2011

Tax Free Holiday Coming Up
Start scratching down your back to school lists our state tax free weekend is coming up August 5th and 6th. Local taxes will still apply, but you can load up on clothes, uniforms, educational equipment and school supplies during the two day 4% state tax hiatus.
Governor Awards ‘Technology Award’ To Local Company
Shreveport company, Twin Engine Labs won the 2011 Governor's Technology Award for "Rising Star of the Year".
Governor Bobby Jindal gave co-founders, twin brothers Ken and Keith Hanson the statewide honor recognizing them for their roles in helping position Louisiana as one of the nation’s f…
State Sales Tax Holiday Ends Tonight At Midnight
The Louisiana Department of Revenue, with a law passed by the state legislature has adopted this weekend (Saturday and Sunday) as tax-free for most hurricane and storm preparidness items.  Local municipalities and parishes, at least none in our part of the state are as gracious and willing to g…
Lots Of Area Grads Get Scholoships Through MOAA
All local high schools have graduated their seniors.  The final graduation ceremony was held last evening at the Shreveport Convention Center, and was C.E. Byrd.  The Ark-La-Tex Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America is handing out 26 scholorships totalling $31,000 to dese…