WALKER, La. (AP) - The Walker City Council has agreed to enlist a national debt recovery organization to help officials collect outstanding debts owed to the city. The Advocate reports the council unanimously approved a resolution Monday to bring on American Municipal Services, of Carrollton, Texas, to collect debts owed... more »
A father is calling for an end to violence in his community after his son was shot and killed Sunday in Abbeville. Police said the accused shooter, Dedrick Maze, turned himself in after he allegedly shot 23-year-old Jacolby Walker in Walker's backyard at his house on Lyman Street.
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WALKER, La. (AP) - Walker Mayor Bobby Font says the city has received a $1.3 million bill for work done in 1998. The Advocate reports that the bill was for utility relocation work as part of a $5.5 million highway widening project. A state transportation department spokeswoman says the state... more »
WALKER, La. (AP) - The state attorney general says a Walker man has been arrested and booked on 20 counts of pornography involving juveniles. Authorities jailed 25-year-old Cody Bryant on Tuesday following an investigation by the attorney general, federal Homeland Security Investigations and the Livingston Parish sheriff. Bryant is accused... more »
WALKER, La. (AP) - Walker makes the transition to being a city in September, ending a 102-year-old progression from incorporation as a village to its newly achieved status. The Board of Aldermen agreed this week to consider and set for public hearing a proposed ordinance that would change Walker's official... more »
WALKER, La. (AP) - The Walker Board of Aldermen has agreed to put to a vote a newly proposed ordinance defining and setting up control laws for keeping "dangerous and vicious dogs." According to the proposal accepted Monday by the board and headed for a public hearing and final vote... more »
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - The Ville Platte company that makes "Slap Ya Mama" Cajun seasoning has slapped a lawsuit for trademark infringement on an upstart spice company marketing under the name "Punch Ya Daddy." Walker & Sons, the family owned company that makes "Slap Ya Mama," alleges the similarity of... more »