Addis woman sentenced to prison for fraud

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United States Attorney Walt Green announced the sentencing of Renee Elise Beard, 50, of Addis, Louisiana.

Beard previously pled guilty on December 2, 2013 to wire fraud in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 1343.

Beard was sentenced today by United States District Judge James J. Brady to 27 months imprisonment and a term of 2 years on supervised release following imprisonment.


BHS students participate in SU band camp

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Music has proven time and time again to better the lives of individuals, especially children.

Programs such as Southern University’s High School Band Camp and teachers like Anthony Hollins, band director at Brusly Middle and Brusly High schools, are giving these young artists the opportunity to learn and shape themselves in a safe, creative way, and that is more than great to see.


Gas lines in Acadian Crossing repaired

Written by Aaron Williams on . Posted in Local

Last week, during the Addis Town Council Meeting, Mayor David Toups announced that the gas line issues in Acadian Crossing have been repaired.

In May, officials from the parish and the town said that there were “serious issues with the gas line” in Acadian Crossing, which caused joint failures as fuses in the pipes to separated.

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