Claiborne Parish, LA

Teacher Feature: Kristy Lord Baker brings experience to the classroom

Teacher Kristy Lord Baker has a wealth of classroom experience and recently finished her master’s plus 30 with a specialty in educational technology leadership. She’s proud of these accomplishments but did not come to teaching by the traditional route. Baker earned her Bachelor of Science in animal science...
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Lake Claiborne turning heads as trophy bass fishery

Back in 1966, my job took me to the Claiborne Parish seat of Homer. I enjoyed getting to know the folks there and as a fisherman, something else made me smack my lips in anticipation of the new lake that was being built. My timing was spot on as construction of Lake Claiborne kicked off the same year I moved to Homer and I was able to watch the lake expand as it slowly swallowed up some 6500…
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Behind the Badge: CPSO Lake Patrol Deputy J.T. Williams

SHREVEPORT, La. - Each week, Rick Rowe goes Behind the Badge to honor the men and women of law enforcement. This week, Rick shines the light on Claiborne Parish Sheriff's Office Lake Patrol Deputy J.T. Williams. If you'd like to submit an idea for a future Behind the Badge segment,...
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Louisiana receives bids for Claiborne Parish bridge work

Bids for a Claiborne Parish, LA project were among seven projects for which bids were recently received by the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development. “We had only seven projects out to bid this month, but every bit of improvement is vital to our state,” said DOTD Secretary Shawn D. Wilson, Ph.D. “There are several small bridges being replaced, and we have a few overlay projects on various routes. We owe it to Louisiana’s citizens and guests to continually better the state’s transportation system, and that’s what we’ll always do.”

ArkLaTex Made: Mt Olive Christian School Rodeo

ATHENS, La. - The 40th Annual Mt Olive Christian School Rodeo will be held July 29–30 in Athens at Gantt Arena. KTBS 3's Rick Rowe gives us a preview in this ArkLaTex Made report leading up to this week's KTBS 3 Community Caravan in Claiborne Parish. By the way,...

Tasty Tuesday: Home Sweet Homers Cafe

HOMER, La. - KTBS 3's Rick Rowe is exploring Claiborne Parish this week ahead of Thursday's Community Caravan. For his Tasty Tuesday segment, he paid a visit to Home Sweet Homer Cafe at 607 W. Main Street in Homer. This down home rustic cafe offers locally roasted coffee, breakfast and lunch. There's also free WIFI making it a great place to hold a meeting or hang out and work while enjoying a freshly prepared meal.

KTBS 3 Community Caravan heading to Claiborne Parish

HOMER, La. - We're gassing up for another road trip. We're headed east to Homer in Claiborne Parish for our next KTBS 3 Community Caravan. We'll be there the week of July 18 and Rick Rowe will be highlighting what makes the area so special. Lunch will be served up...

3 arrested in Claiborne Parish fatal shooting

HOMER, La. -- The Claiborne Parish Sheriff's Office has three people in custody in connection with a deadly shooting early Monday morning that followed a argument at an unpermitted music event, the sheriff's office said Friday in a news release. Isaiah Montez Burns was charged today with second-degree murder in...

Minden man killed in Claiborne Parish crash

A Minden man was killed in a single-vehicle crash near Athens Tuesday night. Just after 10 p.m., Louisiana State Police responded to the fatality crash on La. Highway 518 at Old Athens Road. This crash claimed the life of 33-year-old Patrick Halliburton, who was not wearing a seat belt. The...

33-year-old Patrick Halliburton killed after a single-vehicle crash in Claiborne Parish (Claiborne Parish, LA)

33-year-old Patrick Halliburton killed after a single-vehicle crash in Claiborne Parish (Claiborne Parish, LA)Nationwide Report. Authorities identified 33-year-old Patrick Halliburton, from Minden, as the man who lost his life following a traffic collision on Tuesday in Claiborne Parish. The fatal single-vehicle crash took place a little after 10 p.m. on State Highway 518 at Old Athens Road [...]

Man dies in Claiborne Parish truck wreck

A Minden, LA, man died about 10 p.m. Tuesday in a one-vehicle wreck in Claiborne Parish, LA. According to Louisiana State Police, Patrick Halliburton, 33, was driving a 2001 Ford pick-up west on Louisiana 518 at Old Athens Road. For reasons still under investigation, Halliburton exited the roadway and struck a tree.