“The business community’s investment in bicycling is playing a central role in making the country a safer, happier and more sustainable place to live and work,” said Amelia Neptune, league bicycle friendly business program manager.
Receiving the Criminal Division Employee of the Year was Debra McKay, a detective with the Bossier Sheriff’s Office. Receiving the Corrections Division Employee of the Year was Justin Poole, a sergeant in the Corrections Division and receiving the Support Services Division Employee of the Year was Jay Williams, maintenance supervisor.
Forty high school juniors from Bossier Parish schools met with representatives from each of the Bossier law enforcement agencies, learning the different roles and responsibilities of each agency and how they work together to keep the public safe..
Performers will include Allison Huffty, Victoria Wells, Emily Elliott, Chelsea Romph & Paige Cox, Johnum Palado & Jemma Seaton, Evoke the Speechless, Jazz Junction, and the Faculty Rock Band. Numerous Magnet clubs will vend snack food..
The course is designed for children only and provides basic instruction for those who may never have fired a gun but want to be able to use one safely. It is also recommended for children who will receive a new BB gun, shotgun or hunting rifle this Christmas.
For the second market, Evans said, “the American Rose Center has partnered with the Shreveport-Bossier Attractions Association. They’ve invited local attractions, such as Splash Kingdom, the Shreveport Symphony and Holiday Lanes, to come in and to set up booths” which will include hand-on activities for.
This year's Bass Pro Christmas Parade at the Boardwalk promises to be the best yet. The Haughton High JROTC will be leading the parade and there will be numerous bands, cheerleaders and dance teams performing. The parade begins at 4:30 p.m. and will end at Bass Pro.
The safety course will cover distractions including texting, cell phones, and music, and different forms of impairment such as alcohol and drug use. Part of the course includes operating an electric vehicle while wearing impairment goggles that simulate the effects of driving under the influence, Prator said.
“Signals for Survival” is divided into three self-contained videos emphasizing “Territoriality and Aggression,” “Courtship and Mating” and “Parental Care.” A fourth short segment features Dr. Thomas D. Seeley of Cornell University describing the significance of Nobel Prize winner Niko Tinbergen’s pioneer work on gull communities.