Singleton, who has lived almost all of his life in South Carolina, has published seven collections of short stories, two novels, and an advice book for writers entitled “Pep Talks, Warnings and Screeds.
Robinson joined the sheriff’s office in July 1996 and has served in corrections, patrol, youth services and internal affairs. He has been a field training officer, is on the Sheriff’s Special Response Team and is a U.S. Army veteran. He will now serve as the lieutenant over criminal records and permits in operations support.
Sgt. Shaw began his career with the Louisiana State Police on Jan. 24, 1998. Prior to being hired, he served in the U.S. Navy, entrusted to maintain and operate a top-secret weapons system. Sgt. Shaw’s service to his country is a credit to the State of Louisiana and to the Louisiana State Police.
Centenary students Alex Koch and Timothy McCoy, the 2016 Hurley Aria and Song Competition winners, will appear with the youth orchestra as guest soloists. Koch will sing a cantata from “Elixir of Love” by Donizetti, and McCoy will sing an aria from “Fedora” by Giordano.
Laura Wingate Fulco and Penya M. Moses-Fields will be among as many as 10 local women honored at the luncheon at, 11:30 a.m. at the Shreveport Convention Center, Ballroom A, 400 Caddo St. This year's National Women's History Month theme is "Working to Form a More Perfect Union: Honoring Women in Public Service and Government.
Karen La Beau is a native of New Orleans who now resides in Shreveport. She is a self-taught, thirdgeneration artist. Karen began drawing at the age of 6 and began professionally painting in 2007. Karen has private collectors all over the country from California to Maryland.
Bobby married Evelyn Earl Addie Dec, 3, 1951, and settled in Oil City, La., where they raised their two children. He worked in the oil field, as did his father and father-in-law, before beginning a career in insurance with Fireside Insurance and Kilpatrick Insurance.
Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington (left) made four promotions Feb. 29. Randy Mason (second from left) was promoted to assistant supervisor of Fleet Services. Sgt. Robert Chavis (third from left) was promoted to lieutenant as the night lieutenant and will be responsible for overseeing all operations at all four facilities during nighttime hours.
In addition to being designated Path to Excellence schools and receiving banners to display, the Alliance for Education, in partnership with Willis Knighton Health System, also gave monetary awards to Benton High, Benton Middle, Central Park Elementary and Meadowview Elementary during an academic pep rally and awards assembly held Wednesday, Feb.