Thursday, April 24 2014 7:36 PM EDT2014-04-24 23:36:25 GMT
The Bossier Parish School Board voted Thursday afternoon to save the district $2 million, which will speed up their school building plan. The board voted to sell $25 million worth of bonds this afternoon,More >>
The Bossier Parish School Board voted Thursday afternoon to save the district $2 million, which will speed up their school building plan.More >>
SCOTT, LA (WAFB) -
Police in Scott, LA say they were called to the Cowboy's Saloon in the small town just after midnight Tuesday.
The city's slogan is 'Where the West begins,' and if you were in the saloon early Tuesday morning, you would have seen a man ride his horse into the bar and use a lasso to "rope" another man in the bar.
Police say the man on the horse, now identified as 26-year-old James Rene Mouton, became highly intoxicated at the saloon and unloaded his horse that was in a trailer into the parking lot. He rode the horse inside the bar, then left and went down the road; then he returned and rode his horse into the bar again.
A concerned patron of the bar escorted Mouton and his horse out of the bar. Once he was outside, reports say Mouton roped a 47-year-old man with a lasso and dragged him through the parking lot.
Police say Mouton then rode the horse to his parent's house and walked back to the bar. Police found him after his attempt to hide.
Once he was in police custody, the report says Mouton threatened to retaliate against the off-duty officers.
He is now in the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center on three charges of disturbing the peace, remaining after forbidden, second degree battery and public intimidation and retaliation.
Thursday, April 24 2014 2:50 PM EDT2014-04-24 18:50:03 GMT
A Marion County waste-to-power plant was reportedly converting medical waste, including human tissue and possibly aborted fetuses, into power.That report prompted Marion County commissioners to scheduleMore >>
A Marion County waste-to-power plant was reportedly converting medical waste, including human tissue and possibly aborted fetuses, into power.More >>
A pedestrian explains to KSLA News 12 the temptation to avoid a busy Shreveport crosswalk and instead use a popular shortcut, used dozens of times a day. But, that's exactly the spot that turned into a tragic accident on Thursday.More >>
Wednesday, April 23 2014 4:28 PM EDT2014-04-23 20:28:26 GMT
Pranks can be mean-spirited and cruel. Not this one. Parents of this youngster have decided to make his childhood just a little more magical. Take a look. Please feel free to try and trick your childrenMore >>
Click here to watch the adorable trick parents played on their little one, and to hear his jocular response.More >>
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