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August 26 06:49 AM
With the focus on flooding once again in Louisiana, police jury members approved a $57,766 bid last week for drainage projects designed to help move high water away from parish neighborhoods. Projects awarded were in Chimney Lane and on the Princeton Road.
August 26 06:49 AM
Born on Sept. 7, 1915, Cole is the last surviving member of the “Doolittle Raid.” On April 18, 1942, he was the co-pilot on Crew No. 1, who alongside Jimmy Doolittle, helped lead 16 B-25 Mitchell bombers and 80 airmen in the first Pacific victory as a response to Pearl Harbor some five months earlier.
August 26 06:49 AM
The range features 12 shooting lanes with targets at 100, 200, 300 and 400 yards. Basic targets will be available at the range, but shooters can also bring their own paper targets. You will need to bring your own weapons and ammunition, since none will be available at the range.
August 26 06:49 AM
“We do everything humanly possible to prepare these recruits for an outstanding performance in a dangerous, stressful job,” said Whittington. “Graduation from the P.O.S.T. course is only the beginning. Today’s law officer continues training throughout his career, to face new challenges, such as terrorist threats and active shooters.
August 19 06:56 AM
Eleven different law enforcement agencies make up Class 016, which will train for the next 11 ½ weeks to complete the Peace Officers Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) schedule, a regimen that consists of classes and scenarios to train them to become professional police officers and deputy sheriffs.
August 19 06:56 AM
Charlie Bean was promoted to the position of shift lieutenant, and Michele Jester, now a sergeant, will be the Corrections Emergency Response Team supervisor..
August 16 08:39 AM
 A man who reported being the victim of an armed robbery is facing a drug charge after officers ended up him finding him in possession of suspected cocaine. Cortez Lemont Mason, 36, of Shrev
August 05 06:37 AM
Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington said, “This shows you the quality of the people we have working for us here in the Bossier Sheriff’s Office. They’re always willing to do what’s needed to ensure the safety of our residents, even at great risk to themselves.
August 26 06:49 AM
Downtown Shreveport has a couple of such galleries — specifically, artspace and the Norsworthy Gallery — but according to Liz Swaine, executive director of the Downtown Development Authority (DDA), the city has a lot more art than you probably realize.
August 26 06:49 AM
Bibliophiles can once again pore through thousands upon thousands of books ranging from cookbooks to biographies, from true crime to humor, and from science to science fiction at the annual Centenary Book Bazaar, scheduled for Friday and Saturday, Sept.
August 26 06:49 AM
Marshall joined the Sheriff's Office in 2004 and has worked in Security at Caddo Correctional Center and in Youth Services/Investigations. In addition to serving as a Youth Services detective, he is an investigator on the Internet Crimes against Children Task Force.
August 19 06:56 AM
The new police cruisers will be hitting the streets over the next few months with brand new graphics to match. The 2016 Ford Interceptor SUVs were purchased by the department as part of a $3.5 million equipment financing package approved by Mayor Tyler and the Council back in 2015.
August 12 06:45 AM
During her year as president, Davis along with her LDOA Board of Directors will represent the Louisiana D.A.R.E. program, oversee and plan all activities and training for the 26th annual LDOA Training Conference, and oversee other projects involving the association.
August 12 06:46 AM
At SPD, Stevens worked as a patrol officer, investigator and supervisor of Investigations, including the Homicide Division. He was the Special Response Team commander and primary sniper for the unit. He retired from SPD as supervisor of the Narcotics Unit and SRT.
July 29 07:13 AM
Hundreds of area students on summer break got to enjoy four days of fun, fraternity and athletics thanks to a basketball camp sponsored by the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and more than a dozen other local government agencies, churches and businesses.
July 29 07:13 AM
Maurice Whitten is a 15-year CPSO deputy and has worked in security and transportation in the Corrections Division. He is being promoted to lieutenant in security. Chad Davis has worked with the sheriff’s office for 16 years in corrections, patrol and Internal Affairs.
August 19 06:56 AM
Scheduled entertainers include Johnny Earthquake and the Moondogs, Lance Lopez, Earshot Graffiti, Ambush, Chuck Kesilman and Friends, A.J. and the Two Tone Blues Band, Run Baby Run, Southern Roots, Anxious, and many more. For more information, check out the festival’s Facebook page.
August 19 06:56 AM
During the DigiArt Show, the BAC showcases digital artwork from local professionals and students. By providing a platform to publicly display works created with ad vanced digital tools and programs, we encourage the community to continue learning skills and paving the way for the future of the arts.
August 12 06:45 AM
For the past two years, Shreveport has celebrated the life of this successful businessman, and on Saturday, Aug. 20, from 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., downtown Shreveport will be the site of the third Stan “The Record Man” Lewis Festival, funded by the Caddo Parish Commission.
August 12 06:45 AM
The proceeds are the result of a forfeiture of more than $181,000 arising from a drug-related traffic stop conducted in early November by the Louisiana State Police and the federal Drug Enforcement Administration..
August 12 06:45 AM
“This is no small accomplishment. and our teachers and students deserve to be commended for their hard work,” said Bossier Schools Superintendent Scott Smith. “Not only did these students earn college credit while still in high school, but they continually prove they have what it takes to achieve at higher levels.
August 05 06:37 AM
Project SOAR will reach over 1,200 military students at 11 schools — Apollo, Bellaire, Curtis, Kingston, Legacy, R.V. Kerr, Stockwell Place, Sun City, Waller and W.T. Lewis elementary schools and Cope Middle School — and serve 6,700 students who attend those schools as well.
August 05 06:37 AM
Pizza and pop joined ranks with pomp and paperwork last Friday as the Caddo Parish District Attorney bade farewell to a group of young students who served this summer as interns, helping assistant district attorneys and staff in the day-to-day work of justice and Caddo District Court.
July 29 07:13 AM
On Tuesday, a group called “Feed Our Friends in Blue” served a complimentary lunch of sandwiches, chips and dessert to Bossier City first responders by the Liberty Garden, located between the Bossier City fire and police departments at 620 Benton Road.
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.
August 26 06:49 AM
An old out-of-state friend called to touch base, and asked, “How are y’all doing down there?” I told him we were hanging in there, in spite of what seems to be one confrontation and tragedy after and other.
August 26 06:49 AM
The Louisiana State Bond Commission meets monthly to review and approve applications from parishes, municipalities, special taxing districts, and other political subdivisions of the State requesting authority to incur debt. For more information, visit www.
August 26 06:49 AM
The unclaimed property program has returned more than $407 million to nearly 630,000 Louisiana citizens since 1972. By going to shopping malls, the Louisiana Treasury raises awareness about the unclaimed property program..
August 26 06:49 AM
Furthermore, whenever I talk to current or former meth users, they always tell me that I would be amazed at how many people are actually using meth. And they say that I would also be amazed when I realized that meth users come from all walks of life..
August 19 06:56 AM
Louisiana poet laureate Randy Newman’s poignant lyrics, written 42 years ago, were right on the money throughout South Louisiana last week. Locals watched helplessly as the rain poured down, day and night, for 10 straight days.
August 19 06:56 AM
I have several posts on my Web site, and I may have also mentioned North Korean meth production in past columns. If you really look, you will soon discover that the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (the official name for North Korea) has had a hand in the production of narcotics for many years.
August 12 06:45 AM
Whoooooa! He said what? If there were ever a poster child for continually sticking one’s foot in mouth, it would be Donald Trump. Rather than attack his Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton, Trump can’t seem to help himself by going rogue and making outrageous statements that even his most diehard supporters find difficult to defend.
August 12 06:45 AM
It was just a quick trip to the Brookshire's on Barksdale Boulevard on my way home Thursday afternoon. After all, my wife asked if I could pick up some chicken tenders for the salad she was making (yes, a salad — I'm trying to lose a few, and the chicken is just a little extra to spruce up the lettuce and veggies).
August 12 06:45 AM
The report includes receipts for sales tax, individual income tax, general severance tax, corporation and franchise tax, gasoline and special fuels tax and miscellaneous taxes cash receipts. The report does not include gambling revenues, fees, self-generated revenue and statutory dedications.
August 26 06:49 AM
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded $95,000 to the Jena Band of Choctaw Indians in Jena, La. as part of the General Assistance Program (GAP). The tribe will use the funds to administer their environmental program and assist in the development of multimedia programs to address environmental issues.
August 26 06:49 AM
Devastating flooding has impacted multiple parishes in Louisiana. Donations are needed to assist the animal relief efforts underway by the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) and parish governments.
August 26 06:49 AM
Laguna Development Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Pueblo of Laguna, announced that its newly formed Kicks Entertainment unit has entered a definitive agreement to acquire the Isle of Capri Casino Hotel Lake Charles in Westlake, Calcasieu Parish, La.
August 19 06:56 AM
Employees from the Treasury's Unclaimed Property Division will be stationed in the Center Court next to the turtle pond at Mall St. Vincent, located at 1133 St. Vincent Ave. in Shreveport, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Treasury employees will help citizens file unclaimed property claims.
August 19 06:56 AM
"Sen. Brown has been arrested twice now on domestic violence charges. He needs to resign his seat and focus on his personal problems," said Treasurer Kennedy. "Domestic violence is a serious issue, and it's disrespectful to victims of this horrible crime for Sen.
August 19 06:56 AM
"Once everyone impacted by the floods is safe, we need to sit down and decide how to get this project completed," said Treasurer Kennedy. "This project has been on the drawing board since the last round of devastating flooding in the 1980s. The sad fact is that the flooding this week would not have been as devastating if this diversion canal existed.
August 19 06:56 AM
“If your community floods and soil around your home or business washes away, you will need to retreat that area because the termiticide barrier may no longer exist,” Strain said. “Termite bait stations need to be evaluated for replacement as well. If you have a termite contract, you should contact your pest control company for an inspection.
August 19 06:56 AM
The preliminary investigation revealed that a 2003 Nissan Pickup Truck driven by 33-year-old Victor Hogan Jr. of West Monroe was traveling north on LA 9 when for reasons still under investigation, Hogan’s vehicle exited the left side of the roadway and struck a parked railroad car.
August 19 06:56 AM
LAKE CHARLES, La. – United States Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced that a Lake Charles man in federal prison custody pleaded guilty last week to federal escape charges after failing to report to a halfway house according to terms of home confinement.
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.
August 26 06:49 AM
While searching the vehicle, the officer saw an open camo backpack on the front passenger floorboard that contained a 20-ounce clear and empty jar that had a green, leafy residue, two electronic scales and an empty trash bag box..
August 26 06:49 AM
Upon arrival, 33-year-old Ladamien Carneil Butler was detained by security officers. They stated Butler was approached for loud music and then questioned about an incident that occurred on the property..
August 26 06:49 AM
A passenger who go upset on a city bus is cooling his heels behind bars after he damaged two windows on the bus and a vehicle in a parking lot..
August 26 06:49 AM
Johnson was allegedly seen by a concerned citizen walking through her yard and dropping a white item. The citizen flagged the officer down as he was driving by and pointed at the males that were in her yard, yelling that the one in the brown shirt dropped the item in her yard.
August 26 06:49 AM
Preliminary information gathered by detectives revealed the victim was reportedly shot after a black, four-door vehicle drove past the home and one of the vehicle's occupants fired from the vehicle.
August 26 06:49 AM
The accident occurred just after 2:30 a.m. near the Fairfield Avenue exit, when Hodge’s 2001 Ford Explorer flipped several times, ejecting Hodge and injuring another occupant of the vehicle, 56-year-old Sandra Thomas, also of the Marlow Street address..
August 26 06:49 AM
According to the indictment filed by United States Attorney Stephanie A. Finley through her assistant U.S. Attorneys, Joseph Jarzabek and Brandon Brown, beginning on or about Oct.

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