While the date has already passed to enroll in Project Swim, the city’s free program begun in 2011 that has provided swimming lessons for thousands of area youths, parents should seriously consider swimming lessons for their children, The program was developed following the tragic deaths of six young people in August 2010.
Mary Grace Roberts, the daughter of Cliff and Carrie Roberts, will attend the National Pageant to be held in Anaheim, Calif., at Disneyland during Thanksgiving week, representing her home state of Louisiana, where she will have the opportunity to win her share of over $500,000 in cash and prizes.
The activities will be held in the gymnasiums at North Caddo High School on Airport Road in Vivian; Huntington High School, 6801 Rasberry Lane in Shreveport; and Booker T. Washington High School, 2104 Milam St. in Shreveport..
On Friday, June 6, 2014, the Louisiana Highway 169 bridge over Twelve Mile Bayou in Mooringsport, Caddo Parish, will be restricted to one lane of traffic for one day between the hours of 11 a.m. and 3 p.m..
Sheriff’s Safety Town will offer one-day mini-camps from June 2 through July 24 for children interested in learning more about safety. Deputies will teach the basics of personal safety, bicycle and motor vehicle safety, fire safety, Internet safety, animal safety, gun safety and stranger safety.