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A warrant has been issued for a Ferriday man involved in a shooting last month that has a juvenile on life support at a Shreveport hospital.

Concordia Fire District No. 2 and Ferriday Fire Department responded to eight house fires over the last six days.

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.

The Concordia Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness has reported the following information concerning the winter storm event over the last few days.

As an arctic blast continues to move across the state, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries warns the public of potential fish kills throughout coastal Louisiana due to freezing water temperatures.

Sheriff David Hedrick said Tuesday that the slippery road conditions will continue until the final storm system moves through the area tomorrow.

Concordia Parish residents braced for a final round of sleet and freezing rain through early Thursday after several days of frigid temperatures and icy conditions.

The Concordia Parish Sheriff’s Office net position increased by $356,812 in 2020, according to a financial report released Monday by the Louisiana Legislative Auditor.

The Concordia Parish Police Jury tabled action on the purchase of a knuckle boom/grapple truck and took care of a number of other matters during its regular meeting Monday night.

Nekeisha Smith has been named chief executive officer of Riverland Medical Center, replacing Sam Ellard, who resigned.

Ferriday Mayor Rydell Turner told aldermen Thursday that the town has been approved for a $1.4 million capital outlay grant to replace water pipes in the town.

A Concordia Parish man was sentenced to life in prison without the benefit of parole, probation or suspension of sentence last week for the murder of 27-year-old school teacher Fredrick “Little Fred” McCray Jr. of Clayton.

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Concordia Fire District No. 2 and Ferriday Fire Department responded to eight house fires over the last six days.

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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.

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The Concordia Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness has reported the following information concerning the winter storm event over the last few days.

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As an arctic blast continues to move across the state, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries warns the public of potential fish kills throughout coastal Louisiana due to freezing water temperatures.

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Sheriff David Hedrick said Tuesday that the slippery road conditions will continue until the final storm system moves through the area tomorrow.

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Concordia Parish residents braced for a final round of sleet and freezing rain through early Thursday after several days of frigid temperatures and icy conditions.

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The Concordia Parish Sheriff’s Office net position increased by $356,812 in 2020, according to a financial report released Monday by the Louisiana Legislative Auditor.

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Nekeisha Smith has been named chief executive officer of Riverland Medical Center, replacing Sam Ellard, who resigned.

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Mayor Wilbert Washington and aldermen have called upon Clayton residents to help with spring cleaning duties around their village.

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Ferriday Mayor Rydell Turner told aldermen Thursday that the town has been approved for a $1.4 million capital outlay grant to replace water pipes in the town.

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A Concordia Parish man was sentenced to life in prison without the benefit of parole, probation or suspension of sentence last week for the murder of 27-year-old school teacher Fredrick “Little Fred” McCray Jr. of Clayton.

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The Town of Ferriday’s net position stood at $3.7 million at the close of the fiscal year ending June 30, 2020, according to a financial report released Monday by the Louisiana Legislative Auditor.

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During the regular meeting of Riverland Medical Center on Tuesday, officials reported net revenue of $1,498,704 for December

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The Concordia Parish School re-elected Fred Butcher as president and John Bostic as vice-president during its first meeting of 2021 on Jan. 14.

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District 21 Rep. Travis Johnson of Vidalia announced this week that former Vidalia Mayor Hyram Copeland and the former administrator of Riverland Medical Center Billy Rucker will co-chair the Delta Trail Committee.

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The hiring a new police chief and contracts for garbage collection and water management are on the agenda when the Ferriday Town Council meets this week.

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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…

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Work to improve street and drainage improvements are on tap for Ridgecrest.

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The Concordia Parish Police Jury adopted a $6.1 million general and special revenue fund budget for 2021 during its first meeting of the new year.

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Former Concordia Parish Clerk of Court Clyde Ray Webber has been named 2019 Concordian of the Year by the Concordia Chamber of Commerce.

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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.

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CONCORDIA PARISH Tax Assessor Jerry Clark, left, is sworn in for his third term by Clerk of Court Andy Anders on Tuesday. Alongside Clark is his wife, Kim. (Photo by Joey Martin)

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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)

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A second defendant was convicted last week in the June 23, 2019 shooting death of 27-year-old school teacher Fredrick McCray Jr. of Clayton.