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  • Residents worried after two horses gunned down check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 20, 2015 4:36 PM

    BERTRANDVILLE - Horse owners in the small Assumption Parish community of Bertrandville said they're standing guard after someone shot and killed two horses earlier this week. "Right now I feel like all horses are in danger now until they find out who done did that," said Clifford Harris. ... more »
  • Reward offered for leads in horse shootings

    March 19, 2015 1:43 PM

    NAPOLEONVILLE - Sheriff's deputies asked for the public's help tracking down whoever killed two horses at an Assumption Parish home this week. Sheriff Mike Waguespack said the horses were shot Wednesday afternoon at a Napoleonville home. Deputies said both horses had been shot multiple times, and one had to... more »
  • LSU student hopes to save horses with prosthetics check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 26, 2014 6:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A horse with a prosthetic leg is blazing a trail for research at LSU that could save other horses' lives one day. LSU vet student Niki Marie Hansen wants to make the first implanted prosthetic for horses. Her test subject, "Molly", currently uses a traditional fitted... more »
  • Mayoral candidate faces animal cruelty charges check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 14, 2014 5:52 PM

    PORT ALLEN - Mayoral candidate Larry Bell is out of jail after he was arrested for one count of animal cruelty recently. Four of Larry Bell's horses were taken by West Baton Rouge Animal Control almost two weeks ago. Richard Summers with WBAC says this is an ongoing problem... more »
  • Racehorses die in fire near La. Downs

    August 1, 2013 8:16 PM

    BOSSIER CITY- As many as two-dozen racehorses died in a barn fire near north Louisiana's Louisiana Downs racetrack Thursday night. Firefighters said a barn at Wraparound Farms burned to the ground with horses inside. KTBS TV, the ABC affiliate for the area, reported that when emergency crews arrived the... more »
  • Authorities report horses hit on highways

    April 23, 2013 9:33 PM

    LIVINGSTON- Emergency responders worked two crash scenes involving horses on highways Tuesday night. The first, on Hwy. 42 near Hwy. 63, killed a horse and injured the person driving a vehicle that was involved in the wreck. Shortly after that incident, Livingston Parish Sheriff's deputies used social media... more »
  • Report: 34 horses rescued

    February 15, 2013 10:23 PM

    HAMMOND- More than two-dozen horses have been rescued from areas of Tangipahoa Parish. Activists told ActionNews17.com , the horses were abused and neglected. Randy Stegall, Humane Society president, told the website there could be more cases. If you would like to help, contact Hammond Veterinary Services or... more »
  • Horses coming from Ill. must be checked for virus

    January 8, 2013 2:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Louisiana's agriculture commissioner says any horse coming into Louisiana from Illinois must have a health certificate showing that in the last 30 days it hasn't been at Hawthorne Race Course, where nearly 70 horses have tested positive for a very contagious and potentially lethal virus. The Department of... more »
  • Malnourished, neglected horses get help

    January 22, 2012 3:35 PM

    MANY, La. - Greener pastures are greeting some of the malnourished and neglected horses seized two weeks ago from a Sabine Parish property owner. The Sabine Humane Society has been successful in finding additional foster homes where the animals can receive individualized attention. Still, society members are being "extremely... more »
  • Mardi Gras rolls in New Roads despite rain

    March 8, 2011 5:28 PM

    NEW ROADS- Both the 89th Annual Community Center parade and the Lions' Club parade took to the streets of New Roads on Mardi Gras day. Delays due to severe weather thinned crowds somewhat, but didn't dampen the spirits of those who stuck around for the celebration. The Community... more »

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