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August 29 09:58 AM
The Louisiana DOTD is advising motorists that beginning on Tuesday, Sept. 2, the outside lane of I-220 eastbound will be closed from the I-20 interchange in Bossier to the Red River from 8:15 p.m. to 6:15 a.m..
August 22 10:42 AM
At arrest time Thursday morning, Whittington had more than double his bond amount and was bailed out immediately by raising $1,797 to support MDA and help cure muscular dystrophy, ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease) and related diseases. To further support MDA, go to mda.
August 22 10:42 AM
To access the service, go to bossiercity.org and place your cursor over the “City Government” tab at the top left of the page. Then place your cursor over the “City Council” link. That will bring up the tab labeled “Live & Recorded City Council.” Click on that tab to bring up the viewing site.
August 22 10:42 AM
The fight against Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a neurodegenerative disease also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a personal one for Machen. Randy Wilson, his longtime friend, college roommate and groomsman in his wedding, died two years ago from ALS.
August 21 10:54 AM
Applicants must be at least 21 years of age and successfully pass a civil service test as well as medical, psychological and physical fitness exams, possess a valid Louisiana driver’s license and have completed a standard high school education or equivalent.
August 21 10:54 AM
John Hamm, club manager, then presented nine grants to the following local organizations: Special Olympics, $1,000; Vets Helping Vets, $2,000; Bossier Kids Inc., $2,000; Food Bank of Northwest Louisiana, $2,500; Volunteers of America, $2,500; World Vision International,.
August 08 09:49 AM
— All vehicles must stop no less than 30 feet from a school bus that is loading or unloading children whether you are meeting the bus or traveling behind the bus.
August 08 09:49 AM
The effective nationwide drunk -driving campaign will include high-visibility enforcement and high-profile events and will be supported by national paid advertising, creating a comprehensive campaign to curb drunk driving in August through the Labor Day weekend.
August 08 09:49 AM
She was surrounded by her loving family at the time of her passing. A private ceremony will be arranged for Mrs. Walker in the coming days..
August 07 10:03 AM
 The City of Bossier City administration sadly announced Thursday morning that Adele Walker, wife of Bossier City Mayor Lorenz Walker, has passed away.       &nb
September 19 11:46 AM
Taylor is a black female who is 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs approximately 140 pounds. She has a pierced tongue along with “Faith” tattooed on her left side of her chest and “Beautiful” tattooed on one thigh..
September 19 11:46 AM
Shreveport police investigators launched a subsequent investigation. Images from the crime have been released in efforts to identify and ultimately apprehend the person responsible for the crime. The video can be viewed online at http://youtu. be/2eciCadWj8E.
September 19 11:46 AM
The Environmental Protection Agency has agreed to help facilitate the effective closure of a private landfill that has long been a source of complaints by Shreveport residents concerned about the smoke and fumes spewed by the underground fires that have burned at the site for years.
September 19 11:46 AM
All six Shreveport mayoral candidates have confirmed their attendance at the PACE 2014 Shreveport Mayoral Forum. Anna Marie Arpino, Sam Jenkins, Victoria Provenza, Melvin Slack, Ollie Tyler, and Patrick Williams will all be participating in a “Question and Answer” session open to the public on Sunday, Sept.
September 05 11:46 AM
Recent calls to citizens in our area aim to convince the person receiving the call that their loved one is either in jail, stranded in a foreign country or involved in some type of emergency and needs money transferred to them or put on a money card. The scammer may represent himself as a police officer.
September 05 11:46 AM
The Shreveport Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) congratulates Downtown Development Authority (DDA) for its successful effort to get state approval to update the boundaries of the Downtown Commercial Historic District listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
September 05 11:46 AM
The Caddo Sheriff’s Office will h ost an AARP Safe Driver Program on Friday, Sept. 12, at the Northwest Regional Re-Entry Facility, 1125 Forum Drive in Shreveport..
September 05 11:46 AM
Although the Zodiag Building does not have the components necessary to operate a restaurant, several of the new Pop Ups are offering food. How is this possible? “It was very apparent at our very first Pop Up how important food is because food really draws people; it creates foot traffic,” Swaine said.
August 22 10:42 AM
Citizens can complete most of the state requirements in one stop by attending a class from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the sheriff’s Regional Training Academy on Saturday, Sept. 20..
September 19 11:46 AM
“Alzheimer’s disease was named in the early 1900s, and the Alzheimer’s Association was formed in the early 1980s,” Hayes said. “We have several things going on. Better diagnostic tools, in the first place; folks are living longer, in the second place.
September 19 11:46 AM
NHFD is a national event celebrated by all 50 states on the fourth Saturday in September. It was created in 1972 when Congress passed two bills establishing a specific day to celebrate the conservation contributions of our nation’s hunters and anglers.
September 12 03:25 PM
DigiFest South, an arts and technology festival held annually in Shreveport-Bossier, will present a three-day schedule of events during the third annual DigiFest South Sept. 16-18 at various locations throughout Shreveport-Bossier.
September 12 03:25 PM
An open call has been announced for the feature film “I Saw the Light,” a biographical movie about the life of legendary country music singer Hank Williams. The call is for actors, extras and even automobiles..
September 12 03:25 PM
Northrose Plantation, historically known as the W.H. North Plantation, dates back to 1886. The original home was moved with mules and wagons from the bank of the Red River in 1903 to the present site on Cottonwood Bayou. After being destroyed by fire in 1923, the home was rebuilt on the original foundation.
September 12 03:25 PM
The Benton team, comprised of 24 fourthand fifth-graders and one third-grader, were invited to compete at the World Tournament in July in Madison, Wis. They were the first Louisiana team to qualify for the World Tournament and did so by finishing in eighth place at the NASP National Tournament held in Louisville, Ky.
September 05 11:46 AM
Since then, Simek worked in a variety of capacities in the Records Division before serving as a secretary with the Criminal Investigations Division, where she spent 21 years. In 1996, she was appointed secretary to the chief by then-Chief of Police Danny Dison and continues to serve in that capacity today.
September 05 11:46 AM
Stemming from its obsessive desire to quench thirsts with cold beers, Twisted Root is excited to announce two new developments. First, the better burger restaurant has added a new walk-in cooler, which has allowed for more cold beer storage and an additional 12 beers on tap.
September 05 11:46 AM
This year, the BBQ Shrimp Contest will be on Friday night, Sept. 12, with prize money totaling $1,000. Saturday, Sept. 13, the West Baton Rouge Tourist Information & Conference Center grounds will be center stage for the 8th Annual Smokin` Oldies Barbeque Cook-Off.
August 29 09:58 AM
The Mooringsport Cypress Festival will be held 5:30-9 p.m., Friday, Sept. 12, and 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 13, at the Edwin Tuttle Currie Park in Mooringsport, La. After a two-year hiatus, the festival has been brought back by several passionate supporters in the Mooringsport community.
September 19 11:46 AM
With those two definitions in mind, there are two important questions to ask. Number one, is faith alone enough to take you to Heaven? Number two, are works alone enough to take you to Heaven? The answer to both of these questions is, “No!” It is God Who offers salvation according to His grace.
September 19 11:46 AM
District A encompasses the entire Cooper Road area (now known as Martin Luther King Drive area), North Highlands, Cherokee Park and a portion of Cross Lake. This minority district is one of the poorest areas of the city, and the MLK area has long lacked adequate roads and infrastructure, job opportunities, and a decent quality of life.
September 12 03:25 PM
Europe has, it appears, fully embraced secularism. Churches there, for the most part, are museums. Will our churches eventually be museums, too? The future is not looking so good for Christianity in America, but, with God involved, there is still hope..
September 12 03:25 PM
Hopefully, the Shreveport voters will do what the Louisiana Judiciary Commission has failed to do: remove Shreveport City Judge Sheva Sims from the judicial bench. Terrell Myles qualified to run against Sims for Shreveport City Court, Division D; Sims is seeking re-election after serving her first (partial) term on the bench.
September 05 11:46 AM
Victoria Provenza has entered the mayor’s race playing the role of the politically naïve, povertystricken candidate that will make it all better to live in Shreveport.
September 05 11:46 AM
Our daughter was killed in an auto accident. She was hit from behind by an individual driving at a high rate of speed. The collision was so severe it caused my daughter’s vehicle to roll over two times. Witnesses stated the individual was exhibiting DUI tendencies.
August 29 09:58 AM
The British passenger ship could carry a maximum of 2,200 passengers, and it measured 882 and one half feet in length. Many people believed it was unsinkable because its hull was divided into 16 watertight compartments. Even if two of those compartments flooded, the ship should still float.
August 29 09:58 AM
With all the political hoopla in the past few weeks focused on other races, the upcoming election for all 12 members of the Caddo Parish School Board drew scant, if any, attention. Not that these elected positions are not important — quite the contrary.
August 22 10:42 AM
In January, President Obama declared that despite Congressional logjams, “America does not stand still -- and neither will I. So wherever and whenever I can take steps without legislation to expand opportunity for American families, that’s what I’m going to do.
September 19 11:46 AM
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Enforcement Division agents cited a Jefferson Parish resident for alleged illegal piranha possession violations on Sept. 14 in Harahan..
September 19 11:46 AM
pancake breakfast with all the proceeds going toward aviation scholarships. Afterwards, the opening ceremonies will commence, which will include a welcome speech from DeRidder Mayor Ron Roberts; keynote speaker Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne; and guest speakers Col.
September 12 03:25 PM
Information gathered at the meeting will be used to compile a report to guide Louisiana’s tourism industry in continuing its recent record-breaking impact on the state and to identify how the Louisiana Office of Tourism can provide a partnership for success.
September 12 03:25 PM
Law enforcement agencies are making use of a new law to keep firearms out of the hands of abusers. According to the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office, a Gheens man was charged this week with domestic abuse battery and possession of a firearm or carrying of a concealed weapon by a person convicted of domestic abuse battery.
September 12 03:25 PM
As the opening of the 2014-15 deer season approaches, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) is reminding hunters to make pre-hunt checks to ensure tree stand safety and use appropriate safety gear to reduce the chance of accidents in the field.
September 05 11:46 AM
"Mary Landrieu is Washington, D.C., through and through. Our Founding Fathers never intended for elected officials to become fixtures in Washington and become out of touch with their home state, as Sen. Landrieu obviously has. Sen.
September 05 11:46 AM
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF), the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Foundation (LWFF) and the Resources First Foundation (RFF) announced Thursday that the Louisiana Conservation Connection (LCC) is now available for landowners to use as a resource for information on land management.
September 05 11:46 AM
Richard claims Act 859, created by Senate Bill 294, is unconstitutional. He believes an unrelated amendment was attached to the bill without following constitutional procedures. That amendment would allow a retirement pay increase for only two Louisiana state troopers.
August 29 09:58 AM
According to documents filed in the case, Zahid Imran, M.D., 56, of Baton Rouge, served as the medical director of Shifa Community Mental Health Center of Baton Rouge and co-owned Serenity Center of Baton Rouge and Shifa Community Mental Health Center of Texas.
September 19 11:46 AM
I had a flat on I-49 driving home yesterday and called my husband for help. No sooner than I ended the call, Caddo Parish Deputy Jamey Hendrix was to my rescue. You all know how hot and humid it is in the river bottoms, and Deputy Hendrix changed my tire.
September 12 03:25 PM
Shreveport police violent crimes detectives immediately responded to the scene. Preliminiary information was received indicating the suspect approached Allen firing a handgun multiple times, striking Allen at least twice in the upper body. The suspect was described as a thinbuilt, black male in his mid-20s, standing approximately 5 feet 10.
September 12 03:25 PM
Det. Demery. I believe he is one of the best police officers the city of Shreveport has, and I understand he has been re-assigned.
September 05 11:46 AM
I was calling in reference to the ad that was put in this week’s paper, as far as the rude Sportran drivers. I have a much different opinion, for her to get on and categorize all the female Sportran drivers to one incident she has had is totally out of character.
August 29 09:58 AM
I would like to add a few more things. First of all, I’ve been keeping up with the case on the shooting in Missouri. We don’t know all the facts. Furthermore, I am not a racist. I am a retired physician in Shreveport, and I go over all the facts before I get on the phone and make a statement.
August 22 10:43 AM
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August 21 10:54 AM
Would someone please, and I empathize the word, please, explain to me why every time there is criminal activity that takes place amongst these black people that they are all made out to be such upright citizens and the policeman are the villains? In...
August 01 09:57 AM
I’ve read a few things about the Southern Loop and Providence problems. They can do like my mother did that lived there. She sold her place! She got tired of the cracked and busted concrete streets and the cracked and busted asphalt in the neighborhood.
July 25 10:10 AM
Yeah, I'm just calling about probation and parole, the actual office on Youree Drive. My fiancé has been on probation for two years. He got out, got a job, got a brand new vehicle, got a house. We had two children which he is providing for.
July 18 11:28 AM
“Chief Mulford is currently on paid administrative leave, pending the outcome of an internal investigation. Because the fire chief is the subject of the investigation, the internal investigation of this matter is being handled by the Shreveport Police Department.
September 19 11:46 AM
That’s why the city wants creative ideas from its residents. The owner/developer of the project is on the hunt for the best name(s) to showcase the cool downtown location, the historic attributes and any funky, arty, fun thing you think is important to showcase.
September 19 11:46 AM
According to evidence presented at the guilty plea, law enforcement agents responded in an undercover capacity to an online advertisement for prostitution on Nov. 22, 2013, and found a 16-year-old minor at a Bossier City hotel engaged in prostitution. Mitchell was found in an adjacent hotel room with another prostitute.
September 19 11:46 AM
What was his reaction when he learned that a winning lottery ticket was purchased at his store? “We were all excited. It’s an exciting thing,” he said. “Just because you didn’t win it doesn’t mean it isn’t exciting. Something like that is very rare to happen, you know, ever.
September 19 11:46 AM
At about 9 a.m., 43-year-old Antonio Cummings of the 1800 block of Anna Street in Shreveport, surrendered to investigators. He was subsequently booked into the Shreveport City Jail on one count of seconddegree murder..
September 19 11:46 AM
Investigators believe there may be other victims out there who have not reported the crime to authorities, and they are asking anyone who might have been a victim or otherwise might have any information about this crime to contact Crime Stoppers at 673- 7373 or on their Web site at www.
September 19 11:46 AM
Frank Butler, 23, of the 5300 block of Prentiss Street in Shreveport, was arrested after Shreveport police investigators determined he was responsible for injuring a child while attempting to discipline the juvenile..
September 19 11:46 AM
Mario Willis, 26, of the 3500 block of Milam Street faces serious charges after authorities learned of an alleged sexual relationship between Willis and a male adolescent spanning approximately two years.
September 19 11:46 AM
Judge Dorrroh on Aug. 28 sentenced Tyler to be confined at 50 years’ hard labor, with 25 years ordered to be served without the benefit of parole and costs to be paid through inmate banking..
September 19 11:46 AM
Back on Sept. 6, Shreveport police sex crimes detectives were notified of a report on behalf of two minor children who had allegedly been abused by a member of their family..
September 19 11:46 AM
But by granting that humble wish, the floodgates were opened for Pay It Forward Networking, which grants wishes for children with disabilities, special needs or terminal illnesses. Since its inception on Sept. 16, 2013, Pay It Forward Networking has granted the wishes and fulfilled the dreams of 56 young people, and that number grows each week.

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