“Local 645 and the FOP were feeling extra generous and spent $125 for each of the 40 children in need who took part so that they could have gifts this Christmas,” said Mark Natale, public information officer for the city of Bossier City..
Cabaret’s Happy New Year’s Eve Extravaganza begins 8 p.m. with dinner music until 10 p.m., with “Airheart” performing. The Dance Band, “Brian Basco and Friends” will carry everyone through a fun evening of dance and good music beginning at 10 p.m. to carry out the old year and bring in the New Year’s Celebration.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (Corps) Louisiana Field Office will host its 10th annual physically challenged hunt on Friday, January 9, 2015, at the Columbia Lock and Dam. Eight disabled hunters will be randomly selected to hunt on approximately 400 acres adjacent to the Lock and Dam area located at 580 Lock Office Road, Columbia, LA 71418.
Spots are still available for children ages 8 to 12 to participate in the Caddo Sheriff’s Office "First Gun Course." The 4-hour class will be offered from 8 a.m. until noon on January 3rd. The class will be held at the Sheriff's Regional Law Enforcement Training Academy, 15639 Highway One South.
Honored were: 2014 Support Division Employee of the Year – Sgt. Tina Fruge’ 2014 Criminal Division Employee of the Year – Sgt. Terry Temple 2014 Corrections Division Employee of the Year – Dep. Eileen Tinker 2014 Reserve Deputy with Most Hours Worked – Dep.
A year ago, Glover announced the kickoff of Bank On Shreveport as part of a nationwide initiative to assist city leaders to connect the unbanked and under-banked citizens of a community with mainstream financial services offered by banks and credit unions.
But for 13-year-old Logan Wilson of Plain Dealing, it has a much more ominous implication. Logan is stricken with what is called “Nutcracker Syndrome,” an extremely rare disorder in which the veins to his kidneys are compressing on the arteries — much like a nutcracker on a pecan — causing chronic pain that his doctors are struggling to manage.
“In January 2015, we will assemble on our new Living History Park more people in War of 1812-era uniforms than at any time since January 1815,” explained military historian Tim Pickles, the founder and President of the Louisiana Living History Foundation.