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  • No Seatbealt and Speeding the Likely cause of Fatality

    April 27, 2014 6:19 PM

    On April 26, 2014, at 10:27 p.m., Louisiana State Police Troop D responded to a single-vehicle crash on LA Hwy 383, near Jesuit Camp Road, about 3 miles west of Kinder. The preliminary investigation reveals a 2008 Toyota Camry was traveling south on LA 383 at a high rate of... more »
  • Company wants more land for Allen Parish Refinery

    July 3, 2012 8:34 AM

    OBERLIN, La. (AP) - A company needs more land to develop plans for a proposed $100 million refinery at the former Arizona Chemical site in Louisiana. The American Press reports Virtual Engineering Operations President J. Craig Harrington asked the Allen Parish Police Jury on Monday to consider leasing 150 acres... more »
  • No video poker vote in Allen Parish, after all

    May 5, 2011 5:58 AM

    OBERLIN, La. (AP) - Allen Parish residents will have to wait until next year to decide whether to reinstate video poker. Police jurors wanted the issue on the Oct. 22 ballot. But Police Jury President Buddy Farris says they won't be able to get it onto the ballot because the... more »
  • Volunteer Firefighters Arrested in Connection with Oakdale Arsons

    January 6, 2011 9:53 AM

    Five volunteer firefighters in Oakdale have been arrested for arson. Louisiana State Fire Marshal H. "Butch" Browning announced Wednesday that six adults and four juveniles were arrested on several charges relating to nine arson fires within Allen Parish. Five of the adults arrested were members of the Oakdale Volunteer Fire... more »
  • Allen Parish arson fires

    January 5, 2011 7:00 AM

    A news conference in Allen Parish. State fire marshal Butch Browning and Allen Parish Sheriff Officials will release information in reference to numerous arson fires that occurred in the Parish. The joint investigation involved 10 intentionally set fires over the past 8 months.
  • Allen Parish police jurors vote to cut jobs

    October 27, 2009 1:58 PM

    OBERLIN, La. (AP) - The Allen Parish Police Jury has voted to eliminate 10 road crew positions and cut funds to various agencies in a bid to save the parish more than $550,000 through 2010. Jury President Sonny Weatherford said on Monday the cannot operate without a balanced budget. Parish... more »
  • Allen Parish DA to Conclude Charges in Ledet Case

    September 24, 2009 8:41 AM

    A decision is expected soon in the case involving zydeco musician Rosie Ledet. The Allen Parish district attorney is expected to decide whether charges will be filed within the week. Rosie Ledet could be charged with unlawful disposal of human remains. She's accused of giving birth to what is thought... more »

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