Inmates at the Bossier Sheriff’s Office Corrections Facilities began the harvest of peas this week at the “Pea Farm” on 23 acres of land near the Bossier Minimum Security Facility. The food they collect will then be used to feed some 1,400 inmates at the Bossier Parish corrections facilities in Plain Dealing.
“We’ve balanced our budget,” he said, “and we’re really proud of our SRO, program, our school resource officer program. I’m proud to announce that, with the cooperation of the school board, beginning in January, every single school in Bossier Parish will have an armed, trained Bossier deputy.
The guest speaker was Col. Roy P. Fatur, chief of staff, Eighth Air Force, Barksdale Air Force Base. Col. Fatur is a 1991 graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy, and received distinguished graduate recognition. He earned a rating of Senior Navigator and has more than 2,000 flight hours.
9/14/86, of 1709 Madison Ave., Shreveport, La., was arrested by Louisiana State Trooper Hughes for DWI-first offense, switched plates, failure to register vehicle, no drivers license on person and failure to get an La license..
With a major national election just a month away, the stakes continue to get higher. A welleducated workforce is the key to pulling the country out of the present economic doldrums. But in election contests nationwide, and particularly in my home state of Louisiana, improving public education is rarely if ever mentioned as a campaign issue.
"I don't need to remind Louisianans that these tax increases arrive during an especially weak economy. The oil and gas industry is in a depression, and North Louisiana is still reeling from devastating floods. We also have the thirdhighest unemployment rate in America.
"If you lost your home to foreclosure during the national credit crisis, check our Unclaimed Property database to see if you're owed some money," said Treasurer Kennedy. "We just deposited more than $2 million that is owed to folks in Louisiana. We want to get this money back to you.
Scientists say that meth increases levels of the brain pleasure chemical called dopamine more than any other pleasurable activity. Other drugs also increase dopamine – that’s why people enjoy using them, too. But methamphetamine increases dopamine three or four times more than even cocaine or morphine.