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April 14 02:35 PM
Sheriff Whittington presented the Bossier Sheriff’s Office Commendation Medal to Deputy Darryl Ware, a five-year veteran with the Bossier Sheriff’s Office, for rescuing a man from the second story of the Reserve Apartments during a fire at the complex in late January.
April 14 02:35 PM
Barksdale Air Force Base, in partnership with the Shreveport-Bossier Military Affairs Council, is hosting the annual Barksdale Air Force Base Open House and Air Show from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 26-27.
April 14 02:35 PM
The new Sam’s Club (above) is under construction at 2861 Beene Blvd. in Bossier City. Club manager John Hamm and Bossier City Mayor Lorenz Walker (left) use a giant pair of scissors at a ribbon-cutting ceremony last Friday, April 4, officially opening the company’s Hiring and Membership Center at The Outlets at Louisiana Boardwalk.
April 04 10:05 AM
“The late Mayor George Dement instilled in all of us what he called ‘the curb appeal effect,’” said Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington. “Basically, he would say that as he’s traveling through cities and towns he would observe either how clean or not clean it was — the litter effect, as he called it, in these towns.
April 04 10:06 AM
The checkpoint began at 10 p.m. Friday and ended at 4 a.m. Saturday in order to identify and remove impaired drivers from the road before they cause injury or death to themselves or to others and to increase public awareness to the seriousness of driving while impaired.
April 04 10:06 AM
The guest speaker was Lt. Col. Mike Thornton, retired U.S. Marine Corps officer and commandant of the Floyd L. Baxter Red River Detachment of the Marine Corps League. As a 30-year veteran of the Marine Corps, Lt. Col. Thornton rose through the ranks as an enlisted Marine to chief warrant officer to commissioned officer.
April 04 10:06 AM
Det. Martinez has been a member of the Bossier City Police Department for the past four years and is assigned as an investigator with the Property Crimes Unit. As such, Martinez has been credited in solving multiple property crime cases including burglaries, thefts and incidents of vandalism.
March 28 10:06 AM
Since January, the two high school seniors have spent a few hours each week working with detectives and learning the ins and outs of crime scene investigation, including DNA analysis, fingerprint processing, evidence gathering, photography and re port writing.
March 28 10:07 AM
The goal of the checkpoint is to identify and remove impaired drivers from the road before they cause injury or death to them selves or others, as well as increase public awareness to the seriousness of driving while impaired..
March 28 10:07 AM
Davis said the land that had been used as the pea farm — so named because purple hull peas were the primary crop grown — is privately owned by a man who lives in Houston, Texas, and who had leased a portion of the property for use by the Bossier Sheriff’s Office.
April 14 02:35 PM
The first resolution authorizes the city to proceed with the remarketing of the remaining principal balance of approximately $39 million in bonds related to the Shreveport Convention Center Hotel project from 2008. The deadline to act is June 1. Missing that deadline would result in the annual interest rate on the hotel bonds increasing from 4.
April 14 02:35 PM
It’s tough being the first in any endeavor, and that is especially true in business. Taking that initial risk in a business endeavor, such as setting up shop in Shreveport Common, a nine-block area in the west part of downtown Shreveport, can make a company reticent to set up shop at an unproven location.
April 04 10:05 AM
Caroline Boley received the University Medal, LSU’s highest honor, at commencement in Baton Rouge in December. She was also the 2010 valedictorian of Captain Shreve High School..
March 28 10:07 AM
Andre Wilson, who was hired by the Shreveport Police Department in August 2004, was fired by Chief Shaw for violation of departmental policies..
March 28 10:07 AM
Online information will include a lsit of properties, a plotted map, satellite images of the properties, the amount of delinquent taxes owed, and answers to general questions about the tax sale process. Properties will appear in the parish journal/newspaper beginning April 10.
April 14 02:35 PM
It is when he detours up Cross Bayou that things get truly interesting. He points out the residence of the Dupont family who operate a seafood market on Market Street.
April 14 02:35 PM
With spring in full swing, Chimp Haven is getting ready for Spring Fling 2014, Saturday, April 12. Located in the Eddie D. Jones Park off Highway 789 in Keithville, La., the first of two yearly festivals will take place, rain or shine, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
April 14 02:35 PM
Oscar winner. Emmy Award winner. Author. Illustrator. Animator. World-renowned creative mind William Joyce has a lot of titles, and on Saturday, May 3, he will add one more: commencement speaker. Joyce will be the featured guest speaker at Centenary College’s 2014 commencement celebration in the Gold Dome at 10:30 a.
April 04 10:05 AM
The toys will be placed in patrol cars and in fire department vehicles for distribution to children during calls for service, including fires, motor vehicle crashes or other incidents that can have a distressing effect on a child..
April 04 10:05 AM
The Department of Justice, the Office of Justice Programs and the Bureau of Justice Assistance are seeking applications for funding of grants under the Violent Gang and Gun Crime Reduction Program, also known as Project Safe Neighborhoods..
April 04 10:06 AM
“We’re hoping that this will be the best-attended festival in Cinco de Mayo Fiesta history,” said Guillermo “Willie” Ortiz, event chairperson. “We’re looking to fill Festival Plaza with activity after activity.
April 04 10:06 AM
Shreveport-Bossier’s Great American Cleanup activities are led by Shreveport Green. Members of the public are invited to form Great American Cleanup teams and join hundreds of others in removing trash from area businesses, parks, neighborhoods, vacant lots, and waterways.
March 28 10:06 AM
A baby born with Tay-Sachs Disease develops normally in the first three to six months of life. During the next months — or even years — the baby will progressively lose the ability to see, hear and move. The child will stop smiling, crawling, turning over and reaching out for things.
March 28 10:06 AM
The 2014 Archery in Louisiana Schools (ALAS) State Tournament, held March 1 in Alexandria, set a record for participating students and schools. The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) hosted the competition at the LSU Ag Center’s State Emergency Shelter.
March 28 10:06 AM
weekly: children’s group, teen group, significant other group, parent’s group and early infant loss group. Free. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Emmanuel Baptist Church in the Family Life Center, 5850 Buncombe Road, Shreveport. Call 318 -317-9329..
April 14 02:35 PM
Birthdays. Remember what wonderful things they were when you were a kid? I recall the anxious waiting – my folks always acted like it was another day on the calendar until it actually got here. There were the mysterious presents and the cake my Mom always made – and is still my favorite: chocolate with a buttercream icing.
April 14 02:35 PM
It’s springtime in the Ark-La- Tex, and the weather is getting warmer. That means that it is time to spend more time outside, camping and hiking, fishing and hunting, and just enjoying the outdoors in the Sportsman’s Paradise.
April 14 02:35 PM
By this I mean you used to play sports, competitively. Maybe you played on a team for a school or company or an organization, and after games you would play more games. And then one day, it all dried up. Maybe you changed jobs and they didn't have leagues, or you simply got too busy with work and the kids.
April 14 02:35 PM
— A Pennsylvania man, head of a veterans support group, defrauded the VA for seven years, taking $178,000 in healthcare and pension benefits he wasn't entitled to. He stole a veteran's identity to pull off the theft. He'll get three years of supervised released and must pay back the entire amount.
April 14 02:35 PM
HB 753, restricting access to firearms by domestic violence offenders, did not only pass unanimously. It also saw 54 legislators sign on as co-authors — 22 Republicans and 31 Democrats — a huge feat in a state widely considered to have the strongest protections for gun owners in the nation.
April 04 10:05 AM
In Oshtemo Township, Mich., the Oshtemo Fire Department responded to a fire in a mobile home in the 5500 block of Patriots Lane at the Colonial Estates mobile home park at 7:30 a.m. last Wednesday and discovered a one-pot methamphetamine lab.
April 04 10:05 AM
"Pigs get fat; hogs get slaughtered." Such homespun "rules of thumb" have been hard to come by ever since Ross Perot pulled out of the 1992 presidential election race with a "giant sucking sound" before re-entering the race while reminding us of his business prowess.
April 04 10:05 AM
A balloon filled with helium, purchased at a circus or perhaps the State Fair, is accidentally released and rises, faster and faster, into the sky until it disappears from sight.
April 04 10:05 AM
Tens of thousands of Louisiana families and businesses in the eastern part of Louisiana from Ouachita Parish in the north to East Baton Rouge Parish in the south, mostly in rural areas and small towns, depend on the American Midstream Pipeline (Midla) for their natural gas service.
April 14 02:35 PM
U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan announced $28,377,225 in grants to renew support for 155 homeless housing and service programs in Louisiana.
April 14 02:35 PM
The Children's Organ Transplant Association (COTA) was founded in 1986 when residents of Bloomington, Ind., rallied around a toddler who needed a life-saving liver transplant. In less than eight weeks, the community raised $100,000 to place the boy on the organ waiting list.
April 14 02:35 PM
Seventh Judicial District of Louisiana Judge Kathy Johnson took 24-year-old Duell Moreland’s guilty plea and sentenced him to a $10,000 civil restitution fee for replacement value of the black bear, a $950 fine, $254 in court fees, two years of...
April 14 02:35 PM
The complaint charges that on July 9, 2013, Sutterfield used excessive force in the arrest of a Bull Shoals resident and then directed an officer to write a false and misleading report regarding the incident in order to cover up and justi fy the use of excessive force.
April 14 02:35 PM
LAKE CHARLES, La. — An inmate at Oakdale Federal Correction Center was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Patricia Minaldi to an additional 96 months in prison and three years of supervised release for attacking a correctional officer..
April 04 10:05 AM
BATON ROUGE, La. — On April 24, the Department of Public Safety, Office of State Fire Marshal will host a training seminar designed to better educate law enforcement and other first responders on how to interact with and effectively communicate with persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
April 04 10:05 AM
The Veterinary Laboratory Response Network (Vet-LRN) was started in 2011 by Renate Reimschuessel, VMD, Ph.D, a research biologist at FDA. In 2013, the name was changed to the Veterinary Laboratory Investigation and Response Network (Vet-LIRN) to reflect the many investigations the network undertakes in response to concerns reported by animal owners.
April 04 10:05 AM
Commissioner Hebert issued the suspension based on evidence obtained by the New Orleans Police Department’s 5th District Narcotics Unit. According to the investigation, large quantities of heroin and marijuana were stored at and sold from Mercedes Place by alleged manager Gregory “Fat Greg” Gibson.
April 04 10:05 AM
This year marks the 10th anniversary for this one-of-a-kind, award-winning festival. The festival has grown from its inaugural year from 2500 attendees to over 20,000 in 2013. The first-ever popular student day had 250 school children and now hosts on average 2500 to 3000 students.
April 14 02:35 PM
I don’t see anything wrong with that. They have a good sense of humor, and that means a lot. At least, they don’t walk around with a chip on their shoulder, with a stinking attitude. If you don't like it, you don’t have to watch it, and find something you do like.
April 04 10:06 AM
I live in Texas, talking about fat people and everything. The schools have done stopped people from trying to get fat. My kids are not fat, and their meat group, if you are in the seventh grade or eighth grade or under, you get three chicken nuggets for your meat group.
March 28 10:07 AM
Editorials, commentary, letters to the editor and hotline comments are strictly the views and opinions of the author. Those opinions do not necessarily reflect the views of The Inquisitor,.
March 21 11:17 AM
This is just a sad shape, George Zimmerman signing autographs over the tragedy of a young person lost. I feel like young Trayvon was unjustly killed for no reason, and I think Mr. Zimmerman got off scot-free. Profiting off of tragedy is a sick individual.
March 14 12:43 PM
You can’t hardly put grass or bags of leaves in the trash can. They sit on the curb for weeks. They charge more for trash pickup, and we get bad service. They should have given that money to Shreveport, and we would still be getting good service. I don’t know where he is coming from when he says we are getting better service.
March 07 01:55 PM
Editorials, commentary, letters to the editor and hotline comments are strictly the views and opinions of the author. Those opinions do not necessarily reflect the views of The Inquisitor,.
February 28 09:36 AM
Editor’s Note: We forwarded your comment to Bossier City Public Information Officer Mark Natale, the following is his reply. Thanks for bringing this to our attention. Bossier City Animal Control does have “oncall” personnel available to respond to such calls on weekends and after hours during the week.
February 21 09:46 AM
Yes, good afternoon. This is reference to the new driver’s license that are coming out in the state of Louisiana. I’d like for Danny to do an editorial and any other general manager of the news stations to be vocal when it comes to putting our actual culture and nationality on your driver’s license.
February 14 12:23 PM
The drugs that are made in this country, that are available and used successfully. There is an Ohio case that just executed a man, even though it took a little longer.
February 07 10:53 AM
Troutman, was arrested and falsely accused of monetary instrument abuse and identity theft. Her only crime is having too big a heart; she is just a really generous person. The person arrested with her is guilty of these crimes, so is his partner, a female yet to be arrested.
April 14 02:35 PM
“All of our work for the Institute for Global Outreach is done in Third World countries,” Tarver said. “What we’re basically doing is creating awareness to global suffering as well as providing resources to individuals who are in dire need of support.”.
April 14 02:35 PM
As part of an LHSC statewide campaign to keep young drivers safe during this season of proms, graduations and end-of-school celebrations, the department’s DWI Task Force is focusing its patrols during the month of April on targeting motorists under the age of 21 who choose to drink and drive.
April 14 02:35 PM
Data from nearby states reveals that coastal homeowner insurance claims are actually less than claims made by inland homeowners. So Rep. Chris Leopold (R-Belle Chasse) wants Louisiana insurance companies to file their losses and premiums by zip code and parish, as well as their number of policies in each area.
April 14 02:35 PM
According to evidence presented at the guilty plea on Dec. 10, 2013, Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies learned in February 2012 that 34-year-old Randy A. Powell, who is a registered sex offender, was maintaining social media accounts under an alias, which is a violation of his sec offender registration requirements.
April 14 02:35 PM
CMT Casting will be in central Louisiana April 24 through May 1, and interested parties who are unable to attend open casting on April 27 can register at www.cmt casting.com at any time to be eligible..
April 14 02:35 PM
Walking upon the travel lanes of a highway, especially at night, is dangerous and should be avoided. A majority of pedestrian fatalities, nearly 70 percent, occur at night. Pedestrians are encouraged to wear light-colored clothing and reflective materials and to carry a flashlight at night.
April 14 02:35 PM
Shreveport police investigators need the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect who used a possibly stolen credit card to purchase items at a convenience store on Monkhouse Drive early Tuesday morning..
April 14 02:35 PM
Just after 9 p.m. that evening, Shreveport police officers responded to an apartment complex in the 6700 block of Buncombe Road in reference to reports that a man wanted in connection with an armed robbery was believed to be on the property..
April 14 02:35 PM
The booking report we received from the Caddo Correctional Center reports that Car son’s warrant was for simple burglary. We have since learned that that charge was dropped, and Carson was ultimately charged on a warrant for unauthorized entry of a place of business.
April 14 02:35 PM
The Tri-Parish Narcotics Task Force and the Directed Patrol Unit received information and photos of a 13-year-old female juvenile of Stonewall, La., posting with marijuana and smoking it. The juvenile posted the photos on her Instagram page..

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