Construction has been divided into two phases. Phase One, which began in May, includes clearing land, utility relocation, roadway improvements along MLK Boulevard, and construction of service roads and bridges. The $31.5 million project was awarded to Best Yet Builders.
On Tuesday, the Shreveport City Council approved spending $600,000 to purchase two street sweepers to target debris on arterial streets, highway ramps, intersections and medians. The machines haven’t been regularly used in Shreveport for several years, allowing excessive litter to collect along the curb lines and untraveled portions of area streets.
After the officers received their new badges, Deputy Chief Duane Huddleston said, “Now, for the first time, especially on the sergeant level, you’re not responsible for only your actions, you’re responsible for other people who work for you. And the way you handle that is you correct, coach and counsel.
Both the driver and the rear passenger of the Escort, identified as 24-year-old Stephen Charles Litton of Mooringsport and 18-year-old Christopher Allen Delpapa of Monticello, Ark., respectively, died at the scene..
Participants will need to bring their own weapons, a minimum of 36 rounds of ammunition and a holster they can wear. They must also bring their own eye and ear protection, but these will be available at the range as well..
Back on Oct. 24, 2010, Shreveport police officer Sgt. Tim Prunty was making his rounds and conducting a business check at a Circle K store at the corner of Dean Road and Bert Kouns to make sure the clerk was OK and there were no problems. As he exited the store, a man got out of his car and fatally shot the officer.
Christmas on Caddo Fireworks Festival Beauty Pageant will begin 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 26, at Singing Pines Recreational Complex in Hosston, La., Girls ages zero-19, will compete in 13 separate divisions, including Baby Miss, Little Miss, Teen Miss, Jr.
Mayor Cedric Glover recognized three citizens for their extraordinary efforts to hold a privately operated landfill accountable for the repeated violations and fires originating from the facility and negatively affecting the city, particularly the Martin Luther King Jr.
The Great Expectations Shreveport-Caddo Master Plan highlights the Cross Bayou site for eventual redevelopment that would create a new, mixed-use residential neighborhood while ensuring public waterfront access and connectivity to downtown and adjacent neighborhoods.