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Firework safety in the Ark-La-Tex

The 4th of July holiday is upon us and fireworks stands are setting up in the Ark-La-Tex. Officials with the Shreveport Fire Department are encouraging residents to practice firework safety first before you light the fuse.

Natchitoches-NSU Folk Festival set for July 19-20

The 34th Annual Natchitoches-NSU Folk Festival will be held July 19-20 in Prather Coliseum on the Northwestern State University campus. The Festival will be on Friday, July 19 from 4:30 p.m. until 11:15 p.m. and Saturday, July 20 from 8 a.m.

Arrest warrant issued for Shreveport murder

Authorities have obtained a warrant for the arrest of a local man accused of murder in west Shreveport Thursday morning.

ETX man arrested for drug possession

A New Boston man has been arrested after a lengthy drug dealing investigation. Tonard Laphail Griffin, 32, was arrested Wednesday, for possession of a controlled substance over one gram and under four grams.

National Auxiliary president speaks at Girls State

The national president of the American Legion Auxiliary visited Northwestern State University to speak to 408 delegates participating in Louisiana Girls State, a weeklong program designed to educate young women about good citizenship and how ci

NSU partners with StraighterLine

Northwestern State University has partnered with an education company that makes transferring earned credit easier for online students.

Chimp Haven celebrates NIH's reducing use of chimps in research

Chimp Haven learned today that National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director Dr.

I Love the Ark-La-Tex: Southern Maid Donuts Mansfield Rd.

I love donuts, but I've always been on the front side of the donut shop. So when Southern Maid Donuts at 9359 Mansfield Road in Shreveport invited me in for a behind the scenes look, I was more than ready to get my donut on.

UPDATE: Fourth suspect arrested in vandalism spree

UPDATE (1:47 p.m.): Detectives with the BCPD Property Crimes Unit have arrested a fourth suspect in last weekend’s vandalism spree in south Bossier City.

Camp of hope

Shriners Hospital has been hosting a week long summer camp for pre-teen girls with spina bifida.