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August 29 09:58 AM
The Louisiana DOTD is advising motorists that beginning on Tuesday, Sept. 2, the outside lane of I-220 eastbound will be closed from the I-20 interchange in Bossier to the Red River from 8:15 p.m. to 6:15 a.m..
August 22 10:42 AM
At arrest time Thursday morning, Whittington had more than double his bond amount and was bailed out immediately by raising $1,797 to support MDA and help cure muscular dystrophy, ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease) and related diseases. To further support MDA, go to mda.
August 22 10:42 AM
To access the service, go to bossiercity.org and place your cursor over the “City Government” tab at the top left of the page. Then place your cursor over the “City Council” link. That will bring up the tab labeled “Live & Recorded City Council.” Click on that tab to bring up the viewing site.
August 22 10:42 AM
The fight against Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a neurodegenerative disease also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a personal one for Machen. Randy Wilson, his longtime friend, college roommate and groomsman in his wedding, died two years ago from ALS.
August 21 10:54 AM
Applicants must be at least 21 years of age and successfully pass a civil service test as well as medical, psychological and physical fitness exams, possess a valid Louisiana driver’s license and have completed a standard high school education or equivalent.
August 21 10:54 AM
John Hamm, club manager, then presented nine grants to the following local organizations: Special Olympics, $1,000; Vets Helping Vets, $2,000; Bossier Kids Inc., $2,000; Food Bank of Northwest Louisiana, $2,500; Volunteers of America, $2,500; World Vision International,.
August 08 09:49 AM
— All vehicles must stop no less than 30 feet from a school bus that is loading or unloading children whether you are meeting the bus or traveling behind the bus.
August 08 09:49 AM
The effective nationwide drunk -driving campaign will include high-visibility enforcement and high-profile events and will be supported by national paid advertising, creating a comprehensive campaign to curb drunk driving in August through the Labor Day weekend.
August 08 09:49 AM
She was surrounded by her loving family at the time of her passing. A private ceremony will be arranged for Mrs. Walker in the coming days..
August 07 10:03 AM
 The City of Bossier City administration sadly announced Thursday morning that Adele Walker, wife of Bossier City Mayor Lorenz Walker, has passed away.       &nb
August 22 10:42 AM
Citizens can complete most of the state requirements in one stop by attending a class from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the sheriff’s Regional Training Academy on Saturday, Sept. 20..
August 22 10:43 AM
A lawsuit has been filed in Caddo District Court alleging that Shreveport Police Chief Willie Shaw and other high-ranking Shreveport Police Department officers knew about the incidents taking place at Fire Station No. 8 several weeks before the arrests of five firefighters.
August 21 10:54 AM
The annual Centenary Book Bazaar does much more than give bibliophiles an opportunity to restock their bookshelves at home with new titles for later reading. Proceeds from the popular shopping event are used to fund campus projects not included in the regular college budget.
August 21 10:54 AM
Shreveport Green is bringing awareness to keeping Shreveport-Bossier beautiful and green with an amusing, interactive campaign designed to spread the word about respecting the community and others while encouraging residents to share experiences on social media and report areas where litter has been left.
August 21 10:54 AM
TKG & Associates, an independent municipal advisory firm based in Houston, has been hired to provide financial advice and services as the city moves forward with the sale of $75 million in water and sewer bonds and $93.5 million related to the 2011 general bond issue.
August 08 09:49 AM
“This is the first year that we’re letting people buy their own helmets,” he said. “What we’re trying to do is, we’re offering our parents a chance to buy the helmets, and I’ll do the recertification. But they get to keep the helmet when they graduate if the parent buys it.
August 08 09:49 AM
He will begin working in Shreveport on Oct. 1. During his interview, Sweeney emphasized the city’s assets and how he considers this position to be a “professional challenge.
August 01 09:57 AM
In addition to assisting the media, how can he help the public in his new position? “Just, like, doing what Marcus is doing. What’s going to happen is, because we’ve got two PIOs right now, we can start giving out more releases, more information because instead of one guy, there’s two guys who will be able to help a lot more … for information.
August 01 09:57 AM
During the Caddo Sheriff’s Office’s Children’s CSI Camp held at Sheriff’s Safety Town, local 11– and 12-year-olds learned about the jobs of officers and deputies and how crime scenes are analyzed. One of the first things they learn is that crimes are not solved within an hour like on some television shows.
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..
August 29 09:58 AM
The Mooringsport Cypress Festival will be held 5:30-9 p.m., Friday, Sept. 12, and 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 13, at the Edwin Tuttle Currie Park in Mooringsport, La. After a two-year hiatus, the festival has been brought back by several passionate supporters in the Mooringsport community.
August 29 09:58 AM
Beginning Friday, Aug. 29, through Monday, Sept.1, favorite brands, including Old Farmer’s Almanac General Store, Fossil, Carter’s, OshKosh B’Gosh and Wilsons Leather Outlet, among many more, will hold Labor Day Weekend sidewalk sales with limited-time discounts on end-ofsummer and fall preview merchandise.
August 29 09:58 AM
“I pride myself on having a servant heart, possessing the ethics, integrity and ability to build relationships to get things done,” Taliaferro said. “I have served my country both locally and nationally; with my 34 years in law enforcement and 33 years of military experience, I am uniquely qualifiedto be the next Shreveport city marshal.
August 22 10:42 AM
BATON ROUGE, La. – As a part of the Jindal family’s initiative to feature young artists, Louisiana’s First Lady Supriya Jindal announced Monday that winning art pieces from the Louisiana Art Education Association's (LAEA) 2014 Youth Art Month contest are on display in the Louisiana Governor’s Mansion for the month of August.
August 22 10:42 AM
In congratulating the newly promoted officers, Chief Shaw said, “People expect us to be perfect in an imperfect world. I’m going to tell you the very best that you can do. … You put God first, then your family and then this job. Don’t get that confused. Anytime you get that confused, you’re going to have problems.
August 22 10:42 AM
In the seminar, participants will learn how to qualify for Medicaid benefits for nursing home care; how Veterans Aid and Attendance pension benefits are available while you live at home, in assisted living or in a nursing home; how to protect...
August 22 10:42 AM
Targets will be furnished, and state-certified firearms instructors will assist shooters. Participants must call ahead and reserve a time to work with instructors. Shooters must provide their own ammunition, eye and ear protection, and should arrive with weapons unloaded.
August 21 10:54 AM
As hunters begin to prepare for the 2014-15 hunting season, one thing they should not overlook is hunter education. In the rush to prepare for the hunting season, hunters sometimes overlook the hunter education requirements and find themselves struggling to schedule a class at the last minute.
August 21 10:54 AM
Every Wednesday: The Society of St. Vincent de Paul at Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
August 21 10:54 AM
For the past 24 years, St. Jude has given away more than 340 houses and raised more than $270 million through the St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway campaign, the largest single-event fund-raiser for the hospital. It is because of programs like this that families never receive a bill from St.
August 29 09:58 AM
The British passenger ship could carry a maximum of 2,200 passengers, and it measured 882 and one half feet in length. Many people believed it was unsinkable because its hull was divided into 16 watertight compartments. Even if two of those compartments flooded, the ship should still float.
August 29 09:58 AM
With all the political hoopla in the past few weeks focused on other races, the upcoming election for all 12 members of the Caddo Parish School Board drew scant, if any, attention. Not that these elected positions are not important — quite the contrary.
August 22 10:42 AM
In January, President Obama declared that despite Congressional logjams, “America does not stand still -- and neither will I. So wherever and whenever I can take steps without legislation to expand opportunity for American families, that’s what I’m going to do.
August 22 10:42 AM
Your conscience is the sense of what is right or wrong in your conduct and your motives. In a Christian, the Holy Spirit activates your conscience by bringing to mind a principle or warning from God’s Word. A clear conscience is one of the best friends you’ll ever have.
August 22 10:43 AM
It’s always a pleasant surprise when an unheralded candidate suddenly appears on the local political scene and qualifies for office. Such is the case with the recent announcement by Trina Chu that she will run for Caddo District Judge; she qualified this week.
August 21 10:54 AM
Once again, rumors have surfaced that Shreveport City Councilman Sam Jenkins will run for mayor rather than seek reelection to his District G council seat. A few months ago, Sam had two false starts at events scheduled to announce his candidacy for Shreveport’s top elected job.
August 21 10:54 AM
The roads we travel are always full of warning signs. For example, when you travel through the mountains in the state of Arkansas, you might see a sign that says: WATCH OUT FOR FALL- ING ROCKS. Or, elsewhere, you might see a sign that says: SLIP- PERY WHEN WET.
August 08 09:49 AM
In what will be the battle of the lawsuits, the city of Shreveport and Calvin Grigsby (actually Grigsby & Associates Inc.) have squared off against each other over the termination of Grigsby’s financial service contract with the city for the re-structuring of the city’s bond indebtedness and marketing of the $165 million of municipal bonds.
August 08 09:49 AM
I don’t like his politics. I don’t like his theology. I don’t like his worldview. I don’t like his view of America. I don’t like what he’s DOING to America. I don’t really much like HIM. I think he is arrogant. I think he is narcissistic. don’t like him, but I love him, because that’s what Jesus tells me to do.
August 08 09:49 AM
One of the problems with the federal Affordable Care Act (called “Obamacare” by the president himself) is the way it’s paid for: with $700 billion of taxpayer money taken from Medicare. Many Louisiana officials, myself included, have criticized this.
August 29 09:58 AM
According to documents filed in the case, Zahid Imran, M.D., 56, of Baton Rouge, served as the medical director of Shifa Community Mental Health Center of Baton Rouge and co-owned Serenity Center of Baton Rouge and Shifa Community Mental Health Center of Texas.
August 29 09:58 AM
Gov. Jindal said that the $4.3 billion grant program and federal policy waivers to encourage states to adopt uniform education standards and testing violates the state-to-state sovereignty clause in the Constitution and “effectively forces states down a path toward a national curriculum.
August 22 10:42 AM
Gale Allen Schoonover, 54, entered a conditional guilty plea for one count of possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine before U.S. Magistrate Judge Karen L. Hayes. The plea will become final when accepted by U.S. District Court Judge Robert G. James.
August 22 10:43 AM
This case is part of Project Safe Childhood, a U.S. Department of Justice nationwide initiative to combat the growing epidemic of child sexual exploitation and abuse. Led by U.S.
August 21 10:54 AM
“The Weights and Measures Division of the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry is charged with the responsibility to verify the accuracy of scanners and electronic pricing systems in all retail stores. It is one more thing we do to protect the consumer,” said Commissioner Mike Strain, D.
August 08 09:49 AM
As technology evolves, the Louisiana State Police (LPS) continues to make improvements and find more effective and efficient ways of conducting business. It has been a goal of LSP to provide the option of ordering crash photographs over the Internet to the public.
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.
August 29 09:58 AM
I would like to add a few more things. First of all, I’ve been keeping up with the case on the shooting in Missouri. We don’t know all the facts. Furthermore, I am not a racist. I am a retired physician in Shreveport, and I go over all the facts before I get on the phone and make a statement.
August 22 10:43 AM
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August 21 10:54 AM
Would someone please, and I empathize the word, please, explain to me why every time there is criminal activity that takes place amongst these black people that they are all made out to be such upright citizens and the policeman are the villains? In...
August 01 09:57 AM
I’ve read a few things about the Southern Loop and Providence problems. They can do like my mother did that lived there. She sold her place! She got tired of the cracked and busted concrete streets and the cracked and busted asphalt in the neighborhood.
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.
August 29 09:58 AM
When officers arrived at the scene, they found the store’s front door had been shattered. A subsequent check inside the business revealed a door leading into the pharmacy had also been breached..
August 29 09:58 AM
During officers’ investigation of the business burglary, two men, 18-year-old Brandon Keyoun Adams and 19- year-old Kaylin Devon Flemings, both of Shreveport, were arrested and charged in connection with the crime..
August 29 09:58 AM
When officers arrived at the scene, they contacted an adult male victim who reported that his ex-girlfriend, 25-year-old Climmie Tillman of the 3100 block of Holly Street, drove up behind him and allegedly rammed his vehicle with her SUV..
August 29 09:58 AM
Back on Aug. 13, the DeSoto Parish Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division was notified of a sexual battery that had occurred at about 3:30 p.m. on Aug. 12 on a North DeSoto High School bus..
August 29 09:58 AM
Jerome Turner and 26-year-old Breunica Octavia Turner, both of the 1600 block of Nichols on Street, entered the retail store, where they gathered up over $1,300 worth of merchandise before leaving the business without paying for the items..
August 29 09:58 AM
Just after midnight on Saturday, Shreveport police patrol officers were dispatched to Willis- Knighton Medical Center located in the 2600 block of Greenwood Road in reference to a man who arrived at the hospital’s emergency room suffering multiple gunshot wounds.
August 29 09:58 AM
During the detention of the suspect, authorities learned that at least one other vehicle burglary had occurred in the surrounding area to include a vehicle located in the 300 block of Rear Topeka Street..
August 29 09:58 AM
Holden was identified after investigating patrol officers recovered evidence at the crime scene which was later submitted to the North Louisiana Crime Lab for analysis. The evidence recovered was linked to Holden by way of a CAN match..
August 29 09:58 AM
Patrol officers canvassed the area in search of the suspect, who was described as a heavyset, black male in his mid-40s, standing approximately 5 feet 11 inches tall. The man was last seen wearing all-dark clothing, with a dark-colored baseball-style cap.

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