On the afternoon of August 16, 2018, deputies received a complaint of an impaired UPS driver operating a UPS truck between Pioneer and Oak Grove. Deputies located the vehicle and observed the driver swerving erratically. A traffic stop was initiated, and the driver was identified to be Skyla Hall from Winnsboro, LA. Hall submitted to a series of field sobriety tests and performed poorly. Hall was arrested, and 7 hydrocodone pills were found in the coin pocket of her wallet. Hall was booked for DWI 1st Offense, Driving Left of Center, and Possession of Hydrocodone.
Schools will be starting the new year across the parish. Please be mindful of school zones. Remember that texting and driving or talking and driving are not permitted in established school zones.
Jesse James Outlaw Roundup Festival
The 14th Annual Jesse James Outlaw Roundup Festival will be held in Oak Grove on Saturday, September 15, 2018.
Kevin Thompson and Leonard Bass were arrested on several drug and gun related charges on August 10, 2018 in Pioneer, LA after the West Carroll Sheriff's Department and Louisiana State Police executed a search warrant at Thompson's home. Large amounts of methamphetamine, cocaine, marijuana, and firearms were recovered from the residence.
West Carroll Parish founded in 1877
361 Square Miles
Poverty Point Reservoir State Park (3 miles north of Delhi/I-20 on LA 17) – A marina and beach area, along with a fully-stocked man-made lake, makes this an ideal spot for a variety of watersport activities. The site also offers 4 lodges for overnight visitors.
Black Bear Golf Course (253 Black Bear Drive, Delhi) - A “must play” on Louisiana’s Audubon Golf Trail, this course is located near Bayou Macon and offers various levels of challenge to golfers. After the 18th hole, enjoy a meal and refreshing beverage at the Waterfront Grill.
Thomas Jason Lingo Community Center and Seven Oaks RV park (10284 Hwy 17 S, Oak Grove) Special events and Bluegrass music twice a year, during the first weekend in October and the first weekend in April.
305 E. Main Street, Post Office Box 744, Oak Grove, La. 71263 Phone 318-428-2331 Fax 318-428-8889
Local callers should dial 911 for all emergencies