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January 17 12:00 AM
“A lot of people talk about doing things, but this is a case of, literally, he jumped in and made a difference,” Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington said of 18-year-old Cameron Mattison, who saved his grandfather, Harry Mattison, from drowning in Lake Texoma recently.
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January 17 12:00 AM
The series, which aired on CMT, was called “My Big Redneck Vacation” and over the course of three seasons followed an extended family from Shreveport and nearby towns to such places as the Hamptons, England and on a cross-country road trip through America.
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January 10 12:00 AM
Giant salvinia is an aquatic water plant that has infested a number of area lakes, including Caddo, Bistineau and Cross Lake, Shreveport’s drinking water supply. The plant can double in size in just a few days and can deplete the oxygen from the water.
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January 10 12:00 AM
This year, longtime LACG Executive Director Reece Middleton is passing the torch to Janet Miller, who has been named as the agency’s new executive director. Middleton will serve as executive liaison with the gaming industry and will assist the organization in other ways as well.
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January 10 12:00 AM
He said that his is not the only establishment setting its sights on the downtown spot. Cohabitat recently opened its doors to business entrepreneurs, and country music star and Shreveport native Kix Brooks is rumored to be looking at opening his Kix...
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January 10 12:00 AM
The most significant change over the years has been how technology has entered the courtroom. “We have computers in the courtrooms now. We have digital recording, whereas when I first started, it was cassette tapes, and it’s really kind of reduced the need to bring the paperwork into the courtroom,” he said.
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January 10 12:00 AM
“One big goal is to make sure we have the new bond project going on with the $210 million bond, just to make sure that we stay on task and keep any board members abreast of any of the issues going on with that as well as devote my time to make sure...
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December 27 12:00 AM
The Office of the State Fire Marshal is encouraging families to attend professional, public fireworks displays this holiday season. Attending a public fireworks display is a safe way to honor our tradition, our shared values and our hopes for a healthy future.
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December 27 12:00 AM
Think you’ve got a killer chili recipe? Or maybe you fancy yourself a top-notch barbecue cook? Put your talent to the test at the Taste of Blanchard Chili Cook-Off, scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 18, at Donnie Bickham Middle School, 7240 Old Mooringsport Road, from 10 a.

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