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Ruling in Tiger Truck Stop case tossed

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A Baton Rouge appeals court has thrown out a judge's ruling that barred state officials from issuing any new permits to an Iberville Parish truck stop to keep a 550-pound tiger on display.

On Monday, a three-judge panel of the state's 1st Circuit Court of Appeal sent the matter back to state District Judge Mike Caldwell for another hearing. The Advocate reports  the court ruled that Tiger Truck Stop Inc. in Grosse Tete and its owner, Michael Sandlin, deserve to be heard.

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