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June 17 07:02 AM
The meeting will include an update on the current status of the lake, and LDWF staff will field questions concerning the management of Lake Bistineau and giant salvinia. Everyone interested in Lake Bistineau is encouraged to attend..
June 17 07:02 AM
On June 3, around 5:29 p.m., Desoto Parish Deputies with the directed patrol unit attempted to stop a motorcycle in the area of Highway 84 near Logansport, LA for having no license plate displayed. The vehicle failed to stop and eluded deputies while travelling in excess of 100 mph.
June 17 07:02 AM
To Sheriff Whittington and Chief Pilkinton, Hello, my wife and I are sending you this letter to show our appreciation of how your officers handled a situation these past few days. We would imagine you receive more than a few complaint letters; this will be quite the opposite.
June 10 07:21 AM
Beginning June 13, the Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles will have a representative at LDWF headquarters at 2000 Quail Drive in Baton Rouge every Monday to assist with boat/trailer registrations. Customers will be able complete the registration process without having to go to both agencies.
June 10 07:21 AM
Gov. John Bel Edwards Wednesday signed into law HB1042 by Rep. Larry Bagley, R- Logansport, which expands the use of credit cards to all branches of local government. Existing law allowed the practice for municipal governments, but the new law extends the service to the offices of clerks of court, sheriffs, district attorneys and assessors.
June 10 07:21 AM
House Concurrent Resolution 62 by Rep. Bagley, R-Logansport, recognizes Arbuckle’s service to the community, including “many programs and activities with the purpose of helping the elderly and children in DeSoto Parish, including senior programs, youth programs, and annual scholarships.
June 03 07:05 AM
Dr. Frank Welch, DHH's medical director for community preparedness, said the state has already identified four human cases of Zika in Louisiana, almost certainly contracted abroad before being brought home by the unsuspecting travelers..
June 03 07:05 AM
Anyone wishing to report wildlife or fisheries violations should anonymously call LDWF’s 24-hour toll-free Operation Game Thief hotline at 1-800-442-2511 or utilize LDWF's tip411 program. To use the tip411 program, tipsters can text LADWF and their tip to 847411 or download the "LADWF Tips" iPhone and Android apps.
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