Terry Doughty confirmed as federal judge

Louisiana Fifth District Judge Terry Doughty has been confirmed to take a seat on the federal bench by the U.S. Senate.

Doughty’s nomination to serve as a federal judge on the U.S. Western District of Louisiana Court was approved unanimously by a 98-0 vote.

Doughty is the Division A judge of the Fifth Judicial District in Louisiana. He was elected to this position in July of 2008 (effective the following January) to replace retired Judge Glenn W. Strong.

Delhi Bears end season as state 1A runners up

The Delhi Bears finished their season as the state Class 1A runner ups Friday after falling to state champion White Castle 64-42. 

The win gave White Castle back to back state championships as well as their seventh state title. 

Abdell Phillips and Tyler Washington each had 11 points for the Bears. The bears ended the season with a 26-10 record after posting their second appearance in the state tournament.

Medical center earns state defense award

Richardson Medical Center has been selected as the Louisiana small business

of the year for 2017 by the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve program, earning the organization’s Pro Patria award.

The hospital is also in the running for the national Department of Defense Freedom Award which will be decided at a later date.

Richardson Medical Center qualified for the highest honor the Louisiana ESGR  can award to an employer. 


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