Several injuries were reported during a crash involving three vehicles on Monday afternoon.
According to Louisiana State Troop F Public Information Officer Mark Dennis, a 1997 Chevrolet Lumina driven by Christopher Mall, 42, of Dubach, was traveling north on Louisiana Highway 33 near Hillside Storage, when he stopped to turn left into a private drive. Mall was rear-ended by a 2002 Dodge Stratus driven by Benjamin Fields, 28, of Farmerville.
The state Senate and House are expected to consider bills this week that will determine U.S. Congressional redistricting.
State representatives must decide whether they want to remain with a north/south configuration or go to an east/west configuration. Among the three bills the House will consider, two go with the north/south model and one with the east/west. The bill the Senate will review also goes with the north/south model.
Of the local delegation, two favor the north/south map and one favors the east/west.
Grambling State University provided a special day for Grambling Laboratory High School on Nov. 17. GSU President Frank Pogue and members of the GSU administration addressed all current laboratory school students and provided them with information on how to continue to be part of the GSU family by enrolling in GSU after graduation.
Many of the activities offered by the university were reviewed, and students were treated to performances by the GSU band, cheerleaders and dancers.
Contenders for the 5th District Congressional seat had plenty of opinions to offer voters during Monday night’s candidate forum sponsored by the North Central Louisiana TEA Party.
Two of the contenders said the race itself is suspect, one called for President Barack Obama’s impeachment, several wanted to repeal the Affordable Health Care Act, others supported the new law and still others pushed for a return to family values on Capitol Hill. All pledged to advocate for solutions for the beleaguered Sparta Aquifer.