Deputies working speed enforcement on Interstate 49 around the 172-mile marker attempted to stop a vehicle for traveling 102 miles per hour in a 75- mph zone heading north. The vehicle, identified as a 1997 Ford Explorer, green in color, failed to yield for the deputy.
The DeSoto Parish Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a stolen dirt bike and the suspect(s) involved in stealing it. The bike is described as a 2009 Suzuki, yellow in color, with a blue sticker on the gas tank. It was stolen from the 1600 block of Highway 513 in Mansfield, La.
Last Friday, on the 14th anniversary of these attacks on American soil, 9/11 memorial ceremonies were held across the country. In Bossier City, however, the remembrance was made a bit more poignant with the addition of an actual piece of the North Tower of the World Trade Center.
The first two of seven rules proposed to implement the landmark FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) (the preventive controls rules for human and animal food — meaning food companies will apply greater controls to prevent hazards) are now final. The additional rules will become final through 2016.
Blue Bell is currently in phase one of its five phase return plan. This initial phase includes the Austin, Brenham and Houston, Texas, areas as well as Birmingham and Montgomery, Alabama. Additional cities will be added based on prod uct availability and when Blue Bell can properly service customers in an area.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Louisiana’s lawsuit climate is the second worst in the country at number 49 out of 50 according to a new national survey released today by the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform (ILR). The 2015 Lawsuit Climate Survey: Ranking the States.
James Phillips, 63, of Rayville, La., was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Robert G. James on one count of interstate transportation of stolen motor vehicles. He was also sentenced to serve three years of supervised release and pay $443,500 restitution..
Ray will take to the skies on Sept. 12 around 1 p.m. at the Gilliam Airport in north Caddo Parish and tandem jump while parachuting with jump instructor Bill Geaslin of Skydive Louisiana. Ray, a World War II veteran and retired businessman, made his first jump at 78 years of age, then at 80, 85 and 90.