As a part of the Jindal family’s initiative to feature young artists, Louisiana’s First Lady Supriya Jindal announced the artwork that was selected for display in the Louisiana’s Governor’s Mansion for the month of September..
The Kellys go to the Council on Aging in Benton four days a week. Sheriff Whittington said, “The Kellys are a joy to visit with, and they love to dance. I don’t think that there are too many people in Benton who have been married 75 years, so this is a special occasion for all of us.
City of Bossier City administrative offices, including city council and city court, will be closed Monday, September 7, 2015 in observance of Labor Day. Please note that residential trash pickup routes will not be affected as a result of the holiday. Monday’s scheduled trash collection routes will run as usual on Labor Day.
Secretary Sherri LeBas announced that all oversize and overweight vehicle travel on state highways will be prohibited on Sunday, Sept. 6 and Monday, Sept. 7. LeBas said the decision was made in conjunction with the Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Office of State Police to maximize the safety of motorists traveling during the holiday.
In an effort to combat impaired driving in our area, Louisiana State Police Troop G plans to conduct a DWI checkpoint on Friday, Sept. 4, from approximately 10 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. at an undisclosed location in Webster Parish..
The preliminary investigation revealed that a 2005 Buick Lacrosse driven by 45-year-old Terrance Gipson of Springhill was traveling south on U.S. Highway 371, when for reasons still under investigation, the vehicle exited the right side of the roadway and crashed into a group of trees.
According to Brian Salvatore, a chemistry professor at Louisiana State University in Shreveport, “A contained-burn system is being assembled.” Salvatore has lent his expertise in educating public officials and the public about the M6 propellant and the hazards of the Army’s proposed open-air burning of the material.
Deputy Richard Adkins, who, along with Lt. Larry Mason, responded to Eddie’s parents’ frantic 911 call, said, “It was pretty horrific. There was blood everywhere. The dog’s owner was present at the time, and she tackled that 160-pound dog to get him off the boy.
First of all, let me state for the record that I am not endorsing any candidate for the office of district attorney in Caddo Parish for many reasons, both personal and business based. One of my friends, Dhu Thompson, is running for this position, and I eat lunch with him on a regular basis.
It’s time to lace your running shoes and join first responders and media personalities for the Operation Santa Claus 5K Run on Saturday, Sept. 5, to help raise funds to provide Christmas gifts for children who are less fortunate right here in Northwest Louisiana.