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A Ferriday teenager was booked with second-degree murder following an incident on September 8 in Ferriday.

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Vidalia electric customers will receive hefty hydroelectric royalty fund rebates in the weeks ahead while a town beautification project has been approved as well.

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The Concordia Parish School Board Sales Tax Division could see the loss of eight local jobs if voters approved Constitutional Amendment 1 this fall, according to CPSB Director of Business Affairs Tom O’Neal.

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Gov. Edwards signed an executive order on Sept. 9 formally delaying the upcoming fall elections in Louisiana, following severe damage from Hurricane Ida in southeast Louisiana, which would make holding the election difficult and could lead to challenges for displaced voters.

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Material to tie into Ferriday’s water system may arrive in Ridgecrest within the next 30 days, according to Mayor Veller Ray Carroll.

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The Town of Ferriday will hold a clean-up day October 16 beginning at 10 a.m.

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A BRIDGE project on LA 124 across Hooter Creek is under construction in Catahoula Parish, according to District Engineer Administrator Ken Free. He said the project, located near Rosefield, was awarded in the fall of 2019 to Diamond B Construction Co. for $2,193,946.19. Work consists of repl…

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On September 2 at approximately 5:35 pm, a shooting occurred in the 300 block of Dumas Drive, according to the Natchez Police Department.

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A Delhi man has been charged with access device fraud, bank fraud and felony theft following an investigation by the Concordia Parish Sheriff’s Office.

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A Legislative Fiscal Review Committee on Aug. 26 rescinded a decision to appoint a fiscal administrator for Clayton.

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Trinity Medical CEO Nekeisha Smith said COVID-19 numbers are trending down a bit at the parish hospital.

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Concordia Parish School Superintendent Toyua Watson said Tuesday that there are 36 positive COVID cases in the school district including staff and students.

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Louisiana voters will decide the fate of a Constitutional amendment designed to simplify a complicated state sales tax collection system on October 9.

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The Concordia Parish Police Jury is working to reequip compactor sites in the parish and working to meet deadlines associated with the American Rescue Plan Act.

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The Water Sector Commission’s application for funding has been extended giving local towns and water systems additional time to apply for much needed money.

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A TOWBOAT powers two rows of barges through the Jonesville Locks and Dam on Black River on Saturday. The facility along LA 124 south of Jonesville was constructed in 1972 and is situated 25 miles above the mouth of Black River. According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Ouachita-Blac…

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Concordia Parish’s population dropped 7.5 percent during the past decade to 18,687.

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The Concordia Parish School Board agreed during its regular meeting Aug. 12 to hire a third party project manager in connection with the construction of the Monterey High School Gymnasium.

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Trinity Medical is providing the Monoclonal Antibody COVID-19 infusion every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday for those who have tested positive for COVID-19.

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The Concordia Parish Police Jury during its regular meeting Monday night continued work to transition its garbage pickup service from Waste Pro to the Concordia Parish Sheriff’s Office.

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DELTA CHARTER football players take a water break under the shade during practice Monday. (Concordia Sentinel photo)

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SOME FARMERS have begun irrigating due to the hot, dry weather of recent days. Soybeans in this field at Clayton were soaking up the water on Tuesday. (Concordia Sentinel photo)

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Concordia Parish public schools will open on Monday with 3,199 students enrolled, according to Superintendent Toyua Watson.

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Womack and Sons Construction Group will handle the process of connecting Ridgecrest’s water system to Ferriday’s.

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The Concordia Parish Police Jury anticipates completion of Phase 1 of the Brushy Bayou Drainage Project by the end of September, which will clear the way for Phase 2 -- construction.