Each October, the United States Supreme Court begins its annual term to hear cases on a range of issues from across the country.
The black bear above was spotted in spring 2017 on the bayou side of Riverview Lane near Green Acres in the unincorporated parish and photographed by Lana Bailey. The bear was climbing the fence at one of the houses and didn’t cause any damage. It slipped away before animal control authorities could arrive.
A fight is shaping up over Louisiana black bears.
By MELINDA DESLATTE
Drought, dried up prices, surly neighbors and a bundle of dynamite made for hard times in the early days of rice farming in parts of southwest Louisiana.
Analysis: Louisiana tax deal was about politics, not policy
By MELINDA DESLATTE, Associated Press