The 2012 Louisiana Hot Air Balloon Championship Festival is set to take off on Friday, Sept. 21 at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center, and conclude with competitive flights on Sunday, Sept. 23, said festival organizers.
Shortly before midnight on Sept. 18, LSU Police arrested William Bouvay, Jr., 42, of Baton Rouge. He was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison for Communicating False Information of Planned Bombing.
By Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry
An East Texas man was arrested Wednesday morning for theft of timber after an investigation in which Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) agents found that he failed to pay for almost $33,000 worth of timber.