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June 24 03:45 PM
 A boil advisory has been issued for the Central Bossier Water System in Bossier Parish has been issued and residents on that system are encouraged to boil water for consumption until further n
June 19 12:53 PM
“Images of America: Bossier City” is the first book to be written by Kevin Bryant Jones, a West Monroe native who lived for 15 years in Huntsville, Ala., and who has lived in Bossier City since 2004, when he was transferred to Barksdale Air Force Base.
June 19 12:53 PM
During its Wednesday meeting, jury members voted unanimously to issue a 90-day stay to give the U.S. Corps of Engineers time to collect information and determine a Base Flood Elevation (BSE) for areas where the river topped its banks and flooded homes in subdivisions located inside levees.
June 19 12:53 PM
The graduating recruits completed a twoweek-long indoctrination and training schedule, including leadership skills, physical training, teamwork, discipline and confidence building skills. The program also instills the Marine Corps values of honor, courage and commitment and promotes a healthy drugfree lifestyle.
June 19 12:53 PM
A 16-foot steel beam from the World Trade Towers, recovered from Ground Zero in New York City following the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks, is schedule to arrive at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 23, at the Bossier City Municipal Complex, located at 620 Benton Road.
June 19 12:53 PM
A second round of free tetanus shots will be offered in Bossier Parish at the Sheriff’s substation on Viking Drive on Saturday, June 20, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. and Thursday, June 25, from 4-7 p.m..
June 12 03:03 AM
The class will start at 8:30 a.m. and wrap up in the midafternoon. The cost is $125 and includes the day’s training, all the paperwork, fingerprints, notary service and live fire qualifications..
June 12 03:03 AM
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries will hold a public meeting to provide an update on the status of giant salvinia control efforts and other lake management issues on Lake Bistineau. This meeting is second in a series of public meetings planned to provide current information as well as offer the opportunity for input and discussion.
June 12 03:03 AM
The two suspects were last seen running down Clarence Street from Shed Road in Bossier City. A witness observed two black male subjects running down Clarence, take off dark-colored shirts and get into a maroon or burgundy Ford Crown Victoria that had primer spots on it.
June 12 03:03 AM
Bossier City Chief of Police Shane McWilliams today announced the promotions of five police officers. The promotions took place Wednesday morning at the Bossier City Police Department with family members and department personnel in attendance..
June 19 12:53 PM
To help folks who might have been injured while coping with the flood, personnel from the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals, Office of Public Health, were in Shreveport Tuesday to give free tetanus shots to Caddo Parish citizens who have...
June 12 03:03 AM
The wall was constructed and assembled along the grassy median. The wall consists of a series of mesh containers and heavy-duty fabric liner filled with sand and covered with plastic. A second level was placed on top of the wall along the road directly underneath the bridge, where the water was the highest.
June 12 03:03 AM
Citizens should be prepared to provide the following information: name, address, phone number, do you have flood insurance, do you own or rent the impacted structure, did you evacuate the structure, what is the extent of your damage, do you have damage to the following: car, RV, boat, large farm equipment, livestock?.
June 12 03:03 AM
Thompson said, “I think it is appropriate to make an observation about our country’s Constitution and what makes it so remarkable. The amazing thing about our country, its traditions and its founding document is that all share a foundation in unchanging principles, and all have the capacity to grow and build upon these foundations.
May 29 07:21 AM
Sheriffs’ scholarships are made possible by the Louisiana Sheriffs’ Honorary Membership Program (LSHMP). Louisiana sheriffs provide scholarships to graduating high school students from each parish where the sheriff is an affiliate of the program. Scholarships will be awarded in 60 parishes throughout the state.
May 29 07:21 AM
“We want to be very clear to the rest of the country that Shreveport welcomes all individuals,” said Mayor Tyler. “Our city has been the torchbearer for inclusion with the adoption of our Fairness Ordinance. We will continue to welcome all visitors, businesses and embrace all our citi zens.
May 22 06:30 AM
Shreveport Common is an urban revitalization project and UNcommon Cultural Community, made possible through 30 major partners, including the City of Shreveport, Community Development, Shreveport Public Assembly and Recreation, Caddo Parish,...
May 22 06:30 AM
— The Caddo Sheriff’s Youth Firearms Education Camp will be held June 15-19 at the Sheriff’s Regional Training Academy. Boys and girls ages 10-13 may select any day during the week to join Caddo deputies on the firing range for supervised firearms safety education and .
May 08 10:14 AM
Of the 11 total suspects in this case, eight are now in jail: Valerie Nichols, Charles Smith, Willie James Jones, Georgiana Wright, Otha Johnson, Marcus Johnson, Herman Frazier and Michael Gillenwater. Still at large are Michael Jones, 39; Prince J. Riley, 32; and Ronald Gardet, 28.
June 26 06:55 AM
BAY ST. LOUIS, Miss. — Vessels of all kinds are invited to participate in the Boaters Rendezvous, a water component of the “Pirate in the Bay” festival scheduled for the last weekend in June. The two-day event will be held in Old Town Bay St. Louis, with the boaters rendezvous taking place in the waters surrounding the Bay St.
June 26 06:55 AM
While at the charbroil stop by the St. Luke’s Episcopal Mobile Medical Ministry, which will be offering free health screenings at the substation from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Screenings include blood pressure, diabetes and cholesterol..
June 19 11:30 AM
The graduating recruits completed a twoweek-long indoctrination and training schedule, including leadership skills, physical training, teamwork, discipline and confidence building skills. The program also instills the Marine Corps values of honor, courage and commitment and promotes a healthy drugfree lifestyle.
June 19 11:30 AM
A 16-foot steel beam from the World Trade Towers, recovered from Ground Zero in New York City following the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks, is schedule to arrive at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 23, at the Bossier City Municipal Complex, located at 620 Benton Road.
June 19 11:30 AM
Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation is partnering with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries to host the 24th Annual Get Hooked on Fishing Day on Saturday, June 27, at Earl Williamson Park in Oil City..
June 19 11:30 AM
The training will provide the necessary course of instruction in order to submit an application for the concealed handgun permit to the Louisiana State Police. Participants will need to bring their own weapons, a minimum of 36 rounds of ammunition and holster they can wear.
June 19 11:30 AM
The Let the Good Times Roll Festival is well known for its distinctive mix of live entertainment featuring zydeco, gospel, hip-hop and R&B. Gospel Night Explosion, hosted by Bishop Major and Pastor CeJay and featuring some of Shreveport-Bossier’s best gospel groups, will begin today at 5:30 p.
June 19 12:53 PM
Louisiana Boardwalk Outlets, the popular shopping, dining and entertainment destination serving the Shreveport-Bossier City marketplace, has announced the property’s Riverfront area will reopen to shoppers and restaurant-goers at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 20.
June 19 12:53 PM
Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation is partnering with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries to host the 24th Annual Get Hooked on Fishing Day on Saturday, June 27, at Earl Williamson Park in Oil City..
June 26 06:55 AM
There is a major push by the bureaucrats in Washington to put the first woman on the face of paper currency. There are a number of choices, and you will get no argument form me that there certainly is a place on one of our bills for a woman.
June 26 06:55 AM
America last came together on these days of loss and selfexamination just before Christmas 2012. Twenty 6- and 7-year-old children, babies really, had been massacred by the gunfire of 20- year-old Adam Lanza in Sandy and evil heart sat and...
June 26 06:55 AM
Nowadays, people are full of excuses on so many levels especially when it comes to exercise. Most will say they don't have time, but the truth is, they just don't make time. They will complain about being overweight and out of shape, but won't do anything about it.
June 26 06:55 AM
People often ask me why I write this column and maintain my Web site, Methamphetamine In The News. In fact, some people become quite indignant about some of the stories that I report. However, as I always say, if what I do here and on my Web site prevents just one person from ever trying meth in the first place, then it has all been worth it.
June 19 11:30 AM
The federal crop insurance program provides an agricultural safety net, and crop insurance premium subsidies were created to increase usage of these risk management tools. The federal government subsidizes, on average, 62 percent of crop insurance premiums annually.
June 19 11:30 AM
Who would have thought that the most notable legislation in the recently completed session of the Louisiana legislature was increasing taxes by over one billion dollars and legalizing marijuana use for certain purposes. Some observers around the state capitol wondered sarcastically just where did all the conservative Republicans go?.
June 19 12:53 PM
A 14-hour search by Pasco County sheriff’s deputies in Crystal Springs, Fla., last week, finally ended a crime spree by Kenneth Brown, 30, of Spring Hill. Mr. Brown is well known in Pasco County; he is a known methamphetamine user with 22 prior arrests and numerous probation violations to his credit.
June 19 12:53 PM
HE NEVER SHUTS UP TELLING ME, HOW HE’S MY BEST FRIEND, BUT, I NEEDED TO COMPROMISE, OVER JUST WHATS A SIN..
June 26 06:55 AM
Avoid door-to-door solicitors. Contractors coming door to door may not be from a local, established business, and many state licenses do not allow contractors to operate in another state. If a contractor says he was sent by your insurance company, check with your insurance company first.
June 26 06:55 AM
“I’m extremely grateful for Richard and all of our auxiliary deputies who give of their time to help our citizens and our sheriff’s office,” Prator said. “They are ready and willing to serve in all areas of the department whenever asked and have made a positive contribution in the community in many ways.
June 26 06:55 AM
The inaugural Brews and Cruise will begin at 2 p.m. Limousines will be ready to take participants to each restaurant. The limos will begin pickups at 2:30 p.m., and they will rotate from each restaurant in approximately 15-minute intervals until the last drop-off at 5:30 p.
June 26 06:55 AM
The KTBS-3 Independence Day Festival will be held form 2-10 p.m. in Festival Plaza in downtown Shreveport. This free, familyfriendly event will include the annual Brookshire’s Steak Cook-Off at 3:15 p.m., live music beginning at 4 p.m., a fireworks show at 10 p.
June 26 06:55 AM
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) and the Louisiana Outdoor Writers Association (LOWA) are encouraging hunters and anglers 15 years of age or younger to enter the 2014 Youth Hunter of the Year and Youth Angler of the Year Contests.
June 26 06:55 AM
The eight-hour course provides certification to educators who are looking to bring the NASP/ALAS curriculum to their school. The NASP/ALAS program introduces students in grades 3-12 to international target style archery as part of their inschool curriculum and is available to all schools in Louisiana.
June 26 06:55 AM
Historically, however, it is a poignant reminder of one of the most horrifying days in the United States: Sept. 11, 2001, colloquially known as 9/11, the day that terrorists hijacked two airplanes, slamming them into each of the World Trade Center towers in New York City.
June 26 06:55 AM
On Tuesday, Sheriff Prator warned citizens about a caller who impersonates a deputy and claims to have an arrest warrant for the person receiving the call. The imposter says to send money by Green Dot or Money Gram to stay out of jail. (See story on Page 5.
June 26 06:55 AM
Following an interview with Caddo Sheriff’s Detective Donnie Laney, Page was also charged with felony theft for stealing a trailer valued at $16,000 from an Ellerbe Road well site back on Aug. 20, 2014, and felony theft of oil and gas equipment for stealing oil field batteries valued at $1,500 from a well site on Highway 169 South back on Jan.
June 26 06:55 AM
Police obtained security camera video that shows the suspect entering and leaving the store. Detectives later arrested 24-yearold Adrian Tyrone Little of Bossier City on a charge of first-degree murder after he turned himself in to police at Bossier City Police Department headquarters.
June 19 11:30 AM
phones. I had tunnel vision when they first came out. I thought they would be a great tool to have. But now, if there was anything that I wish would be un-invented, it would be cell phones. A driver nearly ran into me because he was on his cell phone. If not for the grace of God, he would have killed or seriously injured me.
June 19 12:53 PM
phones. I had tunnel vision when they first came out. I thought they would be a great tool to have. But now, if there was anything that I wish would be un-invented, it would be cell phones. A driver nearly ran into me because he was on his cell phone. If not for the grace of God, he would have killed or seriously injured me.
May 15 07:30 AM
Yes, I read the Editor’s Response about the events in Baltimore. As a black man with two sons and a daughter, his attitude is what I fear most about this country. Some white people seem to think by complying with police orders means you will not be beaten, killed or mistreated.
May 08 10:14 AM
This is Shirley. I live in Sibley. Today is Wednesday, May 6, 2015. I left a message a few minutes ago. Yes, I am mad about how they treated my husband and all the other vets that need help. My husband, I have been married to him for almost 50 years. He was my one and only sweetheart, and I married him when I was 17 years old.
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.
June 26 06:55 AM
Shaw obtained the credit card number through the course of her employment at the Ramada Inn as a front desk clerk. She was not authorized to use the credit card..
June 26 06:55 AM
National Weather Service forecasters believe the Red River will crest at 32.5 feet around July 1 in Shreveport, approximately five feet below the level recorded during the recent round of flooding.
June 26 06:55 AM
According to the Shreveport police booking report, the suspect, 26-year-old Bobby Ray of 1333 Lawhon St. in Shreveport, was located by the complainant last Friday, June 19, in reference to a battery of her 14-year-old son. The complainant followed in her vehicle until police located Rainey’s vehicle.
June 26 06:55 AM
According to the Shreveport police booking report. last Friday, June 19, a Shreveport police officer was dispatched to a residence at 2838 Midway Ave. in reference to a suspicious person and made contact with an individual outside the residence..
June 26 06:55 AM
Investigators have charged Jones with one count of illegal use of a weapon and three counts of illegal possession of stolen things. He may face additional charges as inquiries continue. Detectives are working to identify the other involved suspect..
June 26 06:55 AM
Based on information and evidence gathered during their ongoing inquiry, investigators now believe that 20-year-old Brushiniqua Harris of the 1600 block of Malcolm Street in Shreveport, was bathing the victim in scalding hot water that ultimately caused the burns.
June 26 06:55 AM
Detective Jared Marshall obtained a warrant on Wednesday charging Reid Christopher Kerr, 26, of the 200 block of Melissa Lane in Bossier City, with two counts of indecent behavior with juveniles and one count of felony carnal knowledge of a juvenile..
June 26 06:55 AM
“That’s not how we do business, nor will we ever call and solicit money over the phone,” Sheriff Prator said. If you aren’t sure if the call is real, hang up and call local law enforcement..
June 26 06:55 AM
Based on information and evidence gathered during their ongoing inquiry, detectives charged James with one count of aggravated burglary. James also had an outstanding warrant for.
June 26 06:55 AM
Based on information gathered during their ongoing inquiry, investigators were able to identify 22-year-old Brandon Darnell Brooks as the suspect who allegedly assaulted the victim. Brooks was subsequently located by authorities and taken into custody without incident.

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