have some of the best agricultural products, and logistically, it makes more sense for the Cubans to trade with us,” said Strain.
October 07 06:57 AM
Michael Deen Reeves, 58, and Crissy Lawson Reeves, 37, of Castor, La., and who are married, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Elizabeth E. Foote. Michael Reeves pleaded guilty to one count of manufacturing an unregistered firearm, and Crissy Reeves pleaded guilty to one count of transferring an unregistered firearm.
October 07 06:57 AM
BATON ROUGE, La. – First Lady Donna Edwards and Department of Environmental Quality Secretary Dr. Chuck Carr Brown proudly unveiled Louisiana’s first anti-litter amongst throngs of environmental enthusiasts gathered for the Keep Louisiana Beautiful annual state conference last Thursday at the Galvez Conference Center.

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