In 2010, almost two-thirds of fatalities in car accidents happened because the person was not wearing a seat belt. As Memorial weekend fast approaches, local law enforcement agencies are hoping to keep that number down.
The Memorial Day weekend is the "official" start of summer for many of us in Louisiana. As children finish their school year; families plan weekend outings; or we head out on vacation; the traffic on our roadways will increase.
Beginning Thursday, May 26, 2011, the playground and Spray Park at the North Bossier Park will close while shade canopies are installed on the playground. The work is expected to take approximately a week and a half, weather permitting.