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Posted on: January 8, 2021

Communications Director set to move to Louisiana Democratic Party

City of Shreveport Communications Director Benjamin Riggs has accepted the Director of Communications position for the Louisiana Democratic Party. He notified Mayor Adrian Perkins of his decision on January 6, 2021.

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Posted on: January 8, 2021

Tickets for the 47th Annual Bayou Classic on sale today

In October, it was announced that the 47th Annual Bayou Classic would be temporarily moved to Shreveport, La. and played Saturday, April 17, 2021, at Independence Stadium. This announcement came after a decision of the SWAC...

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Posted on: January 6, 2021

Line of duty death of Firefighter/Advanced-EMT Leonard Coney

Firefighter Leonard Coney was exposed to Covid-19 during his tour of duty, and ultimately succumbed to complications of Covid-19 the morning of Wednesday, January 6, 2021. Firefighter Coney has been a member of the SFD since August 2007...

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Posted on: November 30, 2020

City of Shreveport will not issue permits for Parades due to COVID-19 health risks

CITY OF SHREVEPORT WILL NOT ISSUE PERMITS FOR PARADES DUE TO PUBLIC HEALTH RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH COVID-19.

The City of Shreveport has decided against issuing permits for first-quarter parades, including Mardi Gras, due to the acute public health risks asso...

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