Bossier Sheriff’s Office honors members of its Posse who served their country during World War II with a segment of video interviews from those who have been dubbed “The Greatest Generation” for growing up during the Great Depression and fighting in World War II.
The ceremony will begin at 1 p.m. with the presentation of colors, opening prayer and Pledge of Allegiance led by the Bossier Sheriff’s Young Marines. The National Anthem will be sung by Devin Allen Cartwright of Benton. Kurissa Parks of Parkway High School will play “God Bless America” on violin.
The Bossier/Webster District Attorney’s Office presented the Bossier City Police Department with a check in the amount of $9,583.48 in funds from property seized in more than 20 drug investigations conducted by the Bossier Combined Narcotics Task Force.
Sheriff Whittington and Bossier City Police Chief Shane McWilliams joined forces in October 2012 to develop the Bossier Combined Narcotics Task Force to combat illegal drug activity throughout Bossier Parish..
The new signs are just a few of his visual creations that can be seen around the Bossier City- Shreveport area. His artwork also adorns Airline High School, Apollo Elementary School, Green Oaks High School, the Marshal Building in downtown Shreveport and the Bossier Arts Council building, as well as numerous other businesses.
EmilyJo Manchester, a student at St. Bonaventure University in New York, was recently named one of 10 female finalists vying for the title of 2014 Cutest Vegan Alive in the ninth annual contest sponsored by peta2, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals’ (PETA) youth division.