Maranda Whittington, KSLA News 12

Maranda Whittington

KSLA News 12

Shreveport, LA, United States

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Past articles by Maranda:

SporTran returns to amended riding schedule Monday, June 22

Riders will not have to wear masks but are strongly encouraged to. If people visit any terminals, they will be required to wear a mask to enter inside. → Read More

Juneteenth march and Blackout Festival Friday night in Shreveport

The march will take place outside of the Municipal Auditorium on 705 Grand Avenue in Shreveport starting at 6 p.m. → Read More

KSLA Salutes: Air Force veteran recalls protesting at Grambling State in 1967

“It’s amazing how you see some of the similarities historically" → Read More

Sunflowers are in full bloom along Gilliam’s sunflower trail

Go see the sunflowers! → Read More

Free COVID-19 testing in Bossier and DeSoto parishes

Each site will be open from 8 a.m. until 11 a.m. daily. Testing in Bossier Parish will end on Monday, June 29 and on Tuesday June 30 in Desoto Parish. → Read More

Film Prize Jr. holding annual festival online this year

This year Film Prize Jr. has decided to move its annual festival online due to COVID-19. → Read More

YMCA offering swim classes this summer

“With summer upon us, there was a big fear within the aquatics community that drownings would increase because kids didn’t get those lessons." → Read More

‘We the People’ showcase policy changes at Saturday’s protest

'We the People' plan to expand on these demands so they can push for the creation of these policies in October during the legislative period. → Read More

New Normal Drive-In Theater kicks off Friday, May 29th in downtown Shreveport

From Friday May 29th to Sunday May 31st the group will offer two different movie showings a night in the parking lot of First United Methodist Church. → Read More

Free drive-thru food distribution in Marshall and Longview on Thursday, May 28

Food will be distributed at the Marshall Convention Center from 10 a.m. to noon, and then at the Longview Convention Complex Fairgrounds from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. → Read More

KSLA Salutes: Shreveport VA hosts Memorial Day hot dog drive-thru Friday

The VA handed out around 600 hot dogs to veterans, and they also provided them with free reusable masks. → Read More

Marshall Restaurants discuss expanding to 50% capacity under phase two reopening

Restaurants operating at 25% capacity can also expand to 50% capacity Friday, but not every restaurant is on board with this plan. → Read More

United Way of NWLA creates special fund to help families struggling during coronavirus pandemic

United Way of Northwest Louisiana has also created a survey to hear from families that have been impacted by COVID-19. → Read More

Hamlin scores 2nd win of season at rain-shortened Darlington

NASCAR's second race back during the coronavirus pandemic was delayed nearly 90 minutes then stopped with 20 laps remaining because of rain. → Read More

Shreve Memorial & Bossier Libraries offering curbside pickup service

Shreve Memorial and Bossier Libraries began offering curbside pickup to their patrons this week. → Read More

Shreveport gyms open doors early under Phase 1 reopening Friday

At midnight Anytime Fitness in South Highlands opened their doors up to members again, while the YMCA open their doors at 5 a.m. after being closed for nearly two months. → Read More

KSLA Salutes: COVID-19 impacts National Guard Youth Challenge Program

“We didn’t know what COVID-19 was going to turn out to be so we immediately sent all of our cadets back to their homes." → Read More

Mission Marshall & ETFB providing free food on May 12

700 boxes will be handed out along with available dairy products and produce outside the Marshall Convention Center. → Read More

Logan Mansion selling COVID-19 time capsules to the public

“It’s all about giving somebody in the future an opportunity to look at the past. So you can store it for family members in the future, 25 years from now to open it but I think the significance is really with the timing.” → Read More

Give for Good kicks off on Tuesday, May 5

In 2019 $1.8 million was raised through Give for Good. → Read More