Ronnie Johns says he has resigned his seat in the Louisiana Senate, where he has represented District 27 since 2012, in order to accept an appointment from Governor John Bel Edwards as the Chairman of the Louisiana State Gaming Control Board.
Work continues in the Texarkana Arkansas school district in preparation for the upcoming school year, but with the uptick in positive COVID-19 cases, some in the state are hoping the state legislature get back to work to make it safer for students and staff to return.
During the summer months, it’s easy for the kids to turn into couch potatoes or play video games all day, but it’s important for parents to keep the kids moving and grooving, especially for the benefit of their physical health.
Southern Vice President of External Affairs Robyn Merrick and other officials had the chance to tour the renovations for the newly named Superdome on Thursday, July 22. They look forward to return to New Orleans for the Bayou Classic.
For weeks, COVID-19 cases have been on the rise in the ArkLaTex. Healthcare leaders in both Arkansas and Texas are continuing their efforts to get the problem under control, but they say they need more cooperation from citizens.
Short-term rentals such as Airbnb, VRBO, and TurnKey have become more and more popular in recent years, including in Shreveport. And while these rentals have created economic opportunities, they’ve also created some challenges for cities and their residents.
Under this law, the punishment for the manufacture or delivery of 4-200 grams of fentanyl is a minimum of ten years in prison or a maximum of life in prison. The minimum sentence increases to 15 years for an amount of 200-400 grams and 20 years for an amount of over 400 grams.