Auditors found that, for the second consecutive year, LDH failed to keep in place processes that allow the Department to identify and recover paid claims where a third party is liable to pay for medical services provided to a Medicaideligible recipient.
— To help elementary and middle school students get fit and stay healthy, fitness icon Jake Steinfeld, chairman of the National Foundation for Governors’ Fitness Councils (NFGFC), has selected Louisiana for its 2017 DON’T QUIT! fitness campaign.
Omega Protein Inc. was sentenced last week by U.S. District Judge Donald E. Walter for two counts of unlawful discharge of a pollutant into a water of the United States. Company representative John D. Held was present on the company’s behalf at the hearing.
Six hundred pounds of adultsized rainbow trout, donated by Greer’s Fish Hatchery, will be stocked in Turner’s Pond in Minden, La., just in time for the next Get Out and Fish! event LDWF and Lakeview United Methodist Church have partnered to host the next community fishing event on Saturday, Feb.
MONROE, La. — On Saturday, a Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Enforcement Division agent was shot in the line of duty while on patrol in Morehouse Parish. Senior Agent Tyler Wheeler was shot multiple times during a vehicle stop on U.S. 165 in Morehouse Parish just north of the Ouachita Parish line.
Bodcau WMA is located in Bossier and Webster parishes, approximately 30 miles northeast of Shreveport. The shooting range provides for rifle and handgun target shooting at 25, 50, 100, and 200 yards. A shotgun range offers manual target throwers and an archery range provides stationary field targets.
BATON ROUGE, La. — Last Friday, Jan. 6, Gov. John Bel Edwards praised the announcement that Louisiana will receive more than $3 million in supplemental funding following the severe storms and flooding of 2016.
According to the evidence presented, Maldonado began communicating with a 15-year-old girl. The girl’s father was a friend of Maldonado. Maldonado sent sexually explicit pictures of himself to the juvenile using text messaging in June of 2014. Thereafter, he requested that she send sexually explicit pictures of herself.
Now I’ll admit that most of us do not regularly run down to our local supermarket to check on whether a fresh shipment of horsemeat has arrived. But I’m not all that enamored by eating nutria, a large rat, that is regularly publicized as a tasty dish by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.
As the largest recipient of taxpayer dollars in Caddo Parish, the CPSB is indeed an important position. The school board generally receives less publicity than the Shreveport City Council or the Caddo Commission. And similarly, the “political importance” assigned to service as a school board member is the least appreciated.