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June 30 12:00 AM
According to Jimmy Barnhill, director of the Northwest Louisiana Criminalistics Lab, a resolution for creating a forensic science center was passed in November of 2005. “That was a couple of months after (then- Coroner) George McCormick died,” he said.
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June 23 12:00 AM
“We host three CSI Camps a year,” he said. “This is part of our community outreach, imparting some of our knowledge and what we do on the job. It gives them insight to what they see on TV, and it gives them insight to actually what we do on the job just to help the community as a crime scene investigator.
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June 16 12:00 AM
“The sheriff’s office got involved with the Boy Scouts because — well, there’s a long history,” Sheriff Steve Prator, himself a former Eagle Scout, said. “Because these young men will learn about scouting and being in nature and things like that.
Bossier News
June 09 12:00 AM
The banner atop the big blue building along Highway 173 in Blanchard, La., says it all: “Let’s Talk Trash!” When Brian Anderson tried to start trash collection at one of his rental properties, “it took us five days,” he said. “The first day was trying to find a telephone number, and the other four days was trying to get them to call us back.
Caddo News
June 09 12:00 AM
Asked how it feels to be running the new restaurant, General Manager Jose Cavazos said, “It feels awesome. I’m so glad and privileged that they pay me to do this, and I’m excited about the things that are going to happen in our community here. We’re excited, pumped up, ready to serve the community.

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April 13 12:33 PM
Caddo’s highest population estimate was 257,354 on July 1, 2013. This number decreased by almost 11,000 in the next four years. The population in Bossier Parish increased by 10,000 from July 1, 2010, to July 1, 2017. In that eight-year interval, DeSoto’s population gradually increased each year.
April 13 12:33 PM
My dad was a star forward playing both junior college and AAU basketball. I had the honor of being Coach Dean Smith’s first recruit at the University of North Carolina back in 1968. I was a spectator in the Louisiana Superdome when the Tar Heels won two national championships.
April 13 11:20 AM
My dad was a star forward playing both junior college and AAU basketball. I had the honor of being Coach Dean Smith’s first recruit at the University of North Carolina back in 1968. I was a spectator in the Louisiana Superdome when the Tar Heels won two national championships.

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