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September 23 06:19 AM
Members had a five-day training session last week in the swift water of the Caddo Dam and also in the classroom. They trained in rescue swimming, safely diving into unknown water, specialty ropes and rigging and emergency boat operations deploying from land and from stationary and moving vessels.
September 23 06:19 AM
Tuesday’s program at Northwood High School in Shreveport kicks off similar events that begin this week and will continue throughout the year. Students at schools in the Western District of Louisiana will view the FBI and DEA documentary “Chasing the Dragon: The Life of an Opiate Addict.
September 16 06:09 AM
BATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana Economic Development estimates the August 2016 Louisiana Flood caused $8.7 billion in damage to Louisiana residential and commercial properties, with damage to businesses in the state exceeding $2 billion. Those figures do not include damage to the state’s public infrastructure.
September 16 06:09 AM
Enjoy a myriad of authentic foods as vendors from all over the South descend on the Barn Sale with their own unique southern favorites and festival treats. Musical entertainment takes place throughout the day with individual performances by the artists themselves at their vendor booths.
September 02 06:06 AM
In addition to the family friendly fishing competition, there will be numerous fishing activities including the mobile touch tank, fish identification display, the casting inflatable, a scavenger hunt, art activities, and more. Participants will have the opportunity to get their picture taken with Robbie Redfish, the LDWF mascot.
September 02 06:06 AM
"When the state sales tax was increased earlier this year, no one anticipated we'd have this magnitude of destruction to personal property," said Treasurer Kennedy. "We now have the highest sales tax in America, and the state should not reap a financial windfall from people's tragedy.
September 02 06:06 AM
You may remember that his mother, Carolyn Johnson, traveled from South Dakota last year to place flyers around the Bossier area. Her goal was to keep the hopes alive for finding out what happened to her son. The story has received national attention, but no arrests have been made involving the case.
August 26 06:49 AM
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded $95,000 to the Jena Band of Choctaw Indians in Jena, La. as part of the General Assistance Program (GAP). The tribe will use the funds to administer their environmental program and assist in the development of multimedia programs to address environmental issues.
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