The U.S. Army Corps Engineers has done an about-face and decided to provide $1.5 million for a study on how to deal reports, local officials had requested the money in response to widespread La-Tex last spring.
Morris, R-Monroe, filed House Bill 61 Tuesday to address the large budget shortfall facing the state without destroying higher education, which is being targeted for major cuts. The bill is to be considered in the current special legislative session..
On February 10, 2016, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop I made a significant discovery of illegal narcotics during the course of a traffic stop on Interstate 10 eastbound near Henderson. Troopers’ proactive efforts led to the seizure of over 200 pounds of marijuana.
LDWF agents were alerted by an anonymous complaint about Cook taking an antlered deer and using someone else’s tag on Dec 10, 2015. Agents met up with Cook on Feb. 5 when Cook admitted to using his wife’s tag on the antlered deer..
The preliminary investigation revealed that a 2002 Ford truck driven by 29-year-old Joseph Miller of Bossier City was traveling south on La. 1 when, for reasons still under investigation, he crossed the center line and collided head-on with a north bound 1998 Pontiac Sunfire driven by 58-year-old Carl Mancil of Coushatta.
Lt. Bill Davis, public information officer for the Bossier Sheriff’s Office, was recognized at the annual Veterans of Foreign Wars Awards Banquet Saturday in Alexandria, La. He was presented with the VFW National Law Enforcement Award and Department of Louisiana VFW Gold Medal for Law Enforcement 2015.
Shreveport authors Gary D. Joiner and John Andrew Prime will sign copies of their new book, “Legendary Locals of Shreveport,” from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 20, at Barnes and Noble, located a t 6646 Youree Drive in Shreveport..
Early registration before March 5 is $25 for the first vehicle, $20 for the second vehicle and $15 foreach subsequent vehicle. Regular registration after March 5 and at the gate is $30 for the first vehicle, $25 for the second vehicle and $20 for each subsequent vehicle.
An additional item of concern is that the Base Flood Elevations shown on the current Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM) published by FEMA, used to regulate development located in the Special Flood Hazard Areas (SFHA’s), are not accurate and must be updated.