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November 14 07:23 PM
According to evidence presented at the May 16 guilty plea, Smith conspired with others from 2010 to 2013 to distribute and possess powder cocaine and methamphetamine in Caddo Parish, Bossier Parish, Vernon Parish and Houston, Texas. Authorities recorded Smith selling another man one pound of methamphetamine.
November 14 07:23 PM
Director Debbie Hollis said, “Louisiana’s Office of Cultural Development reports that only 4 percent of their 2013 arts grants were allocated to individuals in North Louisiana. State funding is woefully insufficient to support our region’s growing creative sector.
November 14 07:23 PM
BATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain, D.V.M., released this statement last Friday upon learning part of the Mississippi River will close during harvest season for routine maintenance work on a levee bank:.
October 31 09:30 AM
On Nov. 4, Louisiana's voters will be presented with Constitutional Amendment 8 to establish the Artificial Reef Development Fund (Fund) in the state constitution. Louisiana Wildlife Federation (LWF) is in support of this amendment to strengthen protection of the funds donated for use in Louisiana's Artificial Reef Program.
October 31 09:30 AM
BATON ROUGE, La. — Last week, national location marketing firm DCI ranked Louisiana’s business climate tied for No. 10 in the U.S. — a gain of 20 spots since 2011 — while also ranking Louisiana Economic Development tied for No. 2 in the U.S. for best-performing state economic development agency.
October 31 09:30 AM
BATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) investigators say two Beauregard Parish men are charged with theft of forestry equipment and criminal property damage following a joint investigation with Evangeline Parish detec tives.
October 24 09:32 AM
Samantha Foglesong from Baton Rouge, La., placed first in the fresh category with “Creamy Smoked Sweet Potato Soup.” Adrian Vazquez, a Washburne Culinary Institute student from Chicago, Ill., placed first in the student category with “Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Balsamic Sage Brown Butter.
October 24 09:32 AM
“Juan Francisco Saenz-Tamez became the head of the Gulf Cartel following the 2013 arrest of former leader Mario Ramirez-Trevino,” said DEA Administrator Michele M. Leonhart. “He moved steadily up the cartel ranks, working as a lookout, record keeper, plaza boss, and finally its leader.
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