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  • Sorrento voters can abolish police department

    June 13, 2014 7:00 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Gov. Bobby Jindal signed legislation allowing the Sorrento Town Council to ask voters to abolish the elected office of police chief and the police department. Legislation was introduced by state Sen. Jody Amedee. Mayor Mike Lambert asked for the legislation after Police Chief Earl Theriot Jr. resigned... more »
  • Sorrento asks Jindal not to appoint interim police chief

    May 21, 2014 6:42 AM

    SORRENTO - The Sorrento Town Council has asked Governor Bobby Jindal not to appoint an interim police chief to fill the vacancy left when Earl Theriot resigned in February. Three council members voted for the measure during a meeting Tuesday. The Governor's Office has said they would defer to the... more »
  • Petition filed to recall Sorrento council member

    November 20, 2013 11:31 AM

    SORRENTO - The Secretary of State's Office said a petition was filed Wednesday morning to recall a member of Sorrento's Town Council. The petition targeted Randy Anny, who served as Mayor Pro Tem and ran the town while former mayor Wilson Longanecker Jr. was absent with medical problems. It... more »
  • Sorrento may use speed camera

    August 19, 2010 6:19 AM

    The Sorrento Town Council has agreed to consider setting up a camera-equipped trailer to automatically monitor automobile traffic and issue speeding tickets. The device takes photos of speeding cars from the front so drivers are visible in the images, and the unit could be parked anywhere. The company that provides... more »
  • Sorrento council meeting ends peacefully

    November 6, 2009 10:30 PM

    The Sorrento Town Council held a special meeting Friday night to discuss the town's ongoing sewer problems and behavior issues during council meetings. On Tuesday, a meeting was shut down early because of shouting between council members and people in the audience. Police Chief Earl Theriot said there was... more »
  • Meeting set to discuss council members' behaviour

    November 6, 2009 4:57 PM

    The Sorrento town council is holding a special meeting tonight after this week's original meeting ended in a shouting match. There are only two items on tonight's agenda and one of them deals with council member behavior. The other item has to do with the town's ongoing sewer... more »

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