During the ceremony, it was also announced that Escude’ was chosen by the state 40/8 as the Louisiana Law Officer of the Year. He will receive that award during the organization’s Grand Promenade in Lafayette this summer and will compete for the national award.
Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator is dedicated to the citizens of Caddo Parish, so much so that he personally delivered a pair of lunchtime meals to a Shreveport couple Wednesday morning as part of the Caddo Council on Aging’s (CCOA) Meals on Wheels program.
The office recorded 3,057 death investigations in 2016: 50 homicides, 1,854 natural deaths, 116 accidental deaths, 29 suicides, eight cases where the cause of death could not be determined and six cases with the outcome pending completion of investigations.
1. Jennifer Zimmerman, 30, of Bethany, La., an employee of Relay Station, 9110 Highway 79, in Greenwood; and 2. Warren Scott Jr., 35, of Gloster, La., an employee of Stonewall Beverage Co., 12800 Mansfield Road in Keithville..
at 5 a.m., I-220 will be closed from LA 1 (North Market St.) to LA 173 (Shreveport-Blanchard Hwy). Eastbound traffic will be re-routed at Exit 5 onto LA 173 (Shreveport-Blanchard Hwy). Westbound traffic will be re-routed at Exit 7A onto LA 1 (North Market St).
The Forever Young Book Club is a book club for not-so-young adults who love young adult fiction. The club is open to both teens and adults age 16 and up. No previous attendance at Forever Young Adult Book Club is required to attend..
Shreve Memorial Library is partnering with the Rotary club of Southwest Shreveport for the “Every Child Ready to Read” program. Parents of children from birth to 5 years of age are invited to attend the workshops and see a demonstration of ways to prepare children for reading.
Every five years, several ad valorem property taxes are placed before the citizens for renewals that provide basic city services and salaries/ benefits for our first responders and other city employees. The last time this occurred was 2013. In 2017 the taxes expired, and we made the decision to only go out for the taxes when necessary, and not before.
Initially, his law enforcement background will be questioned by many rank and file at the Shreveport Police Department (SPD). Reportedly, his service as public information officer and then head of the SPD Crime Stoppers program did not entail any supervisory or investigative activities.
One million dollars down the drain to pay for a special session of the Louisiana legislature. And all for naught. The governor is hollering that the financial sky is falling and the state is in dire fiscal straights. Legislators protest that their hands are tied by too many constitutional dedications.