And cats and ponies and rabbits and goats and … The Krewe of Barkus and Meoux, also known as “The Animal Krewe,” was formed in Shreveport-Bossier City in 1999 with the purpose of hosting year-round fundraising activities to support regional spay and neuter programs.
The event beings at 10 a.m. with a salsa competition. The barbecue competition is sanctioned by the Barbecue Competitors Alliance. They will prepare chicken, pork ribs and brisket. “Our grand champion is qualified for the Jack Daniels World Championship in Lynchburg, Tenn.
The bicycles were presented to the children at Academy Sports and Outdoors, 210 E. Bert Kouns Industrial Loop, which supplied the bikes and even assembled them for the youths. The bikes were arranged by schools with the children’s names on each one.
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.
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.
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.
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..