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Louisiana Shrimpers to Meet Monday

The next meeting of the Louisiana Shrimp Task Force will be held Monday, September 28, 2009, at 1:30 p.m. at LDWF Headquarters located at 2000 Quail Drive in the Louisiana Room. The agenda for Monday’s meeting is as follows: I. Call to order II.

West Feliciana Man Arrested for Making Counterfeit Cash

CLINTON, La. (AP) - After an initial arrest earlier this week, East Feliciana Parish sheriff's deputies have arrested two more people accused of passing counterfeit $100 bills at local businesses. Deputies booked 26-year-old Damien L.

St. Tammany Business Women's Group Looking for New Members

Anyone interested in learning more about the parish’s newest professional organization – Business Women's Network of East St.

Residents Pleased About Construction in Baton Rouge

Residents in East Baton Rouge are pleased new sidewalks, medians, and roadways coming up, the new price tage 28.4 million dollars. Mayor Kip Holden said he's happy because it shows what collective government doing when they work together.

Students Reaction to SU Band Mates Getting Probation

Three Southern University students are on probation for a hazing incident last year that left two students in critical condition.He hazing was part of an initiation into a secret band fraternity called "mellow phi fellow".The day before southern play

Big Rigs Crash, I-10 Shuts Down

Two big rigs collided on a bridge near La Place—shutting down a ten-mile stretch of eastbound I-10 for most of the day. State troopers say an 18-wheeler carrying compressed cardboard burst into flames after striking another big rig that was ha

BRPD Looking for Armed Robbery Suspect

Baton Rouge Police are looking for a man they say held up a clerk at a Circle K Store on Jefferson Highway.

Ascension Parish to Change Meeting Times

GONZALES – Beginning in November, all regular Parish Council meetings will convene at 6 p.m., according to Parish Council Chairman Pat Bell (District 4). The time change will bring Parish Council meetings, which now begin at 7 p.m., in line with

LA Desert Storm Vets Return to Battle Field

BAGHDAD – “Based on the first deployment we had, life is great,” reflected Sgt. Maj. James Reppond, of Monroe, La., while huddled with four other Desert Storm veterans from the Louisiana National Guard’s 225th Engineer Brigade on Sept. 18.