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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.

I Love the Ark-La-Tex: Crater of Diamonds State Park

Murfeesboro, AR (KMSS) — Just like Marilyn Monroe said, "Diamonds are a girl's best friend." Maybe not every girl, but I know one girl who was more than willing to pick up some new best friends on a trip up to Crater of Diam

Police officer in hot water for parking in handicapped spot

Sunday evening, Julie Garrett Mills and her husband decided to head to Superior Grill in Shreveport for a bite to eat, but when they arrived they were taken aback when they saw a Shreveport Police Patrol car taking a handicap spot.

Shreveport #20: Fastest growing cities

Shreveport received a dose of good news this week when nerdwallet.com ranked it No. 20 among America’s fastest-growing cities.

Missing Bowie County man found dead

Joseph Edward Gaspard, 48, of Bowie County, was found dead this morning in a wooded area between County Road 4313 and Highway 259. No foul play is suspect at this time.

Natchitoches Jaycees raise money for Issac Scholarship at NSU

The Natchitoches Area Jaycees donated $4,500 raised at the Cookin’ on The Cane Barbecue Festival to the Ricky Issac Jr. Scholarship Fund at Northwestern State University.

NSU to host Energy Camp

Energy Camp Louisiana for incoming 10th, 11th and 12th grade students from Natchitoches, Red River and DeSoto parishes will take place on the Northwestern State University campus July 8-12.

Shreveport water: does the taste mean it's unsafe?

There's no question about it; sometimes Shreveport water can taste and smell off. Shreveport's Water Purification Plant Superintendent Qiana Maples has heard it before, especially during the summer months.

Shreveport offering free swim lessons

Tuesday morning, Shreveport Mayor Cedric Glover announced Project Swim would continue for a third year.