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February 16 01:47 PM
Bossier Parish Police Jury highway department crews added an asphalt topping to the bridge earlier Friday and cleanup along the roadway was completed..
February 16 01:47 PM
Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington shared good news with the people of Bossier Parish as he released crime statistics for 2017 from the Bossier Sheriff’s Office in a “State of the Parish” address before members of the local media with regard to crime data and public safety.
January 26 10:28 AM
Barattini said. “Here in some of our recent disasters, we’ve had our wonderful state partners — Louisiana National Guard, Louisiana State Police, Wildlife and Fisheries — and you have to learn how to integrate them into your command so that you’re all working together as a team.
January 26 10:28 AM
Representing Bossier Parish Schools as the Elementary Student of the Year is fifth grader Ian Knudsen, who attends Kingston Elementary. He is actively involved in robotics, 4-H, Student Council and is co-founder of the Kingston Military Kids Club. Ian also volunteers with HUB Ministries and holds three Tae Kwon Do world championship titles.
January 23 04:06 PM
  Bossier High School Principal David Thrash is pleased to announce the newly named Head Track Coaches for the Bearkats’ 2018 season.   Clint Walker will take the reins as Boy
January 16 10:53 AM
Tuesday morning around 06:25am, Bossier City Police Officers responded to a report of asuspicious male lying in the parking lot of the Starbucks, 1979 Airline Drive.Upon arrival officers observed a bl
January 03 04:08 PM
  A boil advisory, effective immediately, has been issued for the Dogwood subdivision in Bossier Parish while problems with the chlorination system at the water plant are addressed. Offic
February 16 01:44 PM
SPD Police Chief Alan Crump said, “The men and women of the Shreveport Police Department value the relationships that we have with our community partners, and we look to strengthen them each day that we serve this city. What you have done is beyond words.
January 03 12:09 PM
 The Chief Operating Officer for a local assisted living facility has been arrested for stealing nearly $90,000 from her employer, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. Maryann Stewart, 50, of C
December 15 05:15 AM
Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator is hosting a marksmanship course for youth ages 12-16. The course is designed to teach basic marksmanship skills, safe gun handling and the fundamentals of shooting a firearm. One-on-one instruction will be provided by certified deputies from the Caddo Sheriff’s Office.
December 15 05:15 AM
According to a press release, Kasi McCartney was selected from more than 5,000 member coaches and teachers from across the country because of her unwavering commitment to speech and debate education. Her passion for speech and debate has enhanced the quality of education in Louisiana and beyond.
December 05 03:30 PM

The event will have special appearances by Santa, Jack Frost and one of Santa’s helper elves

 BLANCHARD, LA – The first ever Small Town Christmas will be held from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 9, at Town Hall, located at 110 Main Street in Blanchard. This event is free and open t
November 03 06:42 AM
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October 20 06:00 AM
Mary Parsons is a member of Hoopaholics, a team of senior women who regularly play the game. A basketball tournament featuring the Hoopaholics and other teams will play in a senior women’s basketball tournament on Saturday, Nov. 4, at LSUS from 9 a.m. to three p.
October 20 06:00 AM
Many of the artists will be performing live demonstrations. For example, the Chippolattas, a local flint knapping club, will create stone tools and jewelry on site, Red Earth Pottery will be throwing pots, and Shreveport’s own Don Edwards will be working on his latest painting.
October 13 06:28 AM
Sheriff Prator said the grant is for $87,305 and will provide about 2,180 hours of increased patrols and checkpoints to target these most deadly violations..
February 16 01:44 PM
Shreve Memorial Library is celebrating Black History Month throughout the month of February. Special programming and events will celebrate and honor “African-Americans in Times of War.” The 2018 theme commemorates the centennial 100-year anniversary of World War I and explores the roles of African- Americans in every American war.
February 16 01:47 PM
How did it all come about? He said that a group called The Honeycutt Group started the East Texas Blues Award about for or five years ago. “Since then, they started an Alabama Music Awards and then the Ark-La-Tex Music Awards, and now they have the Tennessee Music Awards, so they’re really moving around,” Self said.
January 26 10:28 AM
The concert features beautiful music set to sacred Latin and English texts. Camerata will perform pieces by late Renaissance composers such as Byrd, de Lassus, Palestrina, Sweelinck, and Victoria. Wikan is especially excited to present Byrd’s Mass for Five Voices, an exquisite example of his mastery of polyphonic composition.
December 15 05:15 AM
Shreve Memorial Library branches are decking the walls for the holidays in a friendly holiday decorating competition. The branches will be judged on theme and décor. The staff of the winning branches will receive a pizza party. The public is encouraged to visit participating branches and enjoy the décor.
December 15 05:15 AM
The schedule for the event is as follows: 1 p.m., Centenary vs. Millsaps (women) 3 p.m., Centenary vs. Millsaps (men) 5 p.m., LSUS vs. NSU (men) Admission is $10 cash for adults, $50 cash for students, and children 12 and under are free. One ticket provides entrance to all three games.
December 08 11:01 AM
 By KERRY M. KIRSPEL Features Editor kerrykirspel@nwcable.net          Animals play a dominant role in the Christmas season, from Santa’s reindeer
December 01 01:03 PM
       Ask a young boy what he wants Santa to bring him for Christmas, and you’ll probably get the usual requests — Spiderman, Batman, “Star Wars,” etc.  
October 27 06:25 AM
Each year, the new “Meadows Outdoors” series will invite a new artist or art collective to showcase sculptures of various dimensions from early in the fall semester to late in the spring semester. The artists, or art collective representatives, will also participate in Centenary coursework through the collect.
January 17 01:37 PM
  Sheriff Rodney Arbuckle has stated that an arrest has been made by his department in a stabbing incident that occurred overnight in Gloster.  At about 11:47 p.m., Desoto Parish dispatc
February 17 12:32 AM
Officials were able to get to the location and verify the wreckage as that of the missing aircraft, along with confirming there were two occupants in the aircraft at the time of the crash; however, there were no survivors..
January 23 09:54 AM
Desoto Sheriff Rodney Arbuckle has inormed the public of an armed robbery and manhunt that is currently underway.  A little after 5:00 a.m. Monday morning, two suspects entered the Re
August 17 01:12 PM
 Sheriff Rodney Arbuckle, in conjunction with Dr. Cade Brumley of the DeSoto Parish School Board, has informed the public of an incident at North DeSoto High School, concerning a student bringi
January 29 05:36 AM
Charles Edward Hunter (B/M – DOB: 09/23/1949) of Keithville, La., for one-way road, possession of Schedule II CDS, and on a fugitive warrant from Shreveport Police Department..
January 29 05:43 AM
The discovery of the severely burned body prompted officials to request assistance from the State Fire Marshal’s Office. After an initial examination by investigators, West’s body was transported to LSU Medical Center in Shreveport fo rautopsy..
January 29 05:36 AM
The preliminary investigation revealed that a 2016 Dodge Journey driven by 17-year-old India Williams of Mansfield was traveling south on U.S. Hwy. 171, when for reasons still under investigation, the vehicle exited the right lane and struck 62-year-old Johnnie Cooper of Many, La.
February 23 08:25 AM
Somehow Bradford, Chief Administrative Officer Brian Crawford and Tyler all overlooked a basic problem with the brochures contents … that being that it urged voter approval of the tax initiatives. The Louisiana elections code clearly prohibits the use of public funds to urge any voter to “vote for or against any proposition.
February 23 08:25 AM
In the current competition to land a new Amazon second North American headquarters, Louisiana pulled out all stops. It would have been quite a coup for a Louisiana location to land this big prize with some 50,000 new jobs to the winner. But from the beginning, the Bayou State never had a chance.
February 16 06:21 AM
Former Obama State Department spokesman and retired Navy Rear Admiral John Kirby ripped the idea by saying, “This is just beneath us as a nation. We are the most powerful military on earth. We don’t need to be parading our military hardware down Pennsylvania Avenue to show that to anybody.
February 16 01:44 PM
Maybe we can learn a little bit from Hollywood. In the movie “Final Impact,” the president asks a reporter to hold off on a major story by saying, “ And I can't appeal o your sense of what’s in the nation’s best interest?” To which she responds, “I always thought the truth was in the nation’s best interest.
February 16 01:44 PM
Much to the chagrin of the wireless technology business community, Shreveport Mayor Ollie Tyler is determined to introduce ordinances that many believe have not been fully vetted. The 80 pages (plus) of new ordinances will regulate the installation and operation of wireless technology facilities (WTFs), commonly referred to as cell towers.
February 16 01:47 PM
In 2004, Jeffrey Wilson and Paul Salavitch set up the Patriot Company. Wilson ran the whole thing as a front for his own construction company.
February 16 01:47 PM
Former Obama State Department spokesman and retired Navy Rear Admiral John Kirby ripped the idea by saying, “This is just beneath us as a nation. We are the most powerful military on earth. We don’t need to be parading our military hardware down Pennsylvania Avenue to show that to anybody.
February 09 07:27 AM
Maybe we can learn a little bit from Hollywood. In the movie “Final Impact,” the president asks a reporter to hold off on a major story by saying, “ And I can't appeal o your sense of what’s in the nation’s best interest?” To which she responds, “I always thought the truth was in the nation’s best interest.
February 16 01:44 PM
For 50 years, the music of Creedence Clearwater Revival has energized rock and roll fans with their myriad hits, from “Suzy Q” to “Down on the Corner,” from “Have You Ever Seen the Rain?” to “Fortunate Son” and from “Green River” to “Bad Moon Rising.”.
January 26 10:28 AM
That's not very good. The worst one this year is the Influenza A (H3N2) strain. Your protection will depend on the type of shot you got (trivalent or quadrivalent). If you're over age 65, chances are you were given the high-dose trivalent, which produces a better immune response.
January 18 11:02 AM

Approximately 3,813 bitcoins from a number of cases to be sold

 WASHINGTON – The U.S. Marshals are auctioning approximately 3,813 bitcoins in connection with various federal criminal, civil and administrative cases. To register, potential bidders must comp
January 15 11:05 AM

With flu on the rise, know the signs

 Are you feeling sneezy, stuffed up ad worn out? If that's a yes, you might be wondering did I catch a cold or is it the flu? Knowing the symptoms of the illness can make a difference when it co
December 15 05:15 AM
Caddo District Judge John D. Mosley Jr. immediately sentenced Coffman to 40 years for the forcible rape conviction and 10 years for the molestation of a minor. The terms are to be served at hard labor with no possibility of probation, parole or suspension of sentence.
December 15 05:15 AM
The Caddo and Bossier Parish sheriff’s spent some time ringing the red kettle bell with their employees at Kroger locations on Ellerbe Road and Airline Drive last Friday, Dec. 8, in a Red Kettle Challenge to see which team could raise the most money..
October 20 06:00 AM
Fishing competition categories include heaviest catfish and heaviest “other” fish. Age divisions include Little Angler (ages 8 and under), Junior Angler (ages 9-15) and Adult Angler (ages 16 and older). You can preregister for this event at www.wlf.la.fov/.
October 20 06:00 AM
“This is one of the most heinous crimes in our society that sadly happens more often than we realize, but it is our responsibility to make it clear that this kind of behavior is not acceptable,” said Gov. Edwards.
February 16 01:50 PM
  Interstate 20        OK, Shreveport, I see you are finally doing a fine job using our taxpayer dollars and putting it to work. I see the City of Shreveport
January 26 10:28 AM
I would like to say the guy on Chanel 12, Doug Warner, I believe, I been all over the United States and never seen a news anchor do the news like he does. He is absolutely the most disrespectful guy I have ever seen. Joe, the general manger, you need to pull that young man to the side and give him some data on how to function on the news.
December 01 12:57 PM
  Problem in Bossier City        Yes, I’m very concerned about the conditions of Melrose Avenue in Bossier City. This street has always been such a nice stre
June 19 11:30 AM
phones. I had tunnel vision when they first came out. I thought they would be a great tool to have. But now, if there was anything that I wish would be un-invented, it would be cell phones. A driver nearly ran into me because he was on his cell phone. If not for the grace of God, he would have killed or seriously injured me.
June 19 12:53 PM
phones. I had tunnel vision when they first came out. I thought they would be a great tool to have. But now, if there was anything that I wish would be un-invented, it would be cell phones. A driver nearly ran into me because he was on his cell phone. If not for the grace of God, he would have killed or seriously injured me.
May 15 07:30 AM
Yes, I read the Editor’s Response about the events in Baltimore. As a black man with two sons and a daughter, his attitude is what I fear most about this country. Some white people seem to think by complying with police orders means you will not be beaten, killed or mistreated.
May 08 10:14 AM
This is Shirley. I live in Sibley. Today is Wednesday, May 6, 2015. I left a message a few minutes ago. Yes, I am mad about how they treated my husband and all the other vets that need help. My husband, I have been married to him for almost 50 years. He was my one and only sweetheart, and I married him when I was 17 years old.
March 20 08:56 AM
Joe Shyne. Is there a local face in local politics doing nothing but being loud and waiting to be seen? If he thinks he is the best leader, how is it that he has done nothing except try to intimidate the mayor? While teaching school, who learned...
March 13 08:50 AM
This is to Mr. John Settle, who has a column in your paper and was recently reprimanded by the Louisiana Supreme Court after writing his column. I consider your reprimand as evidence of "a job well done." You've had the guts to tread where more timid souls fear to tread — not just in the subject case, but in your entire career.
March 13 10:44 AM
This is to Mr. John Settle, who has a column in your paper and was recently reprimanded by the Louisiana Supreme Court after writing his column. I consider your reprimand as evidence of "a job well done." You've had the guts to tread where more timid souls fear to tread — not just in the subject case, but in your entire career.
February 23 08:25 AM
Just after 8 p.m. last Thursday, Feb. 15, Shreveport police detectives were interviewing 32- year-old Mario Roberson regarding his alleged involvement in a number of armed robberies..
February 23 08:25 AM
Officers learned that a black male suspect had been caught on camera taking four brand new tires from the business. The suspect loaded the tires into an oldermodel car and fled the scene..
February 23 08:25 AM
At 7:15 p.m. last Friday, Feb. 16, Caddo sheriff’s deputies responded to a suspicious circumstances call at 8325 Still Meadow, where a woman was badly cut with a knife..
February 23 08:25 AM
Matthews was charged with one count each of possession with the intent to distribute schedule I, schedule II and schedule IV drugs, aggravated assault with a firearm, illegal possession of a firearm with a controlled dangerous substance (trigger lock) and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
February 23 08:25 AM
The complainant claimed that 21-year -old Melvin Deonta Hughes of 7506 Altus St. and his friend, 23-year-old Wilford Lee Hamilton of 6220 Rufus Drive, pointed a handgun at her and took her cell phone and $480..
February 23 08:25 AM
Last Friday, Feb. 16, the officer tried to make contact with 21-year-old Curtis Tramell Clark of 3738 Penick St. for sagging. Upon contact, Clark allegedly took off running behind the houses in the 3700 block of Hardy Street and was taken into custody..
February 23 08:25 AM
On Jan. 26, the complainant filed a report stating her juvenile daughter told her when she was 12 years old Adrien Lamar Jones, 43, of 2820 Hersey D. Wilson Drive made her perform oral sex. The complainant said Jones was her ex-boyfriend and is already a sex offender for sexually assaulting another juvenile female.
February 23 08:25 AM
One victim was shot in the leg and another victim was shot in the neck and chest, causing serious injuries. They were in the first victim’s driveway when 19-year-old Sh’william Tyrae Cheevis along with his two brothers, 18-year-old Corterrious Tremell Cheevis and Daezjhon Cheevis, drove up and opened fire on them.
February 23 08:26 AM
Over the past year or so, I’ve written several articles about the places that I’ve visited, but I have not really told the story because, quite frankly, I was not sure how it would turn out in the end. However, I believe now is the time to tell the story of how I found love on the other side of the world.
February 23 08:26 AM
Robert Lee Minniear, 84, entered his plea before District Judge Ramona Emanuel at a hearing that was to have covered the admissibility of the facts surrounding the abuse of prior victims in the trial against Minniear for his recent abuse of a minor child.

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