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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
August 01 09:57 AM
“I took art in school. I’ve always had a passion for art,” Jones said. She came to the Bossier Arts Council via her work with the Academy of Children’s Theater working the box office. “I just kind of fell in love with the arts council and everything it does,” she said.
July 25 10:10 AM
Benton Elementary participated in the NASP World Tournament in Madison, Wis., on July 11-13. The tournament consisted of teams from the United States, South Africa and Canada. This was Benton’s first trip to the World Tournament after a stellar year of archery competition.
July 25 10:10 AM
More than 400 bottles were donated by the Brookshire’s on Barksdale Boulevard in Bossier City, and another 200 bottles were donated by the Brookshire’s in Haughton last week to the Bossier Sheriff’s Office..
July 18 11:28 AM
Recovered were a green 2003 John Deere Model 894 eight-row corn header valued at $25,000 and a John Deer water pump, used for irrigation, valued at $1,000. A third item, a red and yellow New Holland Model 320 hay baler valued at $1,500 is still missing.
July 11 09:52 AM
The so-called “pea farm,” located on the grounds of the Bossier Parish Minimum Security Facility near Plain Dealing, grows a variety of vegetables that will eventually end up on inmates’ dinner plates. And the vegetables are planted and harvested by the inmates themselves.
July 11 09:52 AM
The Bossier City Police Department’s Vice Unit conducted an undercover operation Wednesday night at several local businesses as part of its ongoing illegal sales of alcohol to persons under the age of 21..
August 08 09:49 AM
“This is the first year that we’re letting people buy their own helmets,” he said. “What we’re trying to do is, we’re offering our parents a chance to buy the helmets, and I’ll do the recertification. But they get to keep the helmet when they graduate if the parent buys it.
August 08 09:49 AM
He will begin working in Shreveport on Oct. 1. During his interview, Sweeney emphasized the city’s assets and how he considers this position to be a “professional challenge.
August 01 09:57 AM
In addition to assisting the media, how can he help the public in his new position? “Just, like, doing what Marcus is doing. What’s going to happen is, because we’ve got two PIOs right now, we can start giving out more releases, more information because instead of one guy, there’s two guys who will be able to help a lot more … for information.
August 01 09:57 AM
During the Caddo Sheriff’s Office’s Children’s CSI Camp held at Sheriff’s Safety Town, local 11– and 12-year-olds learned about the jobs of officers and deputies and how crime scenes are analyzed. One of the first things they learn is that crimes are not solved within an hour like on some television shows.
July 25 10:10 AM
Both the driver and the rear passenger of the Escort, identified as 24-year-old Stephen Charles Litton of Mooringsport and 18-year-old Christopher Allen Delpapa of Monticello, Ark., respectively, died at the scene..
July 25 10:10 AM
After the officers received their new badges, Deputy Chief Duane Huddleston said, “Now, for the first time, especially on the sergeant level, you’re not responsible for only your actions, you’re responsible for other people who work for you. And the way you handle that is you correct, coach and counsel.
July 25 10:10 AM
On Tuesday, the Shreveport City Council approved spending $600,000 to purchase two street sweepers to target debris on arterial streets, highway ramps, intersections and medians. The machines haven’t been regularly used in Shreveport for several years, allowing excessive litter to collect along the curb lines and untraveled portions of area streets.
July 25 10:10 AM
Construction has been divided into two phases. Phase One, which began in May, includes clearing land, utility relocation, roadway improvements along MLK Boulevard, and construction of service roads and bridges. The $31.5 million project was awarded to Best Yet Builders.
July 25 10:10 AM
Smith has been seen having breakfast and meeting with Caddo Parish Sheriff Steve Prator in recent weeks, and Prator has confirmed that they have had conversations about Smith possibly challenging current Caddo District Attorney Charles Scott, who has served as district attorney for the past siz years.
August 01 09:57 AM
On July 26-27, the Ark-La-Tex Coin, Stamp & Card Exposition was held at the Bossier City Civic Center. Fifty-seven coin and currency dealers from six states participated, an increase from last year. They were joined by six stamp and six sports card dealers.
August 01 09:57 AM
“While many people often enjoy the benefits of their local farmers’ markets, this is a way to bring additional to bring additional attention to those who do not frequent these markets,” said Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain.
August 01 09:57 AM
This year’s recipients included Reps. Jeff Thompson of Benton, Chris Broadwater of Hammond and Chuck Kleckley of Lake Charles and Sen. Neil Riser of Columbia. Rep. Kleckley is the Speaker of the House of Representatives.
July 25 10:10 AM
July 30: Civil War re-enactor to honor the battle of Mobile Bay at Natchez Post Office..
July 25 10:10 AM
Giant salvinia in Lake Bistineau, located near Minden, has reached the threshold necessary for a lake drawdown. Current estimates include 2,000 acres of salvinia coverage in the 17,000-acre lake, and continuous expansion of this invasive weed is expected to grow as summertime temperatures rise.
July 18 11:28 AM
The Grand Ecore Visitor’s Center is located in Natchitoches, La., at 106 Tauzin Island Road. While offering extraordinary views of the Red River, the grounds are host to wildlife, cultural and historical displays of the area and provide waterway and navigation information.
July 18 11:28 AM
In each episode, Chef Jeff meets up with newscasters, local celebrities and everyday people from cities across the country, to show them how to “flip” their favorite dishes into dining experiences that are more appetizing and measurably healthier. ”Flip My Food” premieres in fall 2014 in syndication.
July 18 11:28 AM
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul at Sacred Heart Catholic Church provides assistance to families or persons in the community who are in need. Services range from providing assistance with utility bills and rent, feeding the hungry, even providing gasoline to those who need to get to a new job.
July 18 11:28 AM
There will also be a combined event with a "Meet the Candidates" event which will allow all local political candidates to introduce themselves on stage and have a chance to meet the players and their parents, family, and friends, as well as other interested attendees.
July 11 09:52 AM
Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator will host a safe driving program for young drivers next Friday, July 18, from 10 a.m. to noon at Sheriff’s Safety Town, located at 8910 Jewella Ave..
August 08 09:49 AM
In what will be the battle of the lawsuits, the city of Shreveport and Calvin Grigsby (actually Grigsby & Associates Inc.) have squared off against each other over the termination of Grigsby’s financial service contract with the city for the re-structuring of the city’s bond indebtedness and marketing of the $165 million of municipal bonds.
August 08 09:49 AM
I don’t like his politics. I don’t like his theology. I don’t like his worldview. I don’t like his view of America. I don’t like what he’s DOING to America. I don’t really much like HIM. I think he is arrogant. I think he is narcissistic. don’t like him, but I love him, because that’s what Jesus tells me to do.
August 08 09:49 AM
One of the problems with the federal Affordable Care Act (called “Obamacare” by the president himself) is the way it’s paid for: with $700 billion of taxpayer money taken from Medicare. Many Louisiana officials, myself included, have criticized this.
August 08 09:49 AM
Speaking with a close friend regarding this issue, we came to the conclusion that the services provided by our sanitation workers ranks above fire and police protection. Imagine if your trash and garbage was not picked up and allowed to accumulate; your health would be in serious jeopardy.
August 01 09:57 AM
As you watch events unfold in the Middle East, never take your eyes off Israel. What Israel does and what Israel says is always important. What other countries say about Israel and what other countries do about Israel or to Israel is always important..
August 01 09:57 AM
After more than 45 years of community and political experience, I feel that I must warn voters about making hasty and uneducated decisions of supporting candidates for political office. We should remember that qualifying to run for elected office in fall elections is Aug.
August 01 09:57 AM
Unless you just parachuted in from Mars, you've probably seen media reports about the retirement bill recently passed by the Legislature and signed by the governor (Act 859) that boosts the retirement benefits for a small number (allegedly two) of Louisiana State Police Troopers.
August 01 09:57 AM
Twenty-six years ago, after almost 12 years with the Louisiana State Police, I graduated from LSU Law School and, immediately after passing the bar on my first attempt, was hired by then nationally acclaimed District Attorney Henry Brown as one of his prosecutors.
August 01 09:57 AM
Ollie Tyler’s mayoral campaign hypes her “great success” as the Caddo school superintendent during her tenure (July 1, 2003 — July 31, 2007). And in fact, Tyler claims that her administrative experience in Caddo (and in Baton Rouge/New Orleans) make her the most qualified candidate to be Shreveport’s next mayor.
July 25 10:10 AM
Over the last couple of years, I have remained silent while you have published articles painting Glay Collier as a monster, a horrible human being, a character unrecognizable to me. I have to wonder about the validity of your sources because I should recognize the man in your articles.
August 08 09:49 AM
As technology evolves, the Louisiana State Police (LPS) continues to make improvements and find more effective and efficient ways of conducting business. It has been a goal of LSP to provide the option of ordering crash photographs over the Internet to the public.
July 25 10:10 AM
“We hope more new residents will purchase their resident recreational hunting and fishing licenses sooner as the result of this legislation,” said LDWF Secretary Robert Barham. “There will no longer be a need to wait a full year to enjoy the state’s fish and game opportunities as a resident license holder.
July 25 10:10 AM
Burkholder says people who choose a raw diet for their pets often point out that feral dogs and cats catch prey and eat it raw. “That’s true,” he adds, “but we don’t know how many of these animals get sick or die as a result of doing that.
July 18 11:28 AM
According to evidence presented at the guilty plea, the defendant used his employer’s debit card and personal identification number to make approximately 200 withdrawals totaling $59,602 from May 2012 to July 2013 from banks across northwest Louisiana.
July 18 11:28 AM
Juvenile arthritis is one of the most common chronic illnesses affecting children. In fact, nearly 300,000 youngsters nationwide have been diagnosed with the disease. The most common symptoms include joint pain, inflammation (swelling), tenderness and stiffness.
July 18 11:28 AM
For the first time in 14 years, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries will increase its license fees for recreational saltwater fishing from $15 to $22.50 on Aug. 1. The increase places Louisiana firmly in the middle of saltwater license fees among Gulf States.
July 04 08:01 AM
There are more theories about teething and "treating" a baby's sore gums than there are teeth in a child's mouth. One thing doctors and other health-care professionals agree on is that teething is a normal part of childhood that can be treated without prescription or over -the-counter (OTC) medications.
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.
July 11 09:52 AM
They cannot cancel his contract or they will be sued. Could you find out who in the world, signed him to appear at The Strand? They have to have a committee that signs the shows, so what committee and who was in charge of signing Vick to this contract? I wish you could find this out.
July 04 08:01 AM
You may want to keep an eye on the arrest of John Politz in Caddo Parish. He was arrested on charges of possession with intent to distribute meth, possession with intent to distribute marijuana and possession of a firearm during the commission of a drug crime.
June 27 07:52 AM
I am calling again about the Robert Bond case. I just don't understand how anyone that loves someone could torch them. I just find something terrible about that. He knew that she had children and her children loved her, and that was a terrible way to treat the kids’ mother’s body, and I just think there was no excuse for that.
June 20 10:44 AM
to Fire Station #12. Yesterday, which was the 17th, my husband had a flat on our truck. He does a little yard work to try and get ends to meet. It was real, real hot, and no one stopped to help him. The fire truck pulled up — we were at Phillips 66 gas station on Bert Kouns — and they just jumped out and taken over.
June 13 08:52 AM
Shreveport headquarters is still full of bats, and they cannot conduct legal and lawful business inside of that building. In the past Shreveport city police has gotten itself in trouble time and time again over several things, and a lot more of the local law enforcement should have been in prison for stuff they do.
June 06 12:43 PM
I am looking on page 76 of your May 16th newspaper, and there is a sex offender listed on this page, Landman guy. He is listed as 329 Dalzell. He doesn’t live at 329 Dalzell. I live in Village Green out at Town South, and he lives out here on Malibu. I was wondering why his current address is not listed in the paper.
May 30 10:16 AM
Yeah, I would like to comment. Ilive in Swan Lake and Meadowview, and there is a problem starting to gather. There is a group of young people at 3 o’clock in the morning gathered up on the corner. Now, first off, what are they doing out at 11:30 to 3 a.m.
August 17 01:11 PM

No charges filed yet, police say.

An African-American man is dead and two women have been detained in south Shreveport.Police were dispatched to the 3100 block of Cedar Creek in south Shreveport around 10:44 a.m. where they found an A
August 17 08:43 PM

Wife's friend stabbed victim in the neck.

A local man is dead and a suspect is now in police custody following a fatal stabbing at a west Shreveport home Sunday morning.Just after 10:30 a.m. on August 17, 2014, Shreveport Police officers
August 12 04:03 PM
 Former Bossier Parish Sheriff Vol S. Dooley, Jr., 87, who served as Sheriff from 1976 to 1988, passed away Monday evening in Bossier City following a lengthy illness. 
August 08 09:49 AM
When officers arrived at the scene, they contacted the owners of the Kings Grocery, who stated that their business had been burglarized and thousands of dollars had been removed..
August 08 09:49 AM
When officers arrived in the area, they were directed to a residence located in the 3000 block of Devaughn Street, where they made contact with 22-year-old Antonio Ramone Beverly.
August 08 09:49 AM
Shelley Tullis, the manager, said she saw the suspect, Stacy Nicole Reese, 35, of 5633 Crystal Drive, Shreveport, take items and place inside a large purse before exiting the store without paying of them..
August 08 09:49 AM
Enrique “Rickey” Palmer, 25, of Shreveport, is wanted in connection with stealing one and a half pallets of shingles worth about $2,800 last week from a home under construction in the 1400 block of Suwannee Lane in Woodlake Ridge subdivision..
August 08 09:49 AM
On April 17, agents scheduled a controlled purchase at a Bossier City hotel. There, Reyenga sold a Hi-Standard, model Double 9, .22 caliber revolver, a Savage model 93 .22LR caliber rifle and ammunition. His sale of these stolen firearms was recorded, and he was immediately arrested.
August 08 09:49 AM
Just before midnight Sunday, a Shreveport police officer was patrolling near the 3000 block of Alabama Avenue when he saw a group of people gathered near a vehicle in the block..
August 08 09:49 AM
Property crimes investigators immediately responded to the scene. Authorities recovered surveillance video from the store which captured one man entering the business and taking an undisclosed amount of money from the safe..

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