According to the guilty plea, the defendant was found in the United States on Nov. 3, 2016, while incarcerated at the Calcasieu Parish Correctional Center. Records show that Labra-Martinez was previously removed from the United States in January 2008 and March 2015.
Brandy Evans, vice president of communications of the Shreveport- Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau, was installed as a member of the Louisiana Travel Promotion Association (LTPA) Board of Directors at the association’s annual meeting on Jan. 26 at the Natchitoches Events Center in Natchitoches, La.
Auditors found that, for the second consecutive year, LDH failed to keep in place processes that allow the Department to identify and recover paid claims where a third party is liable to pay for medical services provided to a Medicaideligible recipient.
— To help elementary and middle school students get fit and stay healthy, fitness icon Jake Steinfeld, chairman of the National Foundation for Governors’ Fitness Councils (NFGFC), has selected Louisiana for its 2017 DON’T QUIT! fitness campaign.
Omega Protein Inc. was sentenced last week by U.S. District Judge Donald E. Walter for two counts of unlawful discharge of a pollutant into a water of the United States. Company representative John D. Held was present on the company’s behalf at the hearing.
Six hundred pounds of adultsized rainbow trout, donated by Greer’s Fish Hatchery, will be stocked in Turner’s Pond in Minden, La., just in time for the next Get Out and Fish! event LDWF and Lakeview United Methodist Church have partnered to host the next community fishing event on Saturday, Feb.
MONROE, La. — On Saturday, a Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Enforcement Division agent was shot in the line of duty while on patrol in Morehouse Parish. Senior Agent Tyler Wheeler was shot multiple times during a vehicle stop on U.S. 165 in Morehouse Parish just north of the Ouachita Parish line.
Bodcau WMA is located in Bossier and Webster parishes, approximately 30 miles northeast of Shreveport. The shooting range provides for rifle and handgun target shooting at 25, 50, 100, and 200 yards. A shotgun range offers manual target throwers and an archery range provides stationary field targets.