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November 21 06:40 AM
The Crime Victims Reparations Program assist victims of violent crime and their family members to help with various expenses, including medical, lost wages, mental health and other expenses incurred by the unexpected financial burden as a result of the crime.
November 21 10:15 AM
Trash collection routes will not run on Thanksgiving. Thursday trash collection routes will instead run on Friday and Friday’s routes will run on Saturday. Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday trash collection routes will run as scheduled during the week of Thanksgiving.
November 21 03:47 PM
 Bossier Parish property tax notices were mailed today, and homeowners can make their payments via mail, online or walk-in at four convenient locations.  If mailing a payment, send it t
November 14 07:23 PM
The ceremony will begin at 10:30 a.m. on Nov. 14 at the training facility located at 2981 Old Plain Dealing Road. The guest speaker will be Caddo Parish Sheriff Steve Prator.
November 14 07:23 PM
In the second crash, the driver of the crane truck, 43-yearold Curt Edwards of Longview, Texas, told officers he was westbound on I-20 when he came upon traffic that had slowed, possibly because of the first crash, and had to swerve off the road to avoid hitting the vehicle in front of him.
November 14 07:24 PM
The Bossier Sheriff’s Office is also coordinating with LifeShare Blood Centers and Be the Match Registry for a blood drive and bone marrow registry in the coming weeks. You can go to www.Be theMatch.org/join to register, using the promo code ArrestCancer.
October 31 09:30 AM
The Bossier Parish Police Jury and the Bossier Parish Office of Homeland Security have issued a burn ban for the Lake Bistineau lakebed, Bossier Parish only, effective immediately..
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.
November 21 06:41 AM
The mayor’s comments followed Nov. 13’s ribbon-cutting at MSV for global fashion retailer H&M. The 22,000-square-foot store is one of the highest-profile retailers to join Mall St. Vincent’s lineup since Rouse Properties began an extensive makeover to reposition the mall as a leading retail and restaurant destination.
November 21 06:41 AM
Conversely, he said, his opponent, Willie Bradford, “demonstrated a tremendous lack of the genuine qualities that are required to be a leader. I’ve seen him distant and aloof, totally depending on the powers across town for his direction.
November 21 10:15 AM
David Aubrey, regional director for AT&T, said, “We’ve supported numerous organizations thus far in 2014. … Today, AT&T is here because we want to give back even more. There is an organization doing extraordinary work for an endeavor that needs extraordinary individuals like Mayor Glover.
November 21 11:04 AM
 Centenary College released an official statement Thursday night from President David Rowe to the Centenary community and public concerning the shooting on the campus : Tonight, I am incred
November 14 07:23 PM
Designed for children only, the course provides basic instruction for those who may never have fired a gun but want to be able to use one safely. It is also recommended for children who will receive a new BB gun, shotgun or hunting rifle for Christmas.
November 14 07:24 PM
Sunoco Logistics, in cooperation with local, state and federal authorities overseeing the emergency response and recovery for the Oct. 13 crude oil release from the Mid-Valley Pipeline Release in Caddo Parish, announced Monday that all recoverable oil has been removed from the environment in and around Tete Bayou.
October 31 09:30 AM
Sheriff’s Detective Keith Fox said whoever is responsible for the break-ins seemed to be targeting unlocked cars and is believed to have been on foot or bicycle. Items taken in the burglaries have included handguns and cash..
October 31 09:30 AM
Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator will host an AARP Safe Driver Program on Friday, Nov. 7, at the Northwest Regional Re-Entry Facility, located at 1125 Forum Drive in Shreveport..
October 31 09:30 AM
The City Council was presented with another proposal Tuesday, this one requesting approval to issue up to $65 million in street improvement bonds to help tackle one of the city’s most aggravating quality-of-life issues. Like previous proposals, the source of the funding to repay the debt would be a portion of the franchise fee.
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...
November 21 06:41 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 3 out of 4 child seats are not used correctly.
November 21 06:41 AM
What’s more, they will be giving away $2,500! Louisiana Boardwalk Outlets’ first 300 customers at the Christmas tree will receive a Surprise Swag Bag filled with complimentary gifts and goodies courtesy of the outlet center’s favorite brands and the chance to win up to $500 in gift cards for their holiday shopping needs.
November 21 10:15 AM
Some small-business owners, instead of laying people off, have cut their own salaries to keep their full complement of employees. Others have dipped into savings or taken out second mortgages to keep their doors open or to avoid cutting back employee hours.
November 14 06:06 AM
Shreveport native Marcus Rose from The Juilliard School in New York City will be featured as a soloist. Symphonic music from four different style periods will be represented by the compositions of Telemann, C.Ph.E. Bach, Bartok and the Rolla Viola Concerto.
November 14 06:06 AM
A successful year of Pop Up retail activation will end in the place where it started — downtown’s Red River District under the Texas Street Bridge. The special Holiday Market Pop UP will kick off Monday, Nov. 17, and run through Saturday, Dec. 20. Hours will be 10 a.
November 14 06:06 AM
The ceremony will begin at 10:30 a.m. on Nov. 14 at the training facility located at 2981 Old Plain Dealing Road. The guest speaker will be Caddo Parish Sheriff Steve Prator.
November 14 06:06 AM
“Fasching,” of “Fifth Season,” is the German equivalent of Mardi Gras, only the party begins much sooner. The streets of Minden will be filled with German food, three beer gardens and all things German. There will be live music from three stages throughout the day .
November 14 06:06 AM
Louisiana Boardwalk Outlets (formerly the Outlets at Louisiana Boardwalk), the popular outlet shopping, dining and entertainment destination serving the Shreveport-Bossier City marketplace, announces today that after a brief hiatus its popular...
November 14 07:23 PM
Shreveport native Marcus Rose from The Juilliard School in New York City will be featured as a soloist. Symphonic music from four different style periods will be represented by the compositions of Telemann, C.Ph.E. Bach, Bartok and the Rolla Viola Concerto.
October 31 09:30 AM
The Bossier Parish School Board has voted to close all Bossier schools and centers on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 4, in an effort to ensure student safety, maintain a secure environment and not disrupt the election process..
November 21 06:40 AM
The Safe Routes to School Program aims to improve the health of kids and the community by making walking and bicycling to school safer, easier and more enjoyable. The program is completely federally funded – requiring no organizational match..
November 21 06:40 AM
"It only costs on average $37 a day to help someone who is homeless in Louisiana find a permanent home with supportive services," said Nicole Sweazy, Administrator of the Louisiana Housing Authority which operates under the umbrella of the Louisiana Housing Corporation (LHC).
November 21 06:40 AM
The 2014 Master Plan for Wildlife Management Areas and Refuges maps and evaluates every inch of the state’s rich tapestry of ecological and recreational resources — including 1.6 million acres managed by LDWF — and establishes a comprehensive strategic direction for management, future conservation, connectivity and restoration of the public lands.
November 21 06:41 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.
November 21 06:41 AM
An out of state visitor to Shreveport would probably be surprised to learn that Shreveport voters will elect a new mayor on Saturday, December 6. Yes, the Saturday after Thanksgiving ends the current election season for Shreveport voters who will elect a U.
November 21 10:15 AM
The Safe Routes to School Program aims to improve the health of kids and the community by making walking and bicycling to school safer, easier and more enjoyable. The program is completely federally funded – requiring no organizational match..
November 14 06:06 AM
Last Friday, Gov. Bobby Jindal highlighted that Shared Hope International ranked Louisiana the top state in the nation for cracking down on human trafficking. The No. 1 ranking shows that Louisiana continues to be recognized as a national leader in combatting the sex trafficking industry.
November 14 06:06 AM
Baxter Street in Shreveport, and the phone book lists this address. Baxter Street is not in District E. Hendricks changes his voter registration in October 2010 to South Brookwood Drive; Hendricks is not the owner of this house. (Hendricks was not available for comment.
November 14 06:06 AM
Last Friday, Gov. Bobby Jindal joined legislators in their lawsuit to fight Common Core and require the Louisiana Department of Education and the Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) to follow the law and proper administrative procedures.
November 14 06:06 AM
Under the developing plan, retirees from the four state retirement systems — Louisiana State Employees’ Retirement System, Teachers’ Retirement System of Louisiana, Louisiana School Employees’ Retirement System, and Louisiana State Police Retirement System — will receive an additional $50 per month for a period of 12 months, beginning in July.
November 21 10:15 AM
Cooking is, and has long been, the leading cause of home structure fires and home fire injuries, and according to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), home cooking fires peak on major U.S. holidays that traditionally include cooking such as Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Easter.
November 21 10:15 AM
A necropsy performed by LDWF staff determined that the cougar was a 70- pound adult that had been declawed on all four paws. Decomposition made the immediate exact age and cause of death more difficult to determine. However, the cause of death remains under investigation.
November 21 10:15 AM
“Darge” has performed services in nearly every parish of the state, focusing most of his attention in Southeast Louisiana where he is familiar to most law enforcement and fire officials. “Darge” will be officially removed from service, effective December 01, 2014, after having been utilized across this state for more than a decade.
November 21 11:19 AM
Thursday, the U.S. rice industry learned the Iraqi Grain Board will purchase 120,000 metric tons of American rice. This action comes on the heels of a request made by agricultural leaders in which
November 21 11:25 AM
 The bear species nicknamed “teddy” more than a century ago that inspired the iconic stuffed toy still popular today will likely survive at least another century, according to a new U.S. G
November 14 07:23 PM
BATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain, D.V.M., released this statement last Friday upon learning part of the Mississippi River will close during harvest season for routine maintenance work on a levee bank:.
November 14 07:23 PM
According to evidence presented at the July 28 guilty plea, starting in April 2009, Cupp listed his sex offender registration as being in Texas. However, upon investigation, it was determined that Cupp had never lived in Texas.
November 14 07:23 PM
According to the National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA), approximately one half of fires during the months of December, January and February are associated with home heating appliances with half of those resulting in deaths.
November 21 06:41 AM
I am calling regarding the streets in Shreveport. I live in the Newcastle subdivision; my city representative is Ron Webb. We have had our streets on a repair list for 10 years. I have met with numerous city officials in our neighborhood and walked the neighborhoods, and they wrote up the slabs of concrete in our neighborhood that need to be replaced.
November 21 06:41 AM
Emergency Road Closure. LA 528, Bridge over Clarkes Bayou, in Bossier Parish, near Bellevue,.
November 14 06:06 AM
First, families, whenever possible, need to move away from government schools. Public schools in America have become, in many instances, the incubators for the "progressive" movement. The goal of liberals is to remove children from the family so the government can tell kids what.
November 14 06:06 AM
The show’s pickers, Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz, only pick private collections — no stores, malls, flea markets, museums, auctions, businesses or anything open to the public..
November 14 07:24 PM
Yes, good morning. I would like to thank all the insane people that voted to send Schuyler Marvin back to the D.A.’s office. I guess they look forward to the sweetheart deals he hands out to murderers and child molesters.
October 31 09:30 AM
Yes, Patrick Williams signs are in the best place for the voters to see and be reminded to vote for him. The bus stop bench ads are one of my favorite signs. Patrick Williams is the mayor for Shreveport. What an asset Shreveport has in Patrick Williams in being an established architect and builder.
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.
November 25 12:17 PM
 Police are working to identify the suspect responsible for a shooting that occurred in Shreveport’s Allendale neighborhood early Tuesday morning.   At approximately 2:30 a.m. on N
November 24 12:54 PM
 On November 24, 2014, at 4:20 a.m., Louisiana State Police Troop G responded to a report of a single vehicle crash on Louisiana Highway 159, just north of Minden that claimed the life of an Em
November 21 06:41 AM
Even though Thanksgiving hasn’t even arrived yet, children at Benton Middle School are already getting into the Christmas spirit, having collected toys, school supplies and toiletries to be given to needy children around the world through Operation Christmas Child.
November 21 10:15 AM
Attorney’s Office said the four suspects were charged in the 16- count indictment, including conspiracy to possess and distribute cocaine, distribution of cocaine and methamphetamine, possession of firearms by a convicted felon, possession of firearms with obliterated serial numbers and maintaining drug-involved premises.
November 21 10:15 AM
Shortly after 8:00 p.m. on October 19, 2014, Shreveport Police patrol officers were dispatched to the Valero in the 8700 block of Youree Drive relative to a reported armed robbery. Upon arrival, officers learned a male suspect allegedly pulled out a hand gun and demanded the cashier to give him the money out of the register.
November 21 10:15 AM
A black man and black woman have been using worthless checks at local grocery stores in Bossier City, Benton, Bossier City, as well as Cad do, Claiborne and Desoto Parishes from Oct. 20-23. The two suspects have primarily purchased beer and cigarettes and other items with the fraudulent checks, totaling nearly $2,000.
November 21 10:15 AM
Daniel L. Dawson, 25, of Bossier City, La., pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Elizabeth E. Foote to one count of possessing an unregistered firearm. According to evidence presented at the guilty plea, Bossier City Police responded to reports of gun fire on March 25, 2014.
November 21 10:15 AM
At approximately 7:45 p.m. on November 19, 2014, Shreveport Police patrol officers were dispatched to the 4600 block of Mansfield Road, relative to a reported armed robbery. Upon arrival, officers learned two male suspects robbed the business with handguns and took an undisclosed amount of money.
November 21 10:15 AM
Anyone who knows the identity of these two suspects or has any information about this robbery is asked to contact the Bossier Sheriff’s Office at 965-2203 or Bossier Crime Stoppers at 424- 4100 or on their Web site at www.bossiercrimestoppers.org.

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