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October 24 09:32 AM
*The Bossier Parish Police Jury has announced effective immediately,.
October 24 09:32 AM
The Bossier City Police Department joined the Bossier Sheriff’s Office and Kansas City Southern Railway to promote railroad crossing safety by taking part in Operation Lifesaver, a non -profit education and awareness program dedicated to ending...
October 24 09:32 AM
The designation certified criminal investigator identifies a professional’s high level of excellence, achievement and competence, and it confirms that the professional has made a commitment to providing reliable service and maintaining the highest of professional and ethical standards.
October 24 09:32 AM
When the three days of practice and two days of competition were completed, Colgin was elated to hear he took second place in the Novice Division — impressive news for a deputy who has been riding motorcycles for the department for only three months..
October 17 05:47 PM
Registration is under way for the 2015 Bossier Parks and Recreation Youth Basketball season, and now sign-ups can be made online. The registration fee is $45 per child and $35 for each sibling. Leagues are forming for boys and girls ages 5 through 14. The deadline to register for all leagues is Nov.
October 17 05:47 PM
“I can’t stress enough the importance of keeping our children safe while they are waiting at bus stops, being picked up and then being delivered to their schools and homes, said Sheriff Whittington.
October 17 05:47 PM
Brad Durbin was promoted to the rank of lieutenant. Lt. Durbin has been a member of the Bossier City Police Department since 1991 and is assigned to the patrol division..
October 10 11:22 AM
“I’m encouraged by the motivation of this young lady and wish her well in her studies at Northwestern,” said Whittington. “Hopefully, when she is done with her education, she can return to our area and work at the new crime lab and forensics center.”.
October 10 11:22 AM
The workshop will address restoration agriculture and Keyline water management systems and will focus on designing the water system for a farm-scale perennial agriculture system. Topics explored will also include agroforestry and silvopasture systems..
October 24 09:32 AM
The letter comes just days after the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality finally ordered the landfill to close after years and years of operating vio lations, citations and frequent fires both above and below the especially those in the...
October 24 09:32 AM
Parker oversees the Sheriff’s Work Release Program. She joined the Caddo Sheriff’s Office In February 200 and has worked in a number of areas at the Caddo Correctional Center, including booking, security, classifications, detention records and special investigations.
October 24 09:32 AM
Citizens can go to the sheriff’s office Web site at www.caddo sheriff.org and click on the Sex Offender Registry button at the bottom of the page. Parents can quickly search for offenders in their area by using the statewide database. Simply enter your home address to view a printable map of your neighborhood and any offenders in the surrounding area.
October 24 09:32 AM
The Shreveport Riverview Phase II has been contracted out to the ELA Group, and the Red River Waterway Commission will oversee the project. Preconstruction meetings between representatives from the city, the contractor and Kevin Bryan, the architect, have been positive, and no delays are anticipated.
October 17 05:47 PM
The Zombie Walk has been held at several spots downtown, including Festival Plaza and artspace. “Last year, we did it on a Thursday night as part of our Third Thursday Trolley,” Swaine said.
October 17 05:47 PM
In the fall of 2011, Mayor Glover unveiled a plan to provide speedier relief for the city’s crumbling streets and sidewalks without creating any new taxes for citizens to pay. His plan was well-received by many residents, particularly those who live in areas with streets and sidewalks that have long needed reconstruction.
October 17 05:47 PM
“When the water is transferred, the plan for the current boil order on East Cove customers being transferred is for Blanchard operators to open the valves and flush the system.
October 10 11:22 AM
The third Pop-Up Project, scheduled for Nov. 3-7, will be perfect for people who like to eat. During the week, the Pop-Up court will be unveiled at the corner of Common and Crockett streets. The court will feature several food trucks as well as food vendors of other sorts, outdoor seating, music and more.
October 10 11:22 AM
Sgt. Jason Brook and Sgt. Kim Brook, who were both hired by the department in September 1993, were placed on paid administrative leave by Chief Shaw pending an administrative investigation into the alleged policy violations..
October 03 10:42 AM
What special features are in store for visitors this year? “Ballet Memphis and Lightwire Theater are two of our ‘special projects’ that we think the community will enjoy,” Stone said.
October 24 09:32 AM
The certificate program, which was established as part of the Association of Film Commissioners International Global Initiatives in 2007, sets international standards such as fundamental courses, master classes and workshops that speak to the varied demands the professionals who serve as film commissioners must perform.
October 24 09:32 AM
live music by Bayou gypsy, Kelcy Mae and Red Thread on an outdoor stage. There will be bounce houses, face painting and entertainment for children along with adoptable pets and a “puppy park.” Attendees will enjoy two.
October 17 05:47 PM
In addition to the free gun lock giveaway, the Benton Police Department will distribute literature on the following: domestic violence, drug awareness, bullying, natural/manmade disasters, and educational coloring books for children that include bicycle safety, safety in the home and stranger awareness.
October 17 05:47 PM
“We are expecting an impressive alumni crowd from around the country,” said Stewardship Officer Meredith Sowers. “From a gumbo and dessert cook-off to sporting events and reunions, participants can expect a fun-filled weekend with activities for every member of the family.
October 17 05:47 PM
Every Wednesday: The Society of St. Vincent de Paul at Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
October 17 05:47 PM
On Friday, the Louisiana Department of Transportation announced the schedule for a series of public hearings to present the Fiscal Year 2015-16 Preliminary Highway Program. The public hearings will be conducted by the Joint Transportation, Highways and Public Works Committee.
October 17 05:47 PM
The new office located at 1067 Highway 171 occupies one acre at the corner of Stanley Road, with the bank utilizing the bottom floor of the two story structure. Dorroh said future growth or demand for office space from outside renters will dictate when the second story would be complete.
October 17 05:47 PM
“The staff at DOTD works hard each year to obligate our entire allotment of federal funding,” said DOTD Secretary Sherri H. LeBas. “I am proud of their hard work and dedication with helping the department obtain this extra funding for these muchneeded projects.
October 10 11:22 AM
The workshop will address restoration agriculture and Keyline water management systems and will focus on designing the water system for a farm-scale perennial agriculture system. Topics explored will also include agroforestry and silvopasture systems..
October 10 11:22 AM
The Shreveport-Bossier Night Out Tuesday brought visits from law enforcement and community leaders, including U.S. Attorney Stephanie A. Finley and members of her office; Mike Campbell, law enforcement community coordinator; Robert Gillespie Jr., an assistant U.
October 24 09:32 AM
Barack Obama is on the Devil’s side when it comes to abortion. Satan loves abortion. God hates it. Exodus 20:13 says, “Thou shalt not kill.” Proverbs 6:16-17 says, “These six things doth the Lord hate: Yea, seven are an abomination unto Him: a proud look, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood.
October 24 09:32 AM
When it comes to voter interest, races for judgeships generally rate at the bottom of the political scale. This is especially true when the ballot is filled with the many races and constitutional amendments on the Nov. 4 ballot. The Trina Chu/Charles Tutt race for the Caddo judgeship is an exception to the rule — for many reasons.
October 24 09:32 AM
The Internet is such a powerful tool in modern life, it’s hard for a lot of people to imagine going through their daily routine without using it in some capacity. But for some people in rural communities, accessing the Internet isn’t as easy as just connecting to the wifi network.
October 24 09:32 AM
After years of government cuts, Louisiana’s community hospitals need a more reliable source of funding to fulfill their mission of providing care for Louisiana’s families. The fact remains that over the past six years base payments to Louisiana’s community hospitals have been severely cut because of the current financial system in Louisiana.
October 17 05:47 PM
Everyone who has lived in Shreveport for a few years — well, almost everyone — knows of the Barnwell. Officially, it is the R.S. Barnwell Memorial Garden and Art Center, and for many years, it was the focal point of the Clyde Fant Parkway.
October 17 05:47 PM
a study that found nearly two in every three Louisiana workers had either seen or experienced age discrimination in the workplace. Unfortunately, almost 20 percent of those surveyed said that they weren’t hired for a job due to their age, and nearly 10 percent told us they had been laid off or fired because of their age.
October 17 05:47 PM
So, they thought they had Jesus on the horns of a dilemma, but, as they soon found out, Jesus was never on the horns of a dilemma. In response to this question, He said, “Render, therefore, unto Caesar the things which are Caesar’s; and unto God the things that are God’s” (Matthew 22:21).
October 10 11:22 AM
We do not know when it is going to happen, but we know it is going to happen because the Bible says so. Revelation 18:2 says, “Babylon the great is fallen, is fallen …” In Scripture, Babylon is representative of a vile system related to religious corruption and commercial.
October 10 11:22 AM
Immediately, fans, in true J.R Ewing-style, prepared for the fight to have the show put back on television. Social media sites and petitions sprang up, along with not only trying to get TNT to have a change of heart but also pleading with other networks to pick up the show.
October 10 11:22 AM
Greg Young and his wife, Jackie, own a home at 2209 North Cross Drive in Blanchard; the residence is not in the Shreveport city limits. The house has an assessed value of $450,000. They both have filed for the $75,000 parish homestead exemption on this home.
October 24 09:32 AM
“Juan Francisco Saenz-Tamez became the head of the Gulf Cartel following the 2013 arrest of former leader Mario Ramirez-Trevino,” said DEA Administrator Michele M. Leonhart. “He moved steadily up the cartel ranks, working as a lookout, record keeper, plaza boss, and finally its leader.
October 24 09:32 AM
The suspect, Stacie Laine Soape, 42, of Carthage, Texas was arrested Oct. 17 after a lengthy investigation. Norton received a tip on July 1 referencing one cow sold by a person who didn’t own cattle. After receiving the tip, Norton called Hand to assist with the investigation.
October 24 09:32 AM
Samantha Foglesong from Baton Rouge, La., placed first in the fresh category with “Creamy Smoked Sweet Potato Soup.” Adrian Vazquez, a Washburne Culinary Institute student from Chicago, Ill., placed first in the student category with “Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Balsamic Sage Brown Butter.
October 24 09:32 AM
Landrieu supported cutting Medicare by $700 billion to create a new entitlement program. In 1997, while Bill Clinton was president, Gov. Jindal served as executive director of the National Bipartisan Commission on the Future of Medicare..
October 17 05:47 PM
I woke up this morning surprised to find out I am now responsible for sweeping agency funds and crafting the state budget. I am more than happy to take on those responsibilities if the Legislature chooses to task me with them. In the meantime, let me clear up some distortions in statements made this morning by the Division of Administration.
October 17 05:47 PM
Louisiana Tax Amnesty 2014 continues through 11:59 p.m. on Nov. 14. During the amnesty program, delinquent taxpayers and non-filers can bring their accounts up to date by paying 100 percent of taxes owed, all applicable fees and 50 percent of applied interest.
October 17 05:47 PM
If you currently have this app on your iPhone, please install the current update. This will remove any outdated content while the department develops a new, more user-friendly version that will provide accurate, season-specific information and regulations.
October 17 05:47 PM
LSU School of Veterinary Medicine student handlers work with Mike VI throughout the summer to get him ready to load into his trailer for LSU Tiger home football games. However, being an adult male tiger, he does not always comply. Because of this, he may not attend all home games this season.
October 17 05:47 PM
The LSU Fighting Tigers, where do they do their fighting? Evidently, not on the football field and of the news a few months back, barroom brawls. They are evidently doing their fighting in the bars of Baton Rouge and not on the football field, not of late.
October 10 11:22 AM
This is my comment to the lady, Ruth. You are a big, fat liar; that is not truth. There is just as many white people getting food stamps as black folks. Second, you sound like you are racist female. You get what you get, maybe if you talked to people the right way you would get much better service.
October 03 10:43 AM
Someone had asked the question about the difference in in law schools. I believe it was the difference between a Southern University law degree as opposed to an LSU law degree. I think the issue came up when someone said Bossier DA Schuyler Marvin has a Southern University law degree.
September 26 01:19 PM
Hi, I am calling to ask a question about the guy arrested, the State Fair of La. Manager Clark. I see here in your paper he ran a stop sign and was arrested for possession of marijuana. He also admitted that he had a gun in car. It is in the paper.
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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October 24 09:32 AM
“There’s probably not a police chief in the state that don’t hardly know Gary … and there’s over 200 chiefs who attend those meetings. I’ll bet you Gary knows every one of them, and they all like Gary, too,” Giles said..
October 24 09:32 AM
The man, who was captured on video surveillance, entered the Valero gas station in the 8700 block of Youree Drive armed with a weapon and demanded money from the employees..
October 24 09:32 AM
On Wednesday, a suspect, identified as 24-year-old William S. Peoples of the 500 block of Kirby Place in Shreveport, was being placed under arrest for multiple charges..
October 24 09:32 AM
On Oct. 9 at about 7:12 p.m., deputies with the DeSoto Parish Sheriff’s Office Patrol Division responded to a call from the coal mine in reference to a trespasser who was found at the site. While responding, dispatch was notified that the suspect had fled the area and gave a description of the vehicle.
October 24 09:32 AM
Anyone with any information regarding Hill’s whereabouts is asked to contact Sgt. Garland Hensley at 318-872-3956 or contact DeSoto Parish Crime Stoppers at 1-800- 505-STOP (7867)..
October 24 09:32 AM
The arrest occurred after the observant deputy noticed a suspicious vehicle parked next to Sligo Country Store on Sligo Road around 3:30 a.m. Saturday. When he approached the vehicle, he found Yerby carrying a trash can..
October 24 09:32 AM
Just a week after Bossier High School served as the site of an emergency drill involving an active shooter on campus, the school was placed on lockdown for real as Shreveport and Bossier City police pursued two suspects following a drive-by shooting in Shreveport.
October 24 09:32 AM
Deputies immediately set up a perimeter around the location and called for the K-9 unit. K-9 Kyra and her handler arrived at the location and conducted a search. A suspect was located in the area by the K-9..
October 24 09:32 AM
When officers arrived at the scene, they learned that a male, later identified as 62-yearold Stephen Tobiassen, broke into the church and spray-painted numerous symbols and ges tures on the interior walls of the second-floor bathroom..

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