With his speech, valedictorian brings God to graduation

Leading up to Saturday’s ceremony, Roy Costner IV prayed on what he was going to do. Liberty High School’s 2013 valedictorian would soon find himself in front of a microphone.

Report: At least 20 killed in southeast China bus fire

A bus caught fire in the southeastern Chinese city of Xiamen on Friday, killing at least 20 people at injuring more than 30 others, state-run news agency Xinhua reported, citing local officials.

Disease threatens Texas citrus industry

An incurable disease is threatening the citrus industry across the country.

Jackson named director of financial aid at Northwestern State

Lauren Jackson has been named director of the Office of Student Financial Aid at Northwestern State University. Jackson’s appointment has been approved by the Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System.

Man indicted for raping 7-year-old boy, exposing him to AIDS virus

A 29-year-old Carencro man has been indicted for allegedly raping a child and knowingly exposing him to the AIDS virus.

Reports: U.S. spy agencies mined Internet data

U.S. intelligence agencies operated a broad data-mining program that extracted e-mail, photos and other private communications from some of the biggest Internet companies, American and British newspapers reported Thursday.

Person of interest in ricin case files for divorce

It's generally not a good sign for a marriage when a wife allegedly turns her husband over to the FBI for possibly sending letters that tested positive for the poison ricin to politicians.

Teen cancer patient awarded honorary diploma

4 long years, Sterlen Shepard has hit the books, studying hard while enrolled at Booker T. Washington High School in Shreveport, looking forward to graduating with friends and classmates.

Caddo takes superintendent search online

Any student, parent, employee or community member wishing to give their input on the search for the new superintendent search can now do so online.

Local Business helping Oklahoma

Bossier Power Equipment is collecting items for the victims of the recent tornadoes in Oklahoma. Donations will be accepted now through Tuesday, June 11th.