Nellie Faye Blaney
Concordia Parish police jurors gave representatives of Waste Pro an earful Monday night over garbage collection and asked that work begin immediately to upgrade the process.
The Ferriday Board of Alderman put a USDA grant on hold after taking exception to bids for kitchen equipment not being opened in the presence of the board.
U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA) announced last week a total of 18 grants totaling $4,953,903 in funding from the Federal Aviation Administration for cleaning and disinfecting airports across Louisiana to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.
Several barges were floating loose down the Mississippi River at Vidalia after the mud vessel Lindsey Erickson struck the Mississippi River Bridge today around 1 p.m..
THIS 20 MEGAWATT transformer manufactured by Pennsylvania Transformer Technology, Inc. was installed in Vidalia last week. The transformer installation is part of the Transformer/Breaker upgrade project for the Vidalia Substation on Logan Sewell Drive. E. P. Breaux is the contractor. Two id…
Local dilapidated properties and municipalities could benefit from the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) brownfield land program, according to Cliff Palmer, executive director of Louisiana Municipal Advisory and Technical Services Bureau (LaMATS).
Soybean growers have been busy planting in Concordia Parish this week with this work underway at Jack Little Farms on Tuesday. According to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), soybean farmers intend to plant 87.6 million acres in 2021, up 5% from last year. Compared with …
JOSEPH, La. — The soil that supports crops and lies beneath our feet was the main topic of a soil health forum held at the LSU AgCenter Northeast Research Station March 17.
Fifth District Levee Board Superintendent Jason Trichell said this week that routine work of installing relief wells and monitoring sand boils is presently underway, work that is usually associated with a higher river stage.
Religious people, who claim to be Christians, acknowledge the death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus Christ (1 Corinthians 15: 1-4). Just about any of them could tell a short version of that important incident. But what does that event really mean for people of today?
Five companies have submitted quotes to the Concordia Parish Police Jury for the pickup of up limbs and debris, the result of two winter storms that passed through Concordia Parish in February.
Julia Letlow clinched election to the U.S. House of Representatives Saturday during the primary election in which she received some 65 percent of the vote, unofficial election results show.
Newly-named Ferriday Police Chief Herman Curry is spending this week at a Crisis Intervention Team seminar, and will be sending dispatchers to a seminar next week.
Work continues on construction of a student parking lot at Concordia Parish Academy and a new gym at Monterey High, according to Concordia Parish School Board Director of Business Affairs Tom O’Neal.
Expenses from two winter storms that moved through the state in February have thus far cost the Town of Vidalia $370,000, Mayor Buz Craft told aldermen Tuesday night.
Herman Curry pledged to build public confidence in the Ferriday Police Department after the town council unanimously appointed him police chief Tuesday night.
Ground should be broken for Ridgecrest’s water project in approximately two months, Mayor Veller Ray Carroll said during the village’s regular Town Council meeting Tuesday.
The Concordia Parish Police Jury estimates that more than 300,000 cubic yards of vegetative debris alone will have to be picked up in the days ahead following two winter storms in February.
Sunrise Behavior Center became sole owner of the former Riverland Medical Center hospital building Thursday and CEO Paul Coburn said $4 million renovation work should be completed by July 1 for the company’s opening.
The Village of Waterproof’s net position for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2019, stood at $1,529,451, a decrease of $57,579 from the year before, according to a financial report released Monday by the Louisiana Legislative Auditor.
Following a lengthy investigation, the Natchez Police Department on Tuesday arrested two persons in connection with a 2018 double homicide at the Natchez Stewpot.
Two winter storms hammered Concordia Parish last week, while the second, which hit Feb. 17, caused widespread power outages as temperatures plummeted and roads iced over.