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  • The Good Stuff: Hand-delivered message from the pulpit

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 6:19 PM EDT2018-08-14 22:19:32 GMT
    Cody Campbell leading worship at First Baptist Church of BentonCody Campbell leading worship at First Baptist Church of Benton

    Every Sunday morning at 10:45, members of First Baptist Church of Benton prepare to listen to Pastor Robert Beadle lead them in worship. But on August 12, Brother Robert's seat was in a church pew right alongside the usual Sunday choir. "It's really a beautiful story that only God can make," begins Steve Evans who leads the church's deaf ministry. 

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    Every Sunday morning at 10:45, members of First Baptist Church of Benton prepare to listen to Pastor Robert Beadle lead them in worship. But on August 12, Brother Robert's seat was in a church pew right alongside the usual Sunday choir. "It's really a beautiful story that only God can make," begins Steve Evans who leads the church's deaf ministry. 

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  • The Good Stuff update: Bossier kayaker makes it to the Gulf

    The Good Stuff update: Bossier kayaker makes it to the Gulf

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 11:48 PM EDT2018-08-09 03:48:59 GMT
    Bossier Parish resident Shawn Puffer finishes his kayak trip Aug. 8 at the Gulf of Mexico.Bossier Parish resident Shawn Puffer finishes his kayak trip Aug. 8 at the Gulf of Mexico.

    He made it. Shawn Puffer of Bossier Parish has completed his nearly 2,500-mile journey from the northern tip of the Mississippi River to the Gulf of Mexico. "The sense of accomplishment is starting to wash over me now," says Puffer, who reached the Gulf via the Atchafalaya River near Franklin, La. 

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    He made it. Shawn Puffer of Bossier Parish has completed his nearly 2,500-mile journey from the northern tip of the Mississippi River to the Gulf of Mexico. "The sense of accomplishment is starting to wash over me now," says Puffer, who reached the Gulf via the Atchafalaya River near Franklin, La. 

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  • The Good Stuff: Slowin' down and almost home

    The Good Stuff: Slowin' down and almost home

    Tuesday, August 7 2018 5:11 AM EDT2018-08-07 09:11:31 GMT
    KSLA's Doug Warner visits with Shawn PufferKSLA's Doug Warner visits with Shawn Puffer
    KSLA's Doug Warner visits with Shawn PufferKSLA's Doug Warner visits with Shawn Puffer

    Shawn Puffer of Bossier Parish has been kayaking the entire length of the Mississippi River since June 3 and he is set to reach his final destination, the Gulf of Mexico, as early as Aug. 8.

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    Shawn Puffer of Bossier Parish has been kayaking the entire length of the Mississippi River since June 3 and he is set to reach his final destination, the Gulf of Mexico, as early as Aug. 8.

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  • The Good Stuff: Task force 'Gunner'

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 12:32 AM EDT2018-07-10 04:32:23 GMT
    Gunner with his dad Shane GriffithGunner with his dad Shane Griffith

    The Minden Police Department is less than two months from adding a new officer to their force, K-9 Tigo. But doing so will cost the department at least $15,000. 

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    The Minden Police Department is less than two months from adding a new officer to their force, K-9 Tigo. But doing so will cost the department at least $15,000. 

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  • The Good Stuff: What can brown do for Spencer

    The Good Stuff: What can brown do for Spencer

    Tuesday, July 3 2018 6:36 AM EDT2018-07-03 10:36:47 GMT
    UPS driver Beau Andrews takes Spencer Harrison on a rare tour of the UPS Shreveport HUB (Source: KSLA News 12)UPS driver Beau Andrews takes Spencer Harrison on a rare tour of the UPS Shreveport HUB (Source: KSLA News 12)

    20-year-old Spencer Harrison of Shreveport has a passion, better described as an obsession. He loves all things UPS. 

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    20-year-old Spencer Harrison of Shreveport has a passion, better described as an obsession. He loves all things UPS. 

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  • The Good Stuff: Slowin' down the Mississippi

    The Good Stuff: Slowin' down the Mississippi

    Tuesday, June 26 2018 6:13 AM EDT2018-06-26 10:13:00 GMT
    Shawn Puffer on the Mississippi River (Source: Facebook)Shawn Puffer on the Mississippi River (Source: Facebook)

    Shawn Puffer of Bossier Parish is spending his summer in one of the most unique ways possible. He's paddling 2,300 miles down the Mississippi River. 

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    Shawn Puffer of Bossier Parish is spending his summer in one of the most unique ways possible. He's paddling 2,300 miles down the Mississippi River. 

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  • The Good Stuff: Celebrating Rickey Warren

    The Good Stuff: Celebrating Rickey Warren

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:30 AM EDT2018-06-19 04:30:26 GMT
    Rickey Warren began volunteering with DeSoto Fire District 1 when he was 15 years old.Rickey Warren began volunteering with DeSoto Fire District 1 when he was 15 years old.
    Rickey Warren began volunteering with the DeSoto District 1 Fire Department when he was 15Rickey Warren began volunteering with the DeSoto District 1 Fire Department when he was 15

    Downtown Logansport is decked out in red, white and blue as the city prepares for it's annual 4th of July fireworks show. "Whenever we first started doing it, it was just a bunch of us with regular fireworks running around with a cigarette lighter," explains DeSoto Parish District #1 fire fighter Jody Warren. 

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    Downtown Logansport is decked out in red, white and blue as the city prepares for it's annual 4th of July fireworks show. "Whenever we first started doing it, it was just a bunch of us with regular fireworks running around with a cigarette lighter," explains DeSoto Parish District #1 fire fighter Jody Warren. 

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  • The Good Stuff: Jamie Hickman prepares for U.S. Special Olympic games

    The Good Stuff: Jamie Hickman prepares for U.S. Special Olympic games

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 12:09 AM EDT2018-06-12 04:09:30 GMT
    Specal Olympian Jamie Hickman with KSLA's Doug WarnerSpecal Olympian Jamie Hickman with KSLA's Doug Warner

    The good news came by mail a few weeks back. "It is from the Special Olympics of Louisiana," explained 28 year old Jamie Hickman of Shreveport, reading the outside of the envelope. And after opening it up and reading the first word in the letter, "Congratulations", Jamie knew right away what it meant. "I get to go to Seattle, Washington," she screamed.

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    The good news came by mail a few weeks back. "It is from the Special Olympics of Louisiana," explained 28 year old Jamie Hickman of Shreveport, reading the outside of the envelope. And after opening it up and reading the first word in the letter, "Congratulations", Jamie knew right away what it meant. "I get to go to Seattle, Washington," she screamed.

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