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May 25 11:52 AM
Training for the Young Marines includes indoctrination into the program, leadership skills, physical training, teamwork, discipline and confidence building skills. The program also instills the Marine Corps values of honor, courage and commitment and promotes a healthy drug-free lifestyle.
May 25 11:52 AM
The arrival of U-Haul Truck Share 24/7 is revolutionizing the moving industry through its more convenient, more secure way to pick up and return a truck. U-Haul live verification technology allows rental transactions to be carried out entirely on a smartphone at any hour – day or night.
May 25 11:52 AM
Award to Jury: Kelly Wells (right) of the Bossier Sports Commission, presents a plaque of appreciation to the parish police jury. Accepting the gift are (from left) police jury members Norman Craig and Bob Brotherton and Commission chairman Billy Montgomery.
May 25 11:52 AM
Sgt. Blake Smith is a four-year veteran of the Sheriff’s Office and has worked in the Corrections Division during that time. He served in the Medium Security Facility for the first three years as a Field Training Officer (FTO), before transferring to the Maximum Security Facility in the past year.
May 04 12:49 PM
Now, Bossier Parish students have their own arts festival, which debuted this week. The i3 Art Expo, designed to stimulate inspiration, imagination and innovation, began Thursday and will continue through Saturday, May 5, at the Bossier Civic Center, 620 Benton Road.
April 27 02:21 PM
Officer Wiggins is a threeyear law enforcement veteran and has served with the Bossier City Police Department for the past year and a half. He is assigned to the BCPD’s Patrol Division and is also a member of the department’s motor vehicle crash investigation team.
April 27 02:21 PM
McWilliams (right) announced the promotion of Javis Smoak (center), a 14-year veteran of the department, to the rank of sergeant. Sgt. Smoak received his promotion Wednesday during a ceremony at the Bossier City Police Department with Bossier City Mayor Lorenz Walker (left), family, friends and department personnel in attendance.
April 24 12:32 PM
“If you are seeking a career that offers excitement in the workplace and a chance to make a difference in our community, then the Bossier Sheriff’s Office may have a place for you,” said Sheriff Whittington. “We have immediate openings and are ready to hire.
April 24 12:32 PM
Bossier Parish Police Jury member Bob Brotherton said he and a small group of jury members met with representatives of the Shreveport Bossier Sports Commission and coaches of the ASA national archery team to look at a potential site for the ASA national championships.
April 13 12:33 PM
"Our dispatchers work around the clock, very seldom seen, but always heard as they keep our community safe," said Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington. "They typically work from a small office, but their reach is for miles as they not only help our deputies, but they calm our residents in times of emergencies.
June 18 12:19 PM
Taking passengers onto local waterways is nothing new to Shaver. He had a similar venture in Indianapolis and in Denver, where he enjoyed great success with a 92 percent satisfaction rate on social media. And he also worked locally at Smith’s Cross Lake Inn in the 1990s.
May 25 11:52 AM
Shreveport Common, a planned 2.4-acre community green space on the west edge of downtown Shreveport adjacent to the Municipal Auditorium, is closer to becoming a reality, thanks to a $1.2 million grant from the Economic Development Administration (EDA).
May 25 11:52 AM
"Questions later arose about his case, as well as some legal issues, but today it was all resolved by a plea agreement," Assistant District Attorney Suzanne Owen Williams, Appellate Section Chief with the Caddo Parish District Attorney's office, said Monday.
May 25 11:52 AM
Students, their parents, club staff and council members of The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club heard Malone speak on several topics, including his upbringing in Summerfield, La., and attending Louisiana Tech University..
May 04 12:49 PM
Two consecutive years of flooding by the Red River prompted Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator to reach out to the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M to analyze the causes of the flooding and to make recommendations to deal with future potential floods.
April 27 02:21 PM
"The Caddo Parish District Attorney’s Pretrial Diversion Program was recently featured in a case study published by SCRAM Systems, the makers of the alcohol monitoring technology used in the program," says Shelby Cage.
April 27 02:21 PM
Deputies and officers will be on hand to collect and properly dispose of prescription and over-thecounter medications, such as tablets, capsules, and sealed liquids. All identifying information such as name, address, and prescription number should be removed.
April 24 12:32 PM
The “Buckle Up in Your Truck” promotion runs April 20-26. Grants from the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission will allow Caddo deputies and other law enforcement officers across the state to work extra hours enforcing Louisiana’s seat belt law while focusing on pickups.
April 24 12:32 PM
In recent days, CPSO has received reports from citizens who have received text messages allegedly from their banks stating their bank card has been locked. The message directs them to call a phone number that is provided. Upon doing so, they are asked for the card information, including the pin number, to reactivate the card.
June 18 12:19 PM
“SPAR’s Safe Summer Basketball League continues to be well received by our participants and parents, while providing a true safe haven for area youth during peak crime hours. The benefits and outcomes of this league are invaluable to today’s youth,” said Jerod Jones, division manager of SPAR Athletics Division.
May 25 11:52 AM
This Memorial Day weekend, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Louisiana urges everyone to designate a non-drinking driver if their holiday plans include alcohol. Drunk driving is completely preventable, yet latest data shows 160 lives lost during this holiday weekend (6pm 05/27/2016 - 5:59am 05/31/2016).
May 25 11:52 AM
SAU "feels like home" and has built on its dedication to student achievement and caring atmosphere, both on campus and online, with more than 80 degrees in four distinct colleges and the School of Graduate Studies. As career and professional trends change, SAU initiates new degree programs to fit those needs.
April 24 12:32 PM
The Mardi Gras in May with Miss USA® and Miss Teen USA® Parade will include all 102 contestants from the Miss USA® and Miss Teen USA® competitions as well as local dignitaries, Miss USA Kára McCullough, Miss Teen USA Sophia Dominguez- Heithoff, local Mardi Gras krewes, a marching band and more.
April 24 12:32 PM
Moments like that make it worth serving around the world ready at all times to defend America’s interests. With more than 50 percent of the world's shipping tonnage and a third of the world's crude oil passing through the region, the United States has historic and enduring interests in this part of the world.
April 24 12:32 PM
Boys and girls are divided into four age divisions — 7-8, 9-10, 11-12 and 13-14 — and have the chance to advance through four levels of competition, including Team Championships at Major League ballparks and the National Finals during the 2018 MLP All-Star Week.
April 17 10:04 AM

10% of proceeds from Shreveport-Bossier restaurants April 18th go to local club

  Buffalo Wild Wings is a proud supporter of the ALL-STARS team at The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club. The restaurants in Shreveport (7441 Youree Drive) and Bossier City (2640 Airline
April 13 12:33 PM
Joey Gouthiere, 12, of Shreveport, La., a seventh-grader at Youree Drive Middle School, is on a mission to take care of the planet through “Geaux Green,” an environmental campaign that encompasses gardening, recycling, conservation and community beautification.
April 24 12:32 PM
Cpl. Obie Galey, Cpl. Vicki Page and Deputy Antoinette Turner received a call of a missing person, later identified as Adam Dickson, during the severe storm activity that affected our area this past week.
April 24 12:32 PM
On April 13, the DeSoto Parish Sheriff’s Office held a drone demonstration at Shriners Hospital in conjunction with DeSoto Fire District 1. Refreshments were provided, and those in attendance were given an opportunity to talk with firefighters and officers, sit in a DeSoto Parish Sheriff’s Office patrol car, and try on equipment.
March 19 06:02 PM
In a statement released Thursday afternoon, Arbuckle wrote, “I just want to thank the citizens of DeSoto Parish for the opportunity to serve as your sheriff for the last 17 years. After much prayer and conversation with my family, I have decided to retire effective March 16, 2018.
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..
June 18 12:19 PM
In her official statement on Trump's Singapore summit with North Korea's Kim Jong -un, US House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi makes it clear that a few million incinerated human beings are a small price to pay to keep the 68-year-old Korean War going. Maybe not forever, but at least until there's a Democrat in the White House.
June 15 10:56 AM
Rancorous comments were exchanged between Jackson and two board members over a failed attempt to add an agenda item. To say the video on the Shreveport Caddo Metropolitan Planning Commission website is an ugly display of civility is an understatement..
June 15 10:56 AM
The Green Bay Packers are one of the best examples of how a sports franchise should operate. They don’t go to the state capitol hat in hand, looking for a handout. The team is owned by citizen stockholders all over Wisconsin, and the Packers’ management doesn’t regularly try to blackmail public officials under threat of moving.
June 08 09:08 AM
This means 80 officers will cost the city $2.72 million a year. Let’s just say they all start July 1, which cuts down the needed bucks to $1.36 million for the remainder of the year..
June 08 09:08 AM
Now I’ll admit that most of us do not regularly run down to our local supermarket to check on whether a fresh shipment of horsemeat has arrived. But I’m not all that enamored by eating nutria, a large rat, that is regularly publicized as a tasty dish by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.
June 01 04:24 PM
As the largest recipient of taxpayer dollars in Caddo Parish, the CPSB is indeed an important position. The school board generally receives less publicity than the Shreveport City Council or the Caddo Commission. And similarly, the “political importance” assigned to service as a school board member is the least appreciated.
May 25 09:50 AM
Well, not all the streets. Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator said sheriff’s deputy patrols will be in the areas of the city that are contiguous to the city limits. In essence, sheriff’s deputies will move into neighborhoods that are adjacent to the city limits.
May 25 09:50 AM
Political parties are at a low ebb both in Louisiana and throughout the rest of the country. Public opinion often dips below 40 percent approval rating in numerous national and statewide polling. Voters continue to lose faith in how both Democrats and Republicans govern.
May 25 11:52 AM
Well, not all the streets. Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator said sheriff’s deputy patrols will be in the areas of the city that are contiguous to the city limits. In essence, sheriff’s deputies will move into neighborhoods that are adjacent to the city limits.
June 18 12:19 PM
Completing the list, in order, are Georgia Tech, the University of Central Florida, Savannah College of Art and Design, Full Sail University, Ringling College of Art & Design, North Carolina State University at Raleigh, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Clemson University and The Digital Animation & Visual Effects School.
April 24 12:32 PM
According to the Dec. 13, 2017, guilty plea, Shreveport 911 operators received a call on Aug. 10, 2017, from Owens’ ex-girlfriend. They heard the ex-girlfriend and Owens arguing about a firearm. Owens had entered the ex-girlfriend’s home with a firearm. Police later arrived and detained Owens.
April 24 12:32 PM
Back on Jan. 10, Shreveport police responded to a theft at USA Pawn Shop in the 3000 block of North Market Street. When they arrived, they learned that four males entered the store and allegedly worked in unison to distract the clerk and steal an AK-47 pistol and a .
April 17 09:57 AM
  By GARLAND FORMAN A state juvenile justice official is optimistic that the Acadiana Center for Youth in Bunkie will open at some level as a juvenile secure care center this year.
May 25 11:52 AM
I just read another park downtown! Ollie Tyler, what do you not understand or get? People of Shreveport want safety for their families. They want their children to go outside and not be shot. They want street drainage. They just want safety in their town, police officers hired.
April 27 02:21 PM
I am so excited, it’s Friday, I get to read the “Finding Love on the Other Side of the World.” This is the most exciting article. Your readers are enjoying this so much, and it looks like true love. I just lost the love of my life after 37 years, but it is better to have loved and lost than never loved at all.
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...
June 15 10:56 AM
Last Thursday, June 7, 22-year-old Leaverne Johnson III of 237 W. 73rd St. was riding a bicycle at night with no lights. Shreveport police officers tried to stop Johnson, who allegedly refused..
June 15 10:56 AM
Arriving officers made contact with two victims who advised that they were sitting in a vehicle near the intersection when a black Chevy Tahoe drove up and two black males armed with handguns exited the vehicle demanding that they surrender their belongings.
June 15 10:56 AM
Quincy Jamal Armstrong, 22; George Devlynn Washington, 19; and Rayfield J. Washington, 22, were identified as receiving money orders from Taylor. All four men, who reside in Shreveport, were arrested for theft and booked into the Caddo Correctional Center.
June 15 10:56 AM
The arrestees were identified as Robert Devin Mayfield and Ronda Michelle Robinson, both 26 and both of 2978 Barron Road in Keithville. They were also charged with the illegal use of a controlled dangerous substance in the presence of someone under the age of 17.
June 15 10:56 AM
Upon arrival, they contacted the victim, who advised that her estranged husband, Justin L. Reames, 37, of the 7400 block of Glen Leaf Road, entered her residence without permission and once inside, struck her with a closed fist causing minor injuries. A juvenile was present in the home when the incident occurred.
June 15 10:56 AM
Anderson contacted Eric Scott by telephone and asked him to come to the Blanchard Police Station for an interview. Post-Miranda, Eric Scott initially said that Sherina became verbally abusive to his children, so he pushed her back and down onto the couch to protect his children.
June 15 10:56 AM
Detectives immediately responded and located the juvenile and 36- year-old Jonathan Powell inside of the residence. Evidence was collected on scene that led investigators to believe that Powell was having inappropriate sexual contact with the juvenile and was allegedly in possession of pornographic videos of juveniles.
June 15 10:56 AM
The children were participants in the annual Sheriff’s Youth Camp in which youngsters are given a taste of the scouting life with staff members of the Norwela Council of Boy Scouts. For several days, the children participated in a variety of scouting activities, from swimming to archery, from marksmanship to knot tying.
June 15 10:56 AM
Before addressing the assembled supporters, Taliaferro said that while safety and security are important, “it’s technology to augment the boots on the ground. It’s also community programs. One of the things we have to do better, of course, we have to supplement our officers with modern technology.

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June 18 12:19 PM
In her official statement on Trump's Singapore summit with North Korea's Kim Jong -un, US House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi makes it clear that a few million incinerated human beings are a small price to pay to keep the 68-year-old Korean War going. Maybe not forever, but at least until there's a Democrat in the White House.
June 15 10:56 AM
Rancorous comments were exchanged between Jackson and two board members over a failed attempt to add an agenda item. To say the video on the Shreveport Caddo Metropolitan Planning Commission website is an ugly display of civility is an understatement..
June 15 10:56 AM
The Green Bay Packers are one of the best examples of how a sports franchise should operate. They don’t go to the state capitol hat in hand, looking for a handout. The team is owned by citizen stockholders all over Wisconsin, and the Packers’ management doesn’t regularly try to blackmail public officials under threat of moving.

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