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Feeding Those in Need: East Feliciana Parish Police Jury Meets July 7 in Clinton

on Sun, 07/13/2014 - 1:15pm

By Patricia Stallman

On the East Feliciana Parish Police Jury agenda Monday night, July 7, was Vrenda Reading, who was present with her husband John and fellow volunteer Jimmy Rogers. All three serve the Woodland Community Center north of Clinton, which feeds 1,200 souls each month.

Rep. Havard Gets Bailey’s Law Enacted

on Sun, 07/13/2014 - 1:11pm

By James Ronald Skains

Bailey Durham was born on May 5, 1993. For the first four months of her life, Bailey was the normal infant.

Resident Dismayed at Incompetence on Parish Council

on Sun, 06/08/2014 - 1:18pm

If anyone is still wondering why the Home Rule Charter (HRC) passed in WFP, I urge them to attend at least one of the Parish Council meetings.

Jackson Board of Trustees Holds Monthly Meeting, Discuss Ongoing Problems

on Sun, 06/01/2014 - 12:43pm

By Patricia Stallman

Longtime Jackson Mayor Charles Coleman opened May’s monthly town meeting at the Firestation. In attendance were Board of Trustees Members Mitchell Harrell, Don Havard, John Henry McCrory, Jim Parker, and Rafe Stewart.

East Feliciana Parish School Board Outlines Future Plans

on Sun, 06/01/2014 - 12:42pm

By Patricia Stallman

The East Feliciana Parish School Board opened its recent meeting at in Clinton. Present were Superintendent of Schools Henderson Lewis, Jr., Ph.D., as well as Board President Michael Ray Bradford, and Board Vice President Mitchell Harrell.

Town of Clinton Announces Online Property Tax Sales

on Sun, 05/25/2014 - 12:46pm

By Patricia Rachal Stallman

Clinton Mayor Lori Ann Bell and the Clinton Town Aldermen met at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 14, at the Clinton Town Hall on Bank Street.

Town of Slaughter sets Open Meeting on Master Plan

on Sun, 05/25/2014 - 12:45pm

By Patricia Rachal Stallman

Slaughter Mayor Robert Jackson called the May 13 town meeting to order at 6:30 p.m. at the Slaughter Town Hall. Also present were Aldermen Elizabeth Aaron, Nicholas St.

“We will not fail, nor will we remain silent”

on Sun, 05/25/2014 - 12:43pm

In my professional career, I can’t remember being as embarrassed for our Parish as I was at the conclusion of this week’s Council meeting. I urge you to please go online and watch the Parish Council meeting from Monday, May 19, and make your own judgment.

At the end of the meeting, Sherrel Johnson

Sydney Picou Walker Announces Candidacy for 20th Judicial District Court

on Sun, 05/25/2014 - 12:42pm

St. Francisville attorney Sydney Picou Walker has announced her candidacy for the Division “A” seat  judgeship for the 20th Judicial District Court.  The election will be held on November 4, 2014.

The 20th Judicial District Court serves both East and West Feliciana Parishes.

Contentious WFP Council Meeting Frays Nerves

on Sun, 05/25/2014 - 12:41pm

By Patricia Rachal Stallman

The West Feliciana Parish Government Council met Monday, May 19, at 5:30 p.m. and adjourned at 8:30 p.m. Present were Council Members Lea Williams, District 1; Mel Percy, District 2; Melvin Young, District 3; Merrick R. “Ricky” Lambert, District 4; John S.

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