Category Archives: From the Sheriff

Sheriff Russell Issues Phone Scam Warning

Sheriff Jay Russell has issued a warning of a phone scam to Ouachita Parish residents.   The Ouachita Sheriff’s Office has received complaints of residents receiving a phone call from someone identifying themselves as working for Entergy Disconnect.  The caller is contacting the resident to advise them they owe a past due bill...
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Sheriff Russell Issues Warning on Distracted Driving

Distracted driving has become a major factor in the cause of automobile crashes on our nation’s highways.  In 2012, over 3,300 people were killed in crashes that were attributed to distracted driving.  The leading cause of teenage deaths in our country is automobile crashes. At least 11% of drivers under...
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Sheriff Russell Issues a Reminder of the Dangers of Distracted Driving

Distracted driving has become a major factor in the cause of automobile crashes on our nation’s highways.  In 2012, over 3,300 people were killed in crashes that were attributed to distracted driving.  The leading cause of teenage deaths in our country is automobile crashes. At least 11% of drivers under...
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OPSO DARE Tournament a Huge Success

The OPSO Dare Tournament held Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014 was a huge success.  Despite the weather being cooler than normal, the kids and their families braved the conditions and brought in several nice fish.  Trophies were awarded in each age division and one for overall big fish.  Several nice door...
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