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The Concordia Parish Police Jury will make its next regular meeting available to the public through Zoom, a remote conferencing service that provides live video and/or audio of meetings.

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Riverland Medical Center has performed approximately 30 coronavirus tests and has three ventilators on hand, Administrator Sam Ellard said this morning (April 1).

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Persons subpoenaed as potential grand jurors in Concordia and Catahoula parishes do not have to report for duty, District Attorney Brad Burget said Tuesday.

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THE FIFTH District Levee Board has closed traffic on all levee roads that are not state highways. The action is due to the rising stage of the Mississippi River, which stood at 54.1 feet at Natchez on Wednesday (flood stage is 48 feet) and is expected to rise to 57 feet. The levee board cuts…

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The Village of Ridgecrest’s April meeting has been postponed until further notice, Mayor Veller Ray Carroll said Monday.

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WORKERS WITH Blaine Company of Natchez recently began the work of repaving streets in Vidalia. The $1.8 million project began on Apple and Peach Streets in Vidalia and will continue on to several more streets over the next several weeks. (Photo by Joey Martin)

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Gov. John Bel Edwards says he plans to extend his “safer at home” executive order until April 30, requiring Louisiana residents to stay home from school and work in light of an ongoing COVID-19 outbreak.

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Concordia Parish received its first COVID-19 positive report March 28, according to Timothy Vanier, Office of Emergency Preparedness.The resident was tested in a Mississippi hospital after being transported by ambulance to the emergency room last Thursday. Personal information is being withh…

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Business operations have been curtailed over the past few days due to the COVID-19 pandemic but up until then, sales tax collections were up, according the Concordia Parish Sales Tax Office.

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(Editor’s Note: Concordia Parish Director of the Office of Emergency Preparedness Tim Vanier provided the following information on the COVID 19 emergency efforts locally and statewide.)

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THE CONCORDIA Parish Police Jury meeting room was empty during the Jury’s regular meeting Monday night. Jurors staggered their seating arrangement with some members sitting at the table and others pushing back along the wall in attempt to keep a six-foot difference. Jury Secretary-Treasurer …

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Governor John Bel Edwards has declared a state of emergency in response to the outbreak of the respiratory disease, coronavirus disease (COVID-19). COVID-19 has and will continue to require additional response efforts from the state’s emergency responders. 

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Assets for the Lake St. John (LSJ) Waterworks District exceeded liabilities by $668,249 and $640,772 in 2019 and 2018, respectively, according to audit released Monday by the Louisiana Legislative Auditor.

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Public operations and private lives have undergone a whirlwind of change during the past few days as efforts to fight COVID-19 have intensified by day.

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As of March 17, there are no reported cases of the COVID-19 virus in Concordia Parish or any surrounding parishes including Tensas Parish, Catahoula and Avoyelles, according to the Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness

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Aldermen in Ridgecrest will receive $25 each for special meetings following passage of an ordinance on the matter during their regular meeting on March 12.

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The Concordia Parish Tax Sale has been set for Thursday, June 4th 10 a.m. at the courthouse in Vidalia, Room #2, which is the Police Jury courtroom.According to the Concordia Parish Sheriff’s Office, registration will from 9 to 10 a.m. in the Tax Collector’s Office, Room 6.  Certified letter…

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The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) held a public meeting at Vidalia High School on March 12 announcing new flashing yellow arrow signals in Concordia Parish.

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It is with great regret that the Concordia Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors has chosen to postpone the 2019 Annual Awards Dinner originally slated for March 19, 2020.

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The Vidalia Board of Aldermen was updated on the town’s financial status while Mayor Buz Craft discussed sewer and street upgrades during the town’s regular monthly meeting Tuesday night.

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The Concordia Parish Police Jury will hold public hearings at its April 13th meeting to discuss the establishment of ordinances to prohibit parking on the shoulders of all parish roads and to update present guidelines on culverts and permits.

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BATON ROUGE--Gov. John Bel Edwards on Monday disclosed the first case of coronavirus in Louisiana, a Jefferson Parish resident who was hospitalized in Orleans Parish. 

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POLICE JURY Secretary-Treasurer Sandi Burley stands in front of the judges’ bench while looking over renovations to the Concordia Parish courtroom at the courthouse in Vidalia. Court has been held at Vidalia Town Hall during the past weeks due to the courtroom work. Burley said renovations w…