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March 18 07:24 AM
The housing boom for Bossier really took off in the late ’90s and early 2000. Suddenly, houses and subdivisions were popping up everywhere. Any undeveloped land in the parish was suddenly eyed for its potential to be harvested and turned into quaint little subdivisions.
March 18 07:24 AM
On Sunday, President Barack Obama declared a major disaster exists in Louisiana and ordered federal aid to supplement state and local recovery efforts in areas affected by severe storms and flooding. Seven parishes were included in the initial announcement, which basically got the ball rolling, Prator said.
March 18 07:24 AM
With the federal declaration, Bossier Parish qualifies for both individual assistance and public assistance. FEMA will soon deploy Disaster Survivor Assistance Teams (DSAT) to begin registration of those who are eligible..
March 18 07:24 AM
We’ve got a very good board. I plan to work very closely with the aldermen. The aldermen, in the end, make the decisions. … The mayor just brings it to their attention — this is what we need to do — guides them, guides the town. His success is based on how well he works with the board and where we go on from there.
March 18 07:24 AM
Detectives with the Shreveport Police Department's Tactical Robbery Unit along with crime scene personnel arrived on scene and launched their inquiry into the robbery. At this time, authorities are working to recover surveillance footage in efforts to identity and apprehend the person responsible for this crime.
March 18 07:24 AM
Officer Hester responded and discovered that Tullis had witnessed the theft, with the items being placed inside the suspect's purse. At that point Officer Hester walked over and made contact with the suspect, identified as Shantaria Peirce, 39, of Shreveport.
March 18 07:24 AM
A multi-agency investigation involving the Louisiana State Police Criminal Intelligence Unit, Caddo/Shreveport Narcotics, and the United States Department of Homeland Security Investigations has led to the arrests of 14 individuals for various drug-related offenses.

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