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Representatives from Athletics and Giants visit DeSoto Parish to remember Vida Blue
GRAND CANE, La. (KSLA) - Family, and friends celebrated the life of Mansfield native, Vida Blue. Blue passed away on May 6 in Northern California, at the age of 73. He was drafted by the then Kansas City Athletics in 1967. Upon arriving in the Bay Area, he instantly connected with the community. It was a relationship that stayed in place for decades.
Section of CR 3267 at Flat Fork Creek Reopens; Repairs Complete
June 3, 2023 - Commissioner Smith reports the repairs are completed and the roadway is back open. June 2, 2023 - Shelby County Commissioner Stevie Smith reports a culvert on CR 3267 at the section in the Flat Fork Creek bottom collapsed and is temporarily closed. County road crews will be working to change out the culvert on Saturday, June 3, 2023.
Fuel Theft, Creek Contamination in Joaquin Under Investigation
June 2, 2023 - Law enforcement officials investigated a fuel theft Thursday, June 1, 2023, which resulted in the necessity of an environmental cleanup due to a spill. Roy Cheatwood, Constable Precinct 3, was initially contacted about the incident on East Saddle Street near a city lift station. The Shelby County Sheriff’s Department was contacted by City of Joaquin officials to also respond to the location.
2 women shot during trail ride over Memorial Day weekend in Red River Parish
RED RIVER PARISH, La. (KSLA) - Two women were shot at a trail ride in Red River Parish over Memorial Day weekend, the Red River Parish Sheriff’s Office confirms. It happened Sunday, May 28 close to midnight on Fielder Road. The organizer of the event posted on Facebook Monday...
Sheriff Reports Scam
Recently the Red River Sheriff’s Office received reports of people receiving calls from a person falsely identifying himself as a Red River Parish Sheriff’s Deputy. They were advised that a recent law change to the sex offender registry requires offenders to re-register and that they are late on their registration.
Library Offering Genealogy Course
The Red River Parish Library is offering an entry level genealogy course during June. This service is provided in cooperation with the Coushatta Chute Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. The class will be led by Red River Parish native, Dr. Virginia Webb and will focus on tracing...
Lydia Missionary Baptist Church 2023 Revival
June 2, 2023 - Lydia Missionary Baptist Church 2023 Revival starts Sunday at 11am and 6pm, Monday - Wednesday at 7pm located at Hwy 139 in Huxley. Everyone invited.
Criminal Case Outcomes Leave Families Dissatisfied
June 1, 2023 - Two tragic deaths which have occurred in the Shelby County area over the past couple years have reached resolutions in their cases involving the accused, and families left behind in both situations are not happy with the outcomes. The first incident, which took place in February...
Shelbyville ISD Service Awards 2022-2023
Shelbyville ISD Service Awards 2022-2023 News Staff Thu, 06/01/2023 - 11:43 Image Shelbyville ISD Service Awards 2022-2023 Body Shelbyville ISD Service Awards 2022-2023 5 YEARS DONNIECE BELL ZACHARY HUBBARD MICHAEL...
Letter to the Editor: “Gone Too Soon”
(Letters to the Editor - Disclaimer - To be considered for publication, letters to the editor must include the writer's full name, address and daytime phone number. Opinions expressed in Letters to the Editor do not necessarily reflect the views of Shelby County Today) The Shelby County District Attorney chose...
Availability Of Low-Income Energy Assistance Funds (LIHEAP)
The DeSoto Parish Police Jury Office of Community Services is announcing the availability of funds dedicated to assist eligible low-income households in Red River Parish. This call is for non-crisis assistance. Please call 318-872-0880 or 1-800-872-0889 on June 7, 2023. Our office will be accepting calls at 8:00 A.M. No calls will be accepted before 8:00 A.M. You will receive an appointment letter in the mail with detailed information in reference to your LIHEAP appointment. Funding is limited and appointments are first come first serve.
Mansfield mayor arrested on DWI charge
MANSFIELD, La. - Mansfield Mayor Thomas Jones, 62, was arrested on a DWI charge early Saturday morning during a traffic stop. "It's a personal legal matter now. It has nothing to do with the operation of the city. I trust in the judicial system, and we'll litigate it in court," Jones said in a statement to KTBS.
Memorial Day Program Honors 231 Shelby County Soldiers
June 1, 2023 (Photo Album) - VFW Post 8904 and the Post Auxiliary hosted a Memorial Day Program honoring those Shelby County soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice. Attendees arriving at the John D. Windham Civic Center were greeted with flags of the Armed Services and the silhouettes of soldier leading up to the entrance. Post Member Mary Roberts served as the master of ceremony welcoming all, "Good morning and welcome this Memorial Day, May 29, 2023." She then introduced Pastor Josh Crawford, Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, to give the invocation. Pastor Crawford opened his prayer saying, "Jesus, your Word says that there is no greater love than to lay down ones life for a friend. Today we pray for those men and women who have sacrificed their time, strength, bravery, health, and even their lives for friends, known and unknown."
Thank You for Supporting Joaquin High School Project Graduation 2023
June 1, 2023 - Joaquin High School Project Graduation was a huge success. Seniors attended the event from 11:00 PM to 5:00 AM and participated in games/contests, snacked on pizza, chips, cookies and donuts, and enjoyed a night of fun and prizes. The success of this event couldn’t have been...
Center ISD Job Fair
Center ISD Job Fair News Staff Wed, 05/31/2023 - 08:58 Image Center ISD Job Fair Body ...
JVFD has busy week with six calls
JVFD has busy week with six calls News Staff Thu, 06/01/2023 - 05:33 Image JVFD has busy week with six calls Body The week of...
Opportunity: Administrative Secretary
First Baptist Church of Coushatta is seeking a full-time Administrative Secretary. Or email resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. To report an issue or typo with this article – CLICK HERE.
“Preservation Through Entertainment” Katelyn Calhoun Gives a Presentation of the Battle of Pleasant Hill
Katelyn Calhoun, president of the Battle of Pleasant Hill Committee and Louisiana Association of Fairs and Festivals, was the speaker at the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame and Northwest Louisiana History Museum’s “Lunchtime Lagniappe” program, Friday, May 26. Ms. Calhoun spoke about the history of the Pleasant...
S.W. Carter 6th 6 weeks Perfect Attendance/Honor Roll and Awards
S.W. Carter 6th 6 weeks Perfect Attendance/Honor Roll and Awards News Staff Thu, 06/01/2023 - 12:07 Image S.W. Carter 6th 6 weeks Perfect Attendance/Honor Roll and Awards Body ...
Outreach Ministries ATV Raffle Fundraiser
Outreach Ministries ATV Raffle Fundraiser News Staff Thu, 06/01/2023 - 10:39 Image Outreach Ministries ATV Raffle Fundraiser Body Shelby County Outreach Ministries has raffle tickets...
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