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Five years later, fighting for Ronald Greene

On May 10th, 2019, Ronald Greene was killed in a terrible encounter with the Louisiana State troopers. Five years later, on Friday, May 10th, 2024, the public gathered in solidarity for the injustices that occurred that fateful night just five years ago. But what exactly happened that late Spring night in 2019? And how have the public responded to it? …

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Don't shoot!

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Commission to stock lake with 40,000 Tiger Bass Decision on drawdown on hold until LDWF vegetation report in May

By Luke BrittEditorThe Lake D’Arbonne Watershed Commission intends to stock the lake with 40,000 Tiger Bass later this year, an investment that commissioners said should result in a steady increase over the years in the average size of largemouth bass pulled from the lake.Tiger bass are a hybrid cross between a strain of aggressive Northern largemouth and a “pure strain” …

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So what’s wrong with this

Thomas FieldsThomas “Tuffy” Fields is an author and regular contributor to The Gazette. He can be reached by email at thelouisianaexplorer@yahoo.com. Several years ago I wrote about the disfunction that was sweeping over the legislative branch of our federal government. This disfunction that was occurring during the Obama administration dealt with not working together for the nation; throwing off the …

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Fishing Report

BLACK BAYOU –Bream are bedded and biting crickets and worms around the trees. Crappie are around the trees and are fair on shiners and jigs. Bass are fair on spinners, Chatter baits and crank baits Contact Honey Hole Tackle Shop 323-8707 for latest information. BUSSEY BRAKE – Bass have about done spawning and have moved off the banks. Best lures …

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