National Nacho Day deals

To get you prepared for today’s festivities here is a list of restaurants in the ArkLaTex area that have nacho deals.

Shreveport airport sees record passenger growth in ’19

  Caddo Parish Animal Services offers $13 adoptions on Friday the 13th

  Consignment sales offer discounted options for parents

World War II Museum: Half price for Louisiana residents

$10 round-trip shuttle rides to LSU home game are coming back

  Bossier Schools explain free/ reduced lunch, CEP programs

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  Cutting costs on fall youth sports teams

  Cutting costs for college students

Who’s hiring across the ArkLaTex

  Caddo Parish students return to class for 2019-2020 school year

Families can save big during back-to-school, tax-free weekend

  Faces of Grace, Inc. to host backpack giveaway, adult field day

KSLA Back-to-School Parental Concern Survey

The KSLA Digital Team created a survey allowing you to voice your top concerns on surviving the new school year.

Shreveport Aquarium introduces $5 Thursdays for seniors, outdoor concert series

Beginning September 5 seniors aged 55 and over can experience the Shreveport Aquarium every Thursday for just $5.

Spending Smarter: DIY Back-to-School supplies

Get the kids ready to head back to school with these easy DIY ideas.

Natchitoches schools, Castor High School push back start dates

Students in Natchitoches Parish and one Bienville Parish School will not return to school as originally planned.

  Kickstart your child’s critical thinking skills before school

  Praise Temple hosts prayer, backpack giveaway

  Natchitoches Parish Schools pushes back start date for students

Ways to take advantage of Texas tax free weekend

  Easy ways to find deals on back to school shopping

8 ways to avoid going into debt while back-to-school shopping

  Child immunization schedules & free vaccination dates

According to the CDC, on-time vaccination throughout childhood is essential because it helps provide immunity before children are exposed to potentially life-threatening diseases.

  Local businesses donate supplies, uniforms and funds to Caddo Schools

Three local businesses paid it forward Monday to Caddo Parish Schools ahead of the impending school year.

Caddo Schools superintendent to speak at neighborhood meeting

Dr. Goree will talk about the upcoming school year.

Ark., Okla. sales tax holidays end late tonight

LA residents who live along the state line also might be able to take advantage of the savings

2019 ArkLaTex back-to-school starting dates, events, school supply lists and giveaways

Bookmark this page for the latest on school supply lists and giveaways

  Junior League of Longview gears up for massive school supply drive

The Junior League of Longview is busy preparing for its complex back-to-school drive. This year marks the organization’s 26th annual School Supply Train.

  Marshall ISD holding first ever “Pack the Bus” supply drive

Their goal is to supply school supplies for every elementary student in Marshall.

Mobile library takes summer reading on the road in Longview

The Pine Tree Book Bus is a mobile library for anyone under 18 years old.

Salvation Army to host ‘Stuff the Bus’ drives at Walmart

This weekend, Walmart stores are teaming up with the Salvation Army to collect school supplies.

Arkansas offers tax-free holiday August 3-4

Mississippi and Tennessee always have their tax-free holidays the last weekend in July, but Arkansas will have theirs on August 3-4, on the first weekend of the month.

  ‘Pack the Bus’ event is back in Webster Parish

The goal is to fill an entire school bus with school supplies for students.

  Kroger backpack boosters supplying school supplies for children

Kroger is looking for the community’s help when it comes to getting kids ready to go back to school.

‘7th Annual Bossier Back-to-School Giveaway’ at Northpoint Community Church

Are you ready for back-to-school shopping? A Bossier City church is helping out with a school supply and uniform giveaway.

CPSO offers safety course for college bound students

Going off to college is hard enough, and you don’t want to fear for your protection or the safety of your belongings.

SWEPCO bills to decrease due to federal tax cuts

This tax cut will save SWEPCO’s 231,000 Louisiana customers over $24 million in a three-month period.

  Air conditioning repair business booms during heatwave

Heat-related deaths have dropped by 80 percent in the past 60 years

Free Chick-Fil-A? Just show up in your best... cow outfit

Hungry? Make your 'moove' to Chick-Fil-A.

Target offering teachers discounts on school supplies

Teachers can get a 15% discount on school supplies at Target.

  ‘Fly Shreveport First’ campaign blitz features calculator to compare costs

By now many of us have spotted the billboards across the Shreveport area from a campaign called "Fly Shreveport First." The entire goal of the campaign is to get more people to use this airport.

Waitr offering free deliveries for Father’s Day weekend

Get your dad his favorite restaurant meal even easier this Father's Day.

Caddo Parish to hold online property auction

According to officials, over 1700 properties will be up for auction

Shreveport Farmer’s Market opens for summer season

Free parking is available at meters and some downtown parking lots

  New Ivan Smith Furniture Store opens in Shreveport

Looking for some new furniture?

Free oil changes for veterans, active military at Gateway Tire & Service Center

The event is scheduled for Saturday, May 25.

Planet Fitness locations to open doors to teens for free all summer long

Planet Fitness is inviting teenagers ages 15 – 18 to work out for free at any of its more than 1,700 Planet Fitness locations from May 15 through Sept. 1 as part of the nationwide Teen Summer Challenge initiative.

  Last-minute push underway for Tax Day

There are some important do's and don'ts to know when it comes to last-minute filing

  Anticipation builds minimum wage could finally rise in Louisiana

As this year’s legislative session gets underway in Baton Rouge, anticipation is building that this could finally be the year to see an increase in the minimum wage.

  Truth in labeling bill aims to help Louisiana dairy farmers

Louisiana's struggling milk industry is getting some help in the form of a bill filed for this year's legislative session in Baton Rouge that just got underway this week.

  National Crime Victims’ Rights Week underway locally, nationally

From the U.S. Attorney to the District Attorney to local police and sheriff's departments were all represented at a Monday proclamation ceremony kicking off National Crime Victims' Rights Week.

PetSmart offers free Easter photos for pets

Pet parents can bring their fur babies into participating stores across the U.S.

  Surprising mortgage rate drop draws attention of potential home buyers

An unexpected drop in mortgage loan rates in 2019 has led to big changes in expectations for springtime home sales.

  318 Restaurant Week kicks off on March 18

Around 50 restaurants will be participating and offering special menu items, as well as $10 lunches and $20 dinners.

Walmart hosts ‘Baby Savings Day’ this weekend

‘Baby Savings Day’ will take place on Saturday, Feb. 23, between 10:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

  Payless ShoeSource files for bankruptcy, closing North American stores

The company, based in Topeka, Kansas, updated the number of stores it is closing to 2,500, up from the 2,100 it cited on Friday when it confirmed it was planning to liquidate its business.

  In Studio: Fraud Prevention

Adria Goins is joined in studio by Gary Calligas with AARP’s Fraud Watch Network

Crawfish prices drop to lowest they’ve been this season

Business is booming for a Metairie seafood shop as crawfish prices dip.

Google’s top Valentine’s Day searches

Valentine's Day is Thursday and it turns out romantics across the country are turning to Google for some inspiration for the holiday.

Don’t break the bank celebrating Valentine’s Day; Sweet ideas & freebies

Check out these ways to celebrate Valentine's Day without breaking the bank.

  Bossier City ranks 2nd in LA for affordable housing

A new study ranks Bossier City as the second most affordable place to buy a house in Louisiana.

Freebies and discounts on Game Day food

Here's how to score Super Bowl 2019 food freebies and discounts including a chance to win some free wings, free pizza for a year and more.

Best Super Bowl TV Deals for 2019

Super Bowl LIII is just around the corner, but there’s still plenty of time to plan how you’re going to watch the big game and save money along the way.

GM, DoorDash to test autonomous food delivery program

GM will automate Chevy Bolt vehicle for the venture.

Free Perk: More companies willing to pay for your college degree

Some companies recognize the burden of paying for a college education and they’re starting to do something that’s out of the norm, offering to pay for your college education.

  New Year’s resolution: A gym membership at a bargain price

Is the New Year the best time to get the best deal for a gym membership? Here are a few ways to cut costs on a membership.

  Last-minute shoppers are running out of time

Time is quickly running out if you still plan to get a last-minute Christmas gift.

Here’s your 2018 USPS, FedEx and UPS holiday shipping deadline guide

According to the National Retail Federation, Black Friday will remain the busiest shopping day this holiday season with 116 million planning to shop.

  Big retailers catering to last-minute shoppers

By some estimates as many as 4-out-of-5 Americans have still not wrapped-up their shopping just yet.Now big retailers, like Walmart, are catering more than ever to the procrastinator in all of us.

  Goodwill & Charitable Giving Season

The charitable giving season is now underway. But a new tax law has nearly doubled the standard deduction, which is expected to substantially lower donations. While the local impact is unclear, we learned more about the guidelines for giving at Goodwill Industries

  SWEPCO announces coal mine layoffs for 2019

We have some good news, bad news to report on the economic front. First the good: SWEPCO and CLECO Power customers are expected to save a total of $85 million by the end of 2020.Now the bad:...

  Record breaking Cyber Monday forecast

Cyber Monday marks the 5th and final day in the kickoff of holiday shopping. And this Cyber Monday is predicted to be the biggest online shopping day in US history, according to Adobe Analytics.

  Cyber Monday shoppers will see more sites charging sales tax

A June ruling gave states the go-ahead to require more companies to collect sales tax on online purchases. Now, more than two dozen have moved to take advantage of the ruling, many ahead of the busy holiday shopping season.

Anticipation building for Small Business Saturday 2018

As Black Friday 2018 comes to a a close - the focus now shifts to Small Business Saturday.

It’s Black Friday: Do you know where your credit cards are?

The National Retail Federation estimates holiday sales will increase up to 4.8 percent over last year and could top $720 billion.

For the best Black Friday deals, shop clothes and electronics

Those braving the long lines this weekend should look for sales on electronics, designer handbags, winter gear and sneakers.

Not everyone sold on Thanksgiving day retail shopping

An estimated 34 million Americans are expected to shop this Thanksgiving Day in what some now refer to as either "Brown Thursday" or "Gray Thursday." But, it is not without controversy.

  Stores already prepping for Black Friday

Long before shoppers line up for Black Friday deals — stores across the country and right here at home — are preparing for the start of the holiday shopping season.

Top Black Friday search trends by state

Black Friday is just around the corner. Which products and stores are consumers most interested in?

  Holiday shoppers expected to spend more & stretch their gift dollars

Americans are expected to spend more this holiday season. That’s according to the National Retail Federation (NRF) which estimates the average consumer will spend more than a thousand dollars this year.