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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Application Process Set to Open for Summer Internship Program

The Future Leaders of Shreveport Summer Internship Program launched two years ago by Mayor Adrian Perkins will open its application intake process on Monday, April 12.
“After a year’s hiatus due to the pandemic, I am excited to get this program...

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Posted on: April 7, 2021

Mayor Perkins Accepts Challenge for My Brother’s Keeper

Mayor Adrian Perkins accepted the call to action that was originally made by President Barack Obama for communities to enact sustainable change through policy and partnerships with the My Brother’s Keeper initiative...

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

Port City Fest kicks off big game weekend

The City of Shreveport is hosting Grambling State University and Southern University on April 17 for a legendary football matchup at Independence Stadium. This is the first time in decades both schools have faced off in Shreveport.
To gear up for...

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Posted on: March 26, 2021

FEMA to Help Pay Funeral Costs for COVID-19-related Deaths

In early April, FEMA will begin providing financial assistance for funeral expenses incurred after Jan. 20, 2020 for deaths related to coronavirus (COVID-19) to help ease some of the financial stress and burden caused by the pandemic. The policy...

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Posted on: March 26, 2021

Residential fire in 2800 block of Anna Street

The Shreveport Fire Department was dispatched at 11:39AM this evening to the 2800 block of Anna Street to a reported residential fire. Fire Engine 4 was the first unit on scene at 11:43AM and reported a single story wood frame home with heavy flames...

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Posted on: March 15, 2021

Paint Your Heart Out 2021 Accepting Applications

Shreveport, LA— The City of Shreveport is now accepting applications for Paint Your Heart Out Shreveport (PYHOS) 2021. The deadline is March 31st. The event was canceled for volunteers in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, 40 homes were...

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Posted on: March 11, 2021

Groundbreaking ceremony set for $2.3 million fire station

The City of Shreveport and Willis-Knighton Health System will break ground on Fire Station 8 at 9 a.m. Friday, March 12th.

 Willis-Knighton provided the property located at Greenwood Road and Missouri Street through a property exchange agreement. ...

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Posted on: March 10, 2021

Traffic Advisory - Drexel Dr. to Berkshire Place

Water and Sewerage is currently working on a broken 24" sewer main. Traffic engineering is closing Drexel Drive to Berkshire Place, which intersects with Gilbert Avenue for up to three weeks. Traffic will be detoured around that area. Bypass pumps wi...

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Posted on: March 9, 2021

Traffic Advisory - Gilbert Drive

The City of Shreveport's Department of Water and Sewerage is currently working on a sewer main repair located on Gilbert Avenue.

Due to the ongoing work in the area, the southbound lane of Gilbert has been detoured at Drexel Drive. Traffic along G...

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Posted on: March 10, 2021

Countdown to Port City Fest

 

Countdown to Port City Fest

 

The City of Shreveport is excited to host one of the most highly anticipated college football matchups between Grambling State University and Southern University on April 17, 2021.

 

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