Albert Garfield Braswell
THE TWO judges and district attorney for the Seventh Judicial District comprising Concordia and Catahoula parishes began new six-year terms on Monday. Concordia Parish Clerk of Court Andy Anders administered the oaths of office. Judge John Reeves (left) is beginning his second term while Jud…
Several people are weighing possible campaigns for the 5th District congressional race in light of Congressman-elect Luke Letlow's death last week.
SWORN IN by Clerk of Court Andy Anders Tuesday were, from left: Deputy Tax Assessor Stephanie Tillman, Deputy Assessor Chelsey Perrault and Chief Deputy Tax Assessor Jeannie Archer. (Photo by Joey Martin)
Fifth District Congressman-elect Luke Letlow, 41, died Tuesday while receiving treatment for COVID-19 at an intensive care unit in a hospital in Shreveport.
For the first time in several years, Christmas will arrive without the Mississippi River standing near, at or above flood stage, Vidalia Mayor Buz Craft said during his weekly Facebook address on Tuesday.
Concordia Parish School Superintendent Whest Shirley said that due to the increasing Covid-19 cases in the parish and in schools that the last day for students this semester was Tuesday, Dec. 15, with classes scheduled to resume on Monday, Jan. 4.
The Concordia Parish Police Jury will consider a proposed 2020 fiscal year consolidated budget of $6.1 million for its general and special revenues funds following a public hearing on January 11, 2021.
The Concordia Parish School Board during its regular meeting Dec. 10 agreed to relocate water lines that stand in the way of construction of the new Monterey gym and parking lot.
The Concordia Christmas Charity Fund (CCCF) announced this week that gifts and food will once again be provided but in a different manner due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Twelve percent of Concordia Parish voters turned out at the polls on Saturday to support Luke Letlow for the 5th District congressional post while also rejecting a proposed constitutional amendment.
The Federal Communications Commission announced Monday that an estimated 332,000 rural Americans living and working in Louisiana, including Concordia Parish, will gain access to high-speed broadband through the Commission’s Rural Digital Opportunity Fund Phase I auction, according to auction…
The Louisiana Department of Transportation is spelling it out for you – litter on our roadways is unsightly, unacceptable, preventable, and a drain on resources. You might notice the 3D letters “DOTD” spelled out along busy thoroughfares in the coming weeks, and filled with the same trash th…
An extension has been filed for Ridgecrest’s Louisiana Community Development Block Grant (LCDBG), Mayor Veller Ray Carroll said during the town’s Nov. 24 regular meeting.
The Concordia Parish Police Jury is looking into placing cameras at six locations across the parish to help thwart road sign theft and illegal trash dumping.
A total of 68 absentee ballots and 92 in person ballots had been cast through Monday for the Dec. 5 general election for Congress and the Republican State Central Committee, according to Registrar of Voters Golda Ensminger.