Texas House Passes Transportation Legislation

This evening, the Texas House of Representatives passed two pivotal pieces of transportation legislation, HB1 and SJR1.

Nichols pleased with Legislature's passage of transportation funding bill

On August 5, 2013, the Texas Legislature passed the SJR 1, the bill that will create a constitutional amendment to dedicate up to 50 percent of all oil and gas severance taxes currently transferred to the Economic Stabilization Fund to the stat

David Dewhurst congratulations Texas legislature on Rainy Day Fund

Lt. Governor, David Dewhurst, congratulated the Texas Legislature for approving a plan to fund road construction while protecting a robust balance in the state's Economic Stabilization Fund, also known as the Rainy Day Fund.

Caddo welcomes 130 new teacher to orientation

Caddo Parish schools don't start until the 12th, but for 130 new teachers, the school year started today.

2 Bossier City day care workers charged with cruelty to children

Two Bossier City day care workers have been arrested on charges of mistreating children they were taking care of.

Third case of cyclospora confirmed in Louisiana

A third case of the parasite cyclospora has been confirmed in Louisiana, this time in Caddo Parish. Like the other two, this case was mild and didn't require hospitalization.

Senate approves new commander for Global Strike Command

Maj. Gen. Stephen Wilson has received U.S. Senate confirmation for appointment to the grade of lieutenant general and assignment as Commander, Air Force Global Strike Command.

Keithville man arrested in connection with criminal activity at local fire station

Police detectives have arrested a Keithville man this afternoon as part of an ongoing investigation into alleged criminal activity at a local fire station.

Magnolia set to open

One of Shreveport's newest schools is preparing to open next week.

Former Harrison Co. Sheriff's Deputy found guilty of indecency with a child

On Monday, former Harrison County Sheriff's Deputy Eddie Nichols was found guilty of indecency with a child in his trial in state district court, according to the Harrison County Sheriff's Office.