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March 27 04:45 AM
“For young people or anyone who think they can harass, threaten violence or bully others online, know this: There is nothing anonymous for law enforcement about anything you post online that breaks the law,” said Sheriff Whittington.
March 27 04:45 AM
Office of Special Investigations and the Federal Bureau of Investigation regarding the alleged threat to military personnel in our area. At this time, we do not have any information about specific threats to any Bossier Parish residents. We routinely work closely with OSI and will continue to work.
March 27 04:45 AM
Surrounded by members of the National Honor Society at Bossier High, the alumni chapter presented Principal David Thrash with money to enhance academics at the school. Supporting educational endeavors at the school is a key goal of the group.
March 13 10:44 AM
Detectives with the Bossier City Police Department’s Property Crimes Unit have cleared multiple home burglaries that happened in and around the Old Bossier neighborhood with the arrest of two juveniles..
March 13 10:44 AM
Also honored were Tiffany Williams, Student of the Year; Lola C. Kendrick, Public Citizen of the Year; Dorothy Schenthal, Leadership Award; Kimberly B. McClelland, Lifetime Achievement Award; and Brentwood Hospital, Business of the Year..
March 13 10:44 AM
In an effort to combat impaired driving in our area, Louisiana State Police Troop G plans to conduct a DWI checkpoint on Saturday, March 14, from approximately 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. at an undisclosed location in Bossier Parish..
March 06 01:23 PM
The promotion took place during a ceremony Wednesday morning in the Bossier City Council chambers. Bossier City Mayor Lorenz Walker along with Bossier City Council members Jeffrey Darby and Jeff Free joined numerous city department heads, employees, family members and friends along with area law enforcement and fire officials in attending the event.
March 06 01:23 PM
need only to submit one packet for their organization. Packets need to include an organizational bio, organizational statement, member list, and 3-5 images that best represent the groups overall aesthetic. The Bossier Arts Council manages six spaces in both traditional and non-traditional settings.
March 06 01:23 PM
Forty-three men incarcerated at the Bossier Parish Correctional Facility in Plain Dealing graduated last Friday morning, Feb. 27, from the 29th class of the Steve Hoyle Intensive Substance Abuse Program (SHISAP), a substance abuse rehabilitation program that was recently recognized for its efforts to treat and support offenders and their families.
March 27 04:45 AM
According to Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator, around 1:40 a.m., March 21, deputies along with Caddo Fire District No. 8 responded to a crash on Highway 2 between Caldwell Briggs Road and Centerville Road..
March 27 04:45 AM
“Cruising,” as it is commonly referred to, entails offenders driving slowly up and down city streets, often stopping in the roadways. blocking access to neighborhoods and businesses. In addition to complaints regarding traffic congestion, officers frequently receive other reports from concerned citizens regarding.
March 27 04:45 AM
Passengers who would normally access SporTran on Audrey Lane, East West Avenue, Fifth Street or Freddie Street will have to use the nearest bus stops on either Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, David Raines Boulevard or Russell Road..
March 27 04:45 AM
The company is restructuring routes and adopting new practices to become more efficient and better serve customers. Stickers will be posted on the blue carts with a toll free number (1-888-347 -7288) for customers to call in the case of delayed service or missed pickups.
March 13 10:44 AM
The Caddo Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness advises that Caddo Lake is expected to crest at 174 feet sometime over the weekend. Piers, boat houses and homes near the water face significant flooding. Boaters should be cautious near residential areas and slow down.
March 13 10:44 AM
The caller represents themselves as someone from the “Department of Safety” raising money on behalf of officers who have died in the line of duty. Previously reported calls originated from Tennessee..
March 06 01:23 PM
Shreveport Chief of Police Willie Shaw has fired a Shreveport police officer following a pre-disciplinary conference held last Friday..
March 06 01:23 PM
Due to the recent inclement weather conditions, the Shreveport Water and Sewerage Department was unable to read all water meter addresses for billing purposes during their regular schedule in February..
February 27 11:03 AM
In celebration of National Women’s History Month, the Shreveport Mayor’s Women’s Commission will host the Celebration of Women’s Week Kick-off Breakfast and HEAR Awards on Monday, March 2, at 8:30 a.m. and the Cora M. Allen Day Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Friday, March 6, at the Shreveport Convention Center.
March 27 04:45 AM
Families are invited to celebrate Easter at Bass Pro Shops this spring by enjoying free photos with the Easter Bunny, crafts for the kids, and an old-fashioned Easter egg hunt. This free, family Easter event is hosted at Bass Pro Shops 68 stores across the U.
March 27 04:45 AM
Global Wildlife Center, in Folsom, La, has welcomed their newest addition , Bonnie, a 5 year old Dromedary Camel. Commonly referred to as the “true ship of the desert”, Bonnie can go up to 3 weeks in the wild without water. She has a sweet personality and is already approaching our tour guides and visitors.
March 27 04:45 AM
A respite is on the way: the Fresh Aire Music Series, which makes its debut on Tuesday, March 31, from 6-9 p.m. in the Engine Room at the Shreveport Regional Arts Council’s (SRAC) Central Artstation at the corner of Crockett and Common streets in downtown Shreveport.
March 27 04:45 AM
"The 40-plus member Centenary Youth Orchestra will perform challenging and inspiring symphonic circus music by Igor Stravinsky and festive dances by Joaquin Rodrigo," said Gabriel. "Our very inspiring young guest soloist is Shreveport's own John-Henry Crawford playing one of the greatest works of the classical era, C.
March 27 04:45 AM
According to statute, the board is comprised of one member from each congressional district. Members are selected from nominations submitted by the board of directors of the Louisiana Chapter of the American Society of Home Inspectors, the Louisiana Realtors Association, the Louisiana Homebuilders Association, and the Louisiana Mort-.
March 27 04:45 AM
Boatswain’s Mate 3rd Class Caleb Armstrong from Shreveport, La., practices color guard rifle drill for the change of command ceremony in the hangar bay aboard the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6), in the East China Sea.
March 27 04:45 AM
The Bossier City Police Department along with one of its officers have received statewide honors for their efforts last year in enforcing Louisiana’s drunk driving laws under a grant administered by the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission..
March 20 08:56 AM
Families are invited to participate in free activities the week of March 23-27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Students will have the opportunity to play different types of instruments at the "Instrumental Petting Zoo" featuring local brass musicians Monday and Friday and musicians from the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.
March 20 08:56 AM
Continuing a spring tradition, Centenary students, faculty and staff will gather on Saturday, March 21, for BIG Event 8. BIG Event is a student-led day of service that allows Centenary to connect with its neighbors and give back to the surrounding community.
March 20 08:56 AM
Chimpanzee Discovery Day events are designed to offer the public an opportunity to visit the sanctuary, which is not normally open to the public. Additional Chimpanzee Discovery Days are April 18, May 16, June 20, Oct. 17 and Nov. 21. Discovery Days are held from 9 a.
March 27 04:45 AM
It started in Judy Stewart’s junior high health class. While discussing nutrition, Judy, Hemingford’s school nurse, heard lots of comments from students about wanting better, fresher food in the cafeteria. Judy is not the first educator to hear students complain about cafeteria food, but she recognized a valuable teaching moment and seized it.
March 27 04:45 AM
Louisiana is scheduled to have its presidential primary on March 5 of next year, but there is one little problem: The state is broke, and the Jindal administration has allocated no money for the legally required election. So what happens next? Does Gov.
March 27 04:45 AM
“The purpose of revising the actively engaged definition was to make farm payment limits more effective,” said Traci Bruckner, senior associate at the Center for Rural Affairs.
March 20 08:56 AM
Lately, it has become fashionable to belittle Grover Norquist, the American political advocate who opposes tax increases and serves as president of Americans for Tax Reform, in part because Gov. Jindal seeks Mr. Norquist’s guidance on the subject of state revenue.
March 20 08:56 AM
The historic Fire Station 10, located at 763 Oneonta, is one of those projects getting under way. Fire Station 10 closed for renovations on Monday..
March 20 08:56 AM
Here in the west, we understand that there is much truth in the old joke that whiskey is for drinking and water is for fighting. Rural and small-town America depend on water, and our neighbors downstream count on us to preserve the quality of that water for their use as well.
March 20 08:56 AM
Dr. Goree, first I would like to clarify one thing. I did explain to our parents that, due to the miswording of my e-mail pertaining to you attending our parent meeting in Greenwood, the offer by you for a private meeting immediately following the Walnut Hill forum may not happen.
March 20 08:56 AM
We all know that Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is a traveler. He seems to be constantly crisscrossing the country in his unlikely and quixotic quest to obtain national office. But now he says he is also the unrivaled champion of governors who travel all over the Bayou State.
March 13 10:44 AM
Picard Jr. was hog hunting with a group of hunters near Cypremort Point when he shot a 350 pound Louisiana Black Bear. Picard Jr. claims to have mistakenly identified the black bear as a wild hog..
March 13 10:44 AM
BATON ROUGE, La. — The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has confirmed the presence of the highly pathogenic H5N2 avian influenza (AI) in commercial turkey flocks in Pope County, Minn., also in Jasper and Moniteau counties in Missouri.
March 13 10:44 AM
Vehicle Commissioner Stephen Campbell. “Our staff is working as quickly as possible to implement these new licenses across the state; however, if you obtain a credential at an office that has not been converted to the new system, your license or ID is still valid.
March 13 10:44 AM
On average, federal crop insurance subsidies cover 62 percent of premiums. These subsidies are completely unlimited, meaning the largest and wealthiest farms receive premium subsidies on every acre they farm. A Government Accountability Office study from 2012 pointed to an example of one farm who insured crops in eight counties and received about $1.
March 06 01:23 PM
LDWF initiated the volunteer-based Derelict Crab Trap Removal Program in 2004 to address removal of derelict and abandoned crab traps. The program is funded in part by the sale of Louisiana commercial and recrea tional crab fishing licenses. Since the program began volunteers have assisted in removing nearly 25,000 traps.
March 06 01:23 PM
With spring just around the corner, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries announced they will again host a series of Family Fish Fest events across the state. In its second year, this program provides a unique opportunity for families to learn fishing basics and participate in activities to increase fishing knowledge and skill.
March 06 01:23 PM
Stella Marie Dunlap, 37, of Bastrop, La., entered a conditional guilty plea before U.S. Magistrate Judge Karen L. Hayes, to one count of aiding and subscribing a false tax return. The plea will become final when accepted by U.S..
March 06 01:23 PM
According to LA.R.S. 14:52B, whoever commits the crime of simple arson, where the damage done amounts to $500 or more, shall be fined not more than $15,000 and imprisoned at hard labor for not less than two years nor more than 15 years..
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.
February 27 11:03 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.
February 20 06:18 AM
Yes, I called to voice my opinion about your police protection in Vivian, La.. My house was robbed a week ago Monday, and this Monday the police finally came out to do fingerprints after my house has been robbed. This is the fourth time my house has been robbed, and I never recovered any of my equipment, stuff that was stolen.
February 13 07:51 AM
Yeah, this is J.B. Williams. I would like to comment about that person that called in about the Channel 3 clowns. I am like them, I don’t want to see any zombies, but these people go from one extreme to the other.
February 13 06:31 PM
Yeah, this is J.B. Williams. I would like to comment about that person that called in about the Channel 3 clowns. I am like them, I don’t want to see any zombies, but these people go from one extreme to the other.
March 30 03:15 PM

Michael Williams faces 12 counts of wire fraud.

 SHREVEPORT, La. – United States Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced today that a federal grand jury indicted Caddo Parish Commissioner Michael Dwayne Williams for defrauding the Caddo Paris
March 27 04:45 AM
Mooney is described as a female, white 5’04” tall and weighing 115lbs. Mooney is 30 years of age. Desoto Parish Crime Stoppers is offering a reward up to 1000.
March 27 04:45 AM
When the officer arrived, the suspect, identified as 30-year-old Courtney Desean Lewis of 210 S. Madison Court in Bossier City, had allegedly fled to the back of the house with the axe. Armed with a shotgun, the officer proceeded to search for Lewis..
March 27 04:45 AM
A local man was arrested last Friday, March 20, on battery charges after a physical dispute. Decorey Lamarzea McMillian, 24, of 6212 Tinker St. in Shreveport, was engaged in a physical dispute after his wife noticed another female’s cell phone number in his cell phone.
March 27 04:45 AM
Sgt. Shawn Fertenbaugh conducted a traffic stop Wednesday night, where the passenger in the vehicle was found to be in possession of 10.7 grams of marijuana and .6 grams of crystal meth, along with drug paraphernalia..
March 27 04:45 AM
When Joyce saw the police, he fled on a bicycle. Joyce refused all verbal commands to and arrested and booked into the Shreveport City Jail on charges of burglary and resisting an officer. Some items were recovered and stop and fled approximately five blocks west of the scene with multiple police units pursuing him on foot and in vehicles.
March 27 04:45 AM
Detectives immediately initiated an investigation and, based on the information and evidence gathered during the early stages of their ongoing inquiry, believe an unknown suspect pulled up in a vehicle outside of the residence and fired multiple shots at the house.
March 27 04:45 AM
Caddo sheriff’s deputies have arrested a Bossier City man for allegedly stealing merchandise from his employer and selling it on E-Bay..

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