State bond commission approves over $199 million for local projects

The State Bond Commission approved over $199 million for projects statewide and approximately $2.3 million in savings from refinancing existing public debt at its September 19 meeting, according to State Treasurer John Kennedy.

Fighter Group inactivates after 50 years

After 50 years, the 917th Fighter Group was inactivated during a ceremony at Barksdale Air Force Base Sept. 26.

Teens learn life skills at Camp Forbing

The 40 members of the Bossier Youth Leadership program spent the day at the YMCA's Camp Forbing. There, the students completed challenges to learn about life lessons including trust, team work, and of course, leadership.

Brothers Seafood owner died from cardiac event

After an autopsy, the Caddo Parish Coroner was able to determine that a cardiac event, not drowning, killed 49 year old Orlando Chapman.

LSU brings back Mini Med School for a third session

Mini Med School at LSU Health Shreveport allows the public to see what happens behind-the-scenes in medical school classes.

Fort Polk soldier pleads guilty to sexually abusing a pre-teen

United States Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced today that Eric Britton, 19, of Fort Polk, La., pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Patricia Minaldi to sexually abusing a minor.

Center to offer help with Obamacare enrollment

The MLK Health Center in Shreveport will be assisting residents next week when enrollment opens as part of the affordable care act.

Waco PD on the lookout for teen missing since September 1, last seen in ETX

Detectives with the Waco Police Departme are working a missing erson case reported on September 1, 2013.

Area sees decline in tourism

Numbers show that Shreveport-Bossier tourism is down by 6 percent compared to this time last year. Across the state Baton Rouge saw a 4 percent drop while a 1.5 percent decrease was felt statewide.

New and improved 'Big Tex' to be revealed on Friday

The State Fair of Texas kicks off on Friday, and with it, the much-anticipated return of a Texas icon - "Big Tex". His popular booming voice has welcomed Fair Park visitors for decades in Dallas.