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Some of our top news stories from the April 15 paper.

City Council sets penalties for "no knock" ordinance

By Crystal Nix

Members of the DeQuincy City Council unanimously approved moving forward with a no-knock ordinance in the community. During the April 13 regular council meeting, the council adopted the first ordinance governing peddlers, solicitors and canvassers, that I have named the “no-knock” policy. Read More

Four-year-old recovering from copperhead bite

Now that the weather is warming up, we will be seeing many types of snakes on the move. You should always use caution when walking to and from your destination. Read More

Josie Wylie named 2015 Railroad Days queen

The 2015 Miss Louisiana Railroad Days Festival Queen Josie Wylie, of DeQuincy was crowned Thursday night during the festival. 1st Alternate was Bailey Clark; 2nd Alternate and Photogenic was Grace Pierce; and Fashion was Bailey Clark. Read More

Community meeting set for April 27

The Human Services Department will holding a series of Community Meetings. The purpose of the meetings is to engage the communities in which the department serves so that it is better able to develop programs and services that will make a critical difference in the lives of individuals and/or families seeking help through the department. According to Tarek Polite, Human Services Director, “Individuals and families are well attuned to what they need, if we can tap into that knowledge, it increases our ability to implement programs and services that positively impact the communities we serve.” Read More

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