Misty Castile, The Shreveport Times

Misty Castile

The Shreveport Times

Shreveport, LA, United States

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Recent:
  • The Shreveport Times
  • The News-Star
Past:
  • The Town Talk
  • Times Record

Recent articles by Misty:

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

Louisiana man convicted in 2020 crossbow murder in Caddo Parish

He admitted to police he invited the victim to his home, shot him with a crossbow. He now faces up to 40 years in prison. → Read More

Who gets a fair trial? Louisiana supreme court to decide fate of Jim Crow Jury convictions

In Louisiana, nonunanimous juries sentenced people to life in prison for over a century. Now the state supreme court will decide if they get new trials. → Read More

Shreveport VA hospital on water contingency after testing positive for coliform bacteria

All water in the hospital will be treated as not safe to drink. Bottled water is available, and there is hand sanitizer in all restrooms. → Read More

Two tornadoes, severe thunderstorms leave path of damage across Northwest Louisiana

The National Weather Service has confirmed two tornadoes in Northwest Louisiana following a destructive line of storms Tuesday night. → Read More

Arrest made in connection with Monday shooting at Shreveport park

Police believe the shooting, which occured at a Shreveport park Monday, occurred during a dispute over a cell phone. → Read More

Arrest made in connection to shooting death of Shreveport high school basketball star

Devin Myers, 17, was a star basketball player at Huntington High School. → Read More

Shreveport church total loss after early morning fire

Mount Carmel Baptist Church, a single-story wood-framed church in the Mooretown neighborhood is a total loss after a fire early Tuesday morning. → Read More

Early morning fire leaves one dead, one injured in Bossier City

While battling the fire on Alison Ave. first responders evacuated neighboring homes. → Read More

President of Shreveport NAACP resigns amid apartment complex controversy

Michael Lafitte, who gained recognition as the founder of Dads on Duty, has resigned as president of the Shreveport NAACP. → Read More