“I’ve been around this type of industry my whole life. My dad, he’s been in the off-road trucks and motorcycles ever since I was a little kid. So I just took it to the next level. I got tired of looking at trucks and went into the next best thing, which was ATVs.
to Ortiz. “They’re basically saying she can’t have a jury trial, and they want her to take the contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile,” Ortiz said. “And the judge already told the attorney that was her lawyer that she was going to find her guilty” if she does not plead guilty to the delinquency charge.
Recently, the federal government threatened to cut off funding to the parish’s Young Marines program. The reason? “We’re being de-funded, as they termed it, simply because we have voluntary prayer, and then the young people recite the Marine Obligation,” which also mentions God, Whittington said.
It’s a win-win situation, according to Lt. Bill Davis, public information officer for the Bossier Sheriff’s Office. For the inmates, it’s an opportunity to leave the confines of the prison and to do productive work outdoors, while their labors provide a savings in the overall food bill at the prisons.
Timothy Wachtel, a planner for Shreveport Public Assembly and Recreation (SPAR), said, “One of the major things we’re doing is increasing access to the cemetery. We’re repairing the drive, creating some parking spaces, including some ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act)-accessible parking spaces.
Their base of operations is a former plumbing supply warehouse, and the setup was just what they were looking for, with a sales counter to serve as a bar for serving their locally produced beer and windows looking out onto the warehouse floor, where the fermentation tanks and other equipment will be set up for customers to view and to tour.
Flanked by state legislators and other governmental figures, Gov. Bobby Jindal took steps Tuesday to rectify a problem that prevented donated game from reaching a homeless shelter by signing two “common-sense” bills into law at the Shreveport-Bossier Rescue Mission.
Graduates are Lt. John Fourcade and Bandit, Cpl. Beaux Nunnery and Baylee, Deputy Joseph Fourcade and Duke, Deputy Brandi Jo Nunnery and Vieja, Deputy Maggie Boykin and Black Jack, Deputy Chris Childress and Comet, Reserve Deputy Elam Fontenot and...