In support of Louisiana’s “Move Over” law, Louisiana State Police Superintendent Col. Mike Edmonson, alongside Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development Secretary Sherri H. LeBas, announced the installation of several dozen Move Over for Emergency Vehicle signs across the state.
The signs, strategically placed along major travel routes and state line crossings, will serve as a reminder to motorists not only of state law requirements, but also of the importance to keep first responders, emergency workers and stranded motorists safe along Louisiana’s highways.
Weyerhaeuser recently held “Operation Diaper Drive” in which Arcadia 058 associates collected a total of 11,123 diapers of all sizes and donated them to two local nonprofit organizations, Life Choices of North Central Louisiana and Christian Community Action. Weyerhaeuser’s cellulose fibers business uses a renewable resource to producebiodegradable fluff pulp that is used in many of the diapers sold today. Pictured from left to right are Mark Huffman, Tammy Mattox (Diaper Drive coordinator), Jonathan Hood, Natasha Murders, Kay Church (Life Choices), Curtis Rhodes (plant manager) and Stephanie Y. Mitchell (Christian Community Action).
There was a time — not all that long ago — when most women stayed at home taking care of children and the household duties, while men went out and ran the business world. At that time, many would never have dreamed women might head Fortune 500 top companies and own their own small businesses.
The Bayou D’Arbonne Watershed Lake Commission discussed several issues last week including updates to the spillway’s Tainter Gate Project, progress of water sales with Southwestern Energy and the matter of noodling, or hogging, for fish.
Spillway engineer Ron Riley approached the commission and reported that work had begun again after a month-long delay on the final renovations to the gate.