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April 17 02:38 AM
As part of an LHSC statewide campaign to keep young drivers safe during this season of proms, graduations and end-of-school celebrations, the BCPD’s DWI Task Force will focus its patrols this month on motorists under 21 years of age who choose to drink and drive.
April 17 02:38 AM
With last Thursday’s forecast calling for severe weather and the chance of more rain through the next week, director of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness Ian Snellgrove is keeping up with what’s going on through regular reports from the National Weather Service and other reporting agencies.
April 17 02:38 AM
Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington will host a cleanup day this Saturday, April 18, at the Viking Drive Substation for deputies and residents to pick up litter in support of the Second Annual “Operation Clean Sweep,” part of the nationwide effort “Great American Cleanup.
April 17 02:38 AM
Public hearings on two phases of proposed development at the property will be heard May 6. The first will consider an application by Southern Lifestyle Development, LLC to change the zoning of the 146.56-acre former golf course from R-A (Residence- Agriculture) to R-1 (one-family residential).
April 10 04:58 AM
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries will conduct several informational meetings concerning Lake Bistineau including recent updates and the opportunity for input and discussion. These meetings are open to the public, and those interested in the status of Lake Bistineau are encouraged to attend.
April 10 04:58 AM
The owner of the bull should contact the Bossier Sheriff’s Office at 318-965-2203 or the Louisiana Livestock Commission at 318-453-9515 with a full description of the animal to claim ownership..
April 10 04:58 AM
“I would like to thank Dr. Turner and the entire staff at PetStar Animal Care for making this donation to our K-9 team,” said Sheriff Whittington. “The generosity and thoughtfulness of individuals in our community for their sheriff’s office is certainly appreciated.
April 03 01:21 AM
The instructors help applicants to meet the state requirements, including applications, fingerprinting, demonstrating that they can use their weapons safely and correctly, and other state requirements..
April 03 01:21 AM
The Bossier City Police Department is currently accepting applications for police officers and jailers. The starting annual pay for both positions is $32,796. Candidates are also eligible for state supplemental pay of $500 per month after one year on the job.
April 20 02:50 PM
 Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator will promote three deputies during a 9 a.m. ceremony tomorrow, April 21, at the Sheriff’s Re-Entry Facility, 1121 Forum Drive. Gary Baird will be promoted to l
April 17 02:38 AM
During the three-day event, more than 70 of the world’s best flyboarders will compete for $30,000 in cash prizes. This will be the second FlyBoard Championship to be held in North America and the first ever held in the United States. Previous championships have been held in Toronto, Dubai and Qatar.
April 17 02:38 AM
The Shreveport Police Department invites the public to join them for their Open House Career Day. The open house will be held at the Shreveport Regional Fire and Police Training Academy located at 6440 Greenwood Road on April 18 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m..
April 17 02:38 AM
The City received a Draft Environmental Assessment of the bridge and opened the public process this week to allow citizens time for inspection, review and comments..
April 10 04:58 AM
Because the area will soon serve as an urban “green space,” the area has been painted green to give visitors an idea of what the site might look like when grass and vegetation are introduced into what will be called Caddo Common. SRAC personnel refer to it as a “Green Print,” or a green “blueprint.
April 03 01:21 AM
“I know about budgeting, I know about volunteers. … I’ve been on boards, like the YWCA. I’ve run the Caddo-Bossier Domestic Violence Task Force for about five years. I just stepped down from that so I could work on the legislative committee,” she said..
April 03 01:21 AM
Shreveport City Councilwoman Stephanie Lynch will host a Community Town Hall Meeting, Monday, April 6, at 6 p.m. at Airport Park, 6500 Kennedy Drive in Shreveport to provide information and receive comments on the crime, streets, trash, litter, loud music, animal control, overgrown lots, dilapidated houses, drainage and sewer.
April 03 01:21 AM
“These buses will allow Spor- Tran to continue our 2011 goal of increasing our use of clean fuels and becoming a more greenfriendly, energy-efficient transit system,” said Dinero Washington, director of SporTran..
April 03 01:21 AM
Meghan Thomas and her 14-year-old gelding, Ole Banner, traveled to Gonzales, La., March 20-21 to compete with NBHA members from across Louisiana for the state title..
March 27 04:45 AM
According to Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator, around 1:40 a.m., March 21, deputies along with Caddo Fire District No. 8 responded to a crash on Highway 2 between Caldwell Briggs Road and Centerville Road..
April 17 02:38 AM
Why is Navy Week so important? Gary Ross, Navy Week lead planner, said, “We first started these in 2005, and we found that it’s not just enough to see ships on TV. We knew that it was important for the people across the United States to know more about the Navy than just what they see.
April 17 02:38 AM
The event is an invitation to Wounded Warriors from the Monroe and Alexandria areas for participation in the fishing tournament; seven Wounded Warriors will participate. Children and other adults may fish from the piers but are not eligible to participate in the tournament.
April 17 02:38 AM
Members preview sale will start at 9:00 a.m. You may become a member at the door. Annual membership dues are $5.00. The public sale starts at 12:00 noon. The sale continues on Sunday from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m..
April 17 02:38 AM
The 6,000 national motorcycle tour, led by Dr. E. Bruce Heilman, chancellor of the University of Richmond, Va., will make a stop in Shreveport on Monday, April 27, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the American Legion’s Lowe- McFarlane Post Number 14, located at 5315 South Lakeshore Drive in Shreveport.
April 10 04:58 AM
Dr. Jay B. Varkey, one of five Emory University infectious disease physicians who treated the first two patients with Ebola virus disease to be treated in the United States, has accepted an invitation to deliver the 2015 commencement address at Centenary College of Louisiana.
April 10 04:58 AM
The Van Thyn lecture series honors Rose and Louis Van Thyn, Holocaust survivors who dedicated themselves to retelling their stories so that people would not forget or repeat those horrors..
April 10 04:58 AM
“Rags is a culturally charged piece, since it is about immigrants coming into the United States,” said Jordan Fell ’15 who plays Rachel, an older widow looking for her last chance to find a man with whom to share her declining years. “We have collectively had to research and incorporate Russian Jewish customs into the play.
April 10 04:58 AM
Keep America Beautiful's Great American Cleanup is Shreveport- Bossier’s largest, city and parishwide cleanup effort, attracting over 1,000 volunteers in one day. Shreveport and Caddo Parish residents join forces to rid the city of littered streets, vacant lots, and waterways.
April 10 04:58 AM
“We were absolutely delighted to learn that (Holiday in Dixie is) very willing to make it one big parade, and the Doo-Dah will return as part of the one big parade — not two parades as there used to be in the olden days,” said Pam Atchison, executive director of the Shreveport Regional Arts Council (SRAC).
April 10 04:58 AM
“The Wrecking Crew” looks back at the studio musicians, including local bassist Joe Osborn, who played on a generation of hits from “California Girls” to Viva Las Vegas.” The film’s opening weekend will be at 7:30 p.m. April 17 and 18. Tickets are $9.50 and $7.
April 17 02:38 AM
New research confirms that Caddo Parish School Board debt will rise to more than $250,000,000 if voters approve the tax plan set for a vote next month. The debt total is far higher than school board members and top staff acknowledge in their current campaign in favor of the tax and debt plan.
April 17 02:38 AM
Organic farming may be as important to the farmers who practice it as to those who purchase and eat the food they grow. This year, researchers with the National Institute of Health completed a landmark, 20-year study of the connection between pesticides and depression in farmers.
April 17 02:38 AM
Legal observers across the nation have colluded that if you want to find the most egregious examples of wayward prosecutors who think nothing of hiding evidence that an accused is innocent, just go down to the deepest of the deep southern states.
April 17 02:38 AM
When the authorities checked on the car, they learned that Ms. Appleton had been named as a possible suspect in the theft. They also quickly determined that the two children were obviously being neglected by their mother and, therefore, placed them in the care of the Los Angeles County Department of Family and Children Services.
April 10 04:58 AM
methods of manufacturing meth, including the “one-pot” procedure, as well as the procedures for the decontamination of these labs. I was fortunate enough to receive this training with Law Enforcement and Emergency Service Personnel from Caddo Parish and throughout Louisiana.
April 10 04:58 AM
"The core of your tax plan is the building of a $24,500,000 school in southeast Shreveport, regardless that no school there is needed, and that building it seriously damages University Elementary School. How do you explain this to parents and staff who support University and any other damaged schools?".
April 10 04:58 AM
The Civil War came to an end 150 years ago this week when an exhausted Confederate army, led by Gen. Robert E. Lee, formally surrendered to Union Gen. Ulysses S. Grant at a farmhouse in Appomattox, Va. From the beginning of the war to a bitter end on both sides, Louisiana played key roles in how this tragic war was fought.
April 17 02:38 AM
It’s that time of year when people will be working in their yards and doing some landscaping. While many find that work rewarding, Louisiana Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) Commissioner Mike Strain, D.V.M.
April 17 02:38 AM
More than 180 fugitives, gang members, sex offenders and violent criminals are off the streets in the Western District of Louisiana as a result of Operation Violence Reduction7 (VR7), a six-week long U.S. marshals-led enforcement initiative conducted to reduce violent crime.
April 17 02:38 AM
past. Each year we feature houses that reflect our diverse architectural heritage but also relate the interesting stories of who lived here and made Galveston home,” says Dwayne Jones, Galveston Historical Foundation’s executive director..
April 17 02:38 AM
Louisiana law requires motor vehicle occupants to be properly restrained in every seating position, day and night. Wearing a seatbelt significantly reduces the likelihood of being seriously injured or killed as the result of a crash and is the single most effective thing motorists can do to protect themselves.
April 10 04:58 AM
Over five million pounds of vegetables are grown on the grounds of the state’s largest prison, and over 11,000 state offenders housed at the Loui siana State Penitentiary, Dixon Correctional Institute, Avoyelles Correctional Center, Elayn Hunt Correctional Center and the Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women are fed each year from the harvests.
April 10 04:58 AM
The products being recalled are distributed to retail outlets, including food service accounts, convenience stores and supermarkets in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana,...
April 10 04:58 AM
District Judge S. Maurice Hicks Jr. to one count of engaging in a child exploitation enterprise. He was recently extradited to the United States from Kenya. According to evidence presented at the guilty plea, Maweu, using the online alias “Catfish,” made 121 posts on the Dreamboard site, which he joined on Jan.
April 10 04:58 AM
Louisiana’s Artificial Reef Program includes a robust offshore “Rigs to Reef” component, the backbone of our reef program. “Rigs to Reef” was established in 1986 to transform decommissioned oil platforms into artificial reefs to create vital offshore habitat for marine life across the food chain.
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 27 11:03 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 20 06:18 AM
Yes, I called to voice my opinion about your police protection in Vivian, La.. My house was robbed a week ago Monday, and this Monday the police finally came out to do fingerprints after my house has been robbed. This is the fourth time my house has been robbed, and I never recovered any of my equipment, stuff that was stolen.
February 13 07:51 AM
Yeah, this is J.B. Williams. I would like to comment about that person that called in about the Channel 3 clowns. I am like them, I don’t want to see any zombies, but these people go from one extreme to the other.
February 13 06:31 PM
Yeah, this is J.B. Williams. I would like to comment about that person that called in about the Channel 3 clowns. I am like them, I don’t want to see any zombies, but these people go from one extreme to the other.
April 20 02:52 PM
The Caddo Sheriff's Marine Unit has recovered the body of a man who authorities believe jumped from the Texas Street Bridge on Thursday, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator on Sunday. Deputy Casey J
April 20 02:54 PM
A local man is recovering from injuries received after being shot during an apparent robbery attempt in west Shreveport Friday evening. Shortly after 10:00 p.m. on April 17, 2015, Shreveport Poli
April 17 02:38 AM
The complainant claimed that the suspect, identified as 49-year-old Darren Craig Seeger of 6326 Dogwood Lane in Hosston, La., backed his truck over the sea wall and hit the right side of the complainant’s boat, causing damage..
April 17 02:38 AM
The district manager contacted Bossier City police after the business discovered she had taken approximately $1,800 since October of last year, mostly by taking money designated for purchases for the business..
April 17 02:38 AM
Sheriff Rodney Arbuckle reports that The DeSoto Parish Sheriff’s Office, while working a case involving a stolen all-terrain vehicle from the 2100 block of Smithport Lake Road in Mansfield, learned that a named suspect had pawned some jewelry that appeared suspicious to detectives.
April 17 02:38 AM
Ferguson took large amounts of money as down payments for the work. “Once he had the vehicles, each of the complainants reported that they were no longer able to get in touch with him. He then left from over there without doing the work and made no effort to return their money or vehicles to them,” said Willis.
April 17 02:38 AM
As two men at the gym approached him to tell him to leave, Isas-Medina reportedly took a bicycle chain out of his pocket and began hitting the men with it before they were able to gain control of him and call police..
April 17 02:38 AM
Bossier City police responded to a report of an intoxicated man who had taken a can of beer off a shelf and began drinking it in the store. Officers found 28-year-old Andres Felipe Bonilla of 1820 E. Texas St. with a can of beer in his pants pocket. Bonilla pulled away from officers, scuffling with one who was able to place him under arrest.
April 17 02:38 AM
According to Chandler’s motion, the statutory scheme “allows the court to impose a grater sentence that would be authorized by a jury’s verdict of guilty, based on findings of fact made by the judge alone at a sentencing hearing held for that purpose.

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