Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office said Tuesday that detectives say they received a tip about a contract worker, Melanie Anne Breland, 36, of Jena, allegedly having sex with Christopher Kevin Rivet of New Iberia and giving drugs to him and other inmates.
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) advises the public that the two (2) existing lanes of US 71/165 in Pineville, between Buhlow Lake boat ramp and Rainbow Drive, will be closed and the traffic shifted to two (2) new lanes to the west on Thursday, September 6th. Northbound and Southbound traffic will be shifted and maintained on these two (2) new lanes adjacent to the existing lanes. This work will not start before 9:00 AM.
This work is related to the ongoing construction of the new northbound roadway. The revised configuration will be in effect for approximately six (6) months.