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Death notices for Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013
Boutwell, Tyrone Mack, 67, of Keithville, died Monday; services at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Aulds Funeral Home, Shreveport.
Stephen Colbert pokes fun at law funding chimpanzee retirement in Louisiana
Defending the most unproductive Congress ever, fake political pundit and comedian Stephen Colbert poked fun of a bill passed this session to fund $55 million for chimps to retire in Louisiana.
Keithville man faces more charges after failing to appear in court
A Keithville man is back in jail after he failed to show up for court on aggravated battery and aggravated assault charges.
Flags to be placed at graves in veterans cemetery
The public can assist in the wreath placement, which will take place after a brief ceremony at 1 p.m. Students from North DeSoto Middle School will be on hand to offer assistance.
<![CDATA[Celebrating a birthday today: Donald R. Allen, of Shreveport. ... Josey Pennywell, of Shreveport. ... Alphonse Jackson, of Baton Rouge. ... Lubertha Russell, of Keithville. ... Rodney Anderson, of Dallas, son of Jearlene Anderson, of Shreveport, and the late Jerry Anderson. ... Shon Evans, of Kingston, Jamaica. ... Tebony Benjamin, of Shreveport. ... Hattie Sue James, of Shreveport. ... Myrtis Head, of Shreveport. ... Sara Williams, of Shreveport. Editor's note: Caddo, Bossier and DeSoto Animal Control will not pick up all unwanted animals. If you bring in your domestic animal, mainly dogs and cats, the Animal Control office will accept them. Bossier Animal Control, (318) 741-8499, Caddo Animal Control, (318) 226-6624 or DeSoto Animal Control, (318) 871-2900. Dogs and cats are available for adoption at Bossier, Caddo and Desoto. To place information in Stroller, call (318) 459-3233 between 9 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. weekdays and between 2 and 5 p.m. weekends. Send email to email@example.com Label: Attention Stroller.
'Lexi Gordon Day' proclamation coming Thursday
A new Bossier City nonprofit will bring comfort and hope to the family of a terminally ill Keithville toddler this week.
It came on family land in Doddridge, Ark.. The 8-year-old Legacy Elementary third grader killed his first deer, a doe, on Oct. 19 from 40 yards in Bossier Parish.
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Congress votes to lift spending cap for Chimp Haven in northwest Louisiana
Congress has sent President Barack Obama a bill that would lift a $30 million federal spending limit for the national federal research chimpanzee sanctuary in northwest Louisiana.
Louisiana chimp sanctuary spending cap may be lifted
NEW ORLEANS -- Congress may lift the federal spending limit for the national sanctuary for federal research chimpanzees sanctuary in northwest Louisiana.