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Jul 22nd

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Unapproved PFDs floating around in the marketplace

Unapproved PFDs floating around in the marketplace

As Louisiana's busy boating season approaches, many boaters are getting their boats in working order including purchasing the required equipment to keep on board.

"Recently there have been more and more non-approved personal flotation devices showing up in the marketplace and now they are being sold at larger retailers where most customers just assume it is an approved version," said Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Lt. Col. Jeff Mayne, the state's Boating Law Administrator. "We want people to be aware during the purchase to look for the U.S. Coast Guard approval number on the label."

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Law Enforcement

Eight arrested at Bossier hotels on drug, weapons charges

Narcotics agents with the Combined Bossier Narcotics Task Force arrested eight persons for possession of various drugs and weapons charges during a narcotics investigatio...

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Local News

Sequestration hits home

Sequestration hits home

While Congress' lack of action has yet to cause the loss of jobs and services to Webster Parish Community Services, it has caused portions of their funding to be reduced ...

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Local News

A Different Culture

A Different Culture

First Baptist Church-Minden will host a
‘Pounding’ Sunday, March 17 at 7 p.m. for career  missionaries Shannon and Carrie Lewis and their family

missionaries Carrie and...

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Scam I Am

Scam I Am

Locals should learn to spot  scammers

Your phone rings and you get the good news: You have won Publisher's Clearing House sweepstakes! It is good news ... if it's tru...

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