Applications will be accepted through the end of business (4:30 p.m.) Oct. 3 at the parish courthouse. Parish Police Jury members will appoint a constable to fill the position at their Oct. 5 meeting, scheduled to being at 2 p.m. in the jury meeting room of the courthouse in Benton.
Visitors to Benton Farmers’ Market will enjoy seasonal produce such as greens, peas, beans, squash and pumpkins, all grown by local farmers and gardeners. Grass-fed meats and Louisiana seafood will also be available..
Every now and then, we all face a “Sophie’s Choice” moment, where we have to pick what to accept and what to give up. Folks down in the Bayou State soon will have to confront a real dilemma. It’s a decision that will cause upheaval in many families all over Louisiana.
"We approved financing that will ensure public schools are repaired in East Feliciana Parish. New homes will be built in Ville Platte, Baton Rouge and Carencro," said Treasurer Kennedy. "Improvements will be made to the waterworks system in Avoyelles Parish.
Just before 4:30 p.m., Shreveport police patrol officers were called to the 3800 block of Doris Avenue relative to a major accident. Upon officers' arrival, it was learned a 5- year-old male child, later identified as Jahkayden Davis, had been seriously injured after being struck by a 2004 Chevrolet Tahoe.