Beginning June 13, the Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles will have a representative at LDWF headquarters at 2000 Quail Drive in Baton Rouge every Monday to assist with boat/trailer registrations. Customers will be able complete the registration process without having to go to both agencies.
Gov. John Bel Edwards Wednesday signed into law HB1042 by Rep. Larry Bagley, R- Logansport, which expands the use of credit cards to all branches of local government. Existing law allowed the practice for municipal governments, but the new law extends the service to the offices of clerks of court, sheriffs, district attorneys and assessors.
House Concurrent Resolution 62 by Rep. Bagley, R-Logansport, recognizes Arbuckle’s service to the community, including “many programs and activities with the purpose of helping the elderly and children in DeSoto Parish, including senior programs, youth programs, and annual scholarships.
Dr. Frank Welch, DHH's medical director for community preparedness, said the state has already identified four human cases of Zika in Louisiana, almost certainly contracted abroad before being brought home by the unsuspecting travelers..
Anyone wishing to report wildlife or fisheries violations should anonymously call LDWF’s 24-hour toll-free Operation Game Thief hotline at 1-800-442-2511 or utilize LDWF's tip411 program. To use the tip411 program, tipsters can text LADWF and their tip to 847411 or download the "LADWF Tips" iPhone and Android apps.
Auditors found that in fiscal year 2014, the employee payroll was processed before time sheets were due, which did not allow enough time for management to review time entry and leave balances. In one case, an employee was paid for 24 hours of leave without pay, which was not recouped until three months later.
For the first time in the academies history, one individual took home all four awards which included the Honor Graduate Award, Physical Fitness Award, Firearms Proficiency Award and the Academic Award. Bossier Deputy Bradley Vasser was the recipient of those awards.