A homeowner who has complained repeatedly to the Bossier Parish Police Jury to remove a tree that appeared ready to fall over found the tree had fallen onto a corner of his house in Country Place following heavy rains Wednesday morning..
“We make laws that effect change close to home. These taxes and elections mean more to the local people than any sort of national vote does. It’s definitely important, more important for people to vote in the smaller local elections than it is for them to vote in the larger elections.
Karen Kent holds a box containing the ashes of her beloved pet dog, Blue, as she speaks before the Caddo Parish Commission Monday. The commission has agreed to establish a committee to look into making necessary improvements to the Caddo Animal Control.
The car wash at the Time-It Lube located at the corner of E. 70th Street and Fern Loop will be converted into the “Tunnel of Terror” on the next two Saturdays, Oct. 19 and 26, from 8-11 p.m. For one price, you can have your car cleaned and the wits scared out of you at the same time.
Kate Davis, owner of Camp Joy Marina on Lake Bistineau, said her business is in jeopardy because of the giant salvinia problem, and she is wondering why a solution seems so elusive. The salvinia and the lake drawdown to battle the plant have gotten so bad that business at the marina has dropped off considerably.
They say that behind every successful man is a good woman and that has proven true for Caddo Parish Sheriff Steve Prator. In fact, his wife, Carolyn, was recently elected president of the Caddo Parish Levee District, which came after a complete overhaul of the Levee District Board by the State Senate.