When John Belton is asked about Black History Month, he talks about his hero, his father.

Published by the National District Attorneys Association in their April issue of The Prosecutor. John Belton, District Attorney for the Third Judicial District in North Louisiana, attributes his strong faith and perseverance to his father, Willie Belton. Willie was a decorated veteran of the Korean War who became an owner of several businesses, and a […]

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Sheriffs and DAs from 15 parishes hosted an event for John at the home of Marion and Tommy Zentner.

District Attorney and Sheriff hosts: DA Penny Douchiere, DA Brian Frasier, DA Mack Lancaster(Ret),DA Chris Nevils, DA Danny Newell, DA James Paxton,DA Steve Tew, Sheriff John Ballance, Sheriff Clay Bennett,Sheriff Andy Brown, Sheriff Sammie Byrd, Sheriff Kevin Cobb,Sheriff Sam Dowies, Sheriff Dusty Gates, Sheriff Gary Gilly,Sheriff Wayne Houck(Ret),Sheriff Rickey Jones,Sheriff Cranford Jordan, Sheriff Steve May(Ret),Sheriff […]

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Blazing a Trail

NANCY DUPLECHAINAssociate Editor The District Attorney for the 3rd Judicial District, which includes Lincoln and Union Parishes, and Basile native John Belton was the guest speaker at the Ville Platte Rotary’s May 11 meeting. Belton was the guest of board member Brian Ardoin who has been knowing Belton most of his life. He introduced Belton […]

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Serve Whomever I Put Before You…

Dr. Rodney Wood, Louisiana Legislative Chaplain played freshman football at LSU and was friends with wide receiver Andy Hamilton. “Andy told me if I would give control of my life to Christ, he would change my desires. That was an amazing thought, to think that God would do things to me, that he would change […]

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