Caddo Parish

Caddo Wildfires are Out — Hot Spots Remain
Six separate wildfires in central and northern Caddo Parish are out -- now the cleanup is underway.  Firefighters on the ground and National Guard troops in the air are looking  looking for and dousing hot spots.
Wildfire Burning in Northern Caddo Parish
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A wildfire is raging in northern Caddo Parish -- despite the limited amount of rain we got over the weekend. And that's prompted Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain to issue a warning to all residents north of Oil City to be prepared to evac…
Caddo Parish Gearing Up for New School Year
Caddo Parish public school students head back to the classrooms Thursday. And schools Superintendent Gerald Dawkins says, under the new Vision 20-20 Plan, there are a lot of changes in store this school year. He says this is just the first phase of the plan
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Open Burning Ban Remains in Effect in Caddo
Now that the statewide ban on open burning has been lifted...what's the verdict locally? In Caddo Parish, Fire District 1 Spokeswoman Debra Nelson says...the ban stays. She says we really haven't seen enough significant rainfall here for fire districts to be able to lift the ban...
Overnight Wreck Claims Teen’s Life
An overnight wreck leaves a Shreveport teenager dead. Caddo sheriff's deputies say 17-year-old Justin Hightower was traveling north in the 3100 block of Roy Road, when his Ford Ranger pickup veered off the road. Crash investigators say it appeared that Hightower overcorrected and traveled back …
Caddo Unveils Dental Discount Program
Dental care assistance is now available for all Caddo Parish residents. Caddo is one of 41 counties and parishes around the country selected by the National Association of Counties to kick off a new program.
Caddo Officials and Veterans Groups Angry
Caddo parish officials and local veterans groups are angry with the state House Appropriations Committee which, earlier this week, cut more than $830-thousand from next year's budget for the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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