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June 23 07:07 AM
In 2006, Purvis and five other black teens, who came to be known as the Jena 6, were charged with attempted murder of a white classmate in a case that sparked a national conversation on race and the justice system. “My Story as a Jena 6” explores life in small town Jena, La.
June 23 07:07 AM
National Hot Air Balloon Championship with 43 of the best balloon pilots in the country competing against each other throughout the week, as well as a festival that will include balloon glows, live performances by Christian and country music stars, fireworks displays, tethered balloon rides, a children’s play zone, vendors and more.
June 16 06:53 AM
“As a long-term resident of Shreveport/ Blanchard, I am very happy to be a part of this new clinic, and we are looking forward to serving Blanchard and its families with the best health care available today. Our team members and our patients are our number one concern, and we eagerly await becoming an integral part of your community,” said DeWayne C.
June 16 06:53 AM
Sickle Cell of Northwest Louisiana will bring back its annual Sickle Cell Softball Tournament to the newly refurbished park on July 7-9. It will mark the 40th anniversary of the event, which is a National Softball Tournament sanctioned by the American Softball Association that draws softball players from across the country to play here.
June 09 07:03 AM
BURLINGTON, VT (06/02/2017)-- Amy Burke has been named to the dean's list for the sping 2017 semester at the University of Vermont. Burke, from Shreveport, LA, is majoring in French in the College of Arts & Sciences. To be named to the dean's list, students must have a grade-point average of 3.
June 09 06:55 AM
Bacon Mania is a weeklong event kicking off on Saturday, June 12, and continuing through Father’s Day on Sunday, June 18. Beef Jerky Outlet locations across the country, including the local store located in the Louisiana Boardwalk in Bossier City, are treating customers to a store full of fun.
June 09 06:55 AM
Residents and visitors are invited to come out and take advantage of this opportunity to enjoy the relaxation and fun of the local swimming pool for this low cost of admission..
June 02 08:51 AM
Louisiana’s Free Fishing Weekend is an opportunity for Louisiana residents and visitors alike to fish Louisiana waters without an otherwise required fishing license. So leave your cash and credit car at home — the only thing you’ll need for a great time is your lure and line.

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September 21 09:41 AM
I have a confession to make. And President Trump is not going to like it. I’m a southern country lawyer. Darn proud of it. In the president’s words, I may be a “dumb southern country lawyer.” I just hope the president does not have a sneering contempt for all of us Louisiana lawyers who cut our teeth practicing law in the rural areas of the Bayou State.
September 21 09:41 AM
With incumbents, the obvious factors are job performance while in office. For the mayor, this involves the leadership of the city. With council incumbents, attendance at work sessions and council meetings, votes on key issues and responsiveness to constituent matters are issues for voters.
September 14 10:16 AM
According to the May 15 guilty plea, a Louisiana State Police trooper stopped Rich’s vehicle May 3 near the intersection of Interstate 220 and Louisiana Highway 80. The trooper searched the vehicle and found a semi-automatic handgun, 141.3 grams of methamphetamine, 36.

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