TKG & Associates, an independent municipal advisory firm based in Houston, has been hired to provide financial advice and services as the city moves forward with the sale of $75 million in water and sewer bonds and $93.5 million related to the 2011 general bond issue.
Shreveport Green is bringing awareness to keeping Shreveport-Bossier beautiful and green with an amusing, interactive campaign designed to spread the word about respecting the community and others while encouraging residents to share experiences on social media and report areas where litter has been left.
The annual Centenary Book Bazaar does much more than give bibliophiles an opportunity to restock their bookshelves at home with new titles for later reading. Proceeds from the popular shopping event are used to fund campus projects not included in the regular college budget.
“This is the first year that we’re letting people buy their own helmets,” he said. “What we’re trying to do is, we’re offering our parents a chance to buy the helmets, and I’ll do the recertification. But they get to keep the helmet when they graduate if the parent buys it.
During the Caddo Sheriff’s Office’s Children’s CSI Camp held at Sheriff’s Safety Town, local 11– and 12-year-olds learned about the jobs of officers and deputies and how crime scenes are analyzed. One of the first things they learn is that crimes are not solved within an hour like on some television shows.
In addition to assisting the media, how can he help the public in his new position? “Just, like, doing what Marcus is doing. What’s going to happen is, because we’ve got two PIOs right now, we can start giving out more releases, more information because instead of one guy, there’s two guys who will be able to help a lot more … for information.
Smith has been seen having breakfast and meeting with Caddo Parish Sheriff Steve Prator in recent weeks, and Prator has confirmed that they have had conversations about Smith possibly challenging current Caddo District Attorney Charles Scott, who has served as district attorney for the past siz years.