Gretna man appointed to pilots panel

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - James Cramond of Gretna has been appointed to the Louisiana Pilotage Fee Commission.

Cramond is president of the Crescent River Port Pilots' Association. The appointment was made by Gov. Bobby Jindal and is subject to approval of the state Senate.

The 12-member commission sets fees for river pilot services.

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