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February 27 11:03 AM
A Bossier deputy received national recognition from the Veterans of Foreign Wars last Thursday as a result of his quick action in January 2014 that saved a man from an apartment complex fire in Benton, La.
February 27 11:03 AM
“What a fantastic display of how we even got to this point, and it was because of everyone that’s here,” said Bossier Parish Schools Superintendent D.C. Machen. “This was a community-driven, a community-supported effort that led us to the point where we’re all here today excited about turning the dirt on our new middle school.
February 13 06:31 PM
As clerk of court, Johnston’s duties are many and varied, from being in charge of elections on election night, manning the polls with commissioners, selecting a jury pool, taking care of minutes in the courtroom, civil suits, protective orders, all property records, issuing marriage licenses, adoptions and criminal records and tickets.
February 06 09:51 AM
As part of the campaign, the Bossier City Police Department will increase the number of patrols conducted by its DWI Task Force. The task force is made up of officers who patrol city streets with the sole purpose of targeting motorists who choose to drink and drive.
January 30 12:19 PM
Detectives with the Bossier Financial Crimes Task Force have worked several cases in the past month in which a person with a foreign accent contacts residents by phone claiming they have won the Publisher’s Clearinghouse lottery or a car.
January 30 12:19 PM
Hall has long been a key player in facilitating economic development on behalf of the city and was instrumental in assisting Mayor Lorenz Walker with bringing multiple businesses to Bossier City during 2014, including the Kroger Marketplace development on Airline Derive, which is currently under construction.
January 23 01:50 PM
There were 851 crimes in the parish last year, which comprises 411 person crimes and 440 property crimes. In 2013, there were 898 total crimes. Person crimes are homicide, rape, robbery, battery and assault, while property crimes are burglaries, thefts and arson.
January 23 01:50 PM
Trammel has coached boys’ cross country for 39 years and has guided his team to 17 combined boys’ and girls’ cross country championships. He was nominated for this honor by the Louisiana High School Athletic Association, which is a member of the NFHS..
January 16 09:46 AM
All city of Bossier City administrative offices, including those for city council and city court, will be closed Monday, Jan. 19, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day..
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.
February 27 11:03 AM
He has a bachelor’s degree in business administration, an associate degree in the applied science of paramedic, and is a graduate of the National Fire Academy’s prestigious, four-year, Executive Fire Officer Program. He also possesses the LSU and International Fire Service Accreditation Congress certifications in six areas.
February 27 11:03 AM
Upon officers’ arrival at the crash, it was learned 53-year-old Mark James suffered serious injuries after being struck by a pickup truck that was traveling north bound on Linwood Avenue. James was transported from the scene to University Health hospital, where he later died.
February 13 06:31 PM
The owner of the vehicle, 29– year-old Phillip Page of Mooringsport, gave officers consent to search the vehicle where officers located a black case with a small amount of methamphetamine, digital scales, a glass smoking device with meth residue and a straw with methamphetamine.
February 13 06:31 PM
According to Danny Richardson, fire chief at Fire District No. 7, the homeowner was burning trash in his back yard and threw a mattress on the burning pile, then went inside the house. The grass then caught fire, and the blaze began to spread. A neighbor reported the fire had spread to his storage shed and contacted firefighters.
February 06 09:51 AM
Caddo Sheriff’s Detective Donnie Laney said evidence collected at the scene identified the man who took the money as John Smith Jr., 22. Two juveniles ages 15 and 16 were also identified and arrested..
February 06 09:51 AM
Paxton was in town recently scouting out locations for a new movie he plans to direct this summer, and the Shreveport area appears to have just the look he requires. “I’ve teamed back up with Brent Hanley, who wrote the movie ‘Frailty’ that I directed.
February 06 09:51 AM
Mayor Ollie Tyler narrowed the list this week to include Michael Cook, Kerry Foster, Louis Johnson, Ronald Jones, Fredrick Sanders and Edwin Scott Wolverton. There were 36 candidates who applied for the position. Of those, 35 were approved to move further in the process.
February 06 09:51 AM
“We are always looking for opportunities to save the city some money” said Mayor Ollie Tyler. “We will continue to seek dollars and efficiencies in every aspect of our business. It’s what our citizens expect and deserve.”.
January 30 12:19 PM
Caddo Parish Sheriff Steve Prator is doing his part to make such business deals safer for everyone involved. The sheriff said citizens who need a safe location to conduct business transactions with people from classified advertisement Web sites such as Craigslist can now do so at any of the Caddo Sheriff’s Office substations.
February 27 05:57 AM
Marlene Yu states, "The techniques may vary greatly from painting to painting, as to embody the scope of my expression. The reference to nature is the focus of all my paintings." Many of her paintings, including those already exhibited throughout Shreveport, depict colorful abstractions based on natural forms.
February 27 05:57 AM
Registration begins at 8 a.m., with judging at noon and awards presented at 3 p.m. Early registration before March 14 is $25 for the first vehicle, $20 for the second vehicle and$15 for each subsequent vehicle. The price goes up $5 per vehicle after March 14 and at the gate.
February 27 05:57 AM
Tryouts for “Mary Poppins,” the summer musical production at Emmett Hook Center, 550 Common St., will be held from 6-9 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, March 9 and 10 in Bain Hall at First United Methodist Church at the head of Texas St. in downtown Shreveport..
February 27 05:57 AM
Choir leader Daniel Ogwal said, “The Watoto Children’s Choir is the result of a response from a local church to the needs that surround the Watoto Child Care Ministry.” The ministry takes care of the children, settling them in families and giving them a second chance at life.
February 27 11:03 AM
Marlene Yu states, "The techniques may vary greatly from painting to painting, as to embody the scope of my expression. The reference to nature is the focus of all my paintings." Many of her paintings, including those already exhibited throughout Shreveport, depict colorful abstractions based on natural forms.
February 27 11:03 AM
Registration begins at 8 a.m., with judging at noon and awards presented at 3 p.m. Early registration before March 14 is $25 for the first vehicle, $20 for the second vehicle and$15 for each subsequent vehicle. The price goes up $5 per vehicle after March 14 and at the gate.
February 27 11:03 AM
Tryouts for “Mary Poppins,” the summer musical production at Emmett Hook Center, 550 Common St., will be held from 6-9 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, March 9 and 10 in Bain Hall at First United Methodist Church at the head of Texas St. in downtown Shreveport..
February 27 11:03 AM
The event is open to the public and will be held at the LSU AgCenter Storm Shelter, 8125 Hwy. 71. Admission is $3 for adults, and anyone 18 years of age and under is admitted free. The first flight of competitors will begin at 8 a.m., and the last flight will begin at 5:20 p.
February 20 06:18 AM
Abney is a 14-year veteran of the sheriff’s office. He has served in corrections, special investigations, Emergency Response Team supervisor at CCC, and support/criminal records. He also serves on the Caddo Sheriff’s Office Dive Team and Honor Guard..
February 20 06:18 AM
“While Kool Smiles is proud to provide quality, affordable dental care to families with various forms of insurance, including Medicaid, we also recognize that there are many children in our community who have no insurance and whose families cannot afford regular trips to the dentist,” said Dr.
February 27 05:57 AM
The challenge is, neither narrative is wholly accurate. The truth is far more complex. The fatalists, caught in a crisis mind frame, are wrong. Rural America will not return to a vast buffalo commons anytime soon. Meanwhile, the boosters lead with great local successes while brushing over underlying trends.
February 27 05:57 AM
I guess the good Lord has to put up with politicians. Nary a week goes by when some governor or other political type is holding a prayer rally and declaring that the ills of the nation can be cured by America being “born again” through embracing a Christian evangelical fervor.
February 27 05:57 AM
In most elections incumbent candidates have a clear advantage over challengers, but this will may NOT be the case in this fall’s Caddo Commission elections. All 12 seats are up for reelection, and only David Cox is term-limited after three four-year terms.
February 27 05:57 AM
BATON ROUGE, La. — After 14 school districts have requested to opt out of PARCC testing and multiple families have asked for permission to opt their children out of the PARCC test, the superintendent of the Department of Education has responded and admitted there are problems with Common Core by calling for an expedited review of the tests.
February 27 11:03 AM
The challenge is, neither narrative is wholly accurate. The truth is far more complex. The fatalists, caught in a crisis mind frame, are wrong. Rural America will not return to a vast buffalo commons anytime soon. Meanwhile, the boosters lead with great local successes while brushing over underlying trends.
February 27 11:03 AM
I guess the good Lord has to put up with politicians. Nary a week goes by when some governor or other political type is holding a prayer rally and declaring that the ills of the nation can be cured by America being “born again” through embracing a Christian evangelical fervor.
February 27 11:03 AM
BATON ROUGE, La. — After 14 school districts have requested to opt out of PARCC testing and multiple families have asked for permission to opt their children out of the PARCC test, the superintendent of the Department of Education has responded and admitted there are problems with Common Core by calling for an expedited review of the tests.
February 27 11:03 AM
In most elections incumbent candidates have a clear advantage over challengers, but this will may NOT be the case in this fall’s Caddo Commission elections. All 12 seats are up for reelection, and only David Cox is term-limited after three four-year terms.
February 20 06:18 AM
Time is running out for farmers and ranchers that want to participate in the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) this year. Feb. 27 is the deadline for the 2015 round. Producers should visit their local NRCS office before that date to initiate the application process.
February 20 06:18 AM
My Louisiana governor has me puzzled again in his quixotic quest to be a player on the national stage. I thought Bobby Jindal was part of a Republican Party that tells government to get off our backs and mind its own business. But he now is apparently on a national pursuit to make us all homogeneous in how we act, live and speak.
February 27 11:03 AM
Hunting deer out of season and leaving a deer stand in a hunting position on a WMA each brings a $100 to $350 fine and up to 60 days in jail. Intentional littering brings a $250 fine and eight hours of community service in a litter abatement work program.
February 27 11:03 AM
LDAF Commissioner Mike Strain, D.V.M., said, “Our investigators and the APSO were able to locate and recover much of the stolen equipment. It is through these partnerships and the ability to work together that we are able to bring suspects to justice.”.
February 27 11:03 AM
If you haven’t received your form by mid-February, here’s what you should do: If you can’t get a copy from your employer, call the IRS at 800-829-1040 after Feb. 23. The IRS will send a letter to your employer on your behalf. You’ll need the following when you call:.
February 27 11:03 AM
Scottron Cordell Medlock, 33, of Many, La., was sentenced last Friday by U.S. District Judge Elizabeth E. Foote on one count of distribution of methamphetamine. The defendant was also sentenced to four years of supervised release.
February 13 06:31 PM
On Feb. 5, the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission approved a notice of intent to establish the Louisiana Catch and Cook Program, a program where permitted retail food establishments will be able to prepare cer tain recreational fish caught by properly licensed fishermen.
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.
February 06 07:10 AM
Yes, there has been a lot of talk about the call in the Super Bowl, on the last call, on the pass on the 1- yard line. How it is the worst call in football? How many would be saying if it was the worst call if it had been completed? If it had been completed, it would have been one of the greatest calls a coach ever made? Thank you.
January 30 07:34 AM
Yes, I am calling in reference to the Bossier City Chamber of Commerce, the city council and school board over in Bossier City.
January 30 12:19 PM
Yes, I am calling in reference to the Bossier City Chamber of Commerce, the city council and school board over in Bossier City.
January 23 05:55 AM
I see where Phillip Procell from Natchitoches is getting out of jail for murder. I lived there and knew the girl’s mother and the little girl. I think that is pathetic. I guess you can get away with murder. Are they going to let Charles Manson out or Robert Brown that was in Coushatta? The serial killer, I knew him as well.
January 23 01:50 PM
I see where Phillip Procell from Natchitoches is getting out of jail for murder. I lived there and knew the girl’s mother and the little girl. I think that is pathetic. I guess you can get away with murder. Are they going to let Charles Manson out or Robert Brown that was in Coushatta? The serial killer, I knew him as well.
February 27 11:03 AM
A perimeter was set up, and the suspect, identified as 18-yearold Tyreon L. Woodard of 2805 Boss Ave. in Shreveport, was located at a residence at 2618 West College St. Woodard was commanded to come out from under the house, but he refused..
February 27 11:03 AM
Winter is a mixed blessing for Northwest Louisiana. For school children, it means time off from book-learning to make snowmen and have snowball fights. For law enforcement, it means coping with assorted weather-related traffic accidents and road hazards.
February 27 11:03 AM
Choir leader Daniel Ogwal said, “The Watoto Children’s Choir is the result of a response from a local church to the needs that surround the Watoto Child Care Ministry.” The ministry takes care of the children, settling them in families and giving them a second chance at life.
February 27 11:03 AM
It appears Watson was shot somewhere in the vicinity of the intersection of Burdine and Lamp kin streets, then ran to the back yard of a home on Burdine Street and started banging on the back door for help..
February 27 11:03 AM
Tomlin then armed himself with a Ka -Bar knife and attempted to stab Snider in the back. Snider managed to disarm Tomlin, who then armed himself with a shotgun and confronted Snider, dis charging the weapon into the ceiling of Tomlin’s bedroom in the process.
February 27 11:03 AM
Editor’s Note: Johnathon Igbokwe, a suspect wanted in connection with a series of property crimes in south Shreveport was arrested in Dallas, Texas, in June 2014. Igobkwe had successfully eluded local authorities for weeks following the issuance of a warrant for his connection with more than a dozen residential burglaries.
February 27 11:03 AM
Anyone with information is asked to call the Crime Stoppers line at 1-800-505-STOP (7867) or contact Lt. James Clements at the DeSoto Parish Sheriff’s Office at (318) 872- 3956..
February 27 11:03 AM
At approximately 5:34 a.m. Saturday, Shreveport police patrol officers were dispatched to University Health in the 1500 block of Kings Highway relative to an infant there at the hospital being treated for potentially lifethreatening injuries.

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