710 KEEL Afternoon News I was born in San Antonio, Texas in 1948. I got married in 1969, divorced in 1974, and I never re-married. I have no children. Before radio, I served four years in the US Air Force from 1970-1974. I became Afternoon News Anchor at KEEZ-FM in San Antonio, Texas in 1974, then filled the chair of Assistant news Director from 1974-75 at KXXO-AM and KMOD-FM in Tulsa, Oklahoma. From 1975 through 1977, I was news Director at KWBB-AM in Wichita, Kansas. I came to KWKH in Shreveport in June of 1977. I was News Director of KWKH for twenty-four years before transferring over to KEEL-AM as News Director in April, 2001. When I'm not covering or reporting news, I'm usually busy working on and autocrossing my 1965 Austin Mini with the SCCA (Sports Car Club of America). I'm also Senior Vice President of the Shreveport Journalism Foundation and a founding member of the Greater Shreveport Walk of Stars Committee.
Delta Airlines Celebrates 85 Years of Serving Shreveport
85 years ago today, June 17th, 1929, a young Delta Air Lines began service in Shreveport. The city didn't even have an airport at the time -- just an open field near the Red River.
Changes are Coming in the Way Shreveport Trash is Collected
Be watching this week for your Shreveport water bill because, along with that bill, you’ll also get an outline of changes taking place in solid waste collection starting next month.
KEEL News Director John Lee to Retire in September
Well, I guess it’s finally time to make it official. I plan to retire from radio news in three months -- on September 15th, 2014.
Two Shreveport Men Sentenced for Robbing Businesses in Louisiana and Texas
A Shreveport federal judge has sentenced two young Shreveport men to hundreds of years in federal prison after they were found guilty in a string of armed robberies in northwest Louisiana and northeast Texas.
Bossier Sheriff’s Office Gets Check from District Attorney
The Bossier/Webster District Attorney's Office has handed the Bossier Sheriff's Office a check for nearly $16,000. The money comes from asset forfeiture allocations as a result of recent drug and other investigations.
Local High School Students Attend Energy Camp at Bossier Parish Community College [VIDEO]
Students from half-a-dozen Caddo and Bossier high schools have been spending their days this week at Bossier Parish Community College learning about energy.
Caddo Sheriff’s Office Collecting Old Flags
Saturday is Flag Day. So the Caddo Sheriff's Office is collecting unserviceable flags to be retired by the American Legion Post 14 that day.
Suspected Bossier City Wallet Thief Wanted
The Bossier Financial Crimes Task Force and Bossier Crime Stoppers are asking the public to help locate and identify a woman suspected of stealing a pair of women's wallets at a local business.
Arby’s President Donates to Bossier Sheriff’s Office
Local Arby's President Joe Pulliam has presented a $2,500 check to Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington. The donation is to support the Sheriff's Office Corrections EmergencyResponse Team (CERT.)
Shreveport Fugitive Caught Trying to Leave Country
A Shreveport man wanted in connection with a string of property crimes in south Shreveport has been arrested in Dallas.