Another load is expected to arrive on Sunday, Oct. 12, “to replenish our load because we don’t want to get low because we have so many dedicated customers that want to come out for The Perfect Pumpkin, so we always try to make sure we have it for them,” Boller said.
“It’s the basic design of the Shreveport Police Department shield, and then it has ‘SPD’ for the Shreveport Police Department on it and Sgt. Tim Prunty’s badge number, which is 815,” said Mike Billings, owner of the Dixie Corn Maze, which opened to the public earlier this month.
The stigma of Ray Acklen’s “sex offender” label continues to hamper his attempts at making a decent living, even though he has served his time for his crime. He said when people hear the term “sex offender,” they often think that the offender is guilty of molesting children, when that is not necessarily the case.
With help from Hoogland’s Nursery, members of Shreveport Public Assembly and Recreation (SPAR) created the 10x22-foot grassy space graced with potted plants outside of 616 Texas St., the site of the second Pop-Up Project, which kicked off Monday for a two-week run.
What was his reaction when he learned that a winning lottery ticket was purchased at his store? “We were all excited. It’s an exciting thing,” he said. “Just because you didn’t win it doesn’t mean it isn’t exciting. Something like that is very rare to happen, you know, ever.
But by granting that humble wish, the floodgates were opened for Pay It Forward Networking, which grants wishes for children with disabilities, special needs or terminal illnesses. Since its inception on Sept. 16, 2013, Pay It Forward Networking has granted the wishes and fulfilled the dreams of 56 young people, and that number grows each week.
Dardenne came to Shreveport to get input from the community about the tourism industry and its growth potential, opportunities for economic development and infrastructure improvement. He will also make stops in Lafayette on Oct. 15 and in Monroe on Oct.
The Environmental Protection Agency has agreed to help facilitate the effective closure of a private landfill that has long been a source of complaints by Shreveport residents concerned about the smoke and fumes spewed by the underground fires that have burned at the site for years.