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Sep 16th

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1 dead in accident on offshore platform

NEW ORLEANS — A contractor was killed and two others were injured Saturday during maintenance on a Chevron natural gas pipeline off the Louisiana coast, authorities said.

The contractor, whose name was not immediately released, was among four maintenance workers on the platform when the accident occurred about 11:10 a.m. Saturday, said Gareth Johnstone, a spokesman for Chevron Pipe Line Co.

He said the two other workers were taken to a hospital for what are expected to be minor injuries.

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Local News

New domestic violence law sparks hearings

New domestic violence law sparks hearings

MONROE — A new Louisiana law that requires court hearings on felony domestic abuse charges is increasing workloads.

The law, which took effect Aug. 1, says a court must co...

Last Updated ( September 15, 2014 )

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Local News

Car Show to Honor Veterans

Car Show to Honor Veterans

Members of Vintage Car Club of Minden are dedicating the 2014 Show & Shine car and bike show in honor of area veterans.

The show will be held from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m....

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Local News

Two arrested for drug trafficking

Two arrested for drug trafficking

Webster Parish's Community Action Directive (CAD) team parlayed a visit with suspects wanted on warrants for distribution of illegal narcotics into a sizeable drug bust W...

Local News

Voter registration deadline looms

Voter registration deadline looms

Election season is here, and Webster Parish residents who aren't registered to vote have a little less than one month to garner the right to complain if their preferred c...

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School personnel changes announced

School personnel changes announced

Charlotte Dean, Interim Personnel Director for the Webster Parish school system, could see the word "interim" removed from her title after discussions scheduled for the n...

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Crime Tracker

Police Blotter: September 2-8

Local and parish law enforcement officers reported the following arrests during the period September 2 through September 8.
 
Stevarrio W. Hogan, 26, a resident of the...
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