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September 22 06:31 AM
Bossier City police arrested 44-year-old Michael Hardesty by citation Sept. 15 for disturbing the peace after he was involved in a disturbance with 44-yearold Audrey Seeger at the Stage in the 1200 block of Dixie Overland Road..
September 22 06:31 AM
Sgt. Daniel Talley, Marine Corps veteran and K-9 supervisor with the Bossier Sheriff’s Office, was encouraged by the support for him and his K-9 partner. “It’s very heartwarming when you get a donation like this. They aren’t just thinking of us officers, but they also thought about the animals that we use on a daily basis.
September 15 06:32 AM
Monday marked the 16th anniversary of a dark day in American history. On Sept. 11, 2001, colloquially known as 9/11, four airliners filled with passengers and crew slammed into two prominent buildings — the World Trade Center in New York City and the Pentagon in Washington, D.
September 15 06:32 AM
Tickets are $50 each and can be purchased online at www.bourbonandbowtie.com. The price of admission includes an open bar of small-batch bourbon and craft beer, a commemorative tasting glass and appetizers. Tickets are limited and must be purchased in advance.
September 15 06:32 AM
• Must submit application form in email with artwork. Subject line in email must read "DigiArt Show Entry: [Category] [Your Name]".
September 15 06:32 AM
Participants will need to bring their own weapons, a minimum of 36 rounds of ammunition and a holster they can wear. You'll also need to bring your own eye and ear protection, but these will be available at the range as well..
September 08 06:30 AM
Fire crews were called to the scene at approximately 9:30 a.m. The first unit arrived within three minutes and reported the rear of the structure was fully engulfed in flames..
September 08 06:30 AM
Fifteen recruits from six law enforcement agencies graduated from the Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Training Academy in Plain Dealing Friday. The recruits from Class 017 officially became certified P.O.S.T. (Peace Officer Standards and Training) law enforcement officers and will report to their respective agencies for follow-on training and assignments.
September 22 06:31 AM
What began more than four decades ago as a Bicentennial present to the community by the Junior League of Shreveport has grown into one of the largest outdoor arts festival in the South and one of the Top 100 arts festivals in the country: the Red River Revel.
September 22 06:31 AM
He said the group was approached last year by the people who run Faith Farms to do a haunted house event. “So we’re doing a corn maze, a haunted house, a hay ride …” Because it was not a Gas Light show, the group left its name off of last year’s event.
September 22 06:31 AM
Shreve Memorial Library’s Teen Services will host a moderated panel discussion, “Banned Books Week: Celebrating Our Right to read,” on Thursday, Sept. 28, at 5:30 p.m. at the Main Branch. Patrons will also be encouraged to celebrate the right to read by participating in the Rebel Reader competition on Twitter.
September 22 06:31 AM
Employees recognized for their years of service were Earl Hawthorn, John Anderson, Eirc Greene, John Kay, BreAnna Lee, Lyishstron Pringle, Joseph Williams and Lauren Feazel, five years; Carmen Atkins, Patsy Alban, Pamiko Pineset, Felicia Harris, Joseph Kay, James Moore, Henry Whitehorn Jr.
September 15 06:32 AM
For 10 years, Remington College Shreveport Campus has been preparing students for entry-level jobs in specific industries. The instructors on this campus are not just teachers in the classroom; each of them has offer real world experience working in the respective fields they teach.
September 15 06:32 AM
The Caddo Sheriff's Office is looking for the owner of this horse picked up by the stock patrol on Sept. 2 in the 3100 block of Montana in Shreveport. If you can help identify the owner, please contact the CPSO Livestock Patrol at 681-1120..
September 08 06:30 AM
Shreve Memorial Library Atkins Branch, 3704 Greenwood Road, is hosting a program to show you safer choices when handling fresh produce. The program will be held from 4-5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13, at the branch in the meeting room. The program is free and open to the public.
August 25 09:34 AM
 By KERRY M. KIRSPEL Features Editor kerrykirspel@nwcable.net          It’s been a long, hard road, but after some three and a half years of const
August 11 06:58 AM
The development team at Centenary found new ways to reach donors during the past year and also build on the excitement surrounding the arrival of Centenary’s 31st president, Dr. Christopher Holoman.
August 04 06:45 AM
Volunteers will be on hand to help unload donations of gently used books, compact discs, videotapes, DVDs, records and cassettes. Receipts will also be issued to those donors requesting them..
September 22 06:31 AM
Eligibility for membership in the university's junior honor society is established by completing at least the first 60 credits toward an undergraduate degree. Of these, 44 must have been earned at Fairleigh Dickinson and a CGPR of 3.20 must have been maintained for all of them.
September 22 06:31 AM
The event is hosted by the Agora Borealis, in partnership with neighboring businesses in the Lake Street Design District, including iArchitecture; Vintage Design Group, LLC; Good Granoly; Digital Logic, Definition Industries Inc.; Sweetport; Rydaz Bar, Eatery and Events; and Silver Lake Ballroom.
September 22 06:33 AM
Shreve Memorial Library’s Teen Services will host a moderated panel discussion, “Banned Books Week: Celebrating Our Right to read,” on Thursday, Sept. 28, at 5:30 p.m. at the Main Branch. Patrons will also be encouraged to celebrate the right to read by participating in the Rebel Reader competition on Twitter.
September 22 06:33 AM
Sgt. Daniel Talley, Marine Corps veteran and K-9 supervisor with the Bossier Sheriff’s Office, was encouraged by the support for him and his K-9 partner. “It’s very heartwarming when you get a donation like this. They aren’t just thinking of us officers, but they also thought about the animals that we use on a daily basis.
September 22 06:33 AM
Employees recognized for their years of service were Earl Hawthorn, John Anderson, Eirc Greene, John Kay, BreAnna Lee, Lyishstron Pringle, Joseph Williams and Lauren Feazel, five years; Carmen Atkins, Patsy Alban, Pamiko Pineset, Felicia Harris, Joseph Kay, James Moore, Henry Whitehorn Jr.
September 15 06:32 AM
Music Prize festivities will begin with the Locals Only Showcase at Voodoo Café, 622 Commerce St. at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 5. Four local bands — Rella, Ricky Latt, Star Chamber and The Wall Chargers — will compete for a place in the Friday nigh music showcase alongside Atlanta’s Larkin Poe and 2016’s Music Prize winner,.
September 15 06:32 AM
The range features 12 shooting lanes 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.
September 08 06:30 AM
The BPW Barn Sale has grown into one of Arkansas’ major tourist attractions. Join thousands from all around the region to shop handcrafted southern favorites as you browse over 130 booths of vendors and artists from all over the US featuring traditional crafts and contemporary styles.
September 08 06:30 AM
The Red River Crossroads Historical & Cultural Association will present the 2017 Heritage & Harvest Tour, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 23, north of Shreveport along Louisiana Highway 3049 and U.S. Highway 71 North.
February 17 12:32 AM
Officials were able to get to the location and verify the wreckage as that of the missing aircraft, along with confirming there were two occupants in the aircraft at the time of the crash; however, there were no survivors..
January 23 09:54 AM
Desoto Sheriff Rodney Arbuckle has inormed the public of an armed robbery and manhunt that is currently underway.  A little after 5:00 a.m. Monday morning, two suspects entered the Re
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.
September 22 06:31 AM
With major hurricanes recently hitting Florida and Texas, and since some parts of Louisiana are still cleaning up after last year’s torrential rains, many property owners in the Bayou State are asking if insurance rates will go up. Will rates go up? Is the Pope Catholic? Does Grizzly Adams have a beard? Of course, we all will be paying more.
September 22 06:31 AM
Does this sound familiar? How in the world did I end up in this mess, and why? Are you mad at God, the sheriff, the judge and the D.A? Perhaps you are mad at everybody in general — “poor me!” For close to a year I struggled with all this and more. I tried to justify my sin and made excuses.
September 15 06:32 AM
We pride ourselves as Americans in our lifestyle choices. The right to freedom of choice, protecting our individual assertion of free will, and deciding just how we want to live our lives. And, yes, we have the right to excess. You can live a gluttonous life by overindulging in many personal hazards.
September 15 06:32 AM
The Independence Bowl, which was founded in 1976, has now had seven corporate sponsors: Poulan (1990-97), Sanford (1998-200), MainStay Funds (2001- 2003), Petro Sun (@006-2008), Advocare (209-2013), Duck Commander (2014) and Company World (2015 -2016).
September 15 06:32 AM
“The only way you’ll ever truly be free is through Christ Jesus.” This is what I woke up to on the morning of Sept. 25, 2011. Unfortunately, I woke up in a jail cell and not in the greatest of moods. Hearing about Jesus wasn’t on my mind. Getting out was..
September 15 06:32 AM
A man on display, with tattoos that fade, and hair that turns gray. The guards walk by, with hate in their eyes, to them I’m just a number not one of the guys. I’m locked away from the world yet my dreams haven’t died, I have hope for tomorrow that these tears will soon dry.
September 08 06:30 AM
Hurricane Harvey has caused property owners along the Gulf and East Coasts to panic over projections of outrageous property flood insurance rates that, in some cases, could lead to increases of greater than 1,000 percent. Is there really a problem finding affordable flood insurance along America’s coasts? Yes, and a growing one.
September 08 06:30 AM
Shreveport Mayor Tyler is pushing, in a big-time way, for a sports complex to be constructed on the northern end of McNeil Street. On the west side of this dead-end street is a 10-acre tract that is owned by General Scrap Material Company.
September 22 06:31 AM
“This is the perfect time to once again promote international travel to Louisiana,” said Nungesser. “The first year of seasonal flights from Germany is wrapping up and now is the time to start getting people excited about all the authentic experiences in our state.
September 22 06:31 AM
All four of the events are free, and the number and types of exhibits vary depending on the location. All events will feature exhibits on LDWF management programs, Ducks Unlimited, Safari Club, Coastal Conservation Association of Louisiana and supporting businesses from the local communities.
September 22 06:31 AM
Aldes K. “Al” Vidrine III, 52, of New Orleans, La., pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge Carol Whitehurst on one count of unlawful discharge of a pollutant into a water of the United States. According to the guilty plea, Vidrine, who worked as a manager at the Abbeville Omega Protein Inc.
September 08 06:30 AM
However, the renovations were considered a public works project, so public bid law requirements applied, rather than the Procurement Code. In addition, auditors found that Corrections officials relied on an executive order from the Jindal Administration that improperly authorized the use of inmate labor on the renovation project.
September 08 06:30 AM
The complaint alleged that Adams of Princeton, Louisiana and her tax preparation business, Angie’s Tax Service LLC, located in Ringgold, Louisiana, repeatedly and continually prepared tax returns that understated liabilities and overstated refunds.
September 08 06:30 AM
SHREVEPORT/LAFAYETTE, La. – Acting U.S. Attorney Alexander C. Van Hook announced that the U.S. Attorney’s Offices in Shreveport and Lafayette collected more than 294 pounds of food and nonperishable items this week that were delivered to two local food pantries.
September 08 06:30 AM
John Bel Edwards announced that the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) has received a donation of 4,000 naloxone auto-injectors from kaléo Pharma. The donation was made available through the Bureau of Emergency Medical Services to first-responders across the state in an effort to reduce the number of overdoses from opioid abuse.
August 11 06:58 AM
Erasmo Aviles Jr., 35, of Spring, Texas, was found guilty of one count of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute a controlled substance, one count of possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute and one count of possession of cocaine with intent to distribute a controlled substance.
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.
September 22 06:31 AM
A Shreveport police officer contacted the assistant apartment manager by phone to verify if the suspect, 36-year-old Hollie Jean Scroggins, was on the lease of the apartment. The manager said that Scroggins does not have her name on the lease nor did she give Scroggins permission to break the window to enter the residence.
September 22 06:31 AM
On Aug. 31, the uniformed patrol division responded to a domestic trouble call. Officers made contact with the victim at 8666 Jackson Square Place. The victim claimed the suspect, 31-year-old Shavon McDavid, with whom he has lived in the past, intentionally pulled the door handle off of his 2006 Chrysler without consent.
September 22 06:31 AM
The victim walked a few feet away, and that’s when 27-year-old Demarcus Rashad Smith of 234 Kings Hwy. quietly brushed by the victim’s slot machine, cashed him out and fled with the ticket..
September 22 06:31 AM
Bradford and the other man, a relative, were taken by ambulance to University Health hospital, where Bradford dies. He will be autopsied at University Health..
September 22 06:31 AM
As officers arrived at the scene of the crime, they made contact with the victim, 20-year-old Eldrick Thomas. Thomas was suffering a single gunshot wound to the right leg..
September 22 06:31 AM
According to media reports, Schopp of Modesto, Calif., was wanted for the homicide of Vang Ziong. Schopp is believed to have lured Xiong to an orchard on May 1, 2015, where he was shot and killed. Others were also present..

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