Louisiana Insurance Services, Inc. and Terry Ewing have been awarded the 2013 Award of Excellence by Safeco Insurance. This prestigious Award of Excellence celebrates and rewards individuals with superior underwriting skills who have developed not only a strong partnership with Safeco® Underwriting, but also a long-term commitment to the company.
Ewing proudly accepted the award for the Personal Lines Department of Louisiana Insurance Services which includes Pat Evans, Lindsey Rome, Adam Ewing and Donna Ewing. Louisiana Insurance is one of only two agencies chosen from Louisiana and this is the agency’s second consecutive year to receive this honor.
An Arcadia woman was arrested at Fred’s Pharmacy on Farmerville Highway on Wednesday.
At approximately 10:38 a.m., the pharmacy contacted Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office and reportedly informed them of a person attempting to obtain a controlled dangerous substance with a forged prescription.
Upon arrival LPSO deputies spoke with Jaqueena M. Mincey, 29, of 2956 Ransom St., Arcadia, and questioned her about the prescription.
Mincey allegedly stated she had gotten the blank prescription sheet Tuesday and a friend had filled it out for 60 Lortab pills.
Third District Court Judge Cynthia Woodard did not rule Tuesday on injunctions filed by the board that sought to have its contract to operate Downsville Charter School reinstated after it was revoked by the Union Parish School Board.
Monroe attorney Jordan Peltier filed motions in December on behalf of Downsville Charter School, Inc., whose contract to operate the school was terminated in November by the Union Parish School Board. The motions filed on behalf of DCS, Inc., were against the School Board and Union School Superintendent George Cannon.
Quarterback Mark Van (8) will be guiding the Cedar Creek offense in a Class 1A Louisiana High School Athletic Association first-round playoff game at home tonight against Central Catholic. Starting time will be 7 p.m. Ruston High is at South Lafourche High in a first-round Class 5A playoff contest that will begin at the same time. See more details on page 6.