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Kyasiah Nickerson

Abbeville Police asking for assistance in locating juvenile who ran away from home

The Abbeville Police Department is asking for any assistance in locating a female runaway juvenile.
According to the Abbeville Police Department, the juvenile has habitually runaway from home, and her family is desperately attempting to locate her.
The juvenile, identified as 16-year-old Kyasiah Nickerson of Abbeville, La., is believed to possibly be in the Baton Rouge area.
The juvenile has been entered into the N.C.I.C. database as an endangered runaway.

Sheriff Couvillon among Louisiana Justice Hall of Fame ‘19 Honorees

BATON ROUGE — Vermilion Parish Sheriff Mike Couvillon is among the 2019 inductees to the Louisiana Justice Hall of Fame.
The inductees will be honored during a ceremony on July 12.
Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections Secretary James M. Le Blanc, Louisiana State Penitentiary Warden Darrel Vannoy, and The Louisiana State Penitentiary Museum Foundation are proud to announce the following, highly- distinguished individuals, as 2019 inductees to the Louisiana Justice Hall of Fame.
Along with Couvillon, the inductees are:

Photo by Olivia McClure/LSU AgCenter
Phyllis Taylor, chairperson and president of the Patrick F. Taylor Foundation, speaks during a ceremony announcing her organization’s grant of $1.4 million to the LSU AgCenter. The ceremony was held June 13, 2019, at the AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden in Baton Rouge. The grant will fund a project aimed at reducing nutrient runoff from crop fields.

Photo by Olivia McClure/LSU AgCenter
From left, LSU President F. King Alexander, Patrick F. Taylor Foundation Chairperson and President Phyllis Taylor and LSU Vice President for Agriculture Bill Richardson sign documents related to a $1.4
million Taylor Foundation grant awarded to the LSU AgCenter. The funding was announced June 13, 2019, at a ceremony at the LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden in Baton Rouge. The grant will fund a
project aimed at reducing nutrient runoff from crop fields.

LSU AgCenter receives $1.4 million from Patrick F. Taylor Foundation for nutrient runoff research

BATON ROUGE — The Patrick F. Taylor Foundation has awarded a $1.4 million grant to the LSU AgCenter to fund a four-year research project on reducing nutrient runoff from crop fields.
The award was announced at a ceremony June 13 at the AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden in Baton Rouge.

Erath City Hall

Erath citizens may see small hike in August sewer bill

ERATH - In August, Erath residents may see a slight increase in their sewer rates after the Erath Aldermen adopt a $2.10 rate increase if residents use more than 2,000 gallons of water a month.
At Monday night’s aldermen meeting, a new ordinance was introduced to modify sewer rates in the town of Erath. At the next meeting in July, the aldermen are expected to approve rate adjustment, and it will go into effect in August.

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