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Posted on: August 5, 2022

Caddo Parish Wheelchair Ramp Assistance Program now accepting applications

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CADDO PARISH WHEELCHAIR RAMP ASSISTANCE PROGRAM NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

 

Caddo Parish, LA – The application period for the Caddo Parish Wheelchair Ramp Assistance Program officially opened August 5.

 

The program was introduced...

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Posted on: July 21, 2022

Caddo Commission to hold public meetings on redistricting process July 27 and 28

CADDO COMMISSION TO HOLD PUBLIC MEETINGS ON REDISTRICTING PROCESS

 

The Caddo Parish Commission is hosting a series of public meetings aimed at educating citizens on the redistricting process in Caddo Parish.

 

Every 10 years after the relea...

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Posted on: July 18, 2022

"Taking it to the Streets" to provide mobile fitness, crime prevention for Caddo Parish youth

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 “TAKING IT TO THE STREETS” TO PROVIDE MOBILE FITNESS AND CRIME PREVENTION FOR CADDO PARISH YOUTH

 

Caddo Parish, LA - Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation Department and the Caddo Parish Commission are &ldqu...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: July 19, 2022

"Friday Night Live" events to cater to Caddo Parish youth, parents

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CADDO PARISH DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE AND UNITED STATES ATTORNEY’S OFFICE TO HOST FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE-YOUTH EMPOWERMENT EVENTS

 

The Caddo Parish District Attorney’s Office and the United States Attorney’s Of...

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Posted on: June 30, 2022

Parish wide spay/neuter ordinance to go into effect July 1

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PARISHWIDE SPAY/NEUTER ORDINANCE GOES INTO EFFECT JULY 1

 

Caddo Parish, LA – Parish wide spay/neuter legislation passed by the Caddo Parish Commission, designed to reduce the number of intakes and euthanasia of animals in Caddo Parish, g...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: June 29, 2022

Caddo Parks, USA Boxing, local partners join forces to host boxing invitational

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Caddo Parks, USA Boxing and Local Partners Join Forces to Host Louisiana Master’s Boxing Invitational

 

SHREVEPORT, LA: June 27, 2022- Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation, in conjunction with USA Boxing,  Title Boxing Club...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: June 14, 2022

Juneteenth Celebration Weekend - June 17-19, 2022

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A host of governmental, non-profit and local organizations are partnering to hold the first JUNETEENTH CELEBRATION WEEKEND, June 17, 18, 19, in downtown Shreveport.

Read more about the schedule of events here!

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: June 1, 2022

June is National Mosquito Awareness Month

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JUNE IS NATIONAL MOSQUITO AWARENESS MONTH

Caddo Parish, LA – June and the summer months bring the yearly onslaught of mosquitoes and their bites to Caddo Parish. As June is National Mosquito Month, Caddo Parish Animal Services and Mosquito Contro...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: May 26, 2022

Parish of Caddo reminds motorists to travel safely during Memorial Day holiday

Safe Holiday Travel

PARISH OF CADDO REMINDS MOTORISTS TO TRAVEL SAFELY DURING MEMORIAL DAY HOLIDAY

 

The Parish of Caddo reminds motorists to travel safely and exercise safe driving practices while traveling during the Memorial Day holiday period (Friday, May 27 &...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: May 23, 2022

South Central Human Trafficking Conference to feature national advocate Cyntoia Brown-Long

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SOUTH CENTRAL HUMAN TRAFFICKING CONFERENCE TO FEATURE NATIONAL ADVOCATE CYNTOIA BROWN-LONG

 

Caddo Parish, LA – Caddo Parish Juvenile Services and Juvenile Court, along with other partnering organizations will host the South-Cent...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Caddo Parish earns national achievement awards for three parishwide programs

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CADDO PARISH EARNS NATIONAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS FOR  EMERGENCY RENTAL ASSISTANCE, NATURE AND YOUTH CRIME PREVENTION PROGRAMS

 

Caddo Parish, LA – The Parish of Caddo has been recognized with th...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Caddo Parks and Recreation to host free MLB and Jr. Home Run Derby competitions

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Caddo Parish to Host MLB Pitch, Hit & Run and Jr. Home Run Derby Competitions

 

Caddo Parish, LA - Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation, in conjunction with Captain Shreve High School,  will host Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Buncombe Rd bridge to close for replacement beginning May 16

Buncombe Road Bridge Closure

BUNCOMBE ROAD BRIDGE TO BE CLOSED FOR REPLACEMENT

 

Beginning May 16, 2022, the bridge located on Buncombe Road in West Caddo Parish will be closed to allow the Caddo Parish Public Works Department to replace the structure.

 

The Department ...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Caddo Parks and Recreation partners with local NFL stars to offer free summer youth camps

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CADDO PARKS AND RECREATION PARTNERS WITH LOCAL NFL STARS TO OFFER FREE SUMMER CAMPS

 

Caddo Parish, LA – Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation is partnering with local members of the NFL to offer free training camps for Caddo Parish youth thi...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: May 5, 2022

Keen Independent Study presentation to take place May 6

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KEEN INDEPENDENT STUDY PUBLIC TOWN HALL

 

Come provide input on the 2022 Caddo Disparity Study

Town Hall on Friday, May 6

11:00 am to 1:00 pm CDT

The Skybox at Independence Stadium 3301 Pershing, Shreveport, LA 71119

The Town Hall will include...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: May 2, 2022

Mosquito spraying begins in Caddo Parish; state of the art drone technology to be employed

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MOSQUITO SPRAYING BEGINS IN CADDO PARISH; STATE OF THE ART DRONE TECHNOLOGY TO BE EMPLOYED

 

Caddo Parish, LA – Caddo Parish Animal Services and Mosquito Control (ASMC) has officially started mosquito spraying season in Caddo Parish. &...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: April 25, 2022

Public input needed for comprehensive parks and recreation master plan

Master Plan Meeting Days

 

PUBLIC INPUT NEEDED FOR COMPREHENSIVE PARKS AND RECREATION MASTER PLAN

 

Caddo Parish, LA – Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation and Shreveport Parks and Recreation (SPAR) will host a series of public input meetings for the develop...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: April 21, 2022

Caddo Parks and Recreation and Caddo Community Action Agency team up for community wellness

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CADDO PARKS AND RECREATION AND CADDO COMMUNITY ACTION AGENCY TEAM UP FOR COMMUNITY WELLNESS ACTIVITIES

 

Caddo Parish, LA - Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation and Caddo Community Action Agency Head Start have joined forces to improve overall health,...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: April 13, 2022

Access Parish of Caddo/Caddo Parish Commission content on Comcast Channel 6

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ACCESS PARISH OF CADDO/CADDO COMMISSION CONTENT ON COMCAST CHANNEL 6

The Parish of Caddo is pleased to partner with the City of Shreveport to expand citizen access to Parish of Caddo/Caddo Parish Commission content.

Citizens with Comcast cable service can t...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: April 13, 2022

Parish of Caddo partners with local agencies to offer spring/summer youth crime prevention programs

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PARISH OF CADDO JOINS FORCES WITH LOCAL CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES TO OFFER SPRING AND SUMMER YOUTH CRIME PREVENTION PROGRAMS

 

Caddo Parish, LA - Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation Department, in conjunction with Caddo Parish Juv...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: April 12, 2022

Registration now open for Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation Tee-Ball league

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Registration Now Open for Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation Tee-Ball League

Caddo Parish, LA - The Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation Tee-Ball League registration is now open for girls and boys ages 4-6. Player entry fee is $10 per child and registration is...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: April 11, 2022

Caddo Parks to host free NBA skills clinic in honor of slain youth

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CADDO PARKS AND RECREATION TO HOST JR. NBA SKILLS AND DRILLS CHALLENGE IN HONOR OF DEVIN MYERS APRIL 23

 

Caddo Parish, LA - Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation are 99.7 FM-KMJJ are partnering to host a “Jr. NBA Skills Challenge” for girls and boys a...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: April 6, 2022

Parish of Caddo receives additional revenue through partnership with Capital Area Finance Authority

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PARISH OF CADDO RECEIVES ADDITIONAL REVENUE THROUGH PARTNERSHIP WITH CAPITAL AREA FINANCE AUTHORITY

 

Caddo Parish, LA – The Parish of Caddo received additional revenue as a result of a program partnership with the Capital Area Finance Authority (C...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: April 5, 2022

Standard Oil Road bridge now open for travel

Standard Oil Rd Bridge OPEN

STANDARD OIL ROAD BRIDGE NOW OPEN FOR TRAVEL

The Standard Oil Rd bridge located on Standard Oil Road near Highway 1 in North Caddo is now open for travel after closure due to maintenance and repair.

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: April 4, 2022

Caddo Parish celebrates National County/Parish Government Month

National CountyParish Government Month

CADDO PARISH CELEBRATES NATIONAL COUNTY/PARISH GOVERNMENT MONTH 

Caddo Parish, LA — The Parish of Caddo will celebrate National County/Parish Government Month (NCGM) during the month of April to showcase how Caddo Parish achieve...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: March 22, 2022

ROAD CLOSURE ALERT: Keithville-Kingston Rd at Cypress Bayou is closed due to high water

KEITHVILLE-KINGSTON ROAD CLOSURE

ROAD CLOSURE ALERT: 

Keithville-Kingston Rd at Cypress Bayou is closed due to high water. Motorists are urged to avoid this area.

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: March 18, 2022

Caddo Commission allocates funding for relocation benefits

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CADDO COMMISSION ALLOCATES FUNDING FOR RELOCATION BENEFITS

 

Caddo Parish, LA – The Caddo Parish Commission has allocated funding to assist Parish citizens with the burdens of relocation.

 

The Relocation Benefits Program, administ...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: March 16, 2022

Parish of Caddo continues leadership roles with statewide Police Jury association

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PARISH OF CADDO CONTINUES LEADERSHIP ROLES WITH STATEWIDE POLICE JURY ASSOCIATION

The Parish of Caddo continues to have strong representation in leadership with the Police Jury Association of Louisiana.  Commissioner Stormy Gage-Watts was recently...
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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: March 14, 2022

Applications now closed for Caddo Parish Doorbell Camera Program due to demand

CADDO PARISH DOORBELL CAMERA PROGRAM CLOSED

APPLICATIONS FOR CADDO PARISH DOORBELL CAMERA PROGRAM CLOSED DUE TO DEMAND

 

Caddo Parish, LA – Due to an overwhelming response, the application process for the Caddo Parish Doorbell Program has been suspended at this time.

Applicants that...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: March 16, 2022

Parish of Caddo, Landers and Kiss 93.7 to host "Night in the Country" outdoor concert series

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CADDO PARKS AND LANDERS TO HOST “NIGHT IN THE COUNTRY” CONCERT IN THE PARK SERIES

 

Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation, Landers and Kiss Country 93.7 are partnering to host the “Kiss Country - Night in the Cou...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: March 10, 2022

Caddo Parish Doorbell Camera Program to begin accepting applications March 14

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APPLICATION PERIOD FOR DOORBELL CAMERA PROGRAM TO OPEN MARCH 14 FOR CADDO PARISH CITIZENS

The Caddo Parish Doorbell Camera Program will begin accepting applications on Monday, March 14.  

 

The program, designed to help combat crime in Cadd...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: March 8, 2022

Parish of Caddo partners with Shreveport Symphony Orchestra for free community concerts

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 PARISH OF CADDO PARTNERS WITH SHREVEPORT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA FOR FREE COMMUNITY CONCERTS

Caddo Parish, LA - Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation is partnering to host a series of free concerts across Caddo Parish March 12-13.

The “T...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: February 22, 2022

PBS Pinchback Park to close for improvements March 1

Park Closure for Improvements

P.B.S. PINCHBACK PARK TO CLOSE FOR IMPROVEMENTS MARCH 1

 

Caddo Parish, LA – Beginning Tuesday, March 1, P.B.S. Pinchback Park, located at 7903 Jefferson Paige Rd, Shreveport, LA 71119, will be closed for the first phase in a series of up...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: February 14, 2022

Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation requesting public input on park accessibility

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Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation Requesting Public Input for ADA Transition Plan

 

Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation is undertaking a survey of accessibility needs for people with disabilities to collect vital feedback that will shape transition t...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: March 4, 2022

Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation Department seeks national accreditation

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Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation Department Seeks National Accreditation

 

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: February 8, 2022

Caddo Animal Services closed February 8 due to water issue

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CADDO ANIMAL SERVICES CLOSED FEBRUARY 8 DUE TO WATER ISSUE

Caddo Parish Animal Services & Mosquito Control will be closed today (February 8th) due to water issues at the facility.  

Citizens that need to report animal emergencies (inju...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: February 3, 2022

Winter weather safety tips

Winter Weather Safety Tips

As winter weather conditions move into our area, we want to remind citizens to exercise safe travel across Caddo Parish:

- Look out for parish work vehicles applying sand to area bridges and overpasses. - Exercise caution when traveling on roadway...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: January 28, 2022

Caddo Parks and Recreation to partner with WBNA for virtual event February 2

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CADDO PARKS AND RECREATION TO CELEBRATE NATIONAL GIRLS & WOMEN IN SPORTS DAY;  PARTNERING WITH WBNA FOR “HER TIME TO PLAY” VIRTUAL EVENT

 

Caddo Parks and Recreation will celebrate the 36th annual National Girls & Women in...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: January 31, 2022

Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation 2021 Annual Report Now Available

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Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation 2021 Annual Report Now Available

 

The Caddo Parks 2021 Annual Report is now available for viewing. This report provides an overview of Caddo Parks' significant accomplishments over the past year, includi...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: January 25, 2022

Parish to close Standard Oil Road Bridge for replacement

Standard Oil Road Bridge Closure

PARISH TO CLOSE STANDARD OIL ROAD BRIDGE FOR REPLACEMENT 

 

Beginning January 31, 2022, the bridge located on Standard Oil Road near Highway 1 in North Caddo will be closed to allow the Caddo Parish Department of Public Works to replace th...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: January 25, 2022

Caddo Parish Courthouse to reopen to the public January 26

Caddo Courthouse to REOPEN

CADDO PARISH COURTHOUSE TO REOPEN TO PUBLIC JANUARY 26

 

The Caddo Parish Courthouse will reopen to the public on Wednesday, January 26.

 

Repairs have been made to correct the damage to the Courthouse’s electrical system that occu...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: January 23, 2022

Caddo Parish Courthouse closed until further notice due to electrical issue

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CADDO PARISH COURTHOUSE CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

 

Beginning Monday, January 24, the Caddo Parish Courthouse (501 Texas Street) will be closed until further notice to repair damage to the facility’s main power distribution sy...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: January 18, 2022

US Government to begin offering free COVID test kits to public

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Beginning January 18, US households may sign up to receive up to 4 free COVID testing kits by mail.
To request kits, visit https://www.covidtests.gov. The tests are free and orders will begin to ship in 7-12 days.
If you need a COVID-?19 test now, are looki...
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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Emergency Rental Assistance Program nears completion; deadline to apply January 19

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EMERGENCY RENTAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM NEARS COMPLETION; DEADLINE TO APPLY JANUARY 19

 

Caddo Parish, LA – After serving over 14,000 families in Caddo Parish and issuing over $32,476,736 in assistance, the Parish&...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: January 6, 2022

Caddo Parish Commission selects 2022 officers

District 9 - John Atkins

 

CADDO PARISH COMMISSION SELECTS 2022 OFFICERS

The Caddo Parish Commission has selected its officers for 2022. 

Commissioner John Atkins, District 9 was selected as Commission President.  Roy Burrell, District 5 was elected Vice-P...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: December 2, 2021

Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation announces winter program lineup

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CADDO PARISH PARKS AND RECREATION ANNOUNCES WINTER PROGRAM LINEUP

 

Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation has announced the Winter Program Guide that includes a wide variety of activities taking place December 2021 through February 2022 throughout the ...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: December 1, 2021

Caddo Commission adopts 2022 budget

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CADDO PARISH COMMISSION ADOPTS 2022 BUDGET

 

The Caddo Parish Commission officially adopted the Parish of Caddo’s 2022 Annual Operating and Capital Improvement Budget at the Commission’s 2021 budget adoption meeting on December ...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: November 29, 2021

Caddo Parish Commission selects interim District 6 commissioner

Steffon Jones

CADDO PARISH COMMISSION SELECTS STEFFON JONES INTERIM DISTRICT 6 COMMISSIONER

The Caddo Parish Commission has selected Steffon Jones as interim Commissioner for District 6.  Jones will fill the seat left vacant by former Commissioner Lynn D. Cawth...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: October 29, 2021

Parish of Caddo adjusts mask policy for parish facilities

Face Masks are RECOMMENDED at all Parish Facilities

PARISH OF CADDO ADJUSTS MASK POLICY FOR PARISH FACILITIES 

 

Caddo Parish, LA – In accordance with Governor John Bel Edwards’ latest proclamation, the Parish of Caddo has adjusted its mask policy in parish facilities. &...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: October 28, 2021

Art in the Park returns for 2021

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ART IN THE PARK RETURNS FOR 2021

 

CADDO PARISH, LA- Art in the Park, an annual celebration of art and nature, returns in 2021 after a brief hiatus due to COVID-19. Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation Department will host the event at Walter B Jacobs...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: October 20, 2021

Caddo Parish and D1 Training join forces to address health and wellness for Caddo Parish youth

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CADDO PARISH AND D1 TRAINING JOIN FORCES TO ADDRESS HEALTH AND WELLNESS FOR CADDO PARISH YOUTH

 

Caddo Parish, LA - Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation has joined forces with D1 Training Shreveport to offer a variety of free health and wellness train...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Road closures in Caddo Parish due to movie production

Ellerbe Rod closure

There will be several road closures due to movie productions happening around Caddo Parish. 
On October 14, Ellerbe Road – between Lakeside Subdivision and Robinson Road – will be closed intermittently from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. The...
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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: September 29, 2021

Caddo Parish one of four governments in the country to successfully distribute rental funding

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CADDO PARISH ONE OF FOUR GOVERNMENTS IN THE COUNTRY TO SUCCESSFULY DISTRIBUTE RENTAL ASSISTANCE FUNDING

The Parish's Emergency Rental Assistance Program has helped countless numbers of Caddo Parish residents during this time of uncertainty. Caddo ...
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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: September 28, 2021

Parish of Caddo serves over 5,000 summer meals to Caddo Parish youth

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PARISH OF CADDO SERVES OVER 5,000 SUMMER MEALS TO CADDO PARISH YOUTH

Caddo Parish, LA - Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation served a total of 5,840 healthy snacks and meals during the recent summer months of June through August for Caddo Parish youth and tee...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: September 21, 2021

Caddo Parish park receives new equipment; clean up event to be held Sept. 25

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Thanks to a partnership with Visit Shreveport-Bossier and a grant from the Toyota Motor North America and National Scenic Byway Foundation, Robert G. Nance Park in Hosston is receiving four new picnic table installations.  
On Saturday, S...
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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: September 10, 2021

Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation launches new mobile "Agents of Discovery" program

Agents of Discovery

CADDO PARISH PARKS AND RECREATION LAUNCHES NEW MOBILE "AGENTS OF DISCOVERY" PROGRAM

 

Caddo Parish, LA – Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation is excited to announce “Agents of Discovery” as the newest addition in the line-up of free, self-gu...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: August 31, 2021

Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation announces Fall programs and activities

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CADDO PARISH PARKS AND RECREATION ANNOUNCES FALL PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES

 

Caddo Parish, LA - Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation has announced a comprehensive slate of programs and activities for the Fall season for youth, adults and families. &...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: September 1, 2021

Caddo Parish reminds motorists to travel safely during Labor Day holiday

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CADDO PARISH REMINDS MOTORISTS TO TRAVEL SAFELY DURING LABOR DAY HOLIDAY

The Parish of Caddo reminds motorists to travel safely and exercise safe driving practices while traveling during the Labor Day holiday period (Friday, September 3 – Monday, September...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: August 19, 2021

Disbursements to resume in Caddo ERAP program; Eviction Mitigation Assistance Program now open

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DISBURSEMENTS TO RESUME IN CADDO PARISH EMERGENCY RENTAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM; EVICTION MITIGATION PROGRAM NOW OPEN 

 

Caddo Parish, LA – The Parish of Caddo has received a disbursement of awaited funding from the State of Louisian...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: August 13, 2021

Call for artists for Parish's 'Art In The Park"

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CALL FOR ARTISTS FOR PARISH’S ‘ART IN THE PARK’

 

Caddo Parish, LA- Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation Department announces a call for artists for the annual Art in the Park event at Walter B Jacobs Memorial Nature Park...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: August 11, 2021

Caddo Parish's new parks and recreation site now live

caddoparks.org

CADDO PARISH’S NEW PARKS AND RECREATION WEBSITE NOW LIVE

 

Caddo Parish, LA - The Parish of Caddo has launched a newly refreshed, interactive website for Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation that aims to continually improve access to public ...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: August 9, 2021

Linwood Bridge now open to traffic

Linwood Bridge OPEN

LINWOOD BRIDGE NOW OPEN TO TRAFFIC

The Linwood Road Bridge located between Southern Loop and Barron Road is now open to regular traffic due to completion of the bridge’s replacement.

The Public Works Department completed replacement of the bridge ...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: April 5, 2021

Caddo Commission Legislative Recap

Caddo Parish Commission Legislative Recap

March 2021

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: March 18, 2021

Caddo Parish to launch COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program on April 1

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CADDO PARISH TO LAUNCH COVID-19 EMERGENCY RENTAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM ON APRIL 1

Caddo Parish, LA - Caddo Parish is set to launch an Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERA) to serve eligible persons in Caddo Parish who have been financially impacted and un...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: February 4, 2020

Parish CVEU permits to move to online process

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PARISH CVEU PERMITS TO MOVE TO ONLINE PROCESS

The Parish’s Commercial Vehicle Enforcement (CVEU) is moving toward an easier, secure, online permit process.

By April 6, 2020, all CVEU permits must be submitted online via the Caddo CVEU website. The...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: September 4, 2018

September is National Preparedness Month

Be Smart Be Prepared poster

SEPTEMBER IS NATIONAL PREPAREDNESS MONTH

September is National Preparedness Month. Caddo Parish has partnered with the City of Shreveport and FEMA to spread awareness on how to prepare for natural disasters. It is never too early to be prepared, only too l...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: September 4, 2018

Parish completes new community building for citizens

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PARISH COMPLETES NEW COMMUNITY BUILDING FOR CITIZENS

The David Raines Community Center is enjoying a new facility to serve citizens, thanks to the Caddo Parish Commission. The new 2,000 square foot building officially opened on Wednesday, August 29 during ...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: August 16, 2018

Commission approves additional funding for Parish storm and tornado victims

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COMMISSION APPROVES ADDITIONAL FUNDING FOR PARISH STORM AND TORNADO VICTIMS

 

The Caddo Parish Commission voted to increase funding available to local storm and tornado victims at a special called meeting of the Commission on August 16.

Ordinance 57...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: August 6, 2018

Linwood Avenue Bridge to open to traffic

LINWOOD AVENUE BRIDGE TO OPEN TO TRAFFIC

Beginning Tuesday, August 7, the bridge located at Linwood Avenue south at the intersection of Southern Loop will be open to traffic.

The bridge project, originally estimated to take 120 days, has been completed two ...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: June 12, 2018

Parish unveils Project CAM to allow citizens to monitor construction projects

Video camera on telephone pole

PARISH UNVEILS PROJECT CAM VIDEO MONITORING FOR CITIZENS

The Parish of Caddo Public Works department has implemented a new tool for Parish citizens to stay up to date on construction projects—Project CAM. This camera system will allow citizens to...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: May 17, 2018

Caddo Parish names Animal Services and Mosquito Control Director

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CADDO PARISH NAMES ANIMAL SERVICES AND MOSQUITO CONTROL DIRECTOR

The Caddo Parish Commission approved the appointment of Travis Clark as the new director of animal services and mosquito control for the Parish of Caddo at the Commission’s monthly ...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: May 14, 2018

CPAS Best Friends Assessment and Management Response

In Need of Rescue Paws poster

On March 12, members of the Best Friends shelter outreach team did a two-day assessment of shelter operations at CPAS.

Below are links to the Assessment and the Parish of Caddo's Management Response:

Best Friends Shelter Assessment (PDF)

CPAS Management Resp...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: September 12, 2018

2018 road overlay and rehab replacement projects to begin in Caddo Parish

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The Caddo Parish Department of Public Works has bid their most recent project, 2018 Caddo Parish Road Treatment Program. This project consists of 42 miles of asphaltic overlay and rehabilitation across roads in Caddo Parish. The project bid of $5.6 millio...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: March 19, 2018

Annual Caddo Parish Parks event awarded national recognition

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ANNUAL CADDO PARISH EVENT AWARDED NATIONAL RECOGNITION

Fairy Houses & Gnome Homes, an annual event at Walter B. Jacobs Memorial Nature Park, has been awarded “Outstanding Event of 2017” by the South Central Region of the National A...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: January 26, 2018

Parish prevails in Confederate monument lawsuit

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The US District Court for the Western District of Louisiana denied a motion by the United Daughters of the Confederacy (UDC) to halt the removal of the Confederate monument at the Caddo Parish Courthouse.

The ruling was issued Friday morning by US District...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: January 4, 2018

Caddo Parish Commission selects officers for 2018

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CADDO PARISH AWARDED OVER $450,000 IN LADOTD TAP GRANTS

 

The Parish of Caddo is the recipient of (2) two 2016-2018 Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development Transportation Alternatives Program (LADOTDTAP) grants. The two grants, Cadd...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: January 4, 2018

A Message from 2017 Caddo Parish Commission President Steven Jackson

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2017 Caddo Parish Commission President Steven Jackson discusses the accomplishments and challenges of the Commission over the past year.  

Watch the video.

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: December 11, 2017

Juvenile Services hosts first annual Health, Wellness and Information Fair

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JUVENILE SERVICES HOSTS FIRST ANNUAL 

HEALTH, WELLNESS AND INFORMATION FAIR

The Caddo Parish Department of Juvenile Services partnered with area community organizations to host the first annual Health, Wellness and Information Fair on Saturday, Dec...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: December 8, 2017

Commission adopts 2018 budget; records lowest Commissioner travel since 2009

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CADDO PARISH COMMISSION ADOPTS 2018 BUDGET;  COMMISSION TRAVEL LOWEST SINCE 2009

The Caddo Parish Commission officially adopted the Parish of Caddo’s 2018 Annual Operating and Capital Improvement Budget at the Commission’s 2018...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: November 30, 2017

Parish employees donate hundreds of toys to Toys for Tots campaign

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Employees of the Parish of Caddo made a formal presentation of hundreds of collected toys to the United States Marines for the culmination of the Parish’s Toys for Tots campaign. The presentation took place on Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 10:00am in the...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: November 9, 2017

Caddo Parish observes Veterans Day - Hours of Operation

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The Parish of Caddo wishes all of our veterans a Happy Veterans Day. We are thankful for all of those who have served protecting our freedom.

As a reminder, the Parish's administrative offices will be closed on Friday, November 10 in observance of this hol...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: August 31, 2017

Parish of Caddo recipient of national budget award

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PARISH OF CADDO RECIPIENT OF NATIONAL BUDGET AWARD

The Parish of Caddo has been recognized for its excellence in governmental budgeting by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA).

The Parish was announced as the recipient of the...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: August 1, 2017

Parish Commission to stream meetings via Facebook Live

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CADDO PARISH COMMISSION TO STREAM MEETINGS VIA FACEBOOK LIVE

The Caddo Parish Commission will provide another option for the public to view Commission work session and regular session meetings.

Beginning August 3, regular session meetings will broadcast vi...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: March 31, 2022

Caddo Animal Services to provide free rabies shots and microchips

Rabies and Microchip Clinic 2022

CADDO ANIMAL SERVICES TO PROVIDE FREE RABIES SHOTS AND MICROCHIPS

 

The Caddo Parish Department of Animal Services and Mosquito Control is offering free rabies shots and free microchipping to pets with owners that reside in the Parish in an effort ...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office