KZBL-KDBH AREA NEWS

Elderly husband and wife killed in LaSalle crash: An elderly couple from Columbia died Monday afternoon in a LaSalle Parish crash that also injured two other people, according to Louisiana State Police. The crash happened around 12:45 p.m. on La. Highway 28 East, near U.S. Highway 84. Margie W. Moore,72, swerved as she tried avoid a rear-end collision as traffic in the westbound lane slowed, according to the release. Moore's 1995 Ford pickup truck crossed the center line and entered the eastbound lane, hitting an eastbound 2010 Cadillac DTS driven by Judith Hewitt, 68, of Ferriday. Moore was wearing her seat belt, but died. Her only passenger, her 83-year-old husband Bluith Moore, also was wearing his seat belt, but also died. Hewitt was wearing her seat belt. She suffered moderate/severe injuries, according to the release. Her only passenger, an 8-year-old girl from Ferriday, also suffered moderate/severe injuries. Both were taken to Rapides Regional Trauma Center for treatment. The crash remains under investigation.

The Natchitoches Parish Council on Aging fan drive is underway. To donate a fan call the council at 357-3250. The fans are given to seniors to help them say cool during the summer. Elderly individuals interested in receiving a fan should contact the Council on Aging.

SNAP funds help residents with home repairs for safety: CAMPTI, LA. As part of an ongoing effort to improve housing conditions in its communities, MidSouth Bank participates in the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas’ Special Needs Assistance Program, commonly referred to as SNAP. MidSouth Bank is putting those SNAP funds to good use, helping local residents like Willie Reliford of Campti with home repairs. MidSouth Bank was able to award Campti $5,000 to make her home a safer place to live. "Helping those in need is my passion and the greatest part of my job," said LaCarsha Babers, MidSouth Bank’s Community Outreach Development Specialist. MidSouth Bank received grant funds and has been passing those funds on to households occupied by persons with special needs who meet the program requirements. Home rehabilitation or modification projects must be structurally necessary, or made for the safety of the special needs resident. Eligible expenditures under the program include repair/replacement of a leaking roof; replacement of sheetrock due to rotten, molded or damaged walls; and repairs or installation of wheel chair ramp and/or modifications to make to the home handicap accessible. SNAP is not a home improvement program, but rather a grant for repairs, rehabilitation and modifications. For more information on SNAP and whether you might qualify, please contact a Banking Center Manager or Commercial Lender in your area at (318) 238-4401.

Nutritions program available to in-home daycares: The Child/Adult Care Food program, sponsored by the Louisiana Housing Assistance Corporation, offers a nutrition program to people caring for children in their home. The program pays for two meals and one snack daily for each child at the day care home center. Amounts are listed in the table below. You can keep up to six children, ages 13 and below. Your own children can be included in the program. You will learn to feed nutritious meals to the children as well as yourself. Requirements for the program include your home being inspected and registered by the Office of the State Fire Marshall for fire safety and sanitation. A handbook will be given to each day care home provider that outlines all of the program rules and regulations. For more information, contact Oneary Bobb 318-476-2408 or the Louisiana Housing Assistance Corporation main office 318-487-5646. Toll-free number is 1-800-889-4138. The Child/Adult Care Food program, sponsored by the Louisiana Housing Assistance Corporation, offers a nutrition program to people caring for children in their home. The program pays for two meals and one snack daily for each child at the day care home center. Amounts are listed in the table below. You can keep up to six children, ages 13 and below. Your own children can be included in the program. You will learn to feed nutritious meals to the children as well as yourself. Requirements for the program include your home being inspected and registered by the Office of the State Fire Marshall for fire safety and sanitation. A handbook will be given to each day care home provider that outlines all of the program rules and regulations. For more information, contact Oneary Bobb 318-476-2408 or the Louisiana Housing Assistance Corporation main office 318-487-5646. Toll-free number is 1-800-889-4138.

NPSO’s Arrest report for Friday, July 18 – Sunday, July 20, 2014

Arrested was:

1. Pamela Gayle Edmonds – WF (36) – 185 Bethany Church Road, Coushatta, LA – Simple Battery

2. John Stevenson – WM (55) – 2146 Highway 147, Simsboro, LA – Possession of Schedule II Drugs

3. James Branden Cantebury – WM (20) – 3334 Highway 514, Ringgold, LA – Simple Battery

4. Korte Michael Cheramie – WM (26) – 14708 West Main, Lafouche, LA – Possession of Schedule I Drugs, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Illegal Possession of Weapons in the Presence of CDS, Speeding

5. Aiyana Anderson – BF (36) – 323 Thornton Road, Stonewall, LA – Possession of Schedule I Drugs, Possession of Schedule III Drugs

6. Roshanda Stallworth – BF (31) – 910 S. Walden Street, Aurora CO – Possession of Schedule III Drugs

7. Samuel Bedgood – WM (44) – 185 Bethany Church Road, Natchitoches, LA – Second Degree Battery

8. Chad Haskins – BM (21) – 620 Genti Street, Natchitoches, LA – Probation/Parole Violation

9. Matthew Paul Butler – WM (23) – 100 S. Williams Avenue, Natchitoches, LA – 2 Counts of Contempt of Court

10. Michael Leland Gates – WM (28) – 155 North Drive, Hall Summit, LA – Operating a Motor Vehicle While Intoxicated 2nd Offense, Possession of an Open Alcoholic Container, Improper Lane Usage, Modified Exhaust System

11. Tamedria LaShaun Burns – BF (25) – 219 Bayou Street, Natchitoches, LA – Contempt of Court

NPSO’s Arrest report for Monday, July 21, 2014

Arrested was:

1. Randall Gordon O’Bannon, Jr. – WM (33) – 112 Pratts Lane, Natchitoches, LA – Possession of Schedule II drugs, Possession of Schedule III Drugs, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Illegal Use of CDS in the Presence of Minors,

2. Natasha Elizabeth Evans – WF (26) – 5560 Highway 480, Coushatta, LA – Simple Battery, Disturbing the Peace

3. Elizabeth Ann Moore – WF (53) – 5562 Highway 480, Campti, LA – Simple Battery, Disturbing the Peace

4. Randy Desha – BM (38) – 441 Sanford Street, Natchitoches, LA – Contempt of Court

 

 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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