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December 06 12:00 AM
Operation Santa Claus is a combined effort of the Shreveport Police Department, Shreveport Fire Department, the Bossier Sheriff’s Office and Townsquare Media to provide Christmas toys to disadvantaged children in Caddo and Bossier parishes, according to fire prevention officer Jeff Williams.
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December 05 12:00 AM
The Bossier City Police Department got rid of one such holiday Scrooge two years ago when it discontinued the use of a telephone solicitation company out of Dallas, Texas, to ask for monetary donations for its Shop With a Cop program after it learned that only 20 percent of the donations was actually going to the program.
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November 29 12:00 AM
“I’ve said all along that I-49 North needs to be a top priority,” he said. “Not only does it help North Louisiana, it helps to grow our economy, helps bring new busi nesses and new folks here. It also helps South Louisiana, helps our ports in South Louisiana to connect to markets in the middle of the country all the way up to Canada.
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November 29 12:00 AM
year when we showed up and filled their tables with toys and gifts for the kids, one of the representatives thanking us was tearing up, just because of our generosity and knowing how much the kids they represented needed this and would make their Christmas better,” Tim said.
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November 29 12:00 AM
“I’ve always been interested in history, the interest in the Civil War just grew,” he said, adding that his interest also includes World Wars I and II. “I’ve interviewed a lot of veterans over the years for their stories. They’re just ordinary people, soldiers, but they have some extraordinary stories that need to be preserved for history.
Bossier News
November 29 12:00 AM
“We put additional police officers out and about for the sole purpose of creating a presence at retail centers, businesses such as convenience stores, in an effort to deter crime, specifically armed robberies,” said public information officer Mark Natale of the Bossier City Police Department.
Reader Opinion
November 22 12:00 AM
With Thanksgiving upon us and Christmas just around the corner, the Shreveport Police Department would like to remind everyone of a few crime prevention tips as part of their ongoing commitment to keep our city safe. Working together, we can make Shreveport an even better place to live, work and play.
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November 22 12:00 AM
It was just after 1 p.m. CST on Friday, Nov. 22, 1963, that the sad news was broadcast on television and radio stations across the country confirming that John Fitzgerald Kennedy, the 35th president of the United States, had died from an assassin’s bullet in downtown Dallas, Texas.
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November 22 12:00 AM
According to Marak, there are 200 food banks across the United States, five of them in Louisiana. The local food bank services seven parishes — Caddo, Bossier, Webster, Claiborne, Bienville, DeSoto and Red River. Within those parishes, about 95,000 people live below the poverty level.

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