bossier city http://wwno.org en LSU AgCenter ramps up statewide water research with Bossier City-based faculty http://wwno.org/post/lsu-agcenter-ramps-statewide-water-research-bossier-city-based-faculty The LSU AgCenter is hiring four new faculty members who will be statewide water experts based at the Red River Research Station in Bossier City.<p>The new positions include an irrigation engineer, a water quality scientist, a plant soil scientist and a water policy economist.<img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper inset" data-caption="LSU AgCenter northwest region director Patrick Colyer shows off the Red River Research Station&#039;s "scrubbing pond."" data-attribution="Credit Kate Archer Kent" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/rrr/files/styles/card_280/public/20 Fri, 03 Jan 2014 15:20:00 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 51366 at http://wwno.org Pediatric day health care center set to open in Bossier City http://wwno.org/post/pediatric-day-health-care-center-set-open-bossier-city A day care for medically-fragile infants and children is set to open in Bossier City. Lauve’s Pediatric Day Health Care will be the first one in northwest Louisiana.<p>A Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals spokesman said there are now 12 facilities in the state, mostly concentrated in south Louisiana. Thu, 19 Dec 2013 14:56:00 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 50448 at http://wwno.org Bossier City man accused of raping 1-year-old boy http://wwno.org/post/bossier-city-man-accused-raping-1-year-old-boy <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Bossier City police have arrested a 32-year-old Bossier City man on charges of aggravated rape in connection with the alleged molestation of a 1-year-old boy.</p> Tue, 17 Jul 2012 09:50:00 +0000 The Associated Press 15943 at http://wwno.org 'Billy the Exterminator' faces drug charges http://wwno.org/post/billy-exterminator-faces-drug-charges <p>Authorities say William &quot;Billy&quot; Bretherton, star of the A&amp;E reality TV show &quot;Billy the Exterminator,&quot; has been arrested in Bossier City, La., on drug possession charges.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">City spokesman Mark Natale says a warrant was issued last week for Bretherton and his wife, Mary, after items recovered from their hotel room tested positive for synthetic marijuana. They surrendered Friday.</p> Tue, 05 Jun 2012 21:06:24 +0000 STACEY PLAISANCE | The Associated Press 12918 at http://wwno.org