Born and raised in Little Rock, Arkansas, Chandler is excited to be in Shreveport covering the news that matters to you. Chandler graduated from the University of Central Arkansas in December 2017 after studying broadcast journalism and public relations.
She worked for the student-run news station, News 6, as a reporter, anchor, and even news director!
In her free time, you can find Chandler exploring northwest Louisiana, watching sports, or trying out new foods.
University of Central Arkansas, broadcast journalism and public relations, 2017
“I feel like we were welcomed into this community with open arms and nothing but love,” Benjamin Benton said. “The amount of people who have helped out and donated, just everything. I’m just overwhelmed by the way this community works.”
Save the Children’s report looks at hunger, lack of tools for remote learning, and difficulty for families to pay bills as the top three hardships making it more challenging for children across America to reach their full potential.
T’s Comfort Foods off Louisiana Avenue in downtown Shreveport had to close for more than a week due to the wintry weather and a water main bust. Owner, Teketia Pipkins, says it resulted in a huge loss of revenue for her restaurant, which opened in December of 2020.
Ronnie Williams Jr. says for residents looking for water, some businesses may still be selling bottled water and there is a shipment of pallets of bottled water that should arrive in the city Tuesday, Feb. 23.
Overton Brooks VA Hospital states Williams has several accolades and has been merited awards including the Navy and Marine Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, and the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal.
The Senate opened Donald Trump’s historic second impeachment trial Tuesday. Senator Bill Cassidy (R-La) says he will approach this impeachment trial the same way he approached Trump’s first impeachment trial as a juror. He says he will not announce how he will vote just yet.
In an announcement about the officers who will oversee the Caddo-Bossier Port Commission in 2021, Roy Griggs, who was reelected for a second year as president of the commission, spoke about why 2020 was a challenging year, but also looked forward to 2021.
Louisiana Senator Bill Cassidy held a conference call for local reporters Tuesday to discuss the Biden administration’s COVID-19 relief package, President Biden’s decision to halt the Keystone Pipeline, and the upcoming impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump.
While there have been fewer coronavirus cases reported in children between zero and 17 years old compared to adults, the CDC has released data showing the rate of cases in children has been increasing since March 2020.