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K-9 deputy "Endy" retires from service

K-9 deputy "Endy" retires from service

One of the ArkLaTex's favorite deputies is retiring, and people all across Northeast Texas wish him well. …

Money used for Shreveport Air Authority's local sponsorships raises ethical concerns

Money used for Shreveport Air Authority's local sponsorships raises ethical concerns

A long list of popular events in Shreveport receives sponsorship money from the Air Authority. Should citizen…

Widow of postman gunned down while delivering the mail makes heart-wrenching City Council appearance

Widow of postman gunned down while delivering the mail makes heart-wrenching City Council appearance

There was not a dry eye in the Shreveport City Council chambers in mid-August. And there shouldn’t have been. …

Sooners overtake Razorbacks on Sunday night

Sooners overtake Razorbacks on Sunday night

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Razorback Soccer (1-1) fell in double overtime to the Oklahoma Sooners (2-0) in front of 2…

Caddo Commission will interview candidates for Registrar of Voters

Caddo Commission will interview candidates for Registrar of Voters

Long-time registrar Ernie Roberson resigned effective July 15. The Caddo Commission must appoint his successor …

Why build a new Shreveport police station when you can renovate: OPINION

Why build a new Shreveport police station when you can renovate: OPINION

Shreveport's police department currently has many problems with its current facilities, and te bond issue l…

Former Texarkanian Sarah Huckabee Sanders signed as FOX News contributor across all platforms

Former Texarkanian Sarah Huckabee Sanders signed as FOX News contributor across all platforms

The woman that Texarkana citizens once knew as Mike Huckabee's super sweet and brilliant daughter while he w…

Texas woman finds 3.72-carat yellow diamond at Murfreesboro, Arkansas' Crater of Diamonds State Park

Texas woman finds 3.72-carat yellow diamond at Murfreesboro, Arkansas' Crater of Diamonds State Park

It was a big day at Arkansas' Crater of Diamonds State Park, and it changed a Texas woman's life. Twe…

Shreveport-Bossier metro area is losing jobs

Shreveport-Bossier metro area is losing jobs

The Shreveport-Bossier City metropolitan area is a statistical area (MSA) that covers the parishes of Caddo, Bo…

Are Fuller, Nickelson, Boucher teaming up to deny 55,000 voters the right to vote on bond issue? OPINION

Are Fuller, Nickelson, Boucher teaming up to deny 55,000 voters the right to vote on bond issue? OPINION

Are a few elected officials in Shreveport trying to deny their constituents the right to vote? Columnist John S…

Caddo Commission elections slated for Fall, 2019

Caddo Commission elections slated for Fall, 2019

The terms of all twelve  Caddo Parish commissioners end this year. Well... technically at the first Commission…

Military working dogs to get a new roof over their heads

Military working dogs to get a new roof over their heads

If you were asked where the US Army Corps of Engineers Omaha District was building a new kennel for military w…

The inspiring story of a local church that went from renting a conference room to owning their own church with no debt in 8 months

The inspiring story of a local church that went from renting a conference room to owning their own church with no debt in 8 months

Even the most informed Ark-La-Tex citizen could be excused for not having heard of Legacy Baptist Church. That&…

Why would three Shreveport City Council members vote to stop the public from voting for bond package?

Why would three Shreveport City Council members vote to stop the public from voting for bond package?

A group of Shreveport City Council members was apparently not interested in voters' opinion of the bond pac…

National Weather Service transmitter is out of service until further notice for Shreveport

National Weather Service transmitter is out of service until further notice for Shreveport

The Shreveport branch of the National Weather Service just announced that its radio transmitter is out of service…

Shreveport liquor stores must have a lot of political clout: OPINION

Shreveport liquor stores must have a lot of political clout: OPINION

Do liquor stores really have more clout than grocery stores with the Shreveport City Council? Columnist John Se…

Shreveport bond election: Who will oppose? Who will support?

Shreveport bond election: Who will oppose? Who will support?

Sides will soon become apparent in the much-discussed bond election in Shreveport. Columnist John Settle discus…

Theron Jackson replacement on Shreveport Metro Planning Commission could happen Aug. 22

Theron Jackson replacement on Shreveport Metro Planning Commission could happen Aug. 22

Theron Jackson resigned from the Shreveport Caddo Metropolitan Planning Commission (MPC) board last week. That le…

Rumors are circulating about a recall of Shreveport City Council members

Rumors are circulating about a recall of Shreveport City Council members

Will voters seek to recall some Shreveport City Council members? Columnist John Settle gives his opinion on wha…

Did Caddo Commission candidate Chris David vote outside district for mayor?

Did Caddo Commission candidate Chris David vote outside district for mayor?

Political races always bring out the gossip mongers, and especially in today’s world of social media. Candida…

The Ice Machine Bandits are back and committing more crimes in the Ark-La-Tex

The Ice Machine Bandits are back and committing more crimes in the Ark-La-Tex

The Ice Machine Bandits are at it again and wreaking havoc in our fair cities. Police are asking once again for…

Do you recognize suspects wanted for questioning after allegedly depositing fake check?

Do you recognize suspects wanted for questioning after allegedly depositing fake check?

The Bossier Sheriff's Office is hot on the trail of an alleged hot check — actually a counterfeit check accor…

Bass tournament delivers big bass in North Louisiana: PHOTOS

Bass tournament delivers big bass in North Louisiana: PHOTOS

Fisherman from around the ArkLaMiss and ArkLaTex regions attended the 2nd Annual OPSO Bass Tournament on the Ouac…

Tuesday will be judgment day for "discussed and cussed" Shreveport bond package: OPINION

Tuesday will be judgment day for "discussed and cussed" Shreveport bond package: OPINION

What will be the fate of the not-so-popular proposed bond election. John Settle discusses what's at stake…

It was almost a comeback as Twins force extra innings but fall in the 10th

It was almost a comeback as Twins force extra innings but fall in the 10th

It was almost the comeback Texarkana Twins fans dreamed of last night as the team forced the game into extra inni…

Sheriff's Department has a highly trained officer at every school in Bossier Parish

Sheriff's Department has a highly trained officer at every school in Bossier Parish

Bossier Parish is ready to take care of schools. That's the message sent today by the Bossier Parish Sherif…

Hope Schools District Nurse talks about Immunization requirements by the Arkansas State Board of Health

Hope Schools District Nurse talks about Immunization requirements by the Arkansas State Board of Health

Hope Public Schools District Nurse Renee Sells, RN said the Arkansas State Board of Health has issued new requirem…

Bossier Deputies and motorcycle unit will monitor traffic at Kingston Corridor due to new Benton High School: VIDEO

Bossier Deputies and motorcycle unit will monitor traffic at Kingston Corridor due to new Benton High School: VIDEO

Motorcycle unit and Bossier Parish deputies will be on duty to ensure traffic moves swiftly at Kingston Corridor…

Meehan hired as an assistant athletic director at Centenary Athletics

Meehan hired as an assistant athletic director at Centenary Athletics

Centenary Athletics has hired a well-known Louisiana sports name in a top position. Patrick Meehan, a native of…

A local dad's mission against melanoma after his 21-year-old, athlete son dies 120 days after diagnosis

A local dad's mission against melanoma after his 21-year-old, athlete son dies 120 days after diagnosis

Editor's note: This is a heartfelt letter our sister publication, RockwallToday.com , received from Shawn …