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December 10 03:01 PM
  Bossier Parish residents, especially those in extreme southern and northern parts of the parish, who find themselves needing sandbags are reminded they don’t have to drive to Benton in
December 07 10:50 AM
The bogus text messages appear to be from the recipients’ bank and may even include some of the numbers from their bank card account. The fake text messages request that the card holder call a phone number and provide the PIN to the bank card or other personal information such as a social security number.
December 07 10:50 AM
Lottery winner Dwayne Pullen has great timing. A day that would have been remembered as sour for the Bossier City resident turned sweet when he won $100,000 on his morning coffee run! Only an hour after winning the top-prize on $5 scratch-off, “In the Money,” Pullen’s truck broke down for good.
December 07 10:50 AM
Bossier detectives also say that the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry has a Crime Stoppers number for farm-related crimes that can apply additional money; their number of 1-800- 558-9741..
December 07 10:50 AM
“Inspectors called us about some issues with some of our long bridges,” Ford told members of the parish police jury Wednesday. “We have to determine how we deal with an issue where we have one house on the other side of a bayou and a bridge that’s going to cost more than a million dollars to rebuild.
September 25 09:55 AM
A water well has been drilled at the park and plans call for that to be used to supply water for a future bathroom and shower facility. Brotherton said additional RV slots and hookups for water and sewer were in the future along with an enlarged boat launch.
August 31 12:34 PM
Fire chiefs in the parish agreed to ban outdoor burning until further notice, and Police Jury President Glenn Benton has signed the necessary documents to declare the ban in effect. Residents will be notified when the ban is lifted..
December 07 10:50 AM
The process of establishing a training facility began over a year ago when the Brinkman Company went out of business and Kansas City Southern took over the property on North Lakeshore Drive. Through an agreement with KCS, Caddo Fire District No. 1 is leasing the property as a fire-training facility.
December 06 04:44 PM
  Caddo Parish District Attorney James E. Stewart Sr. and Caddo Parish Sheriff Steve Prator, along with area law enforcement experts in the field, warned local senior citizens and others thi
November 07 11:46 AM
The Parkmobile Parking App has become very popular since it was introduced downtown a year and a half ago. It is the same app used in Dallas, Houston, New Orleans and numerous other cities. Once downloaded and set up, the app allows the user to input up to five different cars and gives a maximum of three hours per space.
November 07 11:46 AM
The annual Memorial and Recognition Ceremony was held Tuesday afternoon at the Caddo Parish Courthouse. Colleagues eulogized five members of the legal profession who passed away this year, and a group of new attorneys were formally recognized before embarking on their careers.
August 31 12:34 PM
We are grateful for our police chaplains, who listen to and participate with the Shreveport police in the workplace of law enforcement officers, advising calmly in the most strained situations and offering assistance when appropriate or requested..
July 31 02:34 PM
Houston has worked for the sheriff’s pffice for 23 years. He has served in Corrections, Patrol, and at the Training Academy. He has been a member of the Emergency Response Team at Caddo Correctional Center and the Special Response Team. He is the lieutenant over the Patrol Division’s south sector.
July 06 02:25 PM
“The Metropolitan Planning Commission is in charge of approving zoning plats, allowing for variances. They implemented the new UDC, which is a Unified Development Code, which was supposed to streamline everything … (and) everything took almost twice...
June 18 12:19 AM
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.
December 11 12:44 PM
  State Treasurer John M. Schroder, Sr. will be speaking with north Louisiana residents about the state's finances on Tuesday, December 11 and Wednesday, December 12.  His schedule inc
December 07 10:50 AM
Finally, on New Year’s Day, Jan. 1, the LSU Tigers (9-3) will face off against the UCF Knights (12-0) in the PlayStation Fiesta Bowl in Glendale, Ariz.
December 04 12:15 PM
Don’t miss the Country Christmas Festival on Dec. 1 in downtown Vivian. This festival includes the lighting of the town, a holiday parade, the crowning of Miss Country Christmas, arts and crafts, and more. Santa Claus himself will also be there to take pictures with everyone at the festival.
November 09 10:31 AM
Gen. Joseph Bailey Camp No. 5 of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War. Porter received the first Flag Patriotism Certificate Oct. 10, 2018, from the newly chartered camp, which was formally installed as an SUVCW camp in the Department of Texas in September.
November 07 11:46 AM
“The Office of Alumni and Family Relations is looking forward to welcoming alumni, parents, and friends of the College back to campus for our new Homecoming Week,” says Saige Solomon ’05, director of alumni and family relations at Centenary.
November 07 11:46 AM
Major holiday events in Shreveport-Bossier begin with the Louisiana Boardwalk Bass Pro Shops Santa Parade on Saturday, Nov. 10 and continue through New Year’s Day. Highlights include: Les Boutiques de Noel, Nov. 15-18; Christmas in Roseland, Nov. 22-Dec. 23; Rockets Over the Red Fireworks Festival, Nov.
November 09 10:31 AM
The 2018 Chevrolet Tahoe is designed to bring together law enforcement and students to create conversa ons about maintaining a drug free parish. Many items to be featured in the D.A.R.E vehicle were donated by local individuals and businesses..
September 25 09:55 AM
Last Friday, September 14, the DeSoto Parish Sheriff's Office lost their beloved retired K-9 Deputy Kyra. Kyra served DeSoto Parish for eight years until she retired to her home with Cpl. Kyle Martin and his family in 2015. Kyra spent her life protecting the citizens of Desoto Parish as well as the Deputies she served with, including Cpl.
August 31 12:34 PM
Trey D. Wilson, 26, was taken into custody and transported to the DeSoto Parish Detention Center. He was later booked on the following charges: four counts of distribution of schedule I drugs (Ecstasy), two counts of distribution of schedule I drugs...
July 20 01:06 PM
Until March 2017, the DeSoto Parish sheriff collected fines and court costs generated from Local Agency Compensated Enforcement (LACE) details and distributed them to the Criminal Court Fund, the Sheriff’s Office, the District Attorney’s office and 11 other entities.
July 06 02:25 PM
Officers with the Mansfield Police Department and Probation Officer Rick Pharris located the vehicle and inside were approximately twenty batteries that had been removed from vehicles and lawn mowers in the Mansfield and surrounding areas..
July 06 02:25 PM
In October of 2017, Deputy Chris Davis was presented with an opportunity to sign up for the "Be The Match" program at the Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office Regional Training Academy.
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.
December 07 10:33 AM
Have you heard the cries that Louisiana is unable to take care of its problems, and should be treated differently than other states? Some even say, OK, then — make it a protectorate of the federal government. And you know what? Maybe that isn’t too bad of an idea.
December 07 10:33 AM
Was he ill? Was he working at this “real job” 24/7? Or was he just sulking? Whatever the reason(s), Caddo Commissioner Steven Jackson had been MIA — as in missing in action — at Commission meeting for the last two months. These include work sessions and regular meetings.
December 04 12:15 PM
A ho-hum election day. That’s what Louisiana voters experienced a few weeks back. Now a runoff election is scheduled for Dec. 8 with just a few choices for voters on the ballot. At the top of the ticket is the race to fill the void left by former Secretary of State Tom Scheduler, who resigned from office under a cloud.
December 04 12:15 PM
Weather is always a guessing game in Shreveport this time of year. Whether the kiddos will be bundled up like Eskimos or wearing their shorts and sandals is generally not known until that morning..
November 30 09:28 AM
A ho-hum election day. That’s what Louisiana voters experienced a few weeks back. Now a runoff election is scheduled for Dec. 8 with just a few choices for voters on the ballot. At the top of the ticket is the race to fill the void left by former Secretary of State Tom Scheduler, who resigned from office under a cloud.
November 30 09:28 AM
Weather is always a guessing game in Shreveport this time of year. Whether the kiddos will be bundled up like Eskimos or wearing their shorts and sandals is generally not known until that morning..
November 23 10:31 AM
The president has made illegal immigrants who have moved in to what are called “sanctuary cities” a major issue in recent months, even signing an executive order cutting off funds to municipalities that ignore federal law. The Crescent City is in the forefront of ignoring federal law and protecting those there illegally.
November 23 10:31 AM
Tyler’s re-election campaign has never had much real energy, and seemingly what air was still left in the balloon gushed out when the primary vote was announced. Nothing her campaign has done since Nov. 7 indicates a viable re-grouping in any real form or fashion.
November 16 09:24 AM
The horrific Pittsburgh synagogue shooting that left 11 people dead last month was, for good reason, called “the deadliest anti-Semitic attack in U.S. history.” It was a ghastly crime of appalling proportions. Robert Bowers is charged with 11 counts of using a firearm to commit murder and multiple counts of hate crimes.
November 16 09:24 AM
Leadership skills are almost always learned. Military service provides a fertile ground of life experiences and training to develop this skill set..
December 04 12:15 PM
The Minden site will serve industrial construction and maintenance customers throughout the Americas. Catamaran’s business model centralizes workforce and supply chain needs for construction sites while integrating remote-sensing technologies and analytics to detect and predict maintenance needs at existing operations.
December 04 12:15 PM
Calvin Baker, Shreveport fire training officer and president of Operation Santa Claus, said the event has been in existence since 1984. The three partnering agencies “go out and ask for donations of toys for those boys and girls who may not receive any Christmas toys for this Christmas season.
November 09 10:31 AM
The role of the brave men and women who serve in the military is an important one, and it’s one that warrants appreciation and celebration. The following are a few easy ways to celebrate veterans and their significant contribution to our country this Veterans Day.
November 07 11:46 AM
OSL generates revenue for the State by managing leases and rights of way for state lands and water bottoms. It issues leases to individuals and businesses that want to build and maintain docks, campsites, and other structures on state lands, and issues rights of way to companies installing pipelines, cables and utilities.
November 07 11:46 AM
On May 27, 2018, 59 Cadets from across the state began their nearly 22 week journey through the Louisiana State Police Training Academy.
August 31 12:34 PM
Five whooping crane chicks have hatched and fledged this summer in southwest Louisiana, marking a major milestone in the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries whooping crane reintroduction project. The five chicks are the most to hatch in one year in the nascent project, which launched in 2011.
December 07 10:50 AM
As a citizen who travels the Cross Lake Bridge frequently, can you find out the status of the lighting on the bridge? It is very dark and hard to see at night. Exactly whose responsibility is this? State or city? Also, the lighting on the I-49 / I-220 interchange isn't lit either.
September 25 09:55 AM
Today is 9/11. We know what can happen, we have seen what happened. We know when terrorists come into our country what happens to our people and continues to happen. Our first responders are still dying because of it. Can’t people just cool it and be nice to the president? I am sick of people not respecting the office of our president.
August 31 12:34 PM
That is all you hear. Where does it stop, when will it stop and who makes it so? The African- Americans are more racial than anybody in our society, yet there is racism on every issue. I just wonder where will it stop. I just got back from a trip up in Montana, South Dakota and didn’t see one black person.
July 20 01:06 PM
Ollie Tyler, you have problem to us that you cannot run the city of Shreveport. If you really care, you will back down and let someone else be our mayor. Bringing in grant money to improve Allendale does not take care of young black men who are being killed every day.
July 13 12:02 PM
Cars parking in the streets and playing basketball in the streets. What are the mayors of Shreveport and Bossier going to say if one of these kids get run over by a car? This is against the law to do this, and these mayors know it. This can become a lawsuit.
July 06 02:25 PM
This is reference to the lady asked to stop breastfeeding in Buffalo Wild Wings in Bossier. Why the heck are you breastfeeding in Buffalo Wild Wings, to begin with? Maybe as a mother of boys, I don't want you flopping your breast out for them to see.
June 29 03:38 PM
As we approach the Fourth of July, parents, please be responsible. If you buy your child fireworks, be responsible enough to be out there with them. Fireworks are not a toy. They cause injuries, fingers blown off, fires. Please be responsible with fireworks.
June 22 11:13 AM
Willie Nelson is on the Internet asking President Trump to go see the detainees. Willie Nelson, I have always enjoyed your music, but what about the elderly in the Untied States? What about the elderly that are scrimping by just enough to get their...
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.
December 07 10:33 AM
A search warrant was executed at Baker’s apartment, where the officer located a Jimenez .380 caliber semi-automatic handgun inside Baker’s bedroom. Baker admitted to being in possession of the firearm and confessed to his role in the robbery. The handgun was found to be stolen in an armed robbery.
December 07 10:33 AM
Upon officer arrival, the complainant claimed that 31-year-old Dawneshia J. Bryant of 4345 Illinois Ave., an assistant manager of Family Dollar, was switching tags before scanning the items in an attempt to permanently deprive the business..
December 07 10:33 AM
A complainant reported his Springfield XDHS handgun was removed from inside his truck while parked at 10317 Los Altos without his consent. Jaylon Deshawn Keith Taylor, 19, of 210 E. Jordan St.
December 07 10:33 AM
Moreno then continued to strangle her, throwing her on the bed, causing her to hit the back of her head on the headboard. Shreveport Fire Department personnel confirmed a knot on the back of her head on the right side..
December 07 10:33 AM
One of the children then ran to the residence at 410 North Jodie, causing Samuel to stop fighting with Tracey and allowing her to leave the residence with the other child still in her arms. Fire District No. 1 arrived as the interview was ending and evaluated Tracey, who had an elevated heart rate but did not need to be transported to the hospital.
December 07 10:33 AM
Last Friday, Nov. 30, just before 9 a.m., Shreveport police patrol officers were dispatched to the intersection of Judson Street and Missouri Avenue relative to information from authorities in Texas regarding a possible kidnapping..
December 07 10:33 AM
Gawhaby was identified after family members came forward and provided information that offered strong circumstantial criteria for identification, pending forensic confirmation through DNA comparison..
December 07 10:33 AM
Shreveport-Caddo Crime Stoppers will pay cash rewards for information leading to the arrests of these individuals. Tips can be submitted anonymously by phone at 673-737 or through their website at www.lockemup.org.
December 07 10:33 AM
The two-man, four-woman jury in District Judge Katherine Dorroh's courtroom retired Tuesday, and after two hours of deliberations, returned its unanimous guilty verdict on the charge of felony aggravated assault with a motor vehicle upon a peace officer.
December 07 10:33 AM
On Sept. 16, a subject, later identified as Chase Ryan Alford, 29, of Logansport, contacted what he believed to be a female juvenile through Facebook Messenger who identified herself as a 15-year-old juvenile. The “juvenile” whom Alford contacted was, in fact, an undercover account set up by law enforcement for investigative purposes.

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