On Feb. 5, the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission approved a notice of intent to establish the Louisiana Catch and Cook Program, a program where permitted retail food establishments will be able to prepare cer tain recreational fish caught by properly licensed fishermen.
Jerry Kenneth Thompson Jr., 45, of Many, La., was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Elizabeth E. Foote on one count of possessing a firearm and ammunition after a felony conviction. He was also sentenced to serve three years of supervised release after he completes his prison term.
OMV turned the information over to the Louisiana State Police, who later developed Heather Prather, 34, of Baker, as a suspect. LSP investigators questioned Prather, who admitted to stealing cash from motor vehicle transactions and falsifying public records in an attempt to conceal the theft.
“And he said, ‘Well, aren’t you excited?’ I said, ‘Not really.’ “ ‘Why not?’ “ ‘Because I think you’re a scammer.’” The caller spluttered a bit, and she then said, “Well, if I’ve won this, prove it. What proof do you have?” “ ‘Well, ma’am, I need you to write down this telephone number, or do you have an e-mail address?’ “ ‘I don’t have one.
An avid curator and social media sharer of stories about gender and racial equality, a friend noticed his interest and drive for change and asked if he would like to help start a Hollaback movement in New Orleans.
Aaron Wikkerink, 44, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge S. Maurice Hicks Jr. on one count of receiving child pornography. He was also sentenced to serve five years of supervised release and is required to register as a sex offender. According to evidence presented at the Oct.
NEW ORLEANS, La. — Two Louisiana officials were the recipients of a prestigious award when the Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association concluded its 2015 annual meeting as the oldest state trade association and only entity exclusively representing all sectors of the oil and gas industry in Louisiana and the Gulf of Mexico.
Women throughout Louisiana and neighboring states can participate in this educational, hands-on outdoor skills workshop at Camp Grant Walker in the rolling hills of central Louisiana. Women 18 years of age and older who like the outdoors are encouraged to sign up for this three-day workshop.
BATON ROUGE, La. — Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control (ATC) Commissioner Troy Heber has ordered ATC agents to hit the streets again this Mardi Gras season to ensure that alcohol, tobacco and alternative nicotine products are being sold and served responsibly.