It’s tough being the first in any endeavor, and that is especially true in business. Taking that initial risk in a business endeavor, such as setting up shop in Shreveport Common, a nine-block area in the west part of downtown Shreveport, can make a company reticent to set up shop at an unproven location.
Although Lowe read for the part of the horse’s owner (which ultimately went to co-star Christian Kane), “the producer saw something in me that was kind of funny and a little quirky, so they wrote in a part for me to be the cousin of the owner. I kind of bring a little comic relief to the movie.
“We originally had an audit by the Department of Justice for ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) accessibilities in our buildings, and of course, in 1929, when this building was built, there weren’t guidelines on accessibility in public facilities. And the Municipal Auditorium certainly had some challenges.
“The late Mayor George Dement instilled in all of us what he called ‘the curb appeal effect,’” said Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington. “Basically, he would say that as he’s traveling through cities and towns he would observe either how clean or not clean it was — the litter effect, as he called it, in these towns.
That reality has experts from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF), along with LSU AgCenter weed scientist Dearl Sanders and fellow scientists Seth Johnson and Stephen Micinski, searching for weevils that can survive the winter in north Louisiana as they do in the southern parishes.
The fourth annual anti-smoking block party held last Thursday, March 19, in downtown Shreveport featured several displays and activities for children, young people and adults to learn about the hazards of smoking and prompting people to kick the habit, or, better yet, don’t start smoking in the first place.
The new program trains individuals who might respond to a traffic incident — which includes traffic crashes, breakdowns, spilled cargo or any occurrence that impedes the normal flow of traffic — to be able to quickly detect and clear temporary...
According to Lt. Michael Gray of the Caddo Sheriff’s Office, the driver of a Dodge Caravan was traveling northbound on North Market Street, crossed the center turn lane and two lanes of oncoming traffic, struck a water meter, then went airborne and struck a parked Cornett.
According to Lt. Bill Davis, public information officer for the Bossier Sheriff’s Office, the unidentified inmate was alone in a cell. He was fine during one walk-by, and then 28 minutes later, he had what appeared to be “a self-inflicted injury that resulted in his death.