The Caddo Sheriff's Office will hold a fish fry from 10:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. Friday, July 31, at the South Substation, 9956 Mansfield Road, near Keithville. Money raised at the event will support the Salvation Army's Angel Tree program..
When 9-year-old Phillip Hughes was enjoying his lunch last Friday with his mom and two brothers at Taco Bell on Barksdale Boulevard, he saw a uniformed law enforcement officer also having lunch. He asked his mom if he could talk to the officer about what it's like to have to be arrested and go to jail.
Noel Haacker, founder and executive director of the organization, said, “Nest Fest is our sixth annual fund-raising event.” Tickets are $50 and can be purchased online at www. renestingprojectinc.org. the design competition opens at 5 p.m., with the event beginning at 6 p.
Wheels in the Hills is a new event designed to further a child’s interest in mobile vehicles. On Saturday, Aug. 1, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., more than 30 different vehicles, from military vehicles to bulldozers, backhoes and cranes, will be on display at Betty Virginia Park for children to get up close and person with.
A joint investigation by the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) and the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office has resulted in the arrests of three people last Monday in connection with the extensive vandalism of logging equipment that took place off Prairie Road in south Ouachita Parish earlier this month.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) declared these parishes primary natural disaster areas due to production losses caused by the combined effects of rain, flooding, high winds, and hail that occurred from April 27 through June 26, 2015.
United States Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced on Monday that a former Iberia Parish Sheriff’s deputy was sentenced to serve one day in prison, one year of supervised release, 200 hours of community service and one year of location monitoring for striking a handcuffed man.