BENTON, La. (AP) - Two psychologists have concluded a 53-year-old Bossier City man accused in the death of his estranged wife is competent to stand trial and assist with his defense. The district attorney says the findings by two doctors after their separate examinations of Robert Bond Jr. were expected. A Bossier Parish grand jury indicted Bond in January for second-degree murder in the death of his wife, 46-year-old Annie Bond.
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - The Lafayette City-Parish Council has approved putting a temporary sales tax on the ballot later this year that, if passed by voters, would help fund a bigger, modern terminal at Lafayette Regional Airport. The tax would be levied for eight months, from April 1, 2015, until Nov. 30, 2015.
FARMERVILLE, La. (AP) - Union Parish voters in Ward 3 will go to the polls on May 3 to vote on a number of liquor law reforms that could permit alcohol in the last remaining dry ward in the parish.
Ward 3 touches Spearsville, parts of Farmerville and some unincorporated areas of the parish.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - State wildlife and fisheries agents cited a Dubach man for alleged turkey hunting and trespassing charges in Union Parish. Agents cited 40-year-old Anthony Lewis on Saturday.
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