Makenzie Boucher, The Shreveport Times

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Recent articles by Makenzie:

Northwest Louisiana medical assistant pleads guilty in federal court to drug scam

The medical assistant used the Electronic Medical Records System to falsely obtain prescriptions drugs. → Read More

What did the mayoral candidates say about Shreveport race relations at Wednesday night's forum?

Five mayoral candidates met Wednesday evening at Centenary College of Louisiana to discuss race relations in Shreveport. → Read More

Shreveport partners with Caddo schools on early childhood education initiative

Mayor Adrian Perkins and Dr. Lamar Goree, Superintendent for Caddo Parish Public Schools announced a new partnership with the City of Shreveport Wednesday morning. → Read More

Questions of accessibility rise out of the $3 million appropriation for Tinsley ballpark

Tinsley Athletic Complex is one of five playlots in Bossier City and appeared on the Oct. 4, council meeting agenda for the expansion of the parking lot. → Read More

Shreveport attorney re-arrested while on bond for charges in connection with child porn

The Shreveport attorney was originally arrested in connection with possession of over 250 images of child pornography. → Read More

Learn about Shreveport's child advocacy group, Gingerbread House, ahead of its annual luncheon

The Gingerbread House serves as a safe place for victims of child sexual and physical abuse. Get to know this Shreveport organization and how you can help. → Read More

Check out the 16 Shreveport women being honored at the 2022 ATHENA Leadership Awards

The ATHENA Leadership Award Program seeks to inspire others to achieve excellence in their professional and personal lives. → Read More

Shreveport mayor, police chief say crime is down in the city

In a press conference Tuesday afternoon Mayor Perkins highlighted the decrease in crime for 2022. → Read More

Caddo Parish schools and Willis-Knighton Health partner to help athletes

Caddo Parish Schools announced Monday afternoon that Willis-Knighton will now be serving as the exclusive sports medicine provider. → Read More

Northwest Louisiana cities, including Shreveport, get grants to improve public safety

On Monday, Mike Johnson announced that Shreveport and two other cities will be receiving a federal grant to improve public safety. → Read More

Louisiana governor visits Shreveport recycled paper mill; praises environmental commitment

Gov. John Bel Edwards visited Pratt Industries to discuss the $250 million investment in Louisiana. → Read More

YMCA coming to South Shreveport. Here's what you need to know about Camp Forbing

Well known Camp Forbing is getting a new lease on life with the new state of the art YMCA facility. Here's what you need to know. → Read More

Grand Jury returns murder indictment in Caddo Middle Magnet student death

On Thursday, the Caddo Grand Jury returned indictments on two men allegedly involved in the death of Landry Anglin and Bobbie Young. → Read More

What to know about the new sewer project in the Pierremont Park area of Shreveport

On Wednesday evening the Department of Water and Sewerage of Shreveport spoke to residents in the Pierremont Park area about a new project. → Read More

Fire in historic downtown Shreveport abandoned building damages other buildings on block

On Wednesday evening a historic building in downtown Shreveport went up in flames. → Read More

Meet the dancing Louisiana police officer making school drop-off more fun

A Haughton Police Officer is using his dance moves to lighten up the morning carpool line. → Read More

Meet the new Bossier City police chief

This announcement comes after the board unanimously voted to remove former chief Chris Estess on Friday. → Read More

Checkpoint alert: Shreveport Police Department looking for seat belt usage next week

Shreveport Police will hold a seatbelt checkpoint, Sept. 28, in West Shreveport → Read More

Committee 100 selected four new members and Bed Bath & Beyond is closing

Business in the 318 is taking a look at 150 new jobs coming to the Shreveport-Bossier area and department store closing its doors. → Read More

The Bossier City Bed Bath & Beyond is closing. Here's what you need to know

On Aug. 31, the retailer announced that it would be bringing new life into the business and would be putting forth a new business plan. → Read More