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  • Drought Affects Landscapers' Business

    October 15, 2011 10:35 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Brown grass and dead shrubbery on many northwestern Louisiana lawns provide proof of the effects of a prolonged drought, and landscaping businesses are feeling the effects, too. Bill Fleming, president of Fleming Landscape and Irrigation, told The Times of Shreveport (http://bit.ly/ox2xZw ) that the threat of... more »
  • Disorderly Complaint Leads to $200,000 in Pot

    April 24, 2011 1:55 PM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Shreveport police say a complaint about a disorderly person resulted in the seizure of about $200,000 in marijuana plants and three arrests. Police said that officers responding to the intoxication call late Friday smelled marijuana as soon as the man opened the door. He consented to... more »
  • Authorities Looking for Owner of Shot Horse

    November 14, 2010 4:53 PM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - The Caddo Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a horse that was found wandering around Kansas City Southern railway property with a gunshot wound in the abdomen. Deputies painstakingly loaded the horse, a 13-year-old red roam spotted Appaloosa mare, and transported in Saturday to Vivian... more »
  • Train Kills Man In Shreveport

    July 12, 2010 11:01 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Police say a train struck and killed a man in downtown Shreveport. Investigators say the accident happened at 9:26 p.m. Sunday on the railroad trestle that crosses the Red River between the Texas Street and Interstate 20 bridges. Authorities have identified the man but are not... more »
  • Oldest Woman in Louisiana Turns 113

    April 1, 2010 9:57 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Shreveport's mayor declared it "Miss Mississippi Winn Day" as the woman nicknamed "Sweetie" turned 113. The Gerontology Research Group says Winn is the oldest African-American person in the United States, the oldest resident of Louisiana, and the 11th oldest known... more »
  • ULM closes early; parade rescheduled in NO

    February 11, 2010 1:48 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - With up to seven inches of snow predicted in parts of Louisiana, universities closed early in north Louisiana and at least one Carnival parade was postponed in New Orleans. The National Weather Service said snow in much of the area was likely to be heavy and... more »
  • $10, 000 Powerball Prize Still Up for Grabs

    October 5, 2009 11:26 AM

    As of today (Monday, October 5), no one has stepped forward to claim a $10,000 Powerball prize won on May 6. The winning ticket was purchased at Kangaroo Express #3774 on Youree Drive in Shreveport and is set to expire Nov. 2. The ticket matched four of the five white... more »

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