Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Investigators are currently investigating the death of a 3 month old infant. Deputies responded to the Ouachita Fire Dept. Station on Blankston Road at approx. 11:30 pm. Wednesday evening. The child was at that location receiving medical attention and was transported to a local hospital where she later died. The child’s parents stated they found the child unresponsive, called 911 for medical assistance and then brought the child to the fire station for medical...
Funeral services are this weekend for a Louisiana soldier declared missing during the Korean War, whose remains were recovered last year. The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency says 19-year-old Army Sgt. 1st Class Lester R. Walker, of Ferriday, will be buried in Downsville following graveside services Saturday at Ruggs Bluff Cemetery. Walker was a member of Battery B, 82nd Anti-Aircraft Artillery Automatic Weapons Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division on Sept. 3, 1950. He was declared missing in...
KEDM Public Radio was the winner of 6 awards at the 2018 Associated Press Broadcasters and Media Editors News Excellence Awards. The event honors the best in professional journalism in Mississippi and Louisiana. 90.3 KEDM Public Radio's News Director Cory Crowe received the prestigious Best Newscast award for Louisiana and Mississippi. Contest judges said, "A great example of what radio news should be, the narration is authoritative and nicely paced." Crowe also won the Best Long Feature...
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