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Bell stolen from Louisiana fire and police memorial

Nov. 24, 2022 11:23 AM EST

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — A bell has been stolen from a Louisiana memorial to firefighters and police which has also been vandalized several times this year, authorities said. The memorial bell at the Shreveport Police and Fire Memorial was taken sometime between Monday and Wednesday,...

Louisiana system begins search for college's new chancellor

Oct. 21, 2022 17:33 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A search committee has been formed to find the next chancellor of Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College in Minden, which also has extension campuses in Mansfield and Shreveport. The Louisiana Community and Technical College System said Friday that...

Bull rider Jack Bass lands in Louisiana Cowboy Hall of Fame

Sep. 18, 2022 01:07 AM EDT

ALEXANDRIA, la. (AP) — Life has been quite a ride for Jack Bass of Alexandria ever since he rode his first bull as a high school student. The former bull rider whose rodeo career spans over 40 years is one of five being inducted into the Cowboy Hall of Fame Nov. 5 at the Hirsch...

2 accused of stealing brass vases from 102 graves

Sep. 16, 2022 19:11 PM EDT

HAUGHTON, La. (AP) — A Louisiana couple desecrated 102 graves at a single cemetery by stealing brass vases and selling them for scrap, authorities said. The 38-year-old man and 33-year-old woman were arrested Wednesday after a month-long investigation of thefts from Hill Crest...

Grambling rolls to 47-21 victory over Northwestern State

Sep. 10, 2022 23:59 PM EDT

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — Quaterius Hawkins threw three touchdown passes, Maurice Washington ran for two scores and Grambling defeated Northwestern State 47-21 on Saturday night. Northwestern State grabbed a 7-0 lead on Miles Fallin's 13-yard scoring toss to Zach Patterson midway...