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  • Pay raises will stay in West Feliciana budget

    June 21, 2014 3:25 PM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE, La. (AP) - The West Feliciana Parish Council will keep money in the 2014-15 budget to fund 4 percent pay raises for some parish employees. The Advocate reports the raises will cost the parish $70,000 per year and the money will come from areas such as the sewer... more »
  • West Feliciana deputies recover 40 stolen tablet

    July 23, 2013 10:37 AM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE, La. (AP) - West Feliciana Parish sheriff's deputies have recovered half of the 80 tablet computers stolen in a school burglary. Lt. Col. Archer Lee tells The Advocate five people, including three juveniles, have been arrested in the theft of a laptop computer and 80 iPad 2 tablets... more »
  • West Feliciana Police Jury hires abstractor

    August 21, 2012 9:39 AM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE, La. (AP) - The West Feliciana Parish Police Jury has voted to hire an abstractor to determine if the public has a claim to property in the old town of Bayou Sara that the family of jury President Ricky Lambert says it owns. The Advocate reports the question... more »
  • West Feliciana board hires director

    January 24, 2012 10:46 AM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE, La. (AP) - West Feliciana Parish's Economic Development Board has voted to hire an economic director, moments after the parish Police Jury approved a new resolution of authority for the board. The Advocate reports the board hired Dennis A. Manshack of Baton Rouge Monday to be the parish's... more »
  • 3 arrested in West Feliciana Parish sign thefts

    January 6, 2012 10:04 AM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE, La. (AP) - The West Feliciana Parish sheriff says one of three teenagers accused of stealing approximately 60 street-name signs from rural roads says he did it because he was "bored." The signs were taken over the New Year's holiday weekend from several areas of the parish. Sheriff... more »
  • W. Feliciana prison officer arrested

    October 7, 2011 8:34 AM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE, La. (AP) - West Feliciana Parish Sheriff J. Austin Daniel says one of his correctional officers has been arrested after being accused of bringing contraband into the parish's detention center. Daniel tells The Advocate 26-year-old Glenn Ford Jr. of St. Francisville was booked at the detention center Wednesday... more »
  • West Feliciana gets health clinic grant

    September 21, 2011 9:24 AM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE, La. (AP) - The West Feliciana Parish School Board has accepted a $160,000 federal grant for upgrading the school system's health clinic. Bridget Plauche, director of the district's Family Services Center - which includes the clinic - tells The Advocate the money will be used for much needed... more »
  • West Feliciana jury districts approved

    August 15, 2011 10:06 AM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE, La. (AP) - The U.S. Department of Justice has precleared the redistricting plan for the seven-member West Feliciana Parish Police Jury. Jury Secretary Sheila Smith tells The Advocate the police jury received a letter Thursday from federal officials saying it had no objection to changes to the police... more »
  • W. Feliciana police jury tables noise issue

    August 10, 2011 9:36 AM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE, La. (AP) - The West Feliciana Parish Police Jury has voted 4-3 to put off acting on a request to declare a motocross track a public nuisance because of its noise. Juror John Roach, who moved to table the matter, said he wanted to hear for himself the... more »
  • West Feliciana official faces ethics charges

    July 20, 2011 9:04 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The president of the West Feliciana Parish Police Jury is facing state ethics charges for accepting compensation from a prohibited source. The Louisiana Board of Ethics alleges Kenneth Dawson received some $12,000 from Rural Broadcasting Services while the firm had a business relationship with the... more »
  • West Feliciana extends school chief's contract

    June 23, 2011 9:17 AM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE, La. (AP) - The West Feliciana Parish School Board cancelled Superintendent Hollis G. Milton's two-year contract and gave him a new four-year deal to lead the school system. Although the vote during Tuesday's meeting was unanimous, some board members were critical of the way it was presented. Board... more »

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