A Bossier deputy received national recognition from the Veterans of Foreign Wars last Thursday as a result of his quick action in January 2014 that saved a man from an apartment complex fire in Benton, La.
The parents of the Challenger players also love the program. “It’s an opportunity for them to kind of escape, at least for a few hours once a week, out of whatever situation they are in, and they get to go out and interact with other parents and other kids that are in similar circumstances.
As clerk of court, Johnston’s duties are many and varied, from being in charge of elections on election night, manning the polls with commissioners, selecting a jury pool, taking care of minutes in the courtroom, civil suits, protective orders, all property records, issuing marriage licenses, adoptions and criminal records and tickets.
As part of the campaign, the Bossier City Police Department will increase the number of patrols conducted by its DWI Task Force. The task force is made up of officers who patrol city streets with the sole purpose of targeting motorists who choose to drink and drive.
Hall has long been a key player in facilitating economic development on behalf of the city and was instrumental in assisting Mayor Lorenz Walker with bringing multiple businesses to Bossier City during 2014, including the Kroger Marketplace development on Airline Derive, which is currently under construction.
Detectives with the Bossier Financial Crimes Task Force have worked several cases in the past month in which a person with a foreign accent contacts residents by phone claiming they have won the Publisher’s Clearinghouse lottery or a car.
There were 851 crimes in the parish last year, which comprises 411 person crimes and 440 property crimes. In 2013, there were 898 total crimes. Person crimes are homicide, rape, robbery, battery and assault, while property crimes are burglaries, thefts and arson.
Trammel has coached boys’ cross country for 39 years and has guided his team to 17 combined boys’ and girls’ cross country championships. He was nominated for this honor by the Louisiana High School Athletic Association, which is a member of the NFHS..
Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington hosted three young hunters with disabilities from the Dream Hunt Foundation last weekend in north Bossier Parish. Dream Hunt Foundation is a Louisiana-based nonprofit organization that gives children with special needs or who are underprivileged the chance to go on a guided hunt.
Five new faces have joined the board, and seven previous members returned for another term. They are: Billie Jo Brotherton, District 1; Brad Bockhaus, District 2; Frank Kelly, District 3; William “Bill” Lott, District 4; Michael Mosura, District 5; Glenwood “Glen” Bullard, District 6; J.