Legislative action initiated by Rep. Jeff Thompson (Dist. 8, Bossier City) during the 2014 Regular Legislative Session, and signed into law by Gov. Bobby Jindal as Act 678, provides a special deer season for Louisiana residents who are honorably discharged veterans of the U.
The Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles recently completed an aggressive 40-day initiative to install more than 400 credit card stations statewide. In the past, OMV customers had been required to pay for transactions using cash or were required to schedule a return visit to finalize their transactions.
“The donations and work of federal employees in our district will help feed those in need,” said U.S. Attorney Stephanie A. Finley. “Their efforts are helping to fight hunger and give back to our communities. I want to thank those who donated, but also the volunteers who worked to collect and spread the word about this campaign.
pancake breakfast with all the proceeds going toward aviation scholarships. Afterwards, the opening ceremonies will commence, which will include a welcome speech from DeRidder Mayor Ron Roberts; keynote speaker Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne; and guest speakers Col.
As the opening of the 2014-15 deer season approaches, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) is reminding hunters to make pre-hunt checks to ensure tree stand safety and use appropriate safety gear to reduce the chance of accidents in the field.
Law enforcement agencies are making use of a new law to keep firearms out of the hands of abusers. According to the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office, a Gheens man was charged this week with domestic abuse battery and possession of a firearm or carrying of a concealed weapon by a person convicted of domestic abuse battery.
Information gathered at the meeting will be used to compile a report to guide Louisiana’s tourism industry in continuing its recent record-breaking impact on the state and to identify how the Louisiana Office of Tourism can provide a partnership for success.