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East Feliciana Watchman

East Feliciana School Board chooses Carlos Sam as new superintendent

East Baton Rouge Associate Superintendent Carlos Sam was chosen Tuesday as the new superintendent for East Feliciana Parish.

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St. Francisville Democrat

‘Sudden Impact’ simulates deadly car crash

Advocate photo by HOWARD ARCENEAUX -- A realistic crash scene reenactment, including a 'dead' victim on the ground covered with a sheet, was used April 13 in the Sudden Impact mock crash involving West Feliciana Parish first responders and West Feliciana High School students.

After some last-minute improvising due to rain, members of West Feliciana Parish Fire Protection District 1, Hospital Emergency Medical Services and the West Feliciana Sheriff’s and Coroner’s offices and students from West Feliciana High School performed a mock car crash scenario… Continue reading →

St. Helena Echo

Fire departments move to repair radios

Photo provided by Rita Allen -- St. Helena Parish fire department representatives met with a Motorola representative April 10 at the Police Jury building to discuss the options on replacing the radio equipment that malfunctioned at the sheriff's office last month. Discussing the options on fixing the faulty equipment, from left, are Motorola representative Vaughn Bourgeois, Pine Grove volunteer firefighter Jerry Hagan, Board President Chief Donald Langston, Greensburg Fire Department Assistant Chief Charles Graves, Hillsdale Volunteer Fire Department Chief Charlie New, District 6 Volunteer Fire Department Chief Tommy Strickland, North Helena Volunteer Fire Department Assistant Chief Jack Anderson and Pine Grove Fire Department Assistant Chief Hank Lawrence. Not pictured is North Helena Volunteer Fire Department Chief Rita Allen.

St. Helena Parish fire departments and St. Helena Office of Emergency Preparedness representatives met April 10 with Motorola representative Vaughn Bourgeois at the Police Jury building to discuss the options on replacing the radio equipment that malfunctioned after renovations began last month at… Continue reading →