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2 killed in head-on Claiborne Parish crash

HOMER, La. - State police say two people died in a head-on collision Thursday afternoon in Claiborne Parish. A car driven by Matthew Rushing, 27, of Keithville, crossed the center line of U.S. Highway 79 and struck a vehicle driven by Jessie Watts, 31, of Minden, troopers said. The accident...
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2 teens drown in creek in Claiborne Parish

CLAIBORNE PARISH, La. (KSLA) - Two teenage boys are dead after drowning in a creek, the Claiborne Parish Sheriff’s Office reports. On Sunday, May 16, the sheriff’s office got a 911 call around 4:45 p.m. that two swimmers in Flat Lick Creek were missing. Deputies responded to the scene on Flat Lick Road just under five miles south of Highway 2 in the southwest part of the parish. When deputies got there, they spoke with three other teen boys, who said they were swimming in Flat Lick Creek when the two other teens went missing.
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Bodies of 2 North Webster High School students found in creek

HOMER, La. — Officials say the bodies of two North Webster High School students were pulled from a creek off Flatlick Road in rural Claiborne Parish Sunday evening. Claiborne Sheriff Sam Dowies told KTBS the tragic incident occurred around 5 p.m. today. “Five young men were swimming. All five jumped...
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Claiborne Parish violations land two turkey hunters in jail

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries enforcement agents arrested a father and son for alleged turkey hunting violations in Claiborne Parish on April 17. Agents arrested Albert Behrend, 57, and Ryan Behrend, 28, both of Shreveport, for hunting turkey over a baited area. They also cited Albert Behrend for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.
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Motorcycle crash claims life of Bossier City man

CLAIBORNE PARISH, La. (KSLA) - Louisiana State Police has named the motorcyclist killed in a crash on Tuesday, April 20. Michael Thurlkill, 48, of Bossier City died at a northwest Louisiana hospital where he died of his injuries sustained in the crash. Crews were called just before 7:20 p.m. to...
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Bossier City motorcyclist dies in Claiborne crash

LISBON, La. -- A Bossier City man died Tuesday night in Claiborne Parish after crashing his motorcycle, state police said in a news release. The victim is identified as 48-year-old Michael Thurlkill. State police said he was traveling east on state Highway 146 when he crashed his 2009 Harley Davidson...

Motorcycle accident near Homer kills driver

A Bossier City, LA motorcyclist died Tuesday after a wreck on Louisiana 146 about 10 miles southeast of Homer in Claiborne Parish. According to a preliminary Arkansas State Police report, Michael Thurlkill, 48, was traveling eastbound through the Aycock community on a 2009 Harley Davidson motorcycle. For reasons still under...

Motorcyclist Dies in Claiborne Parish Crash

On April 20, 2021, shortly before 7:20 p.m., Louisiana State Police Troop G responded to a fatal crash on LA Hwy 146 at Marsalis Road. This crash claimed the life of 48-year-old Michael Thurlkill, of Bossier City. The initial investigation revealed Thurlkill was traveling eastbound on LA Hwy 146 on...