drought

Is The Drought Over?
We did get a good dose of rain over the past two days, but it was still not enough to bring us in line with our average rainfall for the year.
Drought’s Effects on Area Waterways [PHOTOS]
If you're wondering just HOW bad the drought is here in our area, take a look at what the "duck pond" park on East Kings Highway looks like right now. In all my years of living in Shreveport-Bossier, I have never seen this happen. I took my little girl out there yesterday, and…
How Are Pumpkin Crops in the South Faring?
Halloween...it's almost that time -- and what better staple for decorating than...pumpkins?? Some pumpkin farmers in the north are reporting smaller crops this year because of excessive rain. So...how are pumpkins in the south looking? Janice Boller, who runs the Pumpkin Patch at St...
Princeton & Haughton Urged to Conserve Water
According to the U.S. Drought Portal (www.drought.gov) , the Princeton/Haughton area is experiencing severe to extreme drought.  Several surrounding cities and rural areas have already issued water conservation requirements; some have gone as far as shutting off water to their customers...