live music by Bayou gypsy, Kelcy Mae and Red Thread on an outdoor stage. There will be bounce houses, face painting and entertainment for children along with adoptable pets and a “puppy park.” Attendees will enjoy two.
On Friday, the Louisiana Department of Transportation announced the schedule for a series of public hearings to present the Fiscal Year 2015-16 Preliminary Highway Program. The public hearings will be conducted by the Joint Transportation, Highways and Public Works Committee.
The new office located at 1067 Highway 171 occupies one acre at the corner of Stanley Road, with the bank utilizing the bottom floor of the two story structure. Dorroh said future growth or demand for office space from outside renters will dictate when the second story would be complete.
“The staff at DOTD works hard each year to obligate our entire allotment of federal funding,” said DOTD Secretary Sherri H. LeBas. “I am proud of their hard work and dedication with helping the department obtain this extra funding for these muchneeded projects.
“We are expecting an impressive alumni crowd from around the country,” said Stewardship Officer Meredith Sowers. “From a gumbo and dessert cook-off to sporting events and reunions, participants can expect a fun-filled weekend with activities for every member of the family.
In addition to the free gun lock giveaway, the Benton Police Department will distribute literature on the following: domestic violence, drug awareness, bullying, natural/manmade disasters, and educational coloring books for children that include bicycle safety, safety in the home and stranger awareness.
Chimp Haven, the National Chimpanzee Sanctuary, will host its annual Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 11. The event will take place at the Chimp Haven sanctuary, located in the Eddie D. Jones Park off of Highway 789 in Keithville, La. The 2014 Fall Festival will take place, rain or shine, 9 a.
Alonzo received a 2012 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture for his appearance in “Jumping the Broom.” He also played the heroic role of Tsu- ’Tey in James Cameron’s blockbuster “Avatar” and was the lead villain, Fenix, in Universal’s “Fast and Furious,” which reunited the original cast.
The Shreveport-Bossier Night Out Tuesday brought visits from law enforcement and community leaders, including U.S. Attorney Stephanie A. Finley and members of her office; Mike Campbell, law enforcement community coordinator; Robert Gillespie Jr., an assistant U.