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New police dog

Sergeant Craig Frasier and Staff K-9 Nero

Delhi police add new police dog to patrol force

The Delhi Police Department has added a new police dog.

Delhi Police Chief Roy Williams is proud to introduce the newest addition to Delhi Police Department, Staff K-9 Nero. 

Nero is a 18-month-old dual-purpose Belgian Malinois. 

Nero is trained in narcotics, tracking, criminal apprehension and article evidence search. 

Sergeant Craig Frasier completed a 120-hour K-9 handlers course at LAK9 in Maurice and will work with Nero at the DPD.

Chief Williams said he is glad to have Nero on his staff. 

Noah Harper

Noah Harper

Delhi student earns national scholarship

Noah Harper, a sophomore from Delhi in the LSU College of Agriculture majoring in plant and soil systems, is the recipient of a national agricultural scholarship. 

Harper received the National Alliance of Independent Crop Consultants’ Foundation for Environmental Agriculture Education Jensen Memorial Scholarship. The $3,000 scholarship is awarded to one student majoring in agriculture. FEAE also awards two $1,500 scholarships.

The scholarship commemorates Richard Jensen, one of the early members of the National Alliance of Independent Crop Consultants.

Abraham bill aims to stop Chronic Wasting Disease

 Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, has reintroduced bipartisan legislation aimed at combating the spread of Chronic Wasting Disease within the deer population.

The bill, HR 837, calls for the Secretaries of Agriculture and Interior to partner with the National Academies of Science to study and identify the ways CWD is transmitted between wild, captive and farmed cervids (deer, caribou, elk and moose).

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