Judge orders oil funds released
“The 19th Judicial District Court in East Baton Rouge Parish ordered the released of these funds that were not in dispute,” Jones said.
Companies involved in the lawsuit are Centerpoint Energy Gas Transmission, Centerpoint Mississippi River Transmission and Centerpoint Energy Arkla and Southern Natural Gas.
Jones said the release means the following amounts for local government entities:
• Lincoln Parish School Board — $1,295,000;
• Lincoln Parish Police Jury Roads and Construction — $211,000;
• Lincoln Parish Police Jury General Fund — $127,000;