Johnston County Sheriff’s deputies received information recently that methamphetamine was being “cooked” at a residence in the 100 block of Big Branch Court located in Zebulon, North Carolina. Then last Friday, deputies obtained a search warrant.
It has been over a month since the untimely death of former Caddo District Attorney Charles R. Scott and the guessing games on who will run for this coveted spot that is second only in political power (if not equal) to the parish sheriff continues.
This fall’s Louisiana governor’s race has settled down into a fourman contest. U.S. Senator David Vitter is far out front, and conventional wisdom points to a republican-democratic runoff between Vitter and Rep. John Bell Edwards from Amite.
Caddo Assistant District Attorney Geya Williams Prudhomme was recently appointed by Supreme Court Justice Scott J. Crichton to fill the 30-day vacancy at Shreveport City Court resulting from the suspension of Judge Sheva Sims; this appointment is one of the many responsibilities of Justice Crichton for his judicial district.
Typically developers attempt to purchase easements through negotiations. They are often provided eminent domain authority if negotiations fail. This authority has been used for years to build highways and railroads. However, there are problems with its use that create frustrations for landowners and developers alike.
Louisiana’s next governor will take office in less than eight months and will jump into the abyss of a state with massive fiscal problems, an educational system that is dysfunctional, a health-care system that needs a major overhauling, a highway system that has been neglected for years … get the picture?.
In the free state of Bossier, political leaders are often elected in back rooms — not at the polls as envisioned by the framers of the U.S. Constitution. Such was the case with Mike Johnson’s race to fill the unexpired term of State Rep. Jeff Thompson in February of this year.
My girlfriend was the typical 30-year-old woman with three kids, trying desperately to get the body she once had back. She was doing miles of cardio and a little weight training, but not quite getting the results. I convinced her to weight train five days a week, and in seven months she won her first bikini competition.
Last Saturday, Greene County emergency personnel were dispatched to a house fire in Paragould, a city located in northeastern Arkansas. The woman living in the home, identified as Alice Mildred Barron, 52, met Greene County sheriff’s deputies when they arrived on the scene and begged them to “save her babies.