2 Bossier schools placed on restrictive movement Wednesday morning
Two schools in Bossier Parish were placed on restrictive movement Wednesday morning. According to Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office, Sun City Elementary School and Elm Grove Middle School were placed on restrictive movement Dec. 6 for a short period of time following an alleged single gunshot sound from a nearby neighborhood.
Caddo Parish employees donate to Toys for Tots
SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - Caddo Parish’s Toys for Tots program got a big boost thanks to the work of parish employees. Wednesday morning (Dec. 6), employees and members of Caddo Parish’s administration and the Caddo Parish Commission handed over hundreds of toys and bicycles to the United States Marines’ Toys for Tots campaign at Moffitt Porsche Audi in Shreveport.
Bossier Parish Sheriff's Deputy honored for life-saving efforts
NBC 6 News Salutes the Badge by recognizing a Bossier Parish Sheriff's deputy for his life saving actions.
Faces of Cass County
, , , , Parade faces certainly are unique. They don’t happen often, but when they do, one remembers. Most of the time, when in a crowd, one diverts the eye, doesn’t look at any one. Not at a parade. At a parade, everyone looks directly at one another. “Who is this? Am I going to have to remember a name? If I don’t speak, will they think I’m uppity?” And so one goes to a parade ready to smile. What’s best is when someone has gone to the effort of wearing something attractive or funny. Maybe a blanket too hot or short-sleeves too...
Weekly Roadwork Report – Dec. 3-9
Camp County• US 271 - From FM 3417 to SL 179, resurfacing road. Lane, shoulder closure• Cass County• SH 8 ...
Beyond the Headlines: The Plague of Juvenile Crime: Act 2
Youth in the Caddo Juvenile Detention Center, employees, and other community members explain how youth can overcome the juvenile justice system in Louisiana.
High school boys basketball: (Updated) Parkway, Benton win
The Parkway Panthers won their third straight game in the Parkway Invitational Friday night, defeating North Caddo 79-70. Elsewhere, Benton rallied past Simsboro 65-64 in the West Ouachita tournament for its third win in a row. In a non-tournament games, Haughton fell to Minden 64-55 at Haughton and Plain Dealing...
Caddo Sheriff Race Examined
I have closely followed the Caddo Sheriff election and the legal challenge occurring now in Caddo Parish District Court. The Nickelson Petition (lawsuit) is 80 pages long. The first 14 pages of the suit contain the allegations of mistakes and irregularities. Most of the remaining 66 pages contain numerous “Notation of Irregularities in the Conduct of the Election” prepared by poll commissioners who were working at the various precincts at which the alleged defects occurred.
Key Decisions from Bossier Parish Police Jury Meeting: Tourism Updates, Rejected Fireworks Ordinance, and Approved Infrastructure Projects
The Bossier Parish Police Jury meeting took place on December 6, 2023. Stacy Brown, the President & CEO of the Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau, presented updates on the 2024 budget and the Shreveport-Bossier Destination Master Plan. She noted the significant contribution of tourism to the local economy. However, the jurors rejected an ordinance to regulate fireworks sales and use in the parish.
Johnson C. Smith could put a stamp on football season to remember at inaugural bowl game
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (QUEEN CITY NEWS) – The Johnson C. Smith University campus is at the highest point in the heart of the Queen City. In his second season, football coach Maurice Flowers says his program is peaking at the perfect moment. The Golden Bulls play in the Florida Beach Bowl next week in Fort Lauderdale, […]
Bossier Parish Courthouse Undergoes Digital Upgrade for Courtrooms
• The Bossier Parish Courthouse is undergoing renovations to modernize its internal infrastructure with digital technology due to several technical issues. • The upgrades include new widescreen monitors in the jury box, touchscreen monitors at the clerk’s desks, and four new cameras in each courtroom.
Shreveport Woman Murdered in Cedar Grove Named
A woman shot and mortally wounded in her home in Shreveport’s Cedar Grove neighborhood early Friday, December 1, 2023, has been named by the Caddo Parish Coroner’s office. Cassie Williams, 30, was shot multiple times just before 7:19 a.m. in her residence in the 500 block of West 77th Street. She was transported to Ochsner LSU Health hospital, where she succumbed to her wounds at 7:46 a.m.
McLeod named‘Blue Ribbon School’
, , , Two leaders of the McLeod public school told students, staff and parents they were about to make history as they tossed confetti high in the air Friday afternoon in the school’s gym. The occasion was that the elementary school’s program had been named a National Blue Ribbon School for 2023, one of 26 in Texas. The superintendent and principal had gone to Washington, D. C., to accept the award for the school. And so, on this school day, students Pre-K through K4 in blue and white school t-shirts, threw blue confetti and received blue cupcakes — all to commend...
Retirement reception set today for Bossier schools Superintendent Mitch Downey
BOSSIER CITY, La. (KSLA) — Bossier schools Superintendent Mitch Downey will preside over his last Bossier School Board meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday (Dec. 7). Beforehand, a retirement reception in his honor will be held starting at 5 p.m. at the Bossier Instructional Center, 2719 Airline Drive in Bossier City.
Willis-Knighton Surgeons Celebrate 50 th Focal One™ Case
Surgeons at WK Bossier Health Center celebrated a milestone on December 4 – the 50 th case using Focal One™ technology to treat prostate cancer. The noninvasive procedure designed for patients with localized prostate cancer was introduced last December at WK Bossier with Gerard Henry, MD, performing the first case last year and the 50 th case on Monday. Additional urologists offering the Focal One™ procedure are W. Stewart Bundrick Jr., MD, and Christopher Wilson, MD.
15-year-old reported as runaway in Bossier City
BOSSIER CITY, La. (KSLA) - The Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Office is looking for a runaway teen. Officials say Caylien Robertson, 15, who lives in the 300 block of Bayou Loop in Bossier City, was last seen Sunday, Dec. 3. Robertson left the home at an unknown time without permission and did not show up for school Monday, the sheriff’s office says. Family members have been in contact with Robertson, who reportedly will not tell them where she is.
Caddo Parish November Recap: New Juvenile Court Judge, Increase in Juvenile Gun Crimes, and Notable Court Cases
November was an important month for Caddo Parish, featuring good weather, the State Fair, football games, and the appointment of a new Juvenile Court Judge, Justin Courtney. The District Attorneys of the state met in Natchitoches to discuss key issues in preparation for 2024. The meeting, led by Billy Joe Harrington of Natchitoches Parish, focused on the increase in juvenile crimes involving guns.
Say hello to Venus & Lasagna two adorable kitties ready for new homes
Caddo Parish Animal Services has pets available for adoption.
Making the Case For What You Do: How to Talk to Stakeholders | SLJ Summit 2023
From left: SLJ editor in chief Kathy Ishizuka with SLJ Summit presenters Kevin Washburn and Becky Calzada. It is so important to get the message out about what school libraries and librarians do and the impact they have. In their SLJ Summit session, “Making the Case for What You Do: How to Talk to Shareholders,” Becky Calzada, district library coordinator.
High school wrestling: Benton downs Airline
The Benton Tigers defeated the Airline Vikings 46-33 in a dual match Thursday night at Benton. Benton’s winners were Jack McGuire (132 pounds), Mohammed Jamhour (138), Kolin Giles (144), Cayden Brammer (150), Aiden Woods (157), Luke Campbell (165), Jacob Coston (190) and Myuan Carey (285). Airline’s winners were Blake...