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Jeff Davis Parish July 21st Election

JEFF DAVIS PARISH

Parishwide Law Enforcement District

1/2% Sales Tax

Complete but unofficial results

25 of 25 precincts

1,444 Yes (61%)

919 No (39%)

Fire Protection District 3

5.23 Mill Property Tax

8 of 8 precincts

Complete but unofficial results

207 Yes (79%)

55 No (21%)

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    Wednesday, June 20 2018 6:52 PM EDT2018-06-20 22:52:54 GMT

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  • LEGAL CORNER: If my neighbor's tree falls, it will hit my house. What can I do about this?

    LEGAL CORNER: If my neighbor's tree falls, it will hit my house. What can I do about this?

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 5:47 PM EDT2018-06-20 21:47:44 GMT
    Submit your questions to news@kplctv.com. Civil matters only, please. QUESTION: I have a problem with a tree in my neighbor’s yard. The tree is split and rotten. The tree has a huge bee hive and possums living in it. If it falls, it will hit my house. I took a picture from my back door. What can I do about this? ANSWER: Well, it is magnificent that you contacted us before the damage is done! On multiple occasions, we are contacted after a tree has damaged someone’s prope...More >>
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  • Calcasieu Zoning Board approves megasite

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    Wednesday, June 20 2018 1:30 PM EDT2018-06-20 17:30:31 GMT
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    The Calcasieu Parish Zoning Board approved plans for a megasite. According to officials the site is over ten thousand acres of land between Highway 90 and Highway 108.  The land is being rezoned for a long-term goal of attracting corporate contracts and bringing jobs to the area.  The vote won approval in a 6-2 vote.  The issue will move onto a final vote from the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury on Thursday, June 21st. Copyright 2018 KPLC. All rights reserved.

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