District 1 Caddo Commissioner Doug Dominick presented a Resolution of Recognition to the North Caddo Magnet High School girls’ basketball team last Thursday, May 7, at the regular session meeting of the Caddo Parish Commission..
DeSoto Parish residents as well as the surrounding area will have the opportunity to be a part of something historic at the first ever hot air balloon show. The event will be filled with family fun for an entire weekend, and is sponsored by the DeSoto Parish Police Jury and DeSoto Parish Tourism Board.
On Saturday, May 9, the final day of the festival, and free to the public, to be held at the Louisiana Boardwalk, will feature water safety, fish and waterfowl biology, water resources and a life jacket giveaway..
What is the biggest attraction at the festival? Kalberg said it is probably the carnival. “But in the early hours of Saturday, they have face-painting, CeCe the Clown is going to be there, we have the children’s treasure hunt” on the carnival grounds, he said.
Doors will open at 6 p.m. with the feature beginning at 7 p.m. The event, which is also a benefit for the Strand Theatre, will include a meet-and-greet, a question-and-answer panel, book signings by local historians featured in the series, children’s activities and a commemorative program.
During Boating Education Lagniappe Day, LDWF will provide instructors for the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) boating education course, NASBLA boating education certification, food and drinks, giveaways and door prizes all free of charge to the public.
The annual book bazaar is sponsored by the Centenary Muses with proceeds used to fund projects and programs for Centenary students. This year's Bazaar will take place Friday, Sept. 4, and Saturday, Sept. 5, in the Centenary Gold Dome..
“We have players that are not centrally located here in Shreveport. Like any other semi-pro team that you have locally, our players are not just centrally located in Shreveport. We have players from out of Mississippi, from out of Monroe, from out of Texas, Arkansas.
The fee for the course is $20 for non AARP members, and $15 for AARP members who bring their identification card. To get the discounted amount, their identification card must be shown to the presenter. To reserve your place, call (318) 741 -8302, ext. 21, no later than April 30.
The free festival will kick-off with a Bass fishing tournament on Caddo Lake at 6:30 a.m. and weigh-in at 3 p.m. The archery shootout is 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., and the car and motorcycle show is 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Live entertainment will begin at 10 a.m., and the headliner entertainer is FOX’s “The X-Factor” finalist Willie Jones.