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December 31 06:40 AM
It started off as a simple traffic violation around 8:45 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 21, when Rogers County Sheriff's Deputy Scotty Moree noticed that a white Toyota traveling in front of his patrol car on I-44 near Catoosa changed lanes without signaling properly.
December 31 06:39 AM
Governor-elect John Bel Edwards is thinking about waiving the requirement that able-bodied adults without dependents get a job, receive job training or perform public service as a condition of receiving food stamps. To waive this requirement would be a mistake.
December 24 10:03 AM
To some, the small flame represents the presence of the spirit of a higher power; to others it epitomizes the radiance of the light of good conquering the cold darkness of evil. Still, to others, lit candles serve as an expression of the memories of deceased loved ones, the solemnity in the wake of an unexpected tragedy, and for prayers.
December 24 10:03 AM
According to investigators, Fife sold 80 acres of his timber in LaSalle Parish to Yocum who owns Southern Timber Solutions in Calvin. Fife then allegedly sold an adjoining 20 acres of timber that he did not own or have permission to sell.
December 24 10:03 AM
Of 141 scholarships the Southern University System Board of Supervisors (Board) disbursed over the past two academic years, seven students received scholarship amounts about the maximum $1,000; one student got a scholarship without meeting the GPA requirements; and two board members recommended more in scholarship dollars than their allotted amount.
December 24 10:03 AM
According to evidence presented at her Sept. 8 guilty plea, Bourgeois’ aunt was entitled to Death and Indemnity Compensation from the Department of Veterans Affairs because of her husband’s service in the military. Bourgeois’ aunt died in July 2007, and Bourgeois did not inform Veterans Affairs of the death.
December 24 10:03 AM
The preliminary investigation revealed that a 2006 Ford Taurus, operated by 70 year old Phyllis LeBlanc of New Iberia, was traveling north on La. 88 and stopped on top of a railroad grade. An Amtrak train was traveling east and struck the passenger car while it was stopped on the tracks.
December 24 10:03 AM
To help ensure this season will be a safe and happy time for all, the State Fire Marshal’s Office wishes to remind the thousands of Louisianans of the potential of catastrophic injury and property damage fireworks can cause. Each year, severe burns, disfigurement, and deaths are directly attributed to the unsafe use of fireworks.

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