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April 04 10:06 AM
The checkpoint began at 10 p.m. Friday and ended at 4 a.m. Saturday in order to identify and remove impaired drivers from the road before they cause injury or death to themselves or to others and to increase public awareness to the seriousness of driving while impaired.
April 04 10:06 AM
The guest speaker was Lt. Col. Mike Thornton, retired U.S. Marine Corps officer and commandant of the Floyd L. Baxter Red River Detachment of the Marine Corps League. As a 30-year veteran of the Marine Corps, Lt. Col. Thornton rose through the ranks as an enlisted Marine to chief warrant officer to commissioned officer.
April 04 10:05 AM
“The late Mayor George Dement instilled in all of us what he called ‘the curb appeal effect,’” said Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington. “Basically, he would say that as he’s traveling through cities and towns he would observe either how clean or not clean it was — the litter effect, as he called it, in these towns.
March 28 10:07 AM
Davis said the land that had been used as the pea farm — so named because purple hull peas were the primary crop grown — is privately owned by a man who lives in Houston, Texas, and who had leased a portion of the property for use by the Bossier Sheriff’s Office.
March 28 10:07 AM
The goal of the checkpoint is to identify and remove impaired drivers from the road before they cause injury or death to them selves or others, as well as increase public awareness to the seriousness of driving while impaired..
March 28 10:06 AM
Since January, the two high school seniors have spent a few hours each week working with detectives and learning the ins and outs of crime scene investigation, including DNA analysis, fingerprint processing, evidence gathering, photography and re port writing.
March 21 11:16 AM
“We’re doing a dessert auction as well,” she said. “People bring desserts, and each table can go up to the dessert table and say, ‘Hey, let’s buy this chocolate cake for our table.’ And then they’ll bid on it, and all of that money will go to charity. You get a great dessert, and you’re helping!” The public is invited to attend.

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