Who do you think should manage Ferriday water?|
|A long journey through the piney woods|
"At length the gentle tinkle of a bell was heard," wrote 19th century Mississippi historian and writer John F.H. Claiborne in one of his many stories about the pioneers. As the bell sounded "a light flashed through the woods and then on an abrupt turn of the path a solitary farm-house stood before us."
|Raises possible for parish sheriffs|
The pay raise proposals winding through the Legislature for clerks of court, assessors and judges could potentially increase the salaries of sheriffs and certain parish presidents as well.
|Town studying G.E.N.T. proposal|
Ferriday Mayor Gene Allen said he and members of the town council are continuing to gather information on G.E.N.T.'s Enterprises as the possible third party operator to manage the Ferriday water system.
|Farmers still exempt from state sales tax|
District 21 Rep. Andy Anders of Clayton said eligible farmers who follow proper tax guidelines will continue to be exempt from paying sales tax for equipment purchases used in the manufacturing of food or fiber.
That exemption was in jeopardy last week shortly before the House budget bill was passed.
|LDWF honors fallen agents|
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) dedicated a statue on Tuesday in Baton Rouge to honor those Enforcement Division agents who have died in the line of duty, including one who died in Concordia Parish in 2005.
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|Ferriday thosting Delhi|
Ferriday High will host Delhi High Thursday at 6 p.m. in a scrimmage that will end their spring training drills.
|Rhymes makes highlights|
Raph Rhymes did not envision flying through the air last Thursday night in the opener of his final regular season series. The LSU senior outfielder accomplished a feat which he has not achieved since he was nine or 10 years playing Little League—he hit an inside the park home run.
|Does LSU have chance in SEC?|
It's a hard knock life in the SEC. Some of the most talented teams in the nation struggle to win their division (Arkansas and Mississippi State) for years. Mediocrity isn't accepted, but it's easily forgiven by certain fan-bases.
|Lady Vikings named All-District|
Vidalia senior pitcher Laura Perilloux and sophomore first baseman Taylor Rodgers were named to the All-District 3-3A squad.
|Frank Morris Murder Series|