Misty Castile, The Shreveport Times

Misty Castile

The Shreveport Times

Shreveport, LA, United States

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Recent articles by Misty:

LSU Shreveport recognizes 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War with commemoration event

LSUS faculty member Dr. Blake Dunnavent, offered a short summary of the conflict which was moderated by Lt Gen (Ret) Robert Elder. → Read More

UPDATE: Over 9,000 OG&E River Valley customers are experiencing outages during winter storm

According to the NWS, the winter storm could bring snow accumulations of four to six inches across eastern Oklahoma and West Central Arkansas. → Read More

Shreveport City Councilman Grayson Boucher announces run for City Marshal

Boucher, who currently serves District D, seeks to fill the role vacated by the death of Charlie Caldwell in 2022. → Read More

Want to access online porn in Louisiana? Be ready to hand over your LA Wallet

The law applies to sites where one-third of the content is considered pornographic. → Read More

COVID SNAP benefits are ending in March. Here's how it will affect Louisiana residents

Since March 2020, SNAP emergency allotments have allowed households to receive the maximum SNAP benefit amount. → Read More

Water issues plague Northwest Louisiana following holiday freezing temperatures

As the holiday weekend saw abnormally cold temperatures, cities across Northwest Louisiana dealt with water issues. → Read More

Louisiana tornado leaves mother, son dead

An additional injury was reported when an adult male was taken to the hospital. The extent of his injuries are unknown at this time. → Read More

Drew Mouton out as director of Shreveport Office of Economic Development

Drew Mouton was terminated because of allegations made against him which he contends are false and defamatory. → Read More

Looking for McDonald's Halloween buckets? Here are some restaurant locations in Shreveport

While we can't promise these locations aren't sold out, here's a starting point for those looking for the coveted McDonald's Halloween buckets. → Read More

Former mayor of Shreveport, Bo Williams, dead at 84

Williams was a council member for District E from 1990-1994 and mayor from 1994-1998. → Read More

2Dudes Brew & Que in downtown Monroe closing

The restaurant started as a food truck and catering company in 2016 before expanding to a brick-and-mortar location. → Read More

Multiple units fight fire in abandoned downtown Shreveport building near Blind Tiger

Currently, the Texas Street Bridge and part of Market Street are closed as firefighters work to bring the blaze under control. → Read More

3 tanks with small holes led to Shreveport boil advisory: crews working to repair damage

The boil advisory will remain in effect until the repairs can be completed. → Read More

Shreveport native, voice of Ursula in 'The Little Mermaid', Pat Carroll dies at 95

Shreveport native Pat Carroll, known for voice iconic Disney villain Ursula in "The Little Mermaid" has died at age 95. → Read More

Lawsuit filed challenging residency of Shreveport mayor ahead of election

A lawsuit has been filed challenging the residency of Shreveport Mayor Adrian Perkins, as he gears up for reelection. Perkins is one of 10 people running for mayor. Francis Deal filed the suit alleging that Perkins filed a false or inaccurate Notice of Candidacy. At this time a hearing date has not been set. We reached out to the campaign for Perkins and have not received a response. → Read More

First case of monkeypox identified in Louisiana resident

An out-of-state resident visiting Louisiana also tested positive for monkeypox. → Read More

West Nile Virus is on the rise in Louisiana's mosquito population. Here's what you need to know

No human cases have been reported so far this year, but the high number of positive mosquito pools indicates an increased possibility. → Read More

3 things to know about the Bossier City Baptist church lawsuit

In late May, a judge ordered the church to hand over financial records to former members. A second suit about bylaws will be heard on June 21. → Read More

Abortion rights supporters hold march in Downtown Shreveport as part of 'Bans off our Bodies'

The march was part of a day-long event to speak out against the Supreme Court's leaked draft opinion to overturn Roe v. Wade. → Read More

Louisiana Supreme Court drops charges against pastor who held church during COVID lockdown

The Louisiana Supreme Court ruled in favor of Tony Spell, the pastor who continued to hold church services during COVID lockdown. → Read More