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Joshua Montgomery, 27, of Plain Dealing, LA, died about 2 p.m. Sunday when the car in which he was a passenger wrecked on Dorcheat Road, just north of Minden, LA.

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The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development advises motorists that, effective immediately, the U.S. 80 overpass at Interstate 20 – approximately two miles west of the Town of Greenwood – near the Texas state line in Caddo Parish is closed.

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Enforcement Division arrested 11 boaters statewide for alleged driving or operating a vessel while intoxicated (DWI) from Friday, July 2 to Sunday, July 4.

“He was a bold man that first ate an oyster,” said 18th-century Irish satirist Jonathan Swift. Whether enjoyed fried, grilled, in a seafood gumbo or, perhaps most opinion dividing, raw, there is no denying the oyster’s impact on both Louisiana’s culture and seafood industry.

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development advises motorists that beginning on Tuesday, June 1, Louisiana 532 will be closed on the south end of the overpass at Interstate 20 near Minden in Webster Parish.

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SAREPTA, LA -- IntegriCo Composites has announced an expansion plan that includes entering two high-growth markets – pipeline skids, and construction matting parts.

SHREVEPORT, LA – A federal grand jury has returned an indictment charging Deborah Cooksey, 56, of Minden, LA, with filing false tax returns, Acting United States Attorney Alexander C. Van Hook said.

Calumet Specialty Products Partners, an independent producer of petroleum-based specialty products that has a refinery in Cotton Valley, LA, has reported results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31.