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January 29 05:36 AM
Another Lake Bistineau property owner, who had purchased a Shreveport nursery, donated a pair of greenhouses, each measuring 30x80 feet. Camp said some dirt work would be necessary to set the pair, but a local construction company is donating heavy equipment and operators to get the job done.
January 29 05:43 AM
100 block of Thompson Street. Firefighters received the call at about 4:50 p.m. The first unit arrived on scene within four minutes and found heavy smoke and flames coming from the structure’s front windows and eaves. Firefighters managed to bring the blaze under control within nine minutes.
January 29 12:58 PM
 Individuals interested in learning where help is available for forestry or farming operations, livestock, rural home repairs or new home purchases in rural areas are invited to discover what f
January 22 05:42 PM
Library branches include the Central Library, 2206 Beckett St., Bossier City; Henry L. Aulds Memorial Library, 3950 Wayne Ave., Bossier City; Benton branch, 115 Courthouse Drive; East 80 branch, 1050 Bellevue Road, Haughton; Dorothy Elston Alford Memorial, 116 W.
January 22 05:42 PM
Reserve police officers are members of the community who are trained as certified law enforcement officers in accordance with state requirements and supplement the full-time Bossier City police officers in a variety of duties.
January 22 05:42 PM
In addition to officers, police jury members approved three administrators to new terms. Bill Altimus was reappointed parish administrator for a one-year term while Rachel Hauser was named parish secretary for another two years, and Sheryl Thomas was voted another two-year term as parish treasurer.
August 28 06:51 AM
Gates open at 5 p.m. Admission is $8; children under 6 will be admitted free. Each Bossier Parish school will play briefly to open the season. Bands, dance lines and cheerleaders will also be featured and Jamboree Queens presented..
June 24 03:45 PM
 A boil advisory has been issued for the Central Bossier Water System in Bossier Parish has been issued and residents on that system are encouraged to boil water for consumption until further n
June 19 12:53 PM
“Images of America: Bossier City” is the first book to be written by Kevin Bryant Jones, a West Monroe native who lived for 15 years in Huntsville, Ala., and who has lived in Bossier City since 2004, when he was transferred to Barksdale Air Force Base.
January 29 05:36 AM
Sheriff’s Office picked up a red-and-white paint stud horse from the 300 block of Redbud Lane in Vivian were unable to locate the owner. To claim the horse or for more information, The Caddo Parish on Saturday. Deputies contact Deputy Gary Bailey at 681-1120.
January 15 06:12 AM
When that dramatic change-over to our current Caddo Commission was accomplished, we who cared believed "good government" in Caddo, from and by exceptional public servants, was assured. Our newly enacted, voter-approved Home Rule Charter (HRC) made sure of that, we believed.
January 15 06:12 AM
“In between the time of the inspection and the repairs, which took place in September 2014, the bridge’s load limit was reduced to five tons. After the maintenance was performed by our statewide bridge crew, the posted load limit was raised to 10- 15 tons, which is the posted limit today.
June 19 12:53 PM
To help folks who might have been injured while coping with the flood, personnel from the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals, Office of Public Health, were in Shreveport Tuesday to give free tetanus shots to Caddo Parish citizens who have...
June 12 03:03 AM
The wall was constructed and assembled along the grassy median. The wall consists of a series of mesh containers and heavy-duty fabric liner filled with sand and covered with plastic. A second level was placed on top of the wall along the road directly underneath the bridge, where the water was the highest.
June 12 03:03 AM
Citizens should be prepared to provide the following information: name, address, phone number, do you have flood insurance, do you own or rent the impacted structure, did you evacuate the structure, what is the extent of your damage, do you have damage to the following: car, RV, boat, large farm equipment, livestock?.
June 12 03:03 AM
Thompson said, “I think it is appropriate to make an observation about our country’s Constitution and what makes it so remarkable. The amazing thing about our country, its traditions and its founding document is that all share a foundation in unchanging principles, and all have the capacity to grow and build upon these foundations.
May 29 07:21 AM
Sheriffs’ scholarships are made possible by the Louisiana Sheriffs’ Honorary Membership Program (LSHMP). Louisiana sheriffs provide scholarships to graduating high school students from each parish where the sheriff is an affiliate of the program. Scholarships will be awarded in 60 parishes throughout the state.
February 05 06:37 AM
National Youth Correspondents participate in hands-on, experiential learning through decision-making simulations that challenge them to solve problems and explore the creative, practical, and ethical tensions inherent in journalism and media. The experiential portion of the program is complemented by speakers who are well-known leaders in the media.
February 05 06:37 AM
Murray joins a select group of 250 students from across the country to participate in an intensive study weeklong of leadership in environmental science and conservation. Murray was chosen based on academic accomplishments and a demonstrated interest and excellence in leadership in the sciences and conservation studies.
February 05 06:37 AM
On this date, anyone who has outstanding warrants through Shreveport City Court can have their warrants recalled and a new court date schedule without fear of being arrested or additional fees. In addition, anyone with delinquent fines can get a new payment schedule.
February 05 06:37 AM
The Krewe of Gemini’s Mardi Gras Parade is all set to roll out at 4:30 p.m. this Saturday and the Shreveport Police Department would like to take this opportunity to pass on a friendly reminder to parade -goers regarding some ground rules that are in place to ensure everyone has a fun, safe Mardi Gras experience.
February 05 06:37 AM
Krewe of Highland parade enthusiasts can find a home on the Centenary campus when the floats roll through the Highland neighborhood on Sunday, Feb. 7. The college will once again host a free, family-friendly watch party for alumni and friends in front of the Sam Peters Admission Building.
February 05 06:37 AM
On Thursday, Feb. 11, there will be a Wine, Art, Music opening reception for Torma's work at 1800 Prime Steakhouse with food and wine pairings by Chef Konstantin Plavnik and music provided by Twang Darkly..
February 05 06:37 AM
On Feb. 13, the Meadows Museum of Art will explore these connections with the exhibition "Creole World: Photographs of New Orleans and the Latin Caribbean Sphere," featuring the work of renowned photographer Richard Sexton. Sexton is a fine art and media photographer whose work has been published and exhibited worldwide.
January 29 05:36 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.
January 29 05:36 AM
Trio Melange is composed of soprano Dr. Claire Vangelisti, pianist Richard Seiler and French horn player James Boldin. All three are faculty members at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, and Boldin has previously performed at Centenary College with the Camerata ensemble in quartets by Igor Stravinsky and Eugene Bozza.
January 29 05:36 AM
The registration fee is $45 per player. Sign-up forms are available at the BPAR office, located in the Bossier City Public Service Complex, 3223 Old Shed Road. Forms may also be downloaded from the City of Bossier City Web site at www.bossier city.org.
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.
February 05 06:37 AM
The biggest loser in the recent Iowa presidential caucuses was not Donald Trump or any of the other candidates who did not meet expectations in garnering voters. No, the title for the real loser was, hands down, the state of Louisiana.
February 05 06:37 AM
In West Virginia, Tracy Lynn Starkey, 21, and Nathaniel R. Spina, 22, were arraigned on Saturday, Jan. 30, in Monongalia County Magistrate Court on charges of operating a clandestine lab and possession of precursor to manufacture meth and conspiracy..
February 05 06:37 AM
I have just returned from the Strand Theatre premiere of “Shape of Shreveport, Episodes 5 - 8.” It was, as with the first four episodes last summer, just plain outstanding. To Will Broyles, Jim Broyles, Chris Scott and Chris Lyon, my most sincere "thank you" for, yet again, this meaningful, fascinating — and honest — hom age.
January 29 05:36 AM
"Dr. Moseley was found guilty last week of fraudulently collecting more than $15,000 in food stamps and child care assistance," said Treasurer Kennedy. "This was taxpayer money. Dr. Moseley also has contracted with the state to provide consulting services.
January 29 05:36 AM
Russell Long’s famous saying about how to raise revenue, “We’re going tax you, we’re going tax me, we’ll even tax that guy behind the tree.
January 29 05:36 AM
If you want to know the truth, it is for the children. And that is why I focus so much of my efforts on women. You and I both know that, for the most part, women are the primary caregivers for their children.
January 29 05:36 AM
In last week’s Hotline Section, a reader contacts us and asks some very interesting questions about a proposed property tax renewal for the Caddo-Bossier Port Commission. Unfortunately. it was after press deadline that we received a response from Caddo-Bossier Port Commission Director Eric England, who responded to our reader’s questions.
January 22 05:42 PM
Times are tough, and there is talk about making them even tougher by raising revenue through tax increases. Yes, the state, as usual, is strapped for cash. Yes, we're facing, as usual, a large shortfall in the state budget.
January 22 05:42 PM
Two hundred years ago this month, Louisiana was the center of a major turning point in both American and world history. The War of 1812 was the first time in the short time of the nation’s history that the U.S. had declared war, and the three-year conflict came to a final struggle at the Battle of New Orleans.
January 22 05:42 PM
Alternatively, each week I could fill this column with medical and scientific facts about the consequences of long-term meth use. I could discuss the incidence of rhabdomyolysis, the dyspnea produced when meth deposits in pulmonary tissue via serotonin transporters, and the cases of cerebral infarcts and formication.
February 05 06:37 AM
Roy Arlen Van Nortrick, 42, was found guilty of charges that he repeatedly sexually abused the two victims, both under age 13 at the time, in 2009 and 2010. The five-woman, seven-man jury returned the guilty verdict at 7:34 p.m., 57 minutes after retiring from District Judge Brady O'Callaghan's courtroom.
February 05 06:37 AM
Luke Jarrod Hust, 29, was sentenced by 4th District Court Judge Scott Leehy to three life sentences in prison without the benefit of parole for two counts of attempted first -degree murder and one count of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
February 05 06:37 AM
with Mr. Angel’s blessing. Those photographs along with the sworn testimony of Mr. Todd presented a genuine issue of material fact that there was an unfinished stairwell and landing that did present a danger to invites and that did cause Mrs. Todd’s injury.
February 05 06:37 AM
I don't want to mince words – Louisiana is in a budget crisis. After eight years of dishonest budgeting, our state is facing a $750 million shortfall for this fiscal year and an expected $1.9 billion shortfall for the next fiscal year. This is the largest budget deficit in the history of our state.
February 05 06:37 AM
Gov. Edwards continued, “That is why I will be working with multiple agencies and departments to establish a collaborative approach to caring for children and families in Louisiana. I am very grateful for the work done by this committee and look forward to a brighter future for all Louisianans.
January 29 05:36 AM
During a stop for traffic violations, contact was made with 20-year-old James Michael Selitto of 9510 Palmetto Lane in Shreveport. A Shreveport police officer detected a strong odor of marijuana coming from inside the vehicle..
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.
February 05 06:37 AM
Agents executed the search warrant last Friday, Jan. 29, at a residence located in the 1700 block of Peach Street in Shreveport. As agents arrived at the address, the suspect, identified as 32-yearold Samuel James Johns of 3408 Stonewall St. in Shreveport, fled on foot.
February 05 06:37 AM
A local man was arrested last Friday, Jan. 29, on a charge of domestic abuse battery after he got involved in an altercation with a woman who was holding a toddler in her arms..
February 05 06:37 AM
Shreveport police officer retraced Johns’ steps and found a bag containing 49 smaller bags of marijuana weighing a total of approximately 60 grams as well as three Ecstasy pills on the side of the house..
February 05 06:37 AM
During an interview, Hamm and Worley picked out the male subjects from photographs and identified them as 36- year-old Andrew John Mulreany of 5664 E. Harper Road in Keithville and 21-yearold John Destin Stewart of 211 E. Jordan St. in Shreveport..
February 05 06:37 AM
On Jan. 26, a Shreveport police officer responding to an off-road vehicle complaint saw two males working on two gocarts in a yard in the 2200 block of Corbitt Street. They were joined by a third male, and all three were very agitated and belligerent..
February 05 06:37 AM
Post-Miranda, Iverson admitted to ownership of the narcotics. Iverson was subsequently arrested on a charge of possession of schedule II drugs..
February 05 06:37 AM
The Bossier Sheriff-Police Narcotics Task Force arrested a major meth dealer Feb. 2 following a six-month-long investigation which was assisted by the DEA Narcotic Task Force, which includes Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Office, Shreveport Police Department, Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office and Louisiana State Police.
February 05 06:37 AM
Ladarious M. Guy, 25, of the 600 block of Stephens Place in Memphis, Tenn., was charged with human trafficking, promoting prostitution, money laundering, pandering, possession of a Schedule III controlled dangerous substance and possession of marijuana.

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