Blanchard

Blanchard Kissing Bandit Apprehended
As a small town of about 3,000 people Blanchard is far from being a famous city in Louisiana.  It is known for being the hometown of a few notable people.  Shreveport mayor Ollie Tyler was born there.  Longtime professional golfer Hal Sutton was raised there
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Blanchard Water System Issues Immediate Boil Advisory
The Blanchard Water System has experienced a system wide pressure loss, and in their notification to customers they express that the system may be experiencing service interruptions until they're able to restore system pressure.  Because of these issues they've issued an immediate water boil advisor…
New Walmart Planned for North Shreveport
Wal-Mart is planning to build a Supercenter in the north Shreveport/Blanchard area. It would be built on a 29-acre tract of land on Louisiana Highway-One between Pinehill Road and Highway 538.
A “Chair-ity” Event
The Poke Salad Festival gets underway in Blanchard this weekend...and some local folks have a big mission there this year -- to raise money for a friend of theirs who's in need of a kidney transplant. Jayne Tappe is one of the organizers, and she says the fundraiser is being called A "…