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Helping avoid a drought

July is water awareness month and one local organization is asking residents to be pro-active. Shreveport Green is conducting project clean water. The project is designed to encourage residents on how to protect and save water.

Judge to offer legal advice

Judge Sheva Sims of the Shreveport City Court will be presenting an informational seminar this coming Monday at the court building located at 1244 Texas Avenue.

Bond Commission approves over $344.7 million for local projects and approximately $5.6 million in savings

The State Bond Commission approved over $344.7 million for projects statewide and approximately $5.6 million in savings from refinancing existing public debt at its June 20 meeting, according to State Treasurer John Kennedy.

Hundreds turn up to support Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington's decision

"From this day forward, I sincerely promise, I will set an example for all other youth to follow and I shall never do anything that would bring disgrace of dishonor upon God, my Country and its flag, my parents, myself or the Young Marines

Runners turn out for Firecracker 5K

Over 3800 runners spent their 4th of July morning running. Runners from all over the Ark-La-Tex participated in the annual Firecracker 5K run at Mall Saint Vincents in Shreveport.

I Love the Ark-La-Tex: Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame

It's no secret that I love the Ark-La-Tex, but did you know former Laker Shaquille O'Neal does too? He loves it so much, he refers to Natchitoches as Shaq-itoches.

Advocates for people with disabilities visit politicians

Around the state, 15 different politicians received visits from people advocating for people with disabilities, including Senator Sherri Buffington's office in Keithville.

Ark-La-Tex ready for fireworks

While sales are up at firework stands across the Ark-La-Tex and excitement in the air for the July 4th holiday, officials are emphasizing safety first.

Boil notice issued for Keatchie residents

Residents in parts of Keatchie, Louisiana are under a boil advisory. The advisory comes after a water line break. The notice affects residents that live along highway 172 to highway 169 in the Blueberry Trail area.

4th of July "In God We Trust" Rally

Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington will hold a 4th of July “In God We Trust” rally Thursday, from 1-4 p.m., at the Bossier Sheriff’s Office Viking Drive Substation at 2510 Viking Drive in Bossier City to show support for the n