Author: Hank Miller

Meals on the Red Needs 600 Volunteers for March 2015 Event

In just one day, local volunteers will prepare 200,000 prepackaged meals to be used to feed the hungry in the Shreveport area over the next year. Numana Inc. will host Meals On the Red on March 28, 2015, at the Supper Club at 610 Commerce St. in downtown Shreveport, and they need your help.  The non-profit is asking for 600 local volunteers to join them from 10 AM to 4PM that day.  Volunteers will help in shifts of two hours and can select open time slots on the Numana Meals on the Red volunteer page. Numana is a non-profit...

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Video of Arrest Involving Bossier City Police Raises Questions

Last week, the video below was posted to YouTube claiming to show Bossier City Police officers arresting a man outside a local store.  The video appears to show the officers insisting with the suspect to stop resisting arrest, to which the suspect and the person filming reply that he is not resisting. While the arrest seems justified – the woman filming admits he stole some items from the store – there are some that will view this as police officers using excessive force to subdue to suspect. At certain points the officers can be seen punching the suspect repeatedly...

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Magnolia Mayor’s “Don’t Use Social Media” Letter Winds Up on Social Media

Here’s a great example of something going completely opposite of what was intended: Magnolia, AR, Mayor Parnell Vann sent a letter to city workers instructing to refrain from using social media to complain about City Hall issues.  Of course, the letter ended up on social media. According to KTBS, the letter was dated August 22 and found it’s way to the news station via an anonymous source. The letter (pictured above) states the following: To all city employees, I strongly urge you to not use social media to vent on any city or county government issues. If you are...

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Shreveport Pharmacy Burglary Caught on Video

Crime Stoppers needs assistance in identifying suspects from a buglary earlier this week. According to Crime Stoppers, at approximately 4:32 AM on August 23rd, video surveillance showed 3 suspects breaking into the Walgreen’s Pharmacy at the 3100 block of Line Avenue, across the street from Byrd High School. The suspects broke the glass panel of one of the entrances and climbed in. Upon entering, the suspects stole about $2,000 worth of narcotics from the pharmacy. Crime Stoppers is offering a $250 reward for information leading to the arrest of these three suspects. If you have any information regarding the identity and/or whereabouts of these suspects, please call...

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Lee Greenwood has Summoned the End for All Ice Bucket Challenges

Tired of seeing ice bucket challenges flooding your social media?  The end is near, my friend. This week, American patriot and freedom aficionado Lee Greenwood unknowingly released the Kraken on ice buckets everywhere when he challenged the one and only Chuck Norris to the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. During his challenge, Greenwood also called out the names of singer Tony Orlando, ALL Oak Ridge Boys, and other celebrities who will probably do the familiar oh-it’s-so-cold-haha Ice Bucket Challenges, upon which the ice buckets and water are free to live normal lives.  However, a Chuck Norris Ice Bucket Challenge certainly...

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