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  • Barge group: Mississippi River closing during harvest

    November 9, 2014 12:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. - A trade group for barge shipping says Mississippi River bank reinforcement could be a catastrophe for grain exports. The Army Corps of Engineers is closing a three-mile stretch between Memphis, Tennessee and Greenville, Mississippi, during the day to reinforce a washed-out area. Waterways Council president Mike... more »
  • Electrical fire reported at grain elevator

    June 25, 2013 3:52 PM

    PORT ALLEN- Firefighters responded to what is described as a small electrical fire at the grain elevator at the Port of Greater Baton Rouge Tuesday afternoon. Emergency crews were dispatched around 1:30 a port spokeswoman said. She said the fire was minor and quickly dealt with, although firefighters in... more »
  • Oregon beer lover makes brew for dogs: Dawg Grog

    January 7, 2013 12:33 PM

    BEND, Ore. - An Oregon man who loves beer and loves his dog has concocted some hooch for the pooch. Daniel Keeton works at Bend's Boneyard Brewery tasting room and calls his canine creation Dawg Grog. KTVZ reports there's no alcohol in the doggie brew. Ingredients include vegetable broth and... more »
  • Big rig wreck closes portion of U. S. 190

    October 22, 2012 4:04 PM

    LIVONIA - State Police said a big rig overturned this afternoon and caught fire, closing a portion of U. S. 190 West near Livonia. It happened just after 3 p.m. In Pointe Coupee Parish. There were no injuries. The wreck initially shut down both directions of traffic, but... more »
  • State investigates reports of dead, dying geese

    February 4, 2010 9:11 AM

    State wildlife officials say moldy grain may have killed or sickened more than 100 snow geese in the Gueydan area. The Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says specimens are being sent to a Georgia wildlife lab to check for aflatoxin, produced by fungi that grow on grain - especially if... more »

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