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At the Library: Library partners with National Weather Service
The following article is posted on their website: "The Bossier Parish Library was recently recognized as becoming the first Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador in the Arklatex.
La. VA secretary among meeting invitees
Joining VA Secretary David LaCerte, of Baton Rouge, and Erik Glover, associate director at Overton Brooks, will be Rod Huebbers, CEO of University Health in Shreveport, and union representative Janice Priest, president of LSU Health Local 2649.
Eating in theraw
Many Shreveporters aren't sitting down to a home-cooked meal every night. They are sitting at the dinner table enjoying home-chopped dishes that are entirely raw and uncooked.
Fire damages Shreveport apartment building
A fire severely damaged two dwellings within the Olde Salem Village Apartment complex at 6725 Buncombe Road this morning, said Chief Scott Wolverton of the Shreveport Fire Department.
Govt fails to vet chemical plants for terror risk
The Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education held a special meeting Tuesday morning to determine whether to take legal action against Gov. Bobby Jindal on the Common Core issue.
5 Shreveport-Bossier government stories to watch
Here's your list of local government stories to watch for this week: After an exhaustive search for a new executive director -- which included vetting the degrees of applicants -- the Metropolitan Planning Committee whittled its pool of 47 candidates to one, Robert Massarelli of Titusville, Florida.
Film Prize bringing out-of-towners, dollars to Shreveport
It's only been in existence a short time, but the Louisiana Film Prize has brought people and dollars to northwest Louisiana.
Early morning fire damages Shreveport home
Shreveport firefighters had to avoid a downed electric service line to put out a blaze at a home in the Martin Luther King Jr. neighborhood early this morning.
Stroller for July 29, 2014
<![CDATA[Celebrating a birthday today: Ginger Cox, 79, of Shreveport. ... Cedric Redd, of Shreveport. ... Shelby Victoria Lee, of Shreveport. ... Sherneil Smith, of Shreveport. ... Eddie Mac Thomas, of Shreveport. ... Phyllis Ann Owen, 70, of Shreveport. ... Melvin Mitchell, of Shreveport. Celebrated a birthday July 28: Lula Dixson Harris, of Westdale. ... Christan Lynae' Johnson, 6, daughter of Tonya Johnson and Cedric Caldwell, of Shreveport. Editor's note: Caddo, Bossier and DeSoto Animal Control will not pickup 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.
Shreveport wants to issue $75M in bonds
Shreveport wants to issue $75 million in bonds so it can pay for mandatory improvements for its aging water sewer system as a federal consent decree requires.
Several arrested during parish, city drug investigations
Sheriff Steve Prator and Police Chief Willie Shaw announced the arrests of several people on drug charges following investigations in Caddo Parish and the City of Shreveport.
Bossier City police nab suspected cigarette thief
Bossier City police have arrested a man wanted in connection with the theft of cigarettes from Circle K stores earlier in July.
Brady Blade Jr. brings top-of-the-line studio to Shreveport
There's something that sticks in the back of his mind when Brady Blade Jr. performs and records outside his hometown.
Shreveport minister protests 'Black Jesus' series
Bishop Larry Brandon, minister of Praise Temple Full Gospel Baptist Church in Shreveport, is calling on community members to protest 'Black Jesus', a TV series that debuts Aug. 7. Adult Swim network's show has drawn criticism from faith leaders around the country.
Churches reach out to different ethnic groups
Local churches are showcasing their community outreach by offering services designed for specific ethnic groups.
Early morning shooting sends man to hospital
Shreveport police detectives hope to learn who is responsible for shooting a local man overnight.
2012 data: Shreveport doctor collects state's largest individual share of Medicare payments
A Shreveport cancer specialist received the largest individual share of Medicare payments in Louisiana in 2012.
Stalking predators online stresses cyber cops
They'd flirted online. The man sent roses, delivered to a local school. He eventually traveled from Keithville, south of Shreveport, to Springhill, north of Shreveport, for a romantic weekend with his cyber sweetheart, bringing his approving 81-year-old parents along.
Stroller for July 27, 2014
Tessie R. Simmons, of Shreveport. ... Jacorious Jeter, 18, of Princeton. ... Chelsea Danielle Johnson, 16, daughter of David and Chena Johnson, of Shreveport.
Shafferman: It's The People vs. Tim Larkin in southeast Shreveport
The People vs. Tim Larkin Having read articles in The Times recently by Michael Corbin, Elliot Stonecipher, Louis Avallone, Helen Smith, Willie Bradford, and a truck driver who transports hazardous cargo, and Times reporter Adam Duvernay, it is apparent that the majority of Shreveport citizens and area businesses desire the shortest route to ... (more)