Ruth Cain Tyler
Assets for Concordia Parish Sewerage District No. 1 exceeded liabilities by $5,010,725 for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2018, according to a financial report released Monday by the Louisiana Legislative Auditor.
The Vidalia Board of Aldermen voted Tuesday night to allow Syrah Resources to reduce the number of instate residents it hires for its Vidalia plant, while the Police Jury, the School Board and Sheriff’s Office will also consider the matter.
THE EXPERIMENTAL Aircraft Association Chapter 912 Annual Fly-in at the Concordia Airport on Saturday attracted a good crowd and pilots with 30 registered planes. The free event is part of the local EAA’s mission to grow participation in aviation through sharing the “Spirit of Aviation.”
The Vidalia Town Council adopted a $34.6 million budget during a special meeting Thursday, May 30, that includes a projected surplus of $2.3 million and a three percent raise for employees
The National Weather Service has lowered the projected Mississippi River crest by six inches to 58.5 feet at Natchez, Concordia Homeland Security Director Guy Murray said Tuesday.
BATON ROUGE -- Legislators are supporting efforts to help veterans start businesses and get hired in Louisiana. The Senate Commerce Committee last week advanced a proposal for the Veterans First Business Initiative.
BATON ROUGE -- The state House of Representatives approved proposals last week that would boost existing “stand your ground” laws, indicating a momentum of gun legislation in the state.
BATON ROUGE -- A Senate committee advanced a bill last week that would allow patients to inhale cannabis for medicinal purposes and would no longer require that prescribing physicians live in the state.
WITH WATER level well above flood stage on the Mississippi, and lowland areas inundated inside the levees, wildlife are on the move. Here, a bear crosses Hwy. 605 in Tensas Parish Sunday afternoon, while just up ahead on the Mississippi River mainline levee near Ione Hunting Lodge an alligat…
The annual Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Fly In, sponsored by local EAA Chapter 912, is slated Saturday, June 1, from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Concordia Parish Airport.
Vidalia Mayor Buz Craft met Tuesday with business representatives who operate on the Vidalia Riverfront to update them on Mississippi River stage projections and actions planned by the town.
The Concordia Parish Airport Authority’s net position stood at $3,161,840 for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2018, according to a financial report released by the Louisiana Legislative Auditor.
THE MISSISSIPPI River main channel is a long way from this spot along the mainline levee in Concordia Parish south of Vidalia, but its waters cover ground that would normally be high and dry this time of the year. The river is cresting this week at around 57.3 feet at Natchez. According to C…
St. Louis, MO — Ongoing tariff fight that threatens to increase rate from 10 to 25 percent on $200 billion worth of Chinese good adds further stress to an already disaster-weary Mississippi River Commodity Economy, according to the mayors of towns along the Mississippi River.
Ridgecrest Mayor Robert Maples apologized to the residents of Ridgecrest for missing last week's town meeting, but promised to continue working to solve the town's water problems.
The owner of dogs at an abandoned house at 402 Fifth Street in Ferriday removed one of the dogs from the front yard and there are only two dogs remaining, according to Ferriday Police Officer John Hawkins.
A Ferriday man who fired a shot into Moose Discount on Louisiana Avenue in Ferriday in an attempted armed robbery last month has been arrested, allegedly trying to flee to Texas.
One of the participants on the 3.8-mile 153rd Memorial Day Parade on May 27 will be Vidalia Mayor Buz Craft, who accepted a challenge from Alderman Tron McCoy.
WATER FLOWS swiftly through one of the structures at the Old River Complex in lower Concordia Parish on Sunday. The Mississippi River at the Natchez gauge is expected to crest at approximately 57.2 feet either May 21 or 22, according Concordia Homeland Security Director Guy Murray, He said o…
A DELTA Fuel Truck landed in the ditch off La. 3232 Friday during a heavy rainfall. Delta Fuel driver John Lemoine told Concordia Parish Sheriff's Office patrolman Walter Mackel that an oncoming driver was in his lane and forced him off the road. Mackel said witnesses concurred with Lemoine'…
Water quality issues in Ridgecrest are being addressed after Concordia Parish Police Jury President Jimmy Wilkinson declared a state of emergency today.