Due to the recent inclement weather conditions, the Shreveport Water and Sewerage Department was unable to read all water meter addresses for billing purposes during their regular schedule in February..
The fourth All Y’all Live storytelling event, “Ladies Night,” will be held at 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 14 at the historic Woman’s Department Club theater in Shreveport. The Woman’s Department Club is located at 802 Margaret Place.
Upon officers’ arrival at the crash, it was learned 53-year-old Mark James suffered serious injuries after being struck by a pickup truck that was traveling north bound on Linwood Avenue. James was transported from the scene to University Health hospital, where he later died.
He has a bachelor’s degree in business administration, an associate degree in the applied science of paramedic, and is a graduate of the National Fire Academy’s prestigious, four-year, Executive Fire Officer Program. He also possesses the LSU and International Fire Service Accreditation Congress certifications in six areas.
In celebration of National Women’s History Month, the Shreveport Mayor’s Women’s Commission will host the Celebration of Women’s Week Kick-off Breakfast and HEAR Awards on Monday, March 2, at 8:30 a.m. and the Cora M. Allen Day Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Friday, March 6, at the Shreveport Convention Center.
According to Danny Richardson, fire chief at Fire District No. 7, the homeowner was burning trash in his back yard and threw a mattress on the burning pile, then went inside the house. The grass then caught fire, and the blaze began to spread. A neighbor reported the fire had spread to his storage shed and contacted firefighters.
The owner of the vehicle, 29– year-old Phillip Page of Mooringsport, gave officers consent to search the vehicle where officers located a black case with a small amount of methamphetamine, digital scales, a glass smoking device with meth residue and a straw with methamphetamine.
“We are always looking for opportunities to save the city some money” said Mayor Ollie Tyler. “We will continue to seek dollars and efficiencies in every aspect of our business. It’s what our citizens expect and deserve.”.
Mayor Ollie Tyler narrowed the list this week to include Michael Cook, Kerry Foster, Louis Johnson, Ronald Jones, Fredrick Sanders and Edwin Scott Wolverton. There were 36 candidates who applied for the position. Of those, 35 were approved to move further in the process.