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May 12 06:42 AM
The Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Training Academy, along with the Shreveport Police Department SRT Team, were hosts to the 20th Annual Louisiana Tactical Police Officers Association SWAT Competition. Teams from Rapides, Hammond, Lafayette, Calcasieu, Ouachita, Lake Charles and the United States Air Force participated in this annual event.
May 12 06:42 AM
during a ceremony Wednesday morning with family, friends and department personnel in attendance. Sgt. Washington has been a member of the Bossier City Police Department since 2004 and is assigned to the patrol division..
May 12 06:42 AM
Think First of the Arklatex shared safety information and Bikes Etc. was on-hand to air up tires and fix bike seats before students' ride through the Greenacres neighborhood..
May 12 06:42 AM
Airline High School student Erin Bullock just ended her senior year on the highest note possible. She has been named a 2017 National Merit Scholar, a distinction only .002- percent of the more than 1.6 million high school students in the running for the honor can claim.
May 05 07:04 AM
It is a proven fact that car seats and booster seats save lives. These devices offer the best protection for children in the event of a crash. However, approximately three out of four child seats are not used correctly.
April 21 06:42 AM
Another $11.835 million to help purchase local systems and easements came from Louisiana Local Government Environmental Facilities and Community Development Authority revenue bonds. Jury members voted Wednesday to approve a certificate of completion for that money.
April 21 06:42 AM
Louisiana is at the bottom of the list of states when it comes to health outcomes. One tends to see that the majority of restaurants are fast-food, chain restaurants with an abundance of generally unhealthy options.
April 14 07:20 AM
Bossier City Police Chief Shane McWilliams (third from left) administered oaths Wednesday morning to the Bossier City Police Department’s three newest members at the Bossier City Public Safety Training Center. They are (from left) Aaron Lewis Jr., James Wiggins and Briton Hampson.
May 26 02:17 PM
Deputies or officers assigned to SWAT (Special Weapons and Tactics) or the SRT (Special Response Team) respond to high-risk situations such as civil unrest, suicide intervention and barricade/hostage episodes.
May 26 02:17 PM
Champlain offers traditional undergraduate experience from its beautiful campus overlooking Lake Champlain and more than 60 online undergraduate and graduate degree programs and certificates.
May 19 06:43 AM
Several employees also received recognition for their years of service. They are Justin Dunn, Joey Lee and Jeremy Thompson, five years; Matt Foster, Tangela Stickmon, Justin McDonnel and Chris Ardoin, 10 years; Chris Daniel, Frank Launer and Douglass Smith, 15 years; and Diana Crawford and Alma Lee, 20 years.
May 05 07:04 AM
The anonymous, driveup event offers $300 for assault-style rifles, $100 for .380 or larger semiautomatic pistols and $50 for smaller-caliber handguns, revolvers, rifles and shotguns..
May 05 07:04 AM
Class participants received 360 hours or more of peace officer training in areas including law, patrol activities, traffic services, report writing, investigations, firearms, first aid and criminal justice..
April 28 06:53 AM
Guns must be unloaded and in the trunk of the vehicle. Cards will be given only for working firearms, though non-working guns and ammunition will be accepted for disposal and destruction, with no payment. No negotiations will be made for firearms..
April 28 06:54 AM
Items will be sold next Saturday, May 6, during a live auction beginning at 10 a.m. A preview has been scheduled for Friday, May 5, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Parking is available, along with climate-controlled seating. Lawler Auction is located at 7781 Hwy. 1 North.
April 21 06:42 AM
The free camp, a joint effort between Caddo Parish District Attorney James E. Stewart Sr. and the Caddo Parish School Board Athletics Department, will feature appearances and participation by Baltimore Ravens quarterback and former Texas High star...
May 26 02:25 PM
“It’s so much more than just shooting a bow,” LDWF Regional ALAS Coordinator Jan McGovern. “Students are learning focus and discipline, two traits that are valuable both in school and out. Students gain confidence on the range and take that with them wherever they go.
May 19 06:43 AM
Thomas Burns said, "This achievement for the spring semester indicates that these students have placed a high priority on their work at Belmont and have invested time and energy in their studies. It is our strong belief that consistent application in this manner will reap great benefits, which will equip them for a lifetime of learning and growing.
May 12 06:42 AM
Additionally, area guitar collectors will bring their one-of-a-kind guitars for display. Some are pure celebrity — autographed by stars like Mick Jagger — and others are delightfully “artistic,” such as the mosaic-tile art guitars or the cigar box guitar that really plays.
May 05 07:09 AM
The Blue Angels, the U.S. Navy’s premier aerial demonstration team, will headline this year’s festivities. Other flying acts will include a P-51 Mustang, A-26 Invader, MiG-17 and the U.S. Army Golden Knights parachute team. Also performing will be acrobatic pilots such as Kevin Coleman, Mike Goulian and Jeremy Holt.
May 05 07:15 AM
The event will also allow attendees to explore the programs offered through Virginia College, including: business administration, cosmetology, medical assistant, medical billing and coding, network engineering, network technician and pharmacy technician programs.
May 05 07:15 AM
Five University of Alabama students and alumni received Fulbright Awards for research and study during the 2017- 2018 academic year. Nine 2017 graduates received Fulbright Awards to serve as English teaching assistants overseas for the 2017- 2018 academic year.
April 28 06:54 AM
Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator and Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington say that residents can turn in their unused or expired prescription and over-the-counter medications for safe disposal from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Sheriff’s Safety Town, 8910 Jewella Ave. in Shreveport or at the Viking Drive Substation at 2510 Viking Drive in Bossier City.
February 17 12:32 AM
Officials were able to get to the location and verify the wreckage as that of the missing aircraft, along with confirming there were two occupants in the aircraft at the time of the crash; however, there were no survivors..
January 23 09:54 AM
Desoto Sheriff Rodney Arbuckle has inormed the public of an armed robbery and manhunt that is currently underway.  A little after 5:00 a.m. Monday morning, two suspects entered the Re
August 17 01:12 PM
 Sheriff Rodney Arbuckle, in conjunction with Dr. Cade Brumley of the DeSoto Parish School Board, has informed the public of an incident at North DeSoto High School, concerning a student bringi
January 29 05:36 AM
Charles Edward Hunter (B/M – DOB: 09/23/1949) of Keithville, La., for one-way road, possession of Schedule II CDS, and on a fugitive warrant from Shreveport Police Department..
January 29 05:43 AM
The discovery of the severely burned body prompted officials to request assistance from the State Fire Marshal’s Office. After an initial examination by investigators, West’s body was transported to LSU Medical Center in Shreveport fo rautopsy..
January 29 05:36 AM
The preliminary investigation revealed that a 2016 Dodge Journey driven by 17-year-old India Williams of Mansfield was traveling south on U.S. Hwy. 171, when for reasons still under investigation, the vehicle exited the right lane and struck 62-year-old Johnnie Cooper of Many, La.
May 26 02:25 PM
The state was anticipating the receipt of some $140 million in oil revenue this fiscal year. But if Trump’s proposal is accepted by Congress, efforts to stop coastal erosion will take a major setback. And the state’s already fragile budget will take a major hit.
May 26 02:25 PM
A number of things, including word of mouth, has an impact on our decisions as consumers. This is applicable to parent consumers when deciding what school is the best fit for the learning needs of their children.
May 19 06:43 AM
Every political organization that receives tax dollars should encourage citizens to attend their regular meetings and to assist the elected or appointed members in the process of spending public dollars. It’s fundamental that having the meetings at times and dates that allow for maximum public participation is a starting point for this process.
May 19 06:43 AM
Fact No. 3: The Democratic Party was the party of the Ku Klux Klan. Being a senior citizen from the deep South, I can clearly remember being faced with the work of the KKK back in the 1960s. All of them were Democrats. The last time I was faced with the men in white hoods and robes was in 1980.
May 19 06:43 AM
John Bel Edwards has received a letter from the Trump administration notifying the state that the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) has fully lifted the federal moratorium on the authorization of new vendors in the Louisiana Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC).
May 19 06:43 AM
Dr. T. Lamar Goree applauds the Caddo Parish School Board for voting to give all employees a 5 percent across-the-board pay raise effective July 17. Charged with the task of providing a much-needed raise for all employees, Dr.
May 12 06:42 AM
As the battle over taking down Civil War monuments in New Orleans rages, President Trump has jumped into the debate by questioning why the conflict was even necessary. In a recent interview, Trump asked, Why was there a Civil War? Why could that one not have worked out?.
May 12 06:42 AM
The voters of Caddo Parish certainly sent a message to the Caddo Commission with the recent defeat of four parish-wide tax renewals, along with a special sales tax renewal in a rural district. Listening to many of the commissioners, one would think that it was simply bad karma, not their performance, that was the sole cause of the voters’ rejection.
May 05 07:09 AM
I woke up earlier this week, followed my normal routine of walking the dogs, picking up the morning papers, pouring my large glass of orange juice half-filled with water to dilute the sugar, checked my emails, walked out on the patio to glance over the news … and then it dawned on me: I’ve turned 77.
May 26 02:25 PM
"NAUPA is a legitimate organization, but it does not handle unclaimed property returns and would not contact you directly with information about your unclaimed property," said Treasurer Henson. "All unclaimed property correspondence, outreach and returns are handled at the state level.
May 26 02:25 PM
ORLANDA, Fla. — Every LongHorn Steakhouse across the country has a team of expert Grill Masters specially trained in the art of grilling. This summer, these certified Grill Masters will share their expertise with athome grillers to help them become masters of their own craft.
May 26 02:25 PM
Additionally, the event will include a variety of program demonstrations, such as blood pressure checks by medical assistant students, a ”Style Your Own Mannequin Head” demonstration by cosmetology students and a medical bill breakdown by medical billing and coding students.
May 19 06:43 AM
“Nearly half of working families in Louisiana struggle to cover basic monthly expenses, so I am pleased to see that the Senate Labor and Industrial Relations Committee advanced an opportunity to establish a modest, but meaningful increase to the minimum wage in our state today,” said Gov.
May 19 06:43 AM
“Tours on the Go” are custom-designed, chartered, three-hour themed tours that allow both locals and tourists alike to explore Shreveport and Bossier City on board iShuttle vehicles via local personalities acting as tour guides.
May 19 06:43 AM
BATON ROUGE, La. – The Louisiana Housing Corporation has released funding guidelines as of May 15 for the Louisiana Neighborhood Landlord Rental Program and the Multifamily Restoration Gap Program in separate documents known as notifications of funding availability.
May 19 06:43 AM
Detour: I-49 traffic to LA 177 south and U.S. 371 southbound traffic will be detoured to I-49 south to LA 174, Exit 155; LA 177 northbound traffic will be detoured to northbound LA 175. Detour signs will be in place..
May 19 06:43 AM
“January 2016 was the best month of sales in our 25-year history, about double an average month,” explained Lottery President Rose Hudson. “The $1.58 billion world- record Powerball jackpot was responsible for that windfall, but unfortunately we cannot predict or expect those types of jackpots to occur with regularity.
June 19 11:30 AM
phones. I had tunnel vision when they first came out. I thought they would be a great tool to have. But now, if there was anything that I wish would be un-invented, it would be cell phones. A driver nearly ran into me because he was on his cell phone. If not for the grace of God, he would have killed or seriously injured me.
June 19 12:53 PM
phones. I had tunnel vision when they first came out. I thought they would be a great tool to have. But now, if there was anything that I wish would be un-invented, it would be cell phones. A driver nearly ran into me because he was on his cell phone. If not for the grace of God, he would have killed or seriously injured me.
May 15 07:30 AM
Yes, I read the Editor’s Response about the events in Baltimore. As a black man with two sons and a daughter, his attitude is what I fear most about this country. Some white people seem to think by complying with police orders means you will not be beaten, killed or mistreated.
May 08 10:14 AM
This is Shirley. I live in Sibley. Today is Wednesday, May 6, 2015. I left a message a few minutes ago. Yes, I am mad about how they treated my husband and all the other vets that need help. My husband, I have been married to him for almost 50 years. He was my one and only sweetheart, and I married him when I was 17 years old.
March 20 08:56 AM
Joe Shyne. Is there a local face in local politics doing nothing but being loud and waiting to be seen? If he thinks he is the best leader, how is it that he has done nothing except try to intimidate the mayor? While teaching school, who learned...
March 13 08:50 AM
This is to Mr. John Settle, who has a column in your paper and was recently reprimanded by the Louisiana Supreme Court after writing his column. I consider your reprimand as evidence of "a job well done." You've had the guts to tread where more timid souls fear to tread — not just in the subject case, but in your entire career.
March 13 10:44 AM
This is to Mr. John Settle, who has a column in your paper and was recently reprimanded by the Louisiana Supreme Court after writing his column. I consider your reprimand as evidence of "a job well done." You've had the guts to tread where more timid souls fear to tread — not just in the subject case, but in your entire career.
March 06 10:11 AM
I am calling about Jackson-Hewitt, the tax preparers. I just want to know if this is some sort of scam. They will not give you an estimate of the preparation cost. They say it depends on the complexity of the return. I made $4,700 in 2014. I had minimal deductions, and I owe the feds $219.
March 06 01:23 PM
I am calling about Jackson-Hewitt, the tax preparers. I just want to know if this is some sort of scam. They will not give you an estimate of the preparation cost. They say it depends on the complexity of the return. I made $4,700 in 2014. I had minimal deductions, and I owe the feds $219.
February 27 05:57 AM
I am elderly person in Vivian, and I would just like to say thank you to the young manger at Wal- Mart. He swept around the door and put some dirt out for us elderly to get in without falling. Out of everyone in there, he was the only one out trying to help they elderly.
May 26 02:17 PM
Behind the passenger seat in the back pocket area was a clear plastic bag containing four different-colored Ecstasy pills. Miller was made aware of the findings but denied the pills being his. He said the pills belonged to someone who just got out of the vehicle whom he had dropped off.
May 26 02:17 PM
The driver pulled into a parking space, and the officer made contact. The officer allegedly smelled an odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. The driver, identified as 21-year-old Keshun George Lindsay of 7222 Wilshire Drive in Shreveport, was placed in the patrol unit and gave consent for the officer to search his vehicle.
May 26 02:17 PM
Last Friday, May 19, as a Shreveport police officer approached a vehicle from the rear at the intersection of Spring and Crockett streets, the driver drove through the red light and turned east onto Milam Street, stopped and exited the car..
May 26 02:17 PM
Back on May 10, 26-year-old Stanecia Louise Smith of 208 Stonewall St. allegedly opened the unlocked back door of a vehicle in the 1900 block of North Market Street and took a purse without the owner’s consent. A report was made, and the officer was assigned to investigate.
May 26 02:17 PM
At present, investigators believe the incident probably started out as a home invasion and are running down any leads they may have to the incident..
May 26 02:17 PM
Since the investigation into the shooting began, detectives have worked tirelessly in pursuit of the person responsible for the crime. Based on information and evidence gathered, investigators have since procured a warrant charging a local man with the crime.
May 26 02:17 PM
An investigation found that Warren left her children in their hotel room with Baker several hours earlier so she could go to the casino. After a while, Baker left the children alone in the room, went to the casino to look for Warren and started gambling.
May 26 02:17 PM
Police are concerned about Horton’s welfare and ask anyone with any information regarding her whereabouts to call Missing Persons detectives at 673-7020 or Crime Stoppers at 673-7373..

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