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July 25 10:10 AM
Benton Elementary participated in the NASP World Tournament in Madison, Wis., on July 11-13. The tournament consisted of teams from the United States, South Africa and Canada. This was Benton’s first trip to the World Tournament after a stellar year of archery competition.
July 25 10:10 AM
More than 400 bottles were donated by the Brookshire’s on Barksdale Boulevard in Bossier City, and another 200 bottles were donated by the Brookshire’s in Haughton last week to the Bossier Sheriff’s Office..
July 18 11:28 AM
Recovered were a green 2003 John Deere Model 894 eight-row corn header valued at $25,000 and a John Deer water pump, used for irrigation, valued at $1,000. A third item, a red and yellow New Holland Model 320 hay baler valued at $1,500 is still missing.
July 11 09:52 AM
The so-called “pea farm,” located on the grounds of the Bossier Parish Minimum Security Facility near Plain Dealing, grows a variety of vegetables that will eventually end up on inmates’ dinner plates. And the vegetables are planted and harvested by the inmates themselves.
July 11 09:52 AM
The Bossier City Police Department’s Vice Unit conducted an undercover operation Wednesday night at several local businesses as part of its ongoing illegal sales of alcohol to persons under the age of 21..
July 04 08:01 AM
Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington congratulated Parkway junior Anthony Visciotti June 26 with his selection to attend the FBI Youth Leadership Program this summer. Sheriff Whittington is holding the yellow brick he received from completing the physically challenging “Yellow Brick Road” run at the FBI National Academy in 2005.
July 01 03:06 PM

Trash collection not affected

 Bossier City municipal offices, including the offices for City Council and City Court, will be closed on Friday, July 4, 2014 in observance of Independence Day.Bossier City’s Friday trash co
June 27 07:52 AM
The Bossier/Webster District Attorney’s Office presented the Bossier City Police Department with a check in the amount of $9,583.48 in funds from property seized in more than 20 drug investigations conducted by the Bossier Combined Narcotics Task Force.
June 27 07:52 AM
The ceremony will begin at 1 p.m. with the presentation of colors, opening prayer and Pledge of Allegiance led by the Bossier Sheriff’s Young Marines. The National Anthem will be sung by Devin Allen Cartwright of Benton. Kurissa Parks of Parkway High School will play “God Bless America” on violin.
July 25 10:10 AM
Both the driver and the rear passenger of the Escort, identified as 24-year-old Stephen Charles Litton of Mooringsport and 18-year-old Christopher Allen Delpapa of Monticello, Ark., respectively, died at the scene..
July 25 10:10 AM
After the officers received their new badges, Deputy Chief Duane Huddleston said, “Now, for the first time, especially on the sergeant level, you’re not responsible for only your actions, you’re responsible for other people who work for you. And the way you handle that is you correct, coach and counsel.
July 25 10:10 AM
On Tuesday, the Shreveport City Council approved spending $600,000 to purchase two street sweepers to target debris on arterial streets, highway ramps, intersections and medians. The machines haven’t been regularly used in Shreveport for several years, allowing excessive litter to collect along the curb lines and untraveled portions of area streets.
July 25 10:10 AM
Construction has been divided into two phases. Phase One, which began in May, includes clearing land, utility relocation, roadway improvements along MLK Boulevard, and construction of service roads and bridges. The $31.5 million project was awarded to Best Yet Builders.
July 25 10:10 AM
Smith has been seen having breakfast and meeting with Caddo Parish Sheriff Steve Prator in recent weeks, and Prator has confirmed that they have had conversations about Smith possibly challenging current Caddo District Attorney Charles Scott, who has served as district attorney for the past siz years.
July 18 11:28 AM
Christmas on Caddo Fireworks Festival Beauty Pageant will begin 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 26, at Singing Pines Recreational Complex in Hosston, La., Girls ages zero-19, will compete in 13 separate divisions, including Baby Miss, Little Miss, Teen Miss, Jr.
July 18 11:28 AM
Back on Oct. 24, 2010, Shreveport police officer Sgt. Tim Prunty was making his rounds and conducting a business check at a Circle K store at the corner of Dean Road and Bert Kouns to make sure the clerk was OK and there were no problems. As he exited the store, a man got out of his car and fatally shot the officer.
July 18 11:28 AM
Participants will need to bring their own weapons, a minimum of 36 rounds of ammunition and a holster they can wear. They must also bring their own eye and ear protection, but these will be available at the range as well..
July 11 09:52 AM
The Great Expectations Shreveport-Caddo Master Plan highlights the Cross Bayou site for eventual redevelopment that would create a new, mixed-use residential neighborhood while ensuring public waterfront access and connectivity to downtown and adjacent neighborhoods.
July 25 10:10 AM
July 30: Civil War re-enactor to honor the battle of Mobile Bay at Natchez Post Office..
July 25 10:10 AM
Giant salvinia in Lake Bistineau, located near Minden, has reached the threshold necessary for a lake drawdown. Current estimates include 2,000 acres of salvinia coverage in the 17,000-acre lake, and continuous expansion of this invasive weed is expected to grow as summertime temperatures rise.
July 18 11:28 AM
The Grand Ecore Visitor’s Center is located in Natchitoches, La., at 106 Tauzin Island Road. While offering extraordinary views of the Red River, the grounds are host to wildlife, cultural and historical displays of the area and provide waterway and navigation information.
July 18 11:28 AM
In each episode, Chef Jeff meets up with newscasters, local celebrities and everyday people from cities across the country, to show them how to “flip” their favorite dishes into dining experiences that are more appetizing and measurably healthier. ”Flip My Food” premieres in fall 2014 in syndication.
July 18 11:28 AM
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul at Sacred Heart Catholic Church provides assistance to families or persons in the community who are in need. Services range from providing assistance with utility bills and rent, feeding the hungry, even providing gasoline to those who need to get to a new job.
July 18 11:28 AM
There will also be a combined event with a "Meet the Candidates" event which will allow all local political candidates to introduce themselves on stage and have a chance to meet the players and their parents, family, and friends, as well as other interested attendees.
July 11 09:52 AM
Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator will host a safe driving program for young drivers next Friday, July 18, from 10 a.m. to noon at Sheriff’s Safety Town, located at 8910 Jewella Ave..
July 11 09:52 AM
The newly renovated Shreveport Municipal Auditorium will be rocking to the rafters as some of the country’s best guitarists pay tribute to Shreveport native and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member James Burton, during the James Burton International Guitar Festival, scheduled for Aug.
July 04 08:01 AM
At the seminar, you will learn how to qualify for Medicaid benefits for nursing home care; how Veterans Aid and Assistance pension benefits are available while you live at home, in assisted living or in a nursing home; how to protect yourself from...
June 27 07:52 AM
Iron Skillet Restaurant, located at the Petro Shopping Center, 6910 West Bert Kouns Industrial Loop in Shreveport, invites all active-duty military, veterans and reservists with proof of service to enjoy a complimentary meal on Independence Day, Friday, July 4.
July 25 10:10 AM
Over the last couple of years, I have remained silent while you have published articles painting Glay Collier as a monster, a horrible human being, a character unrecognizable to me. I have to wonder about the validity of your sources because I should recognize the man in your articles.
July 25 10:10 AM
In the Old Testament book of Genesis, Satan, the Father of Lies, as he is sometimes called, comes to the Garden of Eden to tempt Eve, and during the encounter, he reveals some of his weaknesses. These are flaws that will someday cost him dearly when God consigns him to the lake of fire forever.
July 25 10:10 AM
It’s almost unheard of for an incumbent district attorney to be defeated in a re-election bid, especially after serving only one term. But that may just be the case for embattled Caddo District Attorney Charles Scott, whose six -year term ends this year.
July 25 10:10 AM
The entire matter concerning Robbie and Annie Johnson Bond is truly a tragedy. No one wins; everyone suffers. With that said, all we can do is pray for everyone involved to somehow find peace. Reporters can quote the family members' statements, and they can write about the plea agreement and the sentence itself.
July 18 11:28 AM
Q: My father sold insurance during the 1950s, and I never saw him ever leave the house for work without wearing a crisp, white shirt with French cuffs. Needless to say, I have several dozen sets of his cuff links from this period. Is there an expert I can contact so I can find out more about them? -- Millicent, Canton, Ohio.
July 18 11:28 AM
"EGSL began providing credits to its customers with the first billing cycle in June 2014 as required by the commission," Skrmetta said. "I believe the benefit of the full credit should be received by customers as soon as possible to have the most effect during the warmest months of the year, instead of stretching out the credits over several months.
July 18 11:28 AM
“By enrolling with LaHIE, University Health System soon will be connected with the larger health-care community throughout the state, bringing a new level of care, safety and savings to the patients they serve,” said Cindy Munn, chief executive officer of the Quality Forum.
July 18 11:28 AM
Shady Grove will use the money for a resistance chair exercise system, said Clay Bohanon, Bossier Department of Parks and Recreation director. Shalon Lewis, recreation manager at Valencia Park, said the $500 will be used to buy copies of The Race: Life’s Greatest Lesson.
July 18 11:28 AM
As a believer, what should you hate? Satan should be the con stant target of your hatred. You should also hate sin. Sin is the reason your Savior had to die such a heinous death. And then, you should hate the system. And what is the system? That is the "world" and its values.
July 18 11:28 AM
At his inauguration party in 2006, newly minted Shreveport Mayor Cedric Glover started the festivities with a celebratory announcement “Well, here we are ...” He was, of course, referred to his narrow victory over Jerry Jones and his election as Shreveport's first African American mayor.
July 25 10:10 AM
“We hope more new residents will purchase their resident recreational hunting and fishing licenses sooner as the result of this legislation,” said LDWF Secretary Robert Barham. “There will no longer be a need to wait a full year to enjoy the state’s fish and game opportunities as a resident license holder.
July 25 10:10 AM
Burkholder says people who choose a raw diet for their pets often point out that feral dogs and cats catch prey and eat it raw. “That’s true,” he adds, “but we don’t know how many of these animals get sick or die as a result of doing that.
July 18 11:28 AM
According to evidence presented at the guilty plea, the defendant used his employer’s debit card and personal identification number to make approximately 200 withdrawals totaling $59,602 from May 2012 to July 2013 from banks across northwest Louisiana.
July 18 11:28 AM
Juvenile arthritis is one of the most common chronic illnesses affecting children. In fact, nearly 300,000 youngsters nationwide have been diagnosed with the disease. The most common symptoms include joint pain, inflammation (swelling), tenderness and stiffness.
July 18 11:28 AM
For the first time in 14 years, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries will increase its license fees for recreational saltwater fishing from $15 to $22.50 on Aug. 1. The increase places Louisiana firmly in the middle of saltwater license fees among Gulf States.
July 04 08:01 AM
There are more theories about teething and "treating" a baby's sore gums than there are teeth in a child's mouth. One thing doctors and other health-care professionals agree on is that teething is a normal part of childhood that can be treated without prescription or over -the-counter (OTC) medications.
July 25 10:10 AM
Yeah, I'm just calling about probation and parole, the actual office on Youree Drive. My fiancé has been on probation for two years. He got out, got a job, got a brand new vehicle, got a house. We had two children which he is providing for.
July 18 11:28 AM
“Chief Mulford is currently on paid administrative leave, pending the outcome of an internal investigation. Because the fire chief is the subject of the investigation, the internal investigation of this matter is being handled by the Shreveport Police Department.
July 11 09:52 AM
They cannot cancel his contract or they will be sued. Could you find out who in the world, signed him to appear at The Strand? They have to have a committee that signs the shows, so what committee and who was in charge of signing Vick to this contract? I wish you could find this out.
July 04 08:01 AM
You may want to keep an eye on the arrest of John Politz in Caddo Parish. He was arrested on charges of possession with intent to distribute meth, possession with intent to distribute marijuana and possession of a firearm during the commission of a drug crime.
June 27 07:52 AM
I am calling again about the Robert Bond case. I just don't understand how anyone that loves someone could torch them. I just find something terrible about that. He knew that she had children and her children loved her, and that was a terrible way to treat the kids’ mother’s body, and I just think there was no excuse for that.
June 20 10:44 AM
to Fire Station #12. Yesterday, which was the 17th, my husband had a flat on our truck. He does a little yard work to try and get ends to meet. It was real, real hot, and no one stopped to help him. The fire truck pulled up — we were at Phillips 66 gas station on Bert Kouns — and they just jumped out and taken over.
June 13 08:52 AM
Shreveport headquarters is still full of bats, and they cannot conduct legal and lawful business inside of that building. In the past Shreveport city police has gotten itself in trouble time and time again over several things, and a lot more of the local law enforcement should have been in prison for stuff they do.
June 06 12:43 PM
I am looking on page 76 of your May 16th newspaper, and there is a sex offender listed on this page, Landman guy. He is listed as 329 Dalzell. He doesn’t live at 329 Dalzell. I live in Village Green out at Town South, and he lives out here on Malibu. I was wondering why his current address is not listed in the paper.
May 30 10:16 AM
Yeah, I would like to comment. Ilive in Swan Lake and Meadowview, and there is a problem starting to gather. There is a group of young people at 3 o’clock in the morning gathered up on the corner. Now, first off, what are they doing out at 11:30 to 3 a.m.
May 23 11:02 AM
In our May 16 issue, a caller wanted to know about a surcharge on her Centerpoint Energy bill. She said it was called a “GTIRND surcharge” and wanted to know what it was.
July 30 02:35 PM
 The Inquisitor is on the scene in downtown Shreveport Wednesday afternoon as a man has positioned himself on the Texas Street bridge threatening to jump. Emergency personnel has shut down t
July 29 07:26 PM

Collier's attorney sought emergency writs from Appeals Court.

 A local bankruptcy attorney sent to jail yesterday has been ordered released by a higher court.Attorney Glay Collier was found in contempt of court Monday by U.S. District Judge Maurice Hicks, J
July 28 04:46 PM

Federal judge finds him in contempt.

Local attorney Glay Collier has been sent to jail by a federal judge.Today United States District Judge Maurice Hicks, Jr. held a hearing to determine if local bankruptcy attorney Glay Collier should
July 25 10:10 AM
Moses had been previously convicted in Monroe of theft in 1996 and burglary in 1997. He was also convicted in October 2007 in Providence, R.I., of carrying a firearm by a person convicted of a felony. “Felons carrying weapons is a violation of federal law,” said U.
July 25 10:10 AM
A grand jury delivered a 24- count indictment Wednesday against Quincy D. Hoover, 39, and Quwanda L. Forest, 35, both of Natchez, La.; Jesse C. Thomas, 30, of Haynesville, La.; Rodney J. Raymond of Natchitoches, La., Shannon D. Jenkins, 34, and Carlos C. Jenkins, 36, both of Ruston, La.
July 25 10:10 AM
According to Col. Edward Ford, Air Force Global Strike Command personnel director, “As part of an Air Force plan to create efficiencies by deactivating and realigning organizations at Headquarters Air Force, major commands, numbered air forces and...
July 25 10:10 AM
Jamie Lynn Caswell, 35, was arrested on a Bossier Sheriff’s Office warrant for felony theft for stealing a 2003 John Deere 894 eight-row corn header valued at $25,000, a John Deere water pump valued at $1,000 and a New Holland 320 hay baler valued at $1,500 from a barn in the 1000 block of Highway 537 in Plan Dealing over the past few weeks.
July 25 10:10 AM
When officers arrived, contact was made with a male victim suffering a gunshot wound to the face. The man, whose injuries were considered to be non-life-threatening, was treated on scene by paramedics from the Shreveport Fire Department..
July 25 10:10 AM
Property crimes detectives soon arrived on the scene. During their preliminary investigation, it was learned that two occupants were inside the residence at the time an unknown male juvenile arrived and rang the doorbell..
July 25 10:10 AM
During the course of their initial investigation, police seized a semi -automatic rifle from the suspect, who was ultimately booked into the Shreveport City Jail on one count of domestic abuse battery. Payne posted a cash bond and was released on July 7.

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