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October 17 05:47 PM
Registration is under way for the 2015 Bossier Parks and Recreation Youth Basketball season, and now sign-ups can be made online. The registration fee is $45 per child and $35 for each sibling. Leagues are forming for boys and girls ages 5 through 14. The deadline to register for all leagues is Nov.
October 17 05:47 PM
“I can’t stress enough the importance of keeping our children safe while they are waiting at bus stops, being picked up and then being delivered to their schools and homes, said Sheriff Whittington.
October 17 05:47 PM
Brad Durbin was promoted to the rank of lieutenant. Lt. Durbin has been a member of the Bossier City Police Department since 1991 and is assigned to the patrol division..
October 10 11:22 AM
“I’m encouraged by the motivation of this young lady and wish her well in her studies at Northwestern,” said Whittington. “Hopefully, when she is done with her education, she can return to our area and work at the new crime lab and forensics center.”.
October 10 11:22 AM
The workshop will address restoration agriculture and Keyline water management systems and will focus on designing the water system for a farm-scale perennial agriculture system. Topics explored will also include agroforestry and silvopasture systems..
October 10 11:22 AM
gubernatorial appointments, subject to Senate confirmation. There must be one member from each congressional district, and the remaining members at-large and four members from each of the following parishes having active racetracks: Calcasieu, St. Landry, Bossier and Orleans.
October 03 10:43 AM
Last Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 24 and 25, the Caddo Sheriff’s Youth Services Division checked 28 businesses for compliance with state laws and parish ordinances. Four clerks were issued summonses for the unlawful sale of alcohol to persons under 21.
October 03 10:43 AM
Bossier sheriff’s deputies rescued a 69-year -old man Monday who was exhausted and stuck knee-deep in mud at Cypress Lake near the Highway 162 boat launch after he swam a few hundred yards in an unsuccessful attempt to retrieve the wayward boat he had just launched.
October 03 10:43 AM
Each year during the month of October, the department’s Fire Prevention Bureau brings its fire prevention and safety program to Bossier elementary schools through the use of a multimedia presentation that includes a puppet show, a video presentation and appearances by Sparky the Fire Dog and Freddie the Fire Truck.
October 17 05:47 PM
The Zombie Walk has been held at several spots downtown, including Festival Plaza and artspace. “Last year, we did it on a Thursday night as part of our Third Thursday Trolley,” Swaine said.
October 17 05:47 PM
In the fall of 2011, Mayor Glover unveiled a plan to provide speedier relief for the city’s crumbling streets and sidewalks without creating any new taxes for citizens to pay. His plan was well-received by many residents, particularly those who live in areas with streets and sidewalks that have long needed reconstruction.
October 17 05:47 PM
“When the water is transferred, the plan for the current boil order on East Cove customers being transferred is for Blanchard operators to open the valves and flush the system.
October 10 11:22 AM
The third Pop-Up Project, scheduled for Nov. 3-7, will be perfect for people who like to eat. During the week, the Pop-Up court will be unveiled at the corner of Common and Crockett streets. The court will feature several food trucks as well as food vendors of other sorts, outdoor seating, music and more.
October 10 11:22 AM
Sgt. Jason Brook and Sgt. Kim Brook, who were both hired by the department in September 1993, were placed on paid administrative leave by Chief Shaw pending an administrative investigation into the alleged policy violations..
October 03 10:42 AM
What special features are in store for visitors this year? “Ballet Memphis and Lightwire Theater are two of our ‘special projects’ that we think the community will enjoy,” Stone said.
October 03 10:42 AM
Mayor Cedric Glover Wednesday submitted a balanced $481.2 million operating budget for 2015, an increase of 3.2 percent over the 2014 budget with much of the increase primarily due to increased contributions in employee health insurance and retirement benefits.
October 03 10:42 AM
“The city of Shreveport and the Northwest Louisiana Civil rights Coalition have envisioned for some time a civil rights and cultural museum and civil rights institute dedicated to the rich history of African-Americans and the African-American experience during the Civil Rights Movement here in Shreveport and Northwest Louisiana,” Glover said.
September 26 01:19 PM
The City Council this week adopted changes to the system following several months of strategic discussions by the Board of Directors of the Employee Retirement System. During those months, the board presented several proposals at employee meetings and received valuable feedback on ways to revamp the system.
October 17 05:47 PM
In addition to the free gun lock giveaway, the Benton Police Department will distribute literature on the following: domestic violence, drug awareness, bullying, natural/manmade disasters, and educational coloring books for children that include bicycle safety, safety in the home and stranger awareness.
October 17 05:47 PM
“We are expecting an impressive alumni crowd from around the country,” said Stewardship Officer Meredith Sowers. “From a gumbo and dessert cook-off to sporting events and reunions, participants can expect a fun-filled weekend with activities for every member of the family.
October 17 05:47 PM
Every Wednesday: The Society of St. Vincent de Paul at Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
October 17 05:47 PM
On Friday, the Louisiana Department of Transportation announced the schedule for a series of public hearings to present the Fiscal Year 2015-16 Preliminary Highway Program. The public hearings will be conducted by the Joint Transportation, Highways and Public Works Committee.
October 17 05:47 PM
The new office located at 1067 Highway 171 occupies one acre at the corner of Stanley Road, with the bank utilizing the bottom floor of the two story structure. Dorroh said future growth or demand for office space from outside renters will dictate when the second story would be complete.
October 17 05:47 PM
“The staff at DOTD works hard each year to obligate our entire allotment of federal funding,” said DOTD Secretary Sherri H. LeBas. “I am proud of their hard work and dedication with helping the department obtain this extra funding for these muchneeded projects.
October 10 11:22 AM
The workshop will address restoration agriculture and Keyline water management systems and will focus on designing the water system for a farm-scale perennial agriculture system. Topics explored will also include agroforestry and silvopasture systems..
October 10 11:22 AM
The Shreveport-Bossier Night Out Tuesday brought visits from law enforcement and community leaders, including U.S. Attorney Stephanie A. Finley and members of her office; Mike Campbell, law enforcement community coordinator; Robert Gillespie Jr., an assistant U.
October 10 11:22 AM
Chimp Haven, the National Chimpanzee Sanctuary, will host its annual Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 11. The event will take place at the Chimp Haven sanctuary, located in the Eddie D. Jones Park off of Highway 789 in Keithville, La. The 2014 Fall Festival will take place, rain or shine, 9 a.
October 10 11:22 AM
Alonzo received a 2012 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture for his appearance in “Jumping the Broom.” He also played the heroic role of Tsu- ’Tey in James Cameron’s blockbuster “Avatar” and was the lead villain, Fenix, in Universal’s “Fast and Furious,” which reunited the original cast.
October 17 05:47 PM
Everyone who has lived in Shreveport for a few years — well, almost everyone — knows of the Barnwell. Officially, it is the R.S. Barnwell Memorial Garden and Art Center, and for many years, it was the focal point of the Clyde Fant Parkway.
October 17 05:47 PM
a study that found nearly two in every three Louisiana workers had either seen or experienced age discrimination in the workplace. Unfortunately, almost 20 percent of those surveyed said that they weren’t hired for a job due to their age, and nearly 10 percent told us they had been laid off or fired because of their age.
October 17 05:47 PM
So, they thought they had Jesus on the horns of a dilemma, but, as they soon found out, Jesus was never on the horns of a dilemma. In response to this question, He said, “Render, therefore, unto Caesar the things which are Caesar’s; and unto God the things that are God’s” (Matthew 22:21).
October 10 11:22 AM
We do not know when it is going to happen, but we know it is going to happen because the Bible says so. Revelation 18:2 says, “Babylon the great is fallen, is fallen …” In Scripture, Babylon is representative of a vile system related to religious corruption and commercial.
October 10 11:22 AM
Immediately, fans, in true J.R Ewing-style, prepared for the fight to have the show put back on television. Social media sites and petitions sprang up, along with not only trying to get TNT to have a change of heart but also pleading with other networks to pick up the show.
October 10 11:22 AM
Greg Young and his wife, Jackie, own a home at 2209 North Cross Drive in Blanchard; the residence is not in the Shreveport city limits. The house has an assessed value of $450,000. They both have filed for the $75,000 parish homestead exemption on this home.
October 03 10:42 AM
What would you recommend? The woman is pregnant, and you have been told ahead of time this child is going to have cerebral palsy. You are told he will probably never speak, he will probably never walk, he will probably never talk, and he will probably wear a diaper all his life.
October 03 10:43 AM
Over the past fiscal year, the Louisiana State Employees’ Retirement System (LASERS) actuarial value of assets increased from $9.7 billion to $10.6 billion. This positive information was part of the annual actuarial valuation report for the period ending June 30, 2014, adopted by the LASERS Board of Trustees at its September 26 meeting.
October 03 10:43 AM
On the local level, it is soup to nuts. Shreveport mayor and council races along with school board races are big choices for voters. Add to that Shreveport City Marshal and Public Service Commission and almost every Caddo voter has eight races to ponder.
October 17 05:47 PM
I woke up this morning surprised to find out I am now responsible for sweeping agency funds and crafting the state budget. I am more than happy to take on those responsibilities if the Legislature chooses to task me with them. In the meantime, let me clear up some distortions in statements made this morning by the Division of Administration.
October 17 05:47 PM
Louisiana Tax Amnesty 2014 continues through 11:59 p.m. on Nov. 14. During the amnesty program, delinquent taxpayers and non-filers can bring their accounts up to date by paying 100 percent of taxes owed, all applicable fees and 50 percent of applied interest.
October 17 05:47 PM
If you currently have this app on your iPhone, please install the current update. This will remove any outdated content while the department develops a new, more user-friendly version that will provide accurate, season-specific information and regulations.
October 17 05:47 PM
LSU School of Veterinary Medicine student handlers work with Mike VI throughout the summer to get him ready to load into his trailer for LSU Tiger home football games. However, being an adult male tiger, he does not always comply. Because of this, he may not attend all home games this season.
October 10 11:22 AM
At about 3:50 p.m. Sunday, a Louisiana State Police trooper from Troop E began assisting a Ferriday police officer with a pursuit involving a 2008 Chrysler 300. The Ferriday police office was attempting to stop the Chrysler because Wright was believed to be the driver.
October 10 11:22 AM
Do you support an amendment to remove the constitutional requirement that a judge retire upon attaining the age of seventy or, if his seventieth birthday occurs during his term, that he retire upon completion of that term? (Amends Article V, Section 23).
October 17 05:47 PM
The LSU Fighting Tigers, where do they do their fighting? Evidently, not on the football field and of the news a few months back, barroom brawls. They are evidently doing their fighting in the bars of Baton Rouge and not on the football field, not of late.
October 10 11:22 AM
This is my comment to the lady, Ruth. You are a big, fat liar; that is not truth. There is just as many white people getting food stamps as black folks. Second, you sound like you are racist female. You get what you get, maybe if you talked to people the right way you would get much better service.
October 03 10:43 AM
Someone had asked the question about the difference in in law schools. I believe it was the difference between a Southern University law degree as opposed to an LSU law degree. I think the issue came up when someone said Bossier DA Schuyler Marvin has a Southern University law degree.
September 26 01:19 PM
Hi, I am calling to ask a question about the guy arrested, the State Fair of La. Manager Clark. I see here in your paper he ran a stop sign and was arrested for possession of marijuana. He also admitted that he had a gun in car. It is in the paper.
September 19 11:46 AM
I had a flat on I-49 driving home yesterday and called my husband for help. No sooner than I ended the call, Caddo Parish Deputy Jamey Hendrix was to my rescue. You all know how hot and humid it is in the river bottoms, and Deputy Hendrix changed my tire.
September 12 03:25 PM
Shreveport police violent crimes detectives immediately responded to the scene. Preliminiary information was received indicating the suspect approached Allen firing a handgun multiple times, striking Allen at least twice in the upper body. The suspect was described as a thinbuilt, black male in his mid-20s, standing approximately 5 feet 10.
September 12 03:25 PM
Det. Demery. I believe he is one of the best police officers the city of Shreveport has, and I understand he has been re-assigned.
September 05 11:46 AM
I was calling in reference to the ad that was put in this week’s paper, as far as the rude Sportran drivers. I have a much different opinion, for her to get on and categorize all the female Sportran drivers to one incident she has had is totally out of character.
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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October 17 05:47 PM
The suspect, a black male with dreadlocks who was wearing a Baltimore Orioles baseball cap, a pink polo shirt and dark-colored shorts, entered the store and is seen on the security camera video going directly to the manager’s office, where he took...
October 17 05:47 PM
Staff members with the LSU Forensic Anthropology and Computer Enhancement Services (FACES) Laboratory in Baton Rouge have created a clay facial reconstruction of a human skull that was among remains found in a wooded area in the 3100 block of East Texas Street back on June 30, 2011.
October 17 05:47 PM
Just after 10 p.m., Shreveport police patrol officers were dispatched to the 100 block of Jordan Street in reference to a robbery of an individual. When they arrived at the scene, officers contacted the victim, who said while walking in the 100 block of Jordan Street, she was accosted by two men who physically assaulted her.
October 17 05:47 PM
Back on Sept. 16, Shreveport police patrol officers were called to a residence in the 100 block of South Greenbrook Loop in reference to an assault and battery call..
October 17 05:47 PM
Agents with the Caddo- Shreveport Narcotics Unit were called to a residence at 1944 Roy Road last Thursday, Oct. 9, by Shreveport deputy city marshals who were at the house to serve unrelated arrest warrants for one of the residents..
October 17 05:47 PM
Upon arrival, authorities learned that a male and a female victim had been shot inside a hotel room. The male victim, identified as 34-year-old Gregory Morris of Shreveport, was pronounced dead at the scene by Shreveport Fire Department personnel..
October 17 05:47 PM
When officers arrived, they learned that two persons had suffered minor gunshot wounds after they home they were inside was fired upon. The victims, 17- year-old Atravion Johnson and 21 -year-old Chantrell Wilson, each suffered a gunshot wound to the lower extremities and were transported to University Health Medical Center for treatment.
October 17 05:47 PM
Shreveport police violent crimes detectives were notified and immediately responded to the scene. Authorities are working to determine the identity and whereabouts of the suspects responsible for this crime..

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