Department of Justice approves funding for M6 cleanup at Camp Minden
Bossier ranks among most affordable cities in LA
Flood preparation underway in Bossier Parish
Vitter: Camp Minden Clean-Up to Move Forward Immediately
Photo gallery: Haughton vs. Captain Shreve Dixie Majors
Parkway QB Wudtee commits to Louisiana Tech
Benton’s White runner-up in Louisiana Champions golf tournament
Archie Manning to be featured speaker at Independence Bowl Kickoff Luncheon
Get It Growing: Recycle yard waste with composting
Preserving the signs of history: Collecting the legacy of our region’s Civil Rights Movement
Library: Escape the ordinary with Adult Summer Reading Program
Obituary: Terric V. Glover
Brown: A lesson from Mother Nature
Jay: ‘Shape of Shreveport’ an inspiring documentary
Hanna: Plenty of time to make up
Letter: Modern day money laundering
Broken nose helped ‘Red’ Thomas become Demons’ first All-American
August 16, 2013
Jerry Byrd A half century after he became the first basketball All-American in the history of Northwestern State University, and more than 20 years after...
West Monroe has been perennial power since Shows took coaching reins
August 14, 2013
Before Don Shows took over the football coaching reins at West Monroe High School in 1989, the Rebels had the reputation of looking like...
Joe Ferguson was first local high school QB to throw a lot of passes
August 9, 2013
Jerry Byrd Before Joe Ferguson’s junior and senior seasons at Woodlawn High in 1967 and 1968, no local high school quarterback had thrown a lot...
Youth teams represent city, parish well
August 9, 2013
Russell Hedges With losses by the Bossier Nationals and the Bossier 13s All-Stars Tuesday, another Bossier Parish All-Star season is in the books. And it’s one...
Bradshaw, Walker made Louisiana history in the javelin throw
August 7, 2013
Jerry Byrd In April of 1966, Terry Bradshaw of Shreveport’s Woodlawn High broke the national record in the javelin throw four weeks in a row. It...
Kenny Whitaker was a state champ, but I remember when he was last
August 2, 2013
Jerry Byrd Back in the 1960s, when I was directing Shreveport Swim Club workouts at the downtown YMCA pool during the school year and old...
No Heisman Trophy, but ‘Red’ Cagle was state’s first superstar
July 31, 2013
By Jerry Byrd He didn’t win the Heisman Trophy, as John David Crow of Springhill and Billy Cannon of Istrouma (Baton Rouge) would do many...
Evangel’s 1993 state title was first by a local team since 1977 Haughton Bucs
July 26, 2013
By Jerry Byrd When Evangel Christian Academy won its first state football championship in 1993, it was the first football title for any local school...
Remembering the days of old, and a legendary football coach
July 22, 2013
By Jerry Byrd The last time I saw Eddie Robinson, we were attending Collie Nicholson’s 83rd birthday party at Shreveport Country Club. Nobody had told me...
I happened to be at the right schools at the right time 4 years in a row
July 19, 2013
When I was attending high school at three local schools between 1949 and 1952, the football team at each school reached the state finals...
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