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Nursing honor society honored

Northwestern State University’s Beta Chi Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing will be honored as recipient of the 2013 Dorothy Ford Buschmann Presidential Award. Chapter President Theresa A.

$1.3 million in gambling winnings seized from parents owing child support

September marks the two year anniversary of the Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) collaboration with casinos statewide.

2 skateboarders run over baby chick, bird struggles to survive with 2 broken legs

Monday, September 2, two skateboarders were observed running over a baby chick near Independence and Marais Streets in New Orleans East.

Recital to feature music associated with Slovakian capital

Northwestern State University Professor of Flute Dennette McDermott will present a recital Monday, Sept. 16 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. Admission is free. The public is invited to attend.

Barksdale Football Club competes in Defender's Cup

Barksdale's football club recently participated in the annual Air Force soccer tournament known as the Defender's Cup, in San Antonio, Texas.

BPCC becomes one of only a few colleges in Louisiana to offer state licensing exams for contractors

Bossier Parish Community College Testing Center has recently become one of only a few colleges in Louisiana to offer computer-based licensing exams for the Louisiana State Licensing Board for Contractors, making test-taking for contractors more

Shreveport man sentenced for illegally transporting deer in East Texas

A 57-year-old Shreveport, LA, man has been sentenced to pay more than $14,000 in restitution and serve 48 hours of community service as conditions of a two year probated sentence for federal wildlife violations in the Eastern District of Texas,

Preventing fires during Ark-La-Tex drought times

With drought covering much of the area, the majority of the Ark-La-Tex has implemented burn bans to cut back on the risk of wildfire.

Fort Polk soldiers arrested after high speed chase

a Trooper from Troop E was in a high speed pursuit after trying to stop two separate motorcycles for speeding. These operator’s actions endangered themselves, State Troopers, other responding law enforcement, and the public.

Shreveport PD investigating weekend shooting

Shreveport Police are investigating a weekend shooting that has left a local man hospitalized and the alleged suspect behind bars.