Police are investigating the deaths of two persons who were killed in Ferriday this afternoon.
A Celebration of Life for William "Bo" Barlow, 49, of Vidalia, Louisiana will be held Friday, September 6 at Haney's Big House in Ferriday, LA at 6 pm. Friends are invited from 5 pm until 8 pm to fellowship and share memories.
Riverland Medical Center announced Tuesday that an adolescent behavioral center will be located inside its present facility once the hospital relocates to its new building on the Ferriday-Vidalia Highway.
The suspension of surgery services at Riverland Medical Center (RMC) and the future of surgery at the new parish hospital under construction resulted in a pointed discussion during the regular meeting of the Concordia Parish Police Jury Monday night.
Doug McCallister with Point Man International Ministries of the Miss-Lou met with the Vidalia Board of Alderman Tuesday night at the request of Mayor Buz Craft to discuss maintenance costs concerning the Vietnam Memorial Wall replica to be constructed on the Vidalia Riverfront.
Collaborations among growers and industry partners have long sustained the growth and profitability of the sweet potato industry in Louisiana.This cooperation was never more evident as growers, processors, regulatory agencies, researchers and marketing groups came together for the annual LSU…
The Village of Ridgecrest is a step closer to obtaining funding to tie in with the Ferriday water system.Louisiana Community Development Block Grant (LCDBG) representatives invited Ridgecrest on Aug. 30 to submit a full application to the fiscal year 2020 public facilities program.Ridgecrest…
All three candidates for clerk of court and three of four candidates seeking the sheriff’s post participated in the Concordia Chamber of Commerce’s Political Forum last Thursday (Aug. 22) in Vidalia.
The Concordia Parish Police Jury’s net position at the end of the 2018 fiscal year was $17.04 million, according to a financial reported released Monday the Louisiana Legislative Auditor.
SHERIFF CANDIDATES listen attentively as they are asked a question during the political forum in Vidalia. Shown from left are Denis Mulvihill, Fred Taylor and David Hedrick. (Concordia Sentinel photo)
CANDIDATES FOR Clerk of Court enjoy a light moment during the Concordia Chamber of Commerce Political Forum. Shown from left are Phillip Webber, Andy Anders and Pascha Cater Brown. (Concordia Sentinel photo)
The Louisiana District Attorneys Association has announced that District Attorney Bradley (Brad) R. Burget has been elected State Director of the National District Attorneys Association.
A HOMEMADE TREADMILL was found by Concordia Parish Sheriff deputies at the residence of Clinton B. Schneider Jr. of Monterey. The treadmill was allegedly used in a dog fighting ring along with other dog fighting paraphernalia found at the location. Deputies also found guns and drugs. Schneid…
VICKSBURG, Miss. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Vicksburg District, in coordination with the USACE St. Paul District, is deploying the Dredge Dubuque to perform critical dredging on the Ouachita-Black River in Louisiana starting in late August.
A man who previously served time in the state penitentiary on dog fighting charges is back in custody for the same offenses as well as additional charges.
Tony Guillory was named Interim Maintenance Unit Superintendent for the Concordia Parish Police Jury Monday night, replacing longtime superintendent Jackie Pugh, who is retiring.
A proposed intergovernmental agreement establishing the District Attorney’s office as prosecutor in Vidalia city court was rejected Tuesday night.
VIDALIA LOWER PRINCIPAL Sandy Scruggs assists Eric Fuller in finding his classroom on the first day of school Friday, Aug. 9. Vidalia Lower has 481 students this school year. (Photo by Joey Martin)
TWO FISHERMEN try their luck at the Old River Control Structure complex in southern Concordia Parish on Sunday. The white rock and muddy ground to the right are only now reappearing after the Mississippi River recently dipped below flood stage for the first time in months. The hills of lower…
The Village of Ridgecrest’s applications for a Louisiana Community Development Block Grant and USDA loan have been submitted and officials are now waiting for a response.
State and federal agency representatives attended a crops tour held by the LSU AgCenter on July 25 to give them idea of the agricultural diversity in central Louisiana.
Two-dozen candidates qualified for a nine seats on the Concordia Parish Police Jury, two for sheriff and three for clerk of court during the opening day of qualifying Tuesday.
The Concordia Parish Police Jury will name a temporary replacement for a justice of the peace position in the Ferriday area following the resignation of Elijah “Stepper” Banks.