The Parish of Caddo has filed a lawsuit challenging the provisions of part of the act that regulates the meetings of governing bodies in Louisiana during emergencies.
Sixty-three employees of Southwestern Electric Power Co. (SWEPCO), an AEP company, are heading to Pensacola Beach, Fla., in preparation for Hurricane Sally. Gulf Power has asked for assistance from SWEPCO crews after the hurricane makes landfall.
When Hurricane Laura stormed through Louisiana nearly three weeks ago, it devastated the southwestern part of the state, leaving thousands of residents and businesses without power and having to pick up the pieces.
Violent crimes have dominated the news in recent months, and it sometimes seems as if nothing is being done successfully to stem the tide of violence in our community and in our nation.
Gov. John Bel Edwards moved Louisiana into Phase 3 on Thursday, Sept. 10. This phase loosened the COVID restrictions by allowing businesses to reopen at 75% capacity.
I attend Northwest Louisiana Council of Governments (NLCOG) meetings. I am interested in how our Infrastructure system became so fouled up. Best I can tell, COGs were formed by the federal government back in the 1900s to give small, dysfunctional governments some control over larger dysfunctional governments outside in other parishes.
Caddo Parish attorney Donna Frazier is dead wrong in saying that electronic meetings work well. Of course, that is the company line as a parish employee.
Old tools can be hard to identify because many are no longer used. A carved ivory leg with a little wheel at the top looks like it might be a toy or a drawing aid, but it would be odd to make a tool of ivory. This auction item, recently sold by Eldred'sAuctions, is a pie crimper, probably made by a sailor to give to a girlfriend or mother. It sold for $3,600 as an interesting, decorated piece of folk art. Those who bake pies know that the wheel is used to cut or seal decorative edges of a pie crust. But there is another bit of history that makes this antique interesting.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.), a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Wednesday joined Sen. Mike Braun (R-Ind.) in introducing the Animal Cruelty Enforcement (ACE) Act, which would establish an Animal Cruelty Crimes Section within the Department of Justice (DOJ).
Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington will open the Bossier Sheriff’s Rifle Range to the public on this month so hunters can sight in their rifles.