Small local "you pick" farmers depend on the public to buy their crops. They also depend on the rain to help them grow--and that hasn't happened this year. The strain on water supply has caused many to end the season early.
Bossier Sheriff Larry Deen says two Plain Dealing men were arrested Monday night after they were found to have active arrest warrants and drug paraphernalia when they asked a Bossier Sheriff’s deputy for a ride home.
Recent reports show that consumer spending is down...but sales for pet supplies are still rising. Spending on pets jumped by eight percent in 2010. That number is expected to rise to more than $47 billion this year.