A Haughton, La., girl who survived serious burns as a child has been invited to travel to our nation’s capital to attend the International Burn Camp, a special oneweek camp designed to help young burn survivors come to terms with their life-changing injuries.
Giant salvinia, the invasive aquatic plant that has been wreaking havoc on area lakes and waterways, has found its way to Cross Lake, the city’s principal source of drinking water, and the problem is getting worse, according to property owners along the lake.
Twelve years ago, on Sept. 11, 2001, our nation was dramatically changed when three airliners were hijacked and flown into the World Trade Center in New York City and the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. The brave passengers on board a fourth hijacked plane regained control from the hijackers but perished when their jet slammed into a Pennsylvania field.
To showcase that technology and how it has dramatically influenced our culture, the Bossier Arts Council (BAC) will present the second annual DigiFest South festival Sept. 20-21 at the Bossier Civic Center, 620 Benton Road in Bossier City, and other locations.
District 7 ponders how best to combat a fire in a remote area just off Huckaby Road in north Caddo Parish Tuesday afternoon. A spokesman said a fire in that location began on Monday night, burning about five to seven acres, but was quickly controlled.