The Louisiana DOTD is advising motorists that beginning on Tuesday, Sept. 2, the outside lane of I-220 eastbound will be closed from the I-20 interchange in Bossier to the Red River from 8:15 p.m. to 6:15 a.m..
The fight against Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a neurodegenerative disease also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a personal one for Machen. Randy Wilson, his longtime friend, college roommate and groomsman in his wedding, died two years ago from ALS.
To access the service, go to bossiercity.org and place your cursor over the “City Government” tab at the top left of the page. Then place your cursor over the “City Council” link. That will bring up the tab labeled “Live & Recorded City Council.” Click on that tab to bring up the viewing site.
At arrest time Thursday morning, Whittington had more than double his bond amount and was bailed out immediately by raising $1,797 to support MDA and help cure muscular dystrophy, ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease) and related diseases. To further support MDA, go to mda.
John Hamm, club manager, then presented nine grants to the following local organizations: Special Olympics, $1,000; Vets Helping Vets, $2,000; Bossier Kids Inc., $2,000; Food Bank of Northwest Louisiana, $2,500; Volunteers of America, $2,500; World Vision International,.
Applicants must be at least 21 years of age and successfully pass a civil service test as well as medical, psychological and physical fitness exams, possess a valid Louisiana driver’s license and have completed a standard high school education or equivalent.
The effective nationwide drunk -driving campaign will include high-visibility enforcement and high-profile events and will be supported by national paid advertising, creating a comprehensive campaign to curb drunk driving in August through the Labor Day weekend.