“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.
Caddo Sheriff’s Detective Donnie Laney said evidence collected at the scene identified the man who took the money as John Smith Jr., 22. Two juveniles ages 15 and 16 were also identified and arrested..
Paxton was in town recently scouting out locations for a new movie he plans to direct this summer, and the Shreveport area appears to have just the look he requires. “I’ve teamed back up with Brent Hanley, who wrote the movie ‘Frailty’ that I directed.
Caddo Parish Sheriff Steve Prator is doing his part to make such business deals safer for everyone involved. The sheriff said citizens who need a safe location to conduct business transactions with people from classified advertisement Web sites such as Craigslist can now do so at any of the Caddo Sheriff’s Office substations.
Officer Jennifer Anderson was selected by her peers and supervisors to receive the Professionalism Award. Her positive attitude, willingness to help out, willingness to learn. Ofc. Anderson has received several positive cards and letters from the public after they have had contact with her.
Last month, the Blanchard Town Council voted to request funding through the Local Government Assistance Program (LGAP) for needed repairs to the local tennis, baseball, basketball and softball facilities and for police car camera equipment upgrades..
A number of dignitaries were on hand in support of Boucher at his swearing-in, including Caddo Parish Sheriff Steve Prator, several local attorneys, and members of the Centenary College police force, where Boucher’s wife, Heather, works as a detective.
Officer Lakendric O’Neal, hired by the department in February of 2010, was placed on paid administrative leave by Chief Shaw pending an administrative investigation into the alleged policy violations..