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Bossier up against the deficit

BOSSIER CITY — Bossier City Council met Tuesday to discuss budget problems. The council learned last week they would have cut a significant number of jobs to balance next year's budget.

Man drowns in Red River

BOSSIER CITY — Police say Johnny Marc Williams fell into the Red River Tuesday night and drowned. Officials say Williams was working on the first floor when he opened a door and fell 10 feet into the water. Another worker attempted to sav

Schools achieve 5-star ranking

SHREVEPORT — Four Caddo schools were awarded a five-star ranking from the state of Louisiana Tuesday. Officials say the rankings were based on school performance scores the state released earlier in the day. The schools that achieved five

Billboards over the limit

Bossier City — An ordinance limiting billboards has many companies up in arms and considering legal action. The controversial ordinance would eliminate almost two-thirds of billboards in Bossier City. After years and stacks of complaints,

Assistant DA resigns after arrest

MINDEN— The Webster Assistant District Attorney Sherb Sentell resigned Friday. Officials say Sentell was arrested last week on charges of domestic abuse and battery and public intimidation after physicially assulting his wife at the Horshoe

Residents facing tax increase

KEITHVILLE— Keithville residents may be seeing an increase in taxes soon to help keep the fire department. Fire Deparment officials say, the increase would help maintain equipment and fuel, which has risen recently in price. The new incr

Weather knocks power out

SHREVEPORT— City officials say at least 11,000 were without power this morning in the Shreveport area. Swepco reports many of the outages were in the northwestern part of Shreveport.

Job growth projected for Shreveport-Bossier

SHREVEPORT— The Shreveport-Bossier area is projected to see job growth in the 2010 and 2011 year. The economic Louisiana forecast says the area could add 3,000 jobs in 2010 and 1,200 in 2011. The growth comes at a good time because t

Police fatally shoot hostile Bossier man

SHREVEPORT— A Bossier City man shot and killed by police officers Friday afternoon, was allegedly shot five times.

Webster Assistant DA arrested in casino

Webster Chief Assistant District Attorney, Sherb Sentell III, was arrested in a Bossier City casino Saturday morning. Officials say Mr. Sentell is on paid adminstrative leave after being arrested for domestic abuse and public intimidation. Mr.