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December 19 10:05 AM
The food drive is part of Operation Blessing, the Bossier Sheriff’s Office-sponsored program designed to help feed the needy in the parish. Operation Blessing is an ongoing, year-round endeavor, but it takes on a special meaning around the Christmas holiday.
December 12 10:14 AM
The goal of the checkpoint is to identify and remove impaired drivers from the road before they cause injury or death to themselves or others, as well as increase public awareness to the seriousness of driving while impaired. Bossier City Police Department and Louisiana State Police will assist.
December 12 10:14 AM
She was also wearing a large Buffalo Nickel belt buckle and white “Evonne Goolagong” brand deck shoes. The name “D. Davies” was written in a marker on the inside of the shoes she was wearing. On the outside of the shoes were the names “Dena & Michael Brisco” written in ink.
December 05 10:13 AM
Upcoming graduation ceremonies are scheduled as follows: today (Friday, Dec. 5), noon, Waller Elementary; Dec. 10, 1 p.m., Carrie Martin Elementary; Dec. 15, 1 p.m. Curtis Elementary; Dec. 17, 9 a.m., Apollo Elementary; and Dec. 17, 1 p.m., Elm Grove Elementary..
December 05 10:13 AM
Officers arrested 35-year-old Richardo Padilla of Century, Fla., on charges of burglary and illegal carrying of weapons after they were dispatched to an alarm call at Meadowview Elementary School in the 4300 block of Shed Road at about 7:30 a.m. Sunday..
November 28 10:05 AM
“We realize the need for extra patrols and law enforcement presence at businesses and shopping areas during this time of year,” said Sheriff Whittington. “We will have additional deputies out and about to deter crime by focusing on areas and parking lots with high shopper presence.
November 28 10:05 AM
While most kids in Bossier were enjoying the first day of their Thanksgiving break, 10 Bossier Sheriff’s Young Marines packed Christmas gift boxes Monday morning at First Baptist Church of Bossier as part of Operation Christmas Child.
November 28 10:05 AM
A team of deputies with the Bossier Sheriff’s Office earned third place at the Texas Tactical Police Officers Association’s annual sniper competition held in Dallas on Nov. 14 – 15. (l-r) Deputies Robert Thompson, Drew Harris, Jeff Smith and Jesse Tallant were among 20 teams from Texas and Louisiana who competed in seven different events.
November 21 06:40 AM
The Crime Victims Reparations Program assist victims of violent crime and their family members to help with various expenses, including medical, lost wages, mental health and other expenses incurred by the unexpected financial burden as a result of the crime.
November 21 10:15 AM
Trash collection routes will not run on Thanksgiving. Thursday trash collection routes will instead run on Friday and Friday’s routes will run on Saturday. Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday trash collection routes will run as scheduled during the week of Thanksgiving.
December 19 10:05 AM
Sheriff Prator also recognized several employees today for their years of service with the sheriff’s office. They are Audrey Faye Collins, five years; Patricia Harry, Christopher Wray, Gilbert Roraback, Carlos Anderson, John Mixon, Mark McLaughlin, and Carolyn Copeland, 15 years; and Sue Browder, 25 years.
December 12 10:14 AM
Graduation for the Caddo Sheriff’s Office Auxiliary Deputy Program will be at 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 15, at Sheriff’s Safety Town, 8910 Jewella Ave. Graduates are Kristina Kay Andrews, Linda Sue Effinger, Elizabeth F. Harris, Rickey R. Horton Sr., Kimberly Diana Hay, Larry Johnson and Cheryl Sue Stills.
December 12 10:14 AM
Liz Swaine, executive director of the Downtown Development Authority, said, “In 1923, the beautiful former Feibelman’s and Sears building and the two buildings adjacent to us were showplaces in downtown Shreveport featuring one-of-a-kind amenities.
December 12 10:14 AM
The fire apparently started in a pasture behind the home of B.J. and Cayla Pennington and quickly consumed their horse pasture before spreading to another nearby hay field..
December 05 10:13 AM
“It’s about bringing awareness about HIV and AIDS to the world,” said Robert Darrow, executive director emeritus of the Philadelphia Center and a long-term HIV survivor. “It’s certainly a pandemic and not an epidemic. It’s a time to reflect on those we’ve lost and on the future.
November 28 10:05 AM
Bradford said, “I’ve asked everybody that I think I can ask, what was he referring to? There’s no evidence that I know of that he could refer to that would substantiate his allegations. What did I do to be negative? What attacks did I levy on him? I have no idea what he’s talking about.
November 28 10:05 AM
Allen P. Ebarb, Matthew C. Frizzell, Matthew D. Henry, Michael M. Hirsch, Alisha B. House, David K. Lowery, Jasmine K. McCraney, Gavin J. Mitchell, Rickey T. Smith, Tyler A. Spikes, Justin S. Sundquist, Jacinda M. White, and Adrienna D. Widlund, Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office;.
November 28 10:05 AM
As we move into the holiday season, historically Shreveport has seen increases in some categories of crime, including armed robberies. While the total number of robberies reported through the end of October is slightly up from last year, business robberies are down 45 percent when compared to the same time period in 2013.
November 21 06:41 AM
The mayor’s comments followed Nov. 13’s ribbon-cutting at MSV for global fashion retailer H&M. The 22,000-square-foot store is one of the highest-profile retailers to join Mall St. Vincent’s lineup since Rouse Properties began an extensive makeover to reposition the mall as a leading retail and restaurant destination.
December 19 06:22 AM
Children were able to visit with Santa Claus and enjoy playing outside in the foam “snow” made by the firefighters. Olaf, the snowman from the movie “Frozen,” and an LSU Tiger also livened up the festivities and brought holiday cheer to the children..
December 19 06:22 AM
The Shreveport Airport Authority, an independent group of volunteers, will lead a search for a permanent director. Last time, ADK Executive Search was hired to identify candidates from across the country for the board to nominate. Several were interviewed before Mayor Glover ultimately appointed Francis.
December 19 06:22 AM
Celebrating its 119th year Jan. 16 through Feb. 7, the Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo (FWSSR) embodies the history and culture of Fort Worth still prevalent today. Cowboys on horseback, heart-pounding rodeo and 22,000 head of livestock reign during the 23-day-long event held at Will Rogers Memorial Center – one of the nation’s top equestrian facilities.
December 19 06:22 AM
“In January 2015, we will assemble on our new Living History Park more people in War of 1812-era uniforms than at any time since January 1815,” explained military historian Tim Pickles, the founder and President of the Louisiana Living History Foundation.
December 19 10:05 AM
Saturday, December 20, road work will commence to widen the East Bound 1-220 inside lane between LA 1 (North Market Street) and LA 173 (Blanchard Road). This work is anticipated to last two days weather permitting. The lane closure will begin at 6 a.m. on Dec.
December 19 10:05 AM
Children were able to visit with Santa Claus and enjoy playing outside in the foam “snow” made by the firefighters. Olaf, the snowman from the movie “Frozen,” and an LSU Tiger also livened up the festivities and brought holiday cheer to the children..
December 19 10:05 AM
The Shreveport Airport Authority, an independent group of volunteers, will lead a search for a permanent director. Last time, ADK Executive Search was hired to identify candidates from across the country for the board to nominate. Several were interviewed before Mayor Glover ultimately appointed Francis.
December 19 10:05 AM
Sheriff Rodney Arbuckle has issued his congratulations to the recent academy graduates and introduce them to the public. On Nov. 25, the DeSoto Parish Sheriff’s Office graduated five employees from the Caddo Parish Sheriff Training Academy. They are Aaron Anderson, Russ Jones, Blake McCoy, Kelby Pearah and Shane Taylor.
December 19 10:05 AM
As the holidays approach and winter sets in, we are all reminded that this time of year is about giving back and showing goodwill toward others. The hunting community is no exception.
December 19 10:05 AM
“In January 2015, we will assemble on our new Living History Park more people in War of 1812-era uniforms than at any time since January 1815,” explained military historian Tim Pickles, the founder and President of the Louisiana Living History Foundation.
December 19 06:22 AM
District 3 State Senator JP Morrell (D-New Orleans) urges state law enforcement and criminal justice agencies across the state handling untested sexual assault DNA collection kits to report the number of untested kits in their possession to the Louisiana State Police (LSP) crime lab by the January 1, 2015 deadline set by new state law.
December 19 06:22 AM
What does Congress have against family farmers and ranchers? The $1.1 trillion spending bill passed last week included the full version of the so-called GIPSA rider passed earlier by the House of Representatives. A rider is a legislative provision attached to a larger spending bill.
December 19 06:22 AM
Another phone call in the middle of the night. Another notification by my team, “Colonel, we have a fatal crash with four dead in Avoyelles.” As I sit here awake, I can’t help but recall the phone calls I’ve received or made over my seven years as superintendent and 34 years as a state trooper.
December 19 06:22 AM
Actually, the delivery will be a little late … like two days. And whether the citizens of Shreveport will be happy with Santa’s deliveries —- in the long run — is a story yet to be told. Saturday, Dec. 27, will be historic … and not just for the first Duck Commander Independence Bowl.
December 19 10:05 AM
First, He would be sinless. In the Bible, we are told Jesus Christ was conceived in his mother's womb by the Holy Spirit. This was revealed to the man who would be His earthly father, Joseph, by an angel.
December 19 10:05 AM
Actually, the delivery will be a little late … like two days. And whether the citizens of Shreveport will be happy with Santa’s deliveries —- in the long run — is a story yet to be told. Saturday, Dec. 27, will be historic … and not just for the first Duck Commander Independence Bowl.
December 19 10:05 AM
What does Congress have against family farmers and ranchers? The $1.1 trillion spending bill passed last week included the full version of the so-called GIPSA rider passed earlier by the House of Representatives. A rider is a legislative provision attached to a larger spending bill.
December 19 10:05 AM
Another phone call in the middle of the night. Another notification by my team, “Colonel, we have a fatal crash with four dead in Avoyelles.” As I sit here awake, I can’t help but recall the phone calls I’ve received or made over my seven years as superintendent and 34 years as a state trooper.
December 19 10:05 AM
District 3 State Senator JP Morrell (D-New Orleans) urges state law enforcement and criminal justice agencies across the state handling untested sexual assault DNA collection kits to report the number of untested kits in their possession to the Louisiana State Police (LSP) crime lab by the January 1, 2015 deadline set by new state law.
December 12 10:09 AM
The 2014 elections have placed many new faces in key leadership positions for the City of Shreveport and Caddo Parish — a new mayor, four new councilmen and six new school board members. In the process one incumbent council representative was defeated and four incumbent school board members were sent home.
December 19 10:05 AM
At 10:22 a.m., troopers stopped a 2003 Chevrolet Blazer driven by 35-year-old Michael Lawson of Shreveport on Interstate 20 in Haughton, La., after learning that the vehicle had been reported stolen in White Oak, Texas. Upon making the stop, troopers made contact with Lawson, and he was arrested.
December 19 10:05 AM
Samuels has three prior felony convictions in the First Judicial District Court for Caddo Parish. In 2008 he was convicted of possession of Schedule II drugs (cocaine). In 2001, he was con victed of accessory after the fact — manslaughter and criminal conspiracy to commit a simple burglary.
December 19 10:05 AM
Authorities gathered information suggesting two unknown suspects drove up to the victim in a black Chevrolet Impala with tinted windows and pointed a handgun at him. The suspect on the passenger side of the vehicle began firing shots towart Roebuck,.
December 19 10:05 AM
LDWF Sgt. Trey Mason cited David E. Hayes, 40, of Natchez, Miss., for not possessing nonresident basic hunting and big game hunting licenses, failing to comply with deer tagging requirements, hunting from a moving vessel and taking deer from a vessel while the deer was swimming.
December 19 10:05 AM
The preliminary investigation revealed that a 1997 Chevrolet Silverado driven by 51-year-old Anthony Tellis of Minden was traveling north on U.S. 371 when it crossed the center line, exited the roadway and crashed into a group of trees..
December 19 10:05 AM
Celebrating its 119th year Jan. 16 through Feb. 7, the Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo (FWSSR) embodies the history and culture of Fort Worth still prevalent today. Cowboys on horseback, heart-pounding rodeo and 22,000 head of livestock reign during the 23-day-long event held at Will Rogers Memorial Center – one of the nation’s top equestrian facilities.
December 19 10:05 AM
According to the indictment, while acting as a police officer, Knowles violated a victim’s civil rights on Oct. 29, 2012, by attacking the victim. He pushed the victim to the floor and struck the victim in the face and body, causing bodily injury..
December 12 10:14 AM
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) biologists have received a fifth cohort of juvenile whooping cranes at White Lake Wetlands Conservation Area (WCA) in Gueydan. The 14 young cranes received Dec. 4 add to the state’s resident population established through an LDWF species restoration project.
December 19 06:22 AM
First, He would be sinless. In the Bible, we are told Jesus Christ was conceived in his mother's womb by the Holy Spirit. This was revealed to the man who would be His earthly father, Joseph, by an angel.
December 19 10:05 AM
Do you want Plain Dealing to grow and prosper? The recent article about Tim Cannon and his wife seemed that you were against any type progress or change in the community. The Cannons do have two businesses, but I don’t know that they are failures. The Custom Car shop has been around for several years and has not announced its closing due to failure.
December 12 10:09 AM
Planned Parenthood is "down with the struggle," even though the organization's founder, Margaret Sanger, didn't really like black people. You see, she was into eugenics and thought the black race needed to cool it on having babies. That way, they wouldn't taint the human race quite so much.
December 12 10:09 AM
Danny, I am calling about the  Rodessa water comment printed in last week’s paper. I am the operator, also referred to as the “idiot,” LOL. Everyone has their opinions, but I would like to clear up some of his false allegations and not being safe to drink in June and July.
December 05 07:32 AM
There is no doubt Obama is the poster boy for America’s fall into immorality. When he is not on the back nine or spending huge sums of taxpayer money on lavish vacations, he leads the charge for unfettered abortion, gay marriage and out-of-control spending.
December 05 07:32 AM
The biggest thing that scares me about Bill Cassidy is when he says he wants to unleash the oil and gas industry. Has everyone forgotten about what BP did in the Gulf, the big spill in Mooringsport? Big business has to be regulated because they will poison the environment.
November 28 07:09 AM
Like the father in this passage of Scripture, we often see an "if" in relation to our problems, and we sometimes also put the "if" in the wrong place. "If' Jesus can help me overcome this sinful habit.” “If” Jesus can restore my marriage.” “If” Jesus can meet my financial needs.
November 28 07:09 AM
Motorists are advised that LA 157 in Bossier Parish will be closed to traffic at 6:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 6, to lay a hot mix e-in from the new bridge to the exis ng roadway. LA 157 will re-open at 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 7. The closure loca on is between LA 614 in Haughton and LA 527.
November 28 07:09 AM
Greg Young has endorsed Rose McCulloch for Council, District A. Young does not really live in District A, a fact that was proven by Willie Bradford and pointed out to District A voters. It is no surprise that Young, who finished third in the primary, is now endorsing the incumbent who finished second to Bradford.
December 19 10:05 AM
Chelsie Marie Walpool, 23, of 229 W. 86th St. in Shreveport, reportedly took an iPad valued at $700 that she found on a conference room table at Regions Bank Tower, 333 Texas St., where she was employed as a housekeeper..
December 19 10:05 AM
Lealex Vershaun Bryant, 26, of 1536 W. 58th St. in Shreveport, was allegedly in the center Once at the city jail, however, Bryant got sick and threw up a cocaine rocks and three grams of ule II drugs (crack cocaine) with of a roadway in a vehicle that obstructed the flow of traffic.
December 19 10:05 AM
Brown was arrested and charged with walking in the roadway, two counts of resisting an officer, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, use/ possession of drug paraphernalia, taking contraband to a penal institute and on fugitive warrants for Louisiana Probation and Parole and CCC.
December 19 10:05 AM
Shreveport police officers saw two men hitting the window of a parked vehicle in the Sci-Port parking lot at the corner of Clyde Fant Parkway and Crockett Street with burglary tools trying to force their way inside. Both men saw the officers approaching and got inside a vehicle, whereupon a short vehicle pursuit began.
December 19 10:05 AM
Claudell Staten’s body was discovered by a passing motorist on Ellerbe Road north of Robson Road back on March 20, 1988. He had been shot several times, Sheriff’s detectives said the 44- year-old man was shot during a struggle inside his moving car. He was left outside on the ground after the vehicle crashed.
December 19 10:05 AM
Sheriff’s Detective Jared Marshall began an investigation after a 9-year-old female reported that a family member, James pitman, had sexually molested her from age e through 6 years old..
December 19 10:05 AM
Sheriff’s Detective Yomeka Evans said two suspects, identified as Corey Dewayne Ashley and Shatrina Quiyolanda Washington, were recruited to cash the bogus checks. A third suspect, Setorra Mingtoi Campbell, drove them to different businesses to cash the checks, then paid them from the proceeds while keeping most of the money.
December 19 10:05 AM
police stating that when they arrived at work Monday morning, they found the business had been burglarized. An investigation determined the break-in occurred early Sunday morning..
December 19 10:05 AM
At about 7:23 a.m. Thursday, Shreveport patrol officers were dispatched to the 2000 block of Line Avenue in reference to a shots-fired call. The victim told them while making a banking transaction, a male suspect approached her vehicle as she prepared to drive off.

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