Ford said more money is available for victims of this year’s flooding because not all the buyout funds were distributed following the 2009 floods. Ten homeowners applied for buyout in 2009, but only two took the money, he explained. That added another $450,000 to the total available for this year.
The man used multiple cloned cards containing financial information of other individuals to purchase about $1,000 in gifts cards earlier this month at the Walmart on Airline Drive. The man made the purchases at a selfcheckout register.
“I love strolling through our local farmers markets. We have some of the best and freshest produce in the country and it’s always good to support the local farmer and our economy. Plus, when you meet a farmer, you get to know where your food comes from,” said Louisiana Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain, D.
The suspects were described as two black males, one wearing a white mask over his face, dark jeans and armed with a semi automatic handgun. The suspect was wearing a dark-colored hooded sweatshirt, dark jeans, black shoes and gloves. The suspects remain at large.
Embera NeuroTherapeutics Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company developing novel treatments for cocaine, nicotine and other addictions, announced Tuesday that it has received an $11.1 million, three-year grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries has delayed a drawdown of Lake Bistineau, originally scheduled for July 25 until Monday, Aug. 15, to provide additional time for recreational use and removal of watercraft in advance of low water conditions.
United States District Judge S. Maurice Hicks Jr. presided over the bench trial, which started Monday and ended Wednesday. According to evidence presented at trial, Smith began conversing with a 14- year-old female from Texas over an Internet dating service in June of 2015.