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Just completed two years as Staff Director of the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee. My office across the hall from another BHS Alum Senator Saxby Chambliss (GA).

Will return to Senator Sanders' personal staff in January.

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Roger Clay Thweatt | Obituaries |  Arizona Daily Sun

Roger Clay Thweatt passed away June 4, 2019 peacefully while in Hospice in Grand Junction, Colorado. He was 89 years old. Roger was born in Shreveport, ...

15-year-old arrested for having loaded gun at school; investigation continues  KSLA

A school employee found a loaded gun at C.E. Byrd High School Friday afternoon, according to the Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office.

Sherry Elberfeld, retired teacher from McDonogh and St. James, dies  Baltimore Sun

Sherry Elberfeld, a longtime educator who taught at the McDonogh School and St. James Academy, and who loved animals, died of a heart attack.

Second student arrested in Byrd High School gun case  KSLA

A second teenager has been been arrested in connection with a loaded gun found at C.E. Byrd High School.

CE Byrd HS track team 'embraces the grind' on the road to state championship  KSLA

The yellow jackets will be heading to Baton Rouge this Friday.

Bandaging up aging units in Caddo schools isn't saving district money  KTBS

Heating and air conditioning are two of those things you don't notice until they stop working.

Byrd students donate blankets to OBVAMC  KSLA

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - The Key Club at C.E. Byrd High School made a big donation Friday April 12. Hundreds of blankets were delivered to Overton ...

Twenty-six AKA Debutantes presented at Debutante Cotillion  Shreveport Times

The debutantes were presented by Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority-Sigma Rho Omega Chapter to the theme, "Cultured Pearls, Precious and Rare."

CPSB responds to viral video of fight at Byrd High School  KSLA-TV

Caddo Parish Schools has addressed a fight between two C.E. Byrd High School students that was caught on video last week and went viral on social media ...

Shreveport high school using Stephen King thriller to address bullying  Shreveport Times

How a Stephen King's thriller is being used to spread a positive message at a Shreveport school.

32 Delta Debutantes presented to society at 'Roses in Full Bloom'  Shreveport Times

"Miss Congeniality" Briana Hall, an Airline High School student, was among 32 coeds presented to society in a rose garden setting by Shreveport Alumnae ...

The Truth Behind the Haunting Of Shreveport Byrd High School  KTBS

If you believe half of the eerie stories about Shreveport's C.E. Byrd High School you might call it "haunted high." Some say the ghost of a young girl along with.

UPDATE: Three teens arrested after break-in at C.E. Byrd High School  KTAL

UPDATE: Three teens are facing burglary charges after they allegedly broke into C.E. Byrd High School in Shreveport.

Twenty-eight students presented at separate formal social events  Shreveport Times

Twenty-five high school students were presented April 26 at the Holiday in Dixie Plantation Ball. "The sons and daughters represented thousands of acres of ...

Viral video raises questions about security at local schools  KTBS

A viral video shows chaos on a Caddo Parish campus and raises questions about school security and safety.

School Performance Scores Are in for Louisiana  News Radio 710 KEEL

New school performance scores are in for Louisiana and the news is not good for too many areas. But Education Superintendent Dr. John White says the way ...

Byrd student arrested, accused of having gun at school  KSLA-TV

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - A teen is facing charges after he was reportedly found with a gun at a Caddo Parish high school Thursday afternoon. Shreveport ...

3 students honored by Caddo Parish schools | Education  KTBS

SHREVEPORT, La. - Some of the best of the best were recognized Tuesday in three Caddo Parish schools.

SEARCH: Bossier and Caddo school performance scores drop under new formula  Shreveport Times

(Try refreshing your browser if the database doesn't appear). School districts in Caddo and Bossier parishes saw their school performance scores drop as the ...

Principals and students react to possibility of cutting TOPS  KTBS

Taylor Opportunity Program for Students (TOPS) Funding could be cut by 80-percent this year. That's according to Louisiana Governor Jon Bel Edwards' latest ...

From the classroom to the newsroom — Caddo teacher calls it a career  KSLA-TV

In a television news career loaded with nearly three decades of unscripted surprises, on the final week of school for many C.E. Byrd High School students and ...

Caddo Schools' leadership team makes a surprise announcement  KTBS

(Shreveport, LA) - Caddo Parish Public Schools kept quite about their stops to announce the principals and teachers of the year.

Byrd High School Student Arrested for Terrorism  News Radio 710 KEEL

Shreveport police have arrested a local high school student for allegedly making terrorism threats.

Mayor Perkins First 100 Days: Technology a major issue for Shreveport voters  KTBS

"You all are the future of Shreveport whether you want to be or not," said Shreveport Mayor Adrian Perkins as he addressed students at C.E. Byrd High School ...

Grandma receives diploma 70 years after graduation  KSLA-TV

A Shreveport grandmother received the surprise of a lifetime when her old high school unknowingly held a ceremony, where they gave her her high school ...

Delta Debs take college tours, etiquette lessons before presentation  Shreveport Times

The 46 high school coeds were presented as the 2018 Delta Debutantes March 17 at Shreveport Convention Center.

Two test positive for TB at CE Byrd HS  KSLA-TV

Two students at C.E. Byrd High School have tested positive for tuberculosis. Blood testing was conducted on about 170 students and several staff last week, after ...

Time crunch? Where to buy pies in Shreveport and Bossier City  Shreveport Times

In late December, religious and/or cultural holidays fill the calendar. Some folks celebrate Christmas. Others come together for Hanukkah, or set up for Kwanzaa ...

Caddo proposes building three, closing six schools  Shreveport Times

Caddo schools officials are planning to close six schools to build three new ones, buy new buses and upgrade facilities throughout the district. But.

Mayor Adrian Perkins to lead Krewe of Highland parade  Shreveport Times

Grand Marshal Shreveport Mayor Adrian Perkins! Spectacular handmade masks thrown only in the Historic Highland District! Specialty beads tossed in the ...

Obituaries in Greek-American Community  The National Herald

PANOS, CHRISTOS SHREVEPORT, LA (from the Shreveport Times, published on Feb. 24) – Christos Gregory Panos, 83, of Shreveport, died peacefully at ...

Shreveport music artists star in new movie debuting in Bossier City  Shreveport Times

Shreveport-filmed movie debuts at Regal Theater starring local hip-hop group.

Teen charged with killing uncle in Shreveport  KTAL

Family members are in shock after teen is charged with fatally shooting uncle in Shreveport neighborhood.

Annual school performance scores released for Caddo, Bossier, DeSoto  Shreveport Times

Caddo Parish: Every Caddo Parish high school increased student performance and outcomes at a significant rate according to data released Thursday by the ...

Chocolate & Champagne toast to Lily recipient Waynette Ballengee  Shreveport Times

Shreveport Mayor Ollie Tyler, Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator, SRAC Chairwoman Sandi Kallenberg were among A-listers applauding community leader Waynette ...

Fifteen AKA Debs bowed to society Saturday  Shreveport Times

Fifteen Alpha Kappa Alpha debutantes were presented to society Saturday at the Debutante Cotillion to the theme “Cultured Pearls, Precious and Rare.”.

Three coeds and a sorority make local history  Shreveport Times

On March 25, high school seniors Dominique LaShan Jackson, Kelsi Monet Morgan, Carlina Tyshell Shields wearing formal white gowns made history at the ...

29 Alpha Kappa Alpha debs pack 10,000 meals for service project  Shreveport Times

If you thought being a debutante was all froth and fun, well, sometimes it is, but with community *service* and diligent volunteerism, too.

Youth under the rainbow: 'We don't feel safe'  Shreveport Times

Teddy Lowery wanted to die. On Christmas Day, at only 17 years old, he attempted suicide. He isn't alone. The suicide attempt rate for lesbian, gay, bisexual, ...

Plantation Ball honoree is direct descendant of Mayflower passengers  Shreveport Times

Plantation Ball honoree Laura Key Tucker, of Austin, Texas, has big descendant shoes to fill. She is a direct descendant of passengers on the Mayflower, ...

Carter Toms Bio

2017 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll. JUNIOR SEASON (2018-19) Made two appearances at the Maui Jim Intercollegiate and the David Toms ...

ASH names natatorium after longtime coach Wally Fall  Alexandria Town Talk

For 52 years, Alexandria Senior High swimming coach Wally Fall has dedicated his life to not only teaching youth how to swim, but about life in general.

AKA chapter introduces largest debutante coterie in its history  Shreveport Times

Although it's a special feeling bowing in a long, white dress and later kicking up your heels at a formal ball, being a debutante these days is not just fun, froth, ...

College of Business announces Caddo and Bossier REAL scholarship recipients  News at Louisiana Tech

May 18, 2018 | Business, General News, Impact. COB logo. Dr. Chris Martin, dean of the College of Business at Louisiana Tech University, recently announced ...

10 Demoiselle Debutantes bow to society in a garden  Shreveport Times

The 10 Demoiselle Debutantes were all gussied up in floor length white dresses, elbow-length white gloves carrying bouquets of *fresh* flowers — images ...

20 seniors presented at Plantation Ball  Shreveport Times

Twenty high school seniors were presented by the Plantation Club on April 22 at the Plantation Ball at Scottish Rite Temple. The young men and women from ...

Philip Barbaree Bio

2x PING Southeast All-Region Team (2018, 2019) 2018-19 All-SEC Second Team 2017-18 Google Cloud Academic All-District Team. JUNIOR SEASON ...

AKA debutantes presented at Scottish Rite Temple  Shreveport Times

Alpha Kappa Alpha Debutante Joi Alexis McCormick was crowned Miss AKA Debutante 2016 at “Cultured Pearls, Precious and Rare” Debutante Cotillion at ...

ACT: Louisiana students not ready for college  Shreveport Times

Each year Louisiana's high school students take the ACT, a college readiness assessment, that determines whether they're ready for college-level classes in ...

This Louisiana law is causing a dramatic drop in the number of tenured school teachers  The Advocate

In fall 2012, Mike Myers was debating how much longer he would keep coming to work each day at C.E. Byrd High School in Shreveport, the only school he's ...

The Spotlight: Richard Carthon and Invested Time  KSLA-TV

Richard Carthon is a young man who's done we'll for himself and he's only 23-years-old.

Seven Caddo Students Named National Merit Semifinalists [PHOTOS]  News Radio 710 KEEL

Every year, approximately 1.5 million students from across the country compete for the National Merit Scholarship. Each one of those students participates in a.

Eleven Beaux presented at Beautillion  Shreveport Times

Mr. Beau 2016 Christopher Lynn Braggs was among 11 high school seniors presented to society Jan. 23 at the Beautillion Ball at Shreveport Convention Center ...

History students honored for research  News at Louisiana Tech

Two Louisiana Tech University graduate students were honored for their research efforts when the North Louisiana Historical Association held its annual spring ...

Acrosports Louisiana unique facility for kids  Shreveport Times

Acrosports Louisiana's main business is offering sports-based after-school programs.

Grade changing allegations surface at BTW  KSLA-TV

Caddo Parish Public Schools officials are investigating allegations that student grades were changed at Shreveport's Booker T. Washington New Tech High ...

Peanut peddler to artisan merchant: The story of the new Line Avenue shop owner  Shreveport Times

At 16, Allison Shelton couldn't have imagined what was in store for her future as she delivered bags of roasted peanuts to convenience and liquor stores in Oil ...

Former UL student, girlfriend killed in Shreveport wreck  The Daily Advertiser

The two people who died inside a pickup that crashed and burst into flames on Robinson Place in Shreveport on Wednesday morning were Megan Rogers, 19, ...

Photos & video: West Feliciana teacher Stephanie Whetstone honored with national Milken Educator Award & $25000 prize  The Advocate

Stephanie Whetstone, center, Key Teacher for fifth grade at Bains Upper Elementary School in the West Feliciana School District, hugs Louisiana First Lady ...

Former Shreveport first lady dies  Shreveport Times

Emily Ann Wile Hussey, known as Mimi to her friends and family and the wife of former Shreveport Mayor John Hussey, died Monday after a lengthy battle with ...

Up to 15 new, rebuilt schools on East Baton Rouge school construction 'wish list'  The Advocate

The East Baton Rouge Parish school system is putting together a “wish list” for school construction over the next decade that envisions up to 15 new schools, ...

New Principals Announced at Caddo Schools  News Radio 710 KEEL

Twelve Caddo Parish public schools start off the 2016-17 school year with new principals.

Billy Graham's 1951 revival in Shreveport changed a life  Shreveport Times

In Bettye Ann McQueen's telling, she was a devoted Christian even before Billy Graham's three-week visit to Shreveport for a series of revival meetings in 1951.

Prep football first round playoff matchups  WWL

Here is a list of this weekend's playoff matchups for high school football.

Signing Day Central 2016  KATV

Click here for a look at the recruiting classes for all the SEC schools. Arkansas. 9:52am - Micah Smith, S, 6-1, 197, Marshall, Texas; 9:50am - Dee Walker, OLB, ...

2 local pizza places that are a slice of heaven  Shreveport Times

Finding that perfect combination of crust, cheese and toppings isn't easy, but when you do - it's love at first bite.

Regional musicians to receive honors at inaugural award ceremony  Shreveport Times

The votes are in for the inaugural Arklatex Music Awards.

Sarkies — Rauschenbach | Engagements  The Daily Iberian

Donald and Connie Sarkies of New Iberia announce the engagement of their daughter Sadie Jo Sarkies to Ian Jacob Rauschenbach, son of William and Mary ...

LSU-S Pilots Men's Soccer Announce First Recruits  Victory Sports Network

LSU Shreveport head men's soccer coach Phillip Bohn announced the program's first signings for the rebirth of the Pilots program for the 2017...

Follow live: Louisiana high school football playoff brackets released  The Advocate

The Louisiana High School Athletic Association will unveil the 2017 state football playoff brackets in a selection show at 11 a.m. Sunday.

Inconsistencies merit further questions for Shreveport Mayoral Candidate Victoria Provenza  KTBS

In covering the 2014 Shreveport mayoral campaign, KTBS has researched all candidates in an effort to inform our viewers. KTBS 3 has a responsibility to fact ...

Six candidates seeking five seats on Abita Springs Board of Aldermen

The Abita Springs Board of Aldermen election on Oct. 2 will result in few surprises.

Louisiana's tougher tenure law sparks exodus of up to 1,700 teachers, report says  The Advocate

Louisiana's tougher teacher tenure law has led to the exit of up to 1,700 public school teachers, according to a report issued Wednesday by Tulane University.

EBR School Board renews Drake's contract for two more years as superintendent  The Advocate

The East Baton Rouge Parish School Board on Thursday unanimously rehired Warren Drake to serve as its superintendent for two more years, but not before ...

'I Saw the Light' now playing  Shreveport Times

'I Saw the Light' showcases connection between Hank Williams & Shreveport-Bossier City.

Cantwell named new Falcons coach - Sports

The Kelowna Falcons are proud to introduce Al Cantwell of Saint John New Brunswick and CE Byrd High School in Louisiana as their NEW Head Coach for the ...

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