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FIT for Kids puts on taste-a-thon

After spending the summer tending to their garden, the community garden at Valencia Park, members of the Food Initiative Taskforce (FIT) for Kids held a taste-a-thon, showcasing the fruits and vegetables they grew.

Preventing diabetes

The Martin Luther King Health Center in Shreveport is offering free sessions on how to prevent diabetes and the dangers of the deadly disease.

Pichon receives Fleming Thomas Award

Northwestern State University Instructor of English Michelle Pichon was selected as the 2013 recipient of the Fleming A. Thomas Faculty Information Literacy Award.

Theta Chi chapter receives national honor

The Northwestern State University chapter of Theta Chi Fraternity recently received a Chapter Achievement Award for accomplishments in several categories. The award is one of the top honors presented to a chapter by Theta Chi Fraternity.

SPD warns of scammers in the area

The Shreveport Police Department is asking area residents to be wary of suspicious phone calls that have been reported to authorities.

Fixing Shreveport streets

The Shreveport City Council is looking at setting a date to start repairing some of Shreveport’s busiest streets through the joint repair program.

I Love the Ark-La-Tex: Bead Town Natchitoches

300 is pretty old, but believe it or not, that's how old the small town of Natchitoches is turning this winter.

CHRISTUS to close Sutton Children's emergency department

As part of the transition to their Highland location on Bert Kouns Industrial Pkwy, CHRISTUS Schumpert will be closing the pediatric emergency department at Sutton Children's Hospital as of August 12.

SCAM ALERT: Computer virus scam targeting Bossier residents

The Bossier Financial Crimes Task Force is advising residents to be aware of a computer virus designed to scam people out of money that has recently surfacing in the area.

DETECTIVES: Caddo Parish robber stikes in Alabama

According to Caddo Sheriff's detectives, a man who robbed a credit union in Caddo Parish on Friday, also robbed a bank in Alabama over the weekend.