Unfortunately, it’s no news flash that Louisiana is one of the unhealthiest states in the nation.
High blood pressure, high cholesterol, obesity, diabetes and tobacco use are all significant chronic diagnoses in the Bayou State. Most recently, the national Centers for Disease Control has even identified Louisiana as the most obese state in the country. Those are hardly achievements of which to be proud.
Celebrating the bicentennial of our state was a once in a lifetime opportunity we were all granted.
Now, almost two years later, Lincoln Parish has been granted what could be a once in a lifetime chance for many of its residents— a chance to view a special quilt designed specifically with the state’s heritage and history in mind.
The quilt, titled “Stitch by Stitch, Binding Together 200 Years of Louisiana,” is currently on display each day at the Lincoln Parish Library. Stitched into the quilt is a special 9-by-9-inch block devoted to each parish, including Lincoln.
The Lincoln Parish Police Jury has been back and forth on what to do with one piece of adjudicated property for several years now — one out of about 300 parcels in Lincoln Parish which have been adjudicated and are no longer inside the economic stream of commerce.
The question is: what is the best plan of action to sell adjudicated properties and still benefit the parish?
There are three options available:
• The LPPJ staff and attorneys work on obtaining titles themselves.