Lake boating safety reminders

This weekend thousands across the country will hit the lake leading up to the Labor Day holiday. Here at home officials with SPD Lake Patrol are reminding people about the importance of boat safety.

Ark-La-Tex soldier dies in Afghanistan

A member of the Army since 1997, Sgt. 1st Class Ricardo Young, 34, or Rosston, Arkansas was killed Wednesday while deployed to the Ghazni Province of Afghanistan.

Homer basketball player collapses in gym, later dies

A Junior at Homer High tragically died Thursday while taking part in a sporting event at his school.

Yankowski sculptures selected for exhibition

Two sculptures by Michael Yankowski, a professor of art in Northwestern State University’s Mrs. H.D. Dear Sr. and Alice E.

Multiple Shreveport students taken to hospital following P.E. class in heat

Four students at a local school were taken to area hospitals after they participated in a P.E. class outside. The incident took place this morning at Broadmoor Middle Laboratory School.

School canceled at Jack P. Elementary after loss of electricity

School has been canceled at Jack P. Timmons Elementary School Friday after the power went out. Due to the concern of heat, students will be sent home.

TX game wardens prepare for Labor Day weekend

All available Texas game wardens will be patrolling the state’s public waters over the Labor Day weekend to make sure everyone who goes boating or fishing gets home safely.

Biomedical Research Foundation talks to concerned Louisianans

Biomedical Research Foundation is scheduled to take over management of LSU Health Sciences Center starting October 1, and many Louisianans are apprehensive about what that will mean for patients.

Southwestern Arkansas soldier killed in Afghanistan

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

BPCC sees growth

Since coming into the education system in 1967, the Bossier Parish Community College has since then built a new campus, recently graduated its' largest class of seniors and thanks to a 18.5 million dollar grant from the State of Louisiana,