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April 01 07:37 AM
“As a father, husband of a schoolteacher and governor of Louisiana, I am committed to improving education for all children in Louisiana. Your editorial, “Back to Bad Schools in the Bayou,” (March 19) gets it wrong. I reject the notion that supporting our dedicated classroom teachers is at odds with improving the education our children receive.
April 01 07:37 AM
Cordova had been removed from the United States to Mexico on at least three previous occasions in 2008, 2009 and 2014. The removal on June 24, 2014, occurred after Cordova was convicted of felony possession of schedule II controlled substances (cocaine), which resulted in a sentencing enhancement of a convicted felon.
April 01 07:37 AM
The crash occurred around 9:45 a.m. in the southbound lane of the interstate near the Caddo -DeSoto parish line. A Caddo sheriff's auxiliary deputy was redirecting traffic from another accident when a Ford Fusion crashed into the back of his car, which had its emergency lights activated at the time.
March 25 06:13 AM
"I think it's safe to say that we had a successful meeting," said Treasurer Kennedy. "Anytime we're able to save taxpayers money is a good day and these savings will prove beneficial to taxpayers in places like Calcasieu, Livingston, West Baton Rouge and other parishes across the state.
March 18 07:25 AM
According to the guilty pleas, Nelson, who worked as a bank manager at a Natchitoches bank, conspired with Joe Lee Colbert Jr., 38, of Baton Rouge, to take more than $300,000 from 2011 until July of 2014 from the bank. Nelson would steal cash money and issue money orders from the bank to be deposited into.
March 18 07:25 AM
9. As Garrett proceeded east on La. 9 upon the flooded highway, his vehicle drifted off of the right side of the roadway into deeper water and became fully submerged. A nearby group of citizens rushed into action to rescue both Garrett and his wife, 70-year-old Leilani Garrett, also from Bienville.
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