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2 skunks test positive for rabies in Stonewall

In the past 10 day, two skunks in the city limits of Stonewall have tested positive for rabies. Both skunks have been put down, but parish officials don't want to take any chances with the number of positive rabies tests growing.

Shreveport resource center closing temporarily

The Centerpoint Community Services Center in Shreveport is closing its’ doors temporarily due to funding issues.

LDWF schedules drawdown for Lake Bistineau

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries will initiate a drawdown on Lake Bistineau within the coming week in its attempt to address the spread of giant salvinia, an invasive aquatic weed, which tends to proliferate as summertime temp

MI fugitive wanted for attempted murder captured at Bossier City motel

A dangerous fugitive wanted by authorities in Michigan for attempted murder was located and captured at a Bossier City motel Wednesday.

'Dont' let this be you' scheduled for June 18

The Caddo Sheriff’s Office and Judge Scott Crichton will present “Don’t Let This Be You,” a program for teens illustrating the serious legal consequences of criminal behavior.

Grambling State awarded $1.7-million federal grant to aid STEM scholars

Grambling State University has been awarded a $1.7 million, five-year grant by the National Institutes of Health to provide graduate degree opportunities to under-represented honors students.

LA State Police Troop A alerting drivers to use alternate routes

The Louisiana State Police Troop A is alerting citizens that LA 30 at LA 74, LA 30 at LA 73, LA 74 at LA 3115 and LA 75 at LA 3115 are all closed due to a Haz-Mat Incident.

Second session of Freshman Connection set for June 20-21

Northwestern State University will hold the second session of its freshman orientation program Freshman Connection June 20-21.

NSU education grads rated 'Effective'

First and second year classroom teachers who earned degrees from Northwestern State University’s Gallaspy College of Education and Human Development were rated as effective as veteran public school teachers and other new teachers statewid

Joyce Bowman's son to take over district 5

A new face will represent district five residents in Caddo Parish at Government Plaza.