The Good Stuff

  The Good Stuff: Rescuing our heroes

2 fellow Marines join forces to host first Vet Fest Louisiana on Nov. 7 in Bossier City’s East Bank District

  A ‘Giant’ leap of faith

  The Good Stuff: Prepared for battle

  The Good Stuff: Saving the 22

  The Good Stuff: In His Name

  The Good Stuff: Loud and clear

  Shreveport opening cooling centers for the weekend

Continued Coverage

  The Good Stuff: White Out fight against cancer gala goes live Saturday night

  The Good Stuff: No good deed goes unnoticed

  The Good Stuff: Mission Accomplished

  The Good Stuff: Real Men Wear Pink is back

  The Good Stuff: Delivering respect

  The Good Stuff: Before the dance

  The Good Stuff: A call to live

On this week's The Good Stuff, KSLA News 12's Doug Warner shares how young Taylor's quick thinking helped save the lives of her mother and her soon-to-be-born sister.

  The Good Stuff: Your Voice - Behind the badge

A conversation is define as a 'talk between two people'. And as Doug Warner discovers in this week's The Good Stuff, a Shreveport police officer shows us how a hug can be an incredible conversation starter.

  The Good Stuff: Tribute to the ‘Good Rising’

KSLA News 12's Doug Warner highlights the good we have seen rising — week in and week out during the pandemic.

  The Good Stuff: From mother to son

In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, Doug Warner shows us how a Shreveport teen is claiming victory against depression — all the way to the graduation stage.

  The Good Stuff: Trey’s Mother’s Day Gift

  The Good Stuff: Waiting on the wind

  The Good Stuff: A part of us

  The Good Stuff: A season rewritten

  The Good Stuff: Good Rising COVID - week 5

  The Good Stuff: Good Rising - COVID Week 4

  The Good Stuff: The Good Rising

The bad virus can't keep 'The Good Stuff' down. Many ArkLaTex residents have stepped up when its been needed the most.

  The Good Stuff: ‘Thank you’ from the students and teachers

Students and teachers on both the Caddo Parish and Bossier Parish sides of the Red River, are eternally grateful for recent help after facing their own unique adversities.

  The Good Stuff: One percent terror

Ask any police officer. There is no such thing as a routine traffic stop. “I’ve made thousands of traffic stops,” begins Corporal Christian Hicks, who just celebrated 17 years with the Shreveport police department earlier this month.

  The Good Stuff: Rescuing Our Heroes

After a lifetime of saving lives, 43-year-old Michael Iman couldn’t save his own

  The Good Stuff: Love Knows No Bounds

Love takes many paths.

  The Good Stuff: Hearing the cheers

“When your kids hurt, you hurt,” explains J.T., leading to his decision to help his daughter open her business

  The Good Stuff: For love of the game

Somewhere in the Superdome madness of 76,000 LSU fans back on Jan. 13 — Graydon and Roberta Kitchens were there.

  The Good Stuff: Worst of times becomes best of times

Winds of more than 100 mph expose, strengthen the community’s giving spirit

  The Good Stuff: Don’t let the streets teach

At least twice a week, after school Cpl. Rodney Bradley spends an hour or so with roughly two dozen Claiborne students, members of his 'Young Distinguished Gentlemen' organization.

  The Good Stuff: Dear Santa ...

Jerremy and a host of other children share what they put on their Christmas wish lists

  The Good Stuff: Mission — Sharing A.J.’s story

"We were there when they dropped the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima. We had to back off a few miles, afraid of that stuff coming off of it."

  The Good Stuff: Life-saving tribute

On this week's The Good Stuff, KSLA's Doug Warner reveals how a group of ArkLaTex first responders are honoring area veterans

The Good Stuff: Ready and able

Throughout the entire month of October, the contributions of workers with disabilities are honored with National Disability Employment Awareness Month. KSLA News 12's Doug Warner has this week's 'The Good Stuff'.

  The Good Stuff: First given, now they are coming to ‘Faith’

A Shreveport church is excited over their new-found attention after last fall's EMMY winning The Good Stuff broadcast on KSLA, highlighting the unique story behind its recent move into a larger church.

  The Good Stuff: Love before first sight

It’s a love story few likely saw coming — even the husband and wife who married a little over six years ago.

  KSLA News 12 team members earn 5 Emmys

Doug Warner walks away with 3 Emmys, including Reporter of the Year

  The Good Stuff: Honoring ‘The 6’

KSLA News 12 is nominated for 12 Emmy awards by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences - Mid American region. Seven of those nominations are in association with Doug’s ‘The Good Stuff’ reports.

  The Good Stuff: Flooded with hope

On this week's The Good Stuff, KSLA News 12's Doug Warner returns from Beaumont, Texas with a Texas-sized thank you from a family who received much needed help from many across the ArkLaTex after Hurricane Harvey.

  The Good Stuff: Parking Lot Hero

On this week's The Good Stuff with Doug Warner, why 26-year-old Juwone Scott saved much more than just a purse when he chased down a purse snatcher.

  The Good Stuff: 10 years of ArkLaTex ‘good’

This week on The Good Stuff, KSLA News 12's Doug Warner shares a decade of ArkLaTex 'good'.

  The Good Stuff: Building up hope

On this week's #TheGoodStuff, KSLA News 12's Doug Warner takes us to a Bossier City neighborhood where three young lives continue to be honored through home ownership.

  The Good Stuff: The ‘Dear Doug’ mailbag

Every once in a while on The Good Stuff, we pause to catch up with some of the wonderful people we have met.

  Red Light Rescue: Airline at East Texas, a time-killing intersection in Bossier City, proves to be a lifesaver

One of Bossier City's busiest intersections might be a time killer for some but proves to be a lifesaver for a driver suffering a cardiac arrest.

  The Good Stuff: Journey to the sidelines

On this week's #TheGoodStuff with KSLA News 12's Doug Warner: a returning sophomore finds a way onto the football field even after doctor's told him he'd never play the game.

  Update: ‘Second Impressions’ leads to a job offer

"... It’s changed my whole life and my look on life”

  The Good Stuff: Words of an Angel

73-year-old Anna Cole has delivered the 'words of an angel' to countless hundreds through the year.

  ‘The Good Stuff’ honored as part of national Edward R. Murrow Award

Two ‘The Good Stuff’ reports by KSLA News 12's Doug Warner are part of a national Edward R. Murrow award recently given to KSLA News 12.

  The Good Stuff: The EF-Triplets

On this week's #TheGoodStuff with Doug Warner, last week’s EF-2 tornado northeast of Benton, Louisiana destroyed many homes. But it didn’t destroy the spirit of three youngsters who live along Butler Hill Road, 4-year-old triplets, Ruel, Finley and Ava.

  The Good Stuff: Swinging for the fences

An inoperable brain tumor hasn’t stop young Addison from playing the game she loves

  The Good Stuff: A brand new beat

14-year-old Jamie Willis is an incoming freshman at Benton High School. Just days ago, she found out she made the girls' soccer team. It's just the latest athletic accomplishment for this young teen who has had a pacemaker implanted in her body since she was 5-years-old.

  The Good Stuff: Reuniting with our ‘Good Stuff’ friends

On this week's special edition of The Good Stuff, we catch up with a number of our friends we've met along the way.

  The Good Stuff: Second Impressions

With his high school and college degrees proudly on display inside his family's home, 26-year-old Tevin Persley is anxious to land his first significant job since graduating from Wiley College in 2017.

  The Good Stuff: Paid in Full

Charles and Vernita Brown are living the American dream.They bought a home with help from The Fuller Center for Housing, back in 2012.

  The Good Stuff: Saved by ‘Bossier K.I.D.S.’

Nearly 400 children — that is how many local boys and girls have reportedly been helped by the local foster program, Bossier K.I.D.S.

  The Good Stuff: Dancing for Sunny

Shelli, a former local television news anchor and now in public relations at Horseshoe and Harrahs casinos, returns to the stage Friday night inside the Horseshoe Riverdome as a special guest performer.

  The Good Stuff: The dancers behind ‘the cure’

It takes a lot to pull off the annual Dancing for the Cure, benefiting Susan G. Komen Foundation of Northwest Louisiana.Celebrity dancers, hundreds of supporters to buy tickets to the April 26, 2019 event, and, of course, the dancers.

  The Good Stuff: Why we dance

It's back for a fifth consecutive year, with a whole new line-up of celebrity dancers. 'Dancing for the Cure' is slated for the night of April 26, inside the Horseshoe Riverdome.

  The Good Stuff: ‘PhillyBob’ saves for college

He also created a YouTube page and is aiming for 1 million followers

  The Good Stuff: Life-saving catch

This is a fishing story not about the one that got away, but rather about a catch that saved a life.

  Give it your ‘Auld’

And even now, a year and a half after 26-year-old Trey Auld’s tragic death, his family and friends gather often to continue the giving legacy Trey began long before becoming a first responder.

  The long journey for water

Just months after a triple bypass, Puffer kayaked from the northern tip of the Mississippi River in Minnesota, to the Gulf of Mexico. He did so to bring awareness for the need for clean drinking water in many rural areas of Honduras

  Mom’s prescription for cancer

Vona Weiss posted a twenty paragraph letter on her fundraising page, hoping others will truly understand the fight that still lies ahead for her son, 30 year old Ethan Weiss, a Shreveport native now living in California.

  Sleep in Heavenly Peace

Two thousand of the 26,000 children attending school in Bossier Parish have some sort of sleeping issues, left to share a bed or having no bed at all.

  Lillian’s tireless secret

71-year-old Lillian Smith has created a decorative yard. Front and back, her yard is now home to dozens and dozens of old tires.

  The Good Stuff: Brently’s Dream

Brently had a dream. A bunch of dreams, really.“I asked him when was he going to put the walker down and walk,” begins Brently Miller’s father, Scott.“He said I’ll walk when I’m 7. And the day he turned 7, he put the walker down,” Scott fondly remembers.

  The Good Stuff: Mission - Warrior Horse

Warrior Horse is a equine therapy program Kevin Russell first began developing five years ago. And later this week, it officially launches with a fundraiser kickoff inside the Horseshoe Riverdome.

  The Good Stuff: 20,000 hours of love

Bo Boyd keeps a very busy schedule — even though he doesn’t have a full-time job.

  The Good Stuff: Crossroads of life and death

November 22, 2018 at 10:30 in the morning.About the only traffic on the road at that point, mostly locals hustling across town for work or to meet family for a Thanksgiving Day meal.

  The Good Stuff: 2018 Lessons Learned

As we put a wrap on 2018, Doug Warner honors the many wonderful people and their incredible stories across the ArkLaTex.

  The Good Stuff: Picture Perfect Escape

At first glance, it looks like father of two Darryl Ware is just playing with one of his kids’ army men. “My initial reaction, to be honest Doug, ‘What in the world’,” wife Krystal says with a smile.

  The Good Stuff: Thanking the Thankless

Our jobs at KSLA News 12 are not as difficult or life-altering as doctors, police officers, or fire fighters who traditionally work most holidays. But many of us here do have one thing in common with many of them. We all worked Thanksgiving Day.

  The Good Stuff: The perfect timing for cancer

Bossier Parish 17-year-old Gavin Roe had a busy 2018. He competed for a national championship with the Bucs fishing team, and helped lead the Bucs football team into the playoffs. But more impressive, is the team he formed in late October to help him mother in her fight against cancer.

  The Good Stuff: Pray Ball

It is both an eye sore and a sore spot with many who call Shreveport home."Basically, when the last team left here, they just put the gates on here and walked away," says local realtor Shayne Sharkey.

  The Good Stuff: Finding Common Ground

Common Ground has been serving meals and providing groceries, clothing and youth and adult ministries for the past 30 years. The program started by Grace Community United Methodist Church of Shreveport now is supported by various churches and organizations from throughout the city.

  The Good Stuff: Giving it to Faith

With little more than hope left in the pews, a Shreveport church saves its legacy by giving everything it owns to a neighboring sanctuary.

  The Good Stuff: The Heroes of Haughton High

For many teenagers in uniform on a Friday night, whether they’re cheering on the fans or fighting for yards on the football team, it’s about creating the kind of memories that last a lifetime.

  The Good Stuff: Lessons Learned

There are many lessons learned by listening to the stories of the people we've met on "The Good Stuff."

  The Good Stuff: Dream Catcher

How Terry Bradshaw and Tommy Spinks, grew up sharing more than a friendship — they shared a dream.