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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

boom or bust byways

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

fall program guide

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: July 30, 2021

Parish of Caddo to adopt indoor mask policy at Parish facilities beginning August 2

Caddo Parish covid-19 update logo

PARISH OF CADDO TO ADOPT INDOOR MASK POLICY AT PARISH FACILITIES BEGINNING AUGUST 2

 

Caddo Parish, LA – For the safety of the public and staff and as recommended by CDC guidelines, the wearing of face masks will be required in all Caddo ...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: July 22, 2021

Commission approves funding for Caddo Parish Eviction Mitigation Assistance Program

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CADDO COMMISSION APPROVES FUNDING FOR CADDO PARISH EVICTION MITIGATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

 

Caddo Parish, LA – The Caddo Parish Commission has committed additional funding to assist renters facing eviction as a result of the COVID-19 pand...

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

Caddo Parish celebrates National Park and Recreation Month

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CADDO PARISH CELEBRATES NATIONAL PARK AND RECREATION MONTH

 

Caddo Parish, LA - Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation is celebrating Park and Recreation Month, an initiative of the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), by inviting our commun...

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

Caddo Parish reminds motorists to travel safely during Independence Day holiday

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CADDO PARISH REMINDS MOTORISTS TO TRAVEL SAFELY DURING INDEPENDENCE DAY HOLIDAY

The Parish of Caddo reminds motorists to travel safely and exercise safe driving practices while traveling during the upcoming Independence Day holiday weekend (Friday, July 2 ...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: June 22, 2021

Earl G. Williamson park to close for improvements; boat launch to remain open

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EARL G. WILLIAMSON PARK TO CLOSE FOR IMPROVEMENTS, BOAT LAUNCH TO REMAIN OPEN

 

Caddo Parish, LA – Beginning Monday, June 28, Earl G. Williamson Park, located at 11425 LA-1, Oil City, LA will be closed for major electrical upgrades and se...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: June 17, 2021

Caddo Commission approves Juneteenth Parish holiday

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CADDO PARISH COMMISSION APPROVES JUNETEENTH PARISH HOLIDAY

 

Caddo Parish, LA – The Caddo Parish Commission approved making Juneteenth a Parish holiday for 2021 during its regular session meeting on June 17.

 

Juneteenth commemorat...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: June 17, 2021

Self Road Bridge to be closed for maintenance beginning June 21

Self Road Bridge Closure

PARISH ANNOUNCES SELF ROAD BRIDGE CLOSURE 

 

Beginning June 21, 2021, the Parish’s bridge located on Self Road in North Caddo will be closed to allow the Caddo Parish Department of Public Works to do maintenance work on the struc...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: June 17, 2021

National Mosquito Control Awareness Week begins June 20

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NATIONAL MOSQUITO CONTROL AWARENESS WEEK BEGINS SUNDAY, JUNE 20

 

Caddo Parish, LA – June and the summer months bring the yearly onslaught of mosquitoes and their bites to Caddo Parish. In recognition of the upcoming National Mosquito Con...

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

Caddo Commission and Pamoja Art Society partner to host cultural fair

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CADDO COMMISSION AND PAMOJA ART SOCIETY TO HOST CULTURAL CONNECTION FAIR

 

The Caddo Parish Commission and Pamoja Art Society will host a “Cultural Connection Fair,” Saturday, June 12th from 10:00am - 2:00 pm at the Pamoja Art S...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: June 3, 2021

Parish of Caddo, local agencies join forces in youth crime prevention

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 PARISH OF CADDO, LOCAL CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES JOIN FORCES TO OFFER YOUTH CRIME PREVENTION PROGRAMS

Caddo Parish, LA - Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation Department and Caddo Parish Juvenile Services, in conjunction with the ...

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

Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation receives $50,000 from No Kid Hungry

Caddp Parks No Kid Hungry

CADDO PARISH PARKS AND RECREATION RECEIVES $50,000 FROM NO KID HUNGRY

 

Caddo Parish, LA – Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation Department has received $50,000.00 in grant funding to feed summer youth program participants healthy snacks and ...

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

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

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CADDO PARISH 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 weekend (Friday, May 28, 2021 through Mon...

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

Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation releases 2021 summer program guide

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CADDO PARISH PARKS & RECREATION RELEASES 2021 SUMMER PROGRAM GUIDE

 

Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation has released the 2021 Summer Program Guide, highlighting fun and enriching opportunities across Caddo Parish for youth, adults, and families....

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: May 25, 2021

Caddo Parish Parks to host MLB pitch, hit and run; home run derby competitions June 9

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CADDO PARISH PARKS 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 baseball team will host Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit ...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: April 26, 2021

Caddo Parish Animal Services receives $10,000 PETCO pets grant

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NEWLY NAMED PETCO LOVE INVESTS IN LIFESAVING WORK OF CADDO PARISH ANIMAL SERVICES AND MOSQUITO CONTROL

Grant of $10,000 will help save more pet lives across Caddo Parish

 

Caddo Parish, LA– Caddo Parish Animal Services and Mosquito Control...

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

Caddo Parks hosts virtual author visit with Alex McConduit

Alex McConduit Bloom

CADDO PARKS HOSTS VIRTUAL AUTHOR VISIT WITH ALEX MCCONDUIT

 

Caddo Parish, LA- Alex McConduit, children’s book author and New Orleans native, has partnered with the Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation Department to host a virtual v...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: April 8, 2021

Caddo Commission approves $1mil funding for LSU Health Shreveport Center for Emerging Viral Threats

Caddo LSU partnership

CADDO COMMISSION APPROVES $1 MILLION FUNDING FOR LSU HEALTH SHREVEPORT CENTER FOR EMERGING VIRAL THREATS EXPANSION 

Caddo Parish, LA – The Caddo Parish Commission voted on Thursday to allocate up to $1 million dollars to support critical ...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: April 8, 2021

Linwood Avenue bridge closure begins April 12

Linwood Avenue Bridge Closure

PARISH ANNOUNCES LINWOOD AVENUE BRIDGE CLOSURE 

 

Beginning Monday, April 12, the bridge located on Linwood Avenue between Southern Loop and Barron Road will be closed to allow the Caddo Parish Department of Public Works to replace the str...

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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 31, 2021

REMINDER: Caddo Parish Emergency Rental Assistance Program begins April 1

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CADDO PARISH COVID EMERGENCY RENTAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM LAUNCHES 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...

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

Emergency bridge closure - Mira Myrtis Road

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 EMERGENCY BRIDGE CLOSURE – MIRA MYRTIS ROAD BRIDGE 

Due to emergency maintenance, the Myra Myrtis bridge in north Caddo Parish will be closed beginning Tuesday, March 30 to allow the Caddo Parish Department of...

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

Parish announces Mayo Road bridge closure

Parish Bridge Closure - Mayo Road

 

PARISH ANNOUNCES MAYO ROAD BRIDGE CLOSURE 

 

Beginning April 5, 2021, the Parish’s bridge located on Mayo Road in south Caddo will be closed to allow the Caddo Parish Department of Public Works to replace the structure....

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

Caddo Parish to host Emergency Rental Assistance Program virtual information session

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CADDO PARISH TO HOST EMERGENCY RENTAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM VIRTUAL INFORMATION SESSION

 

Caddo Parish, LA - The Parish of Caddo will host a virtual informational session to provide renters and landlords with information about the Parish’s Emergency R...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: March 23, 2021

Caddo Commission to hold parish wide food box distribution event March 27

Food Box Distribution Event - Flyer

CADDO PARISH COMMISSION TO HOLD PARISH WIDE FOOD DISTRIBUTION BOX EVENT MARCH 27

The Caddo Parish Commission, in partnership with the Food Bank of Northwest Louisiana, will host a drive thru food box distribution event at multiple locations across Caddo Pa...

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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

2021 0401 Caddo ERA Program Web Graphics2

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: March 18, 2021

Caddo Commission votes to opt-in current state guidelines governing bar operation and capacity

Caddo Parish covid-19 update

CADDO PARISH COMMISSION VOTES TO OPT-IN CURRENT STATE GUIDELINES GOVERNING BAR OPERATION AND CAPACITY

Caddo Parish, LA – The Caddo Parish Commission voted Thursday to opt-in and allow bars to open and operate under the current state guidelines mandated by ...

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

Caddo Juvenile Court to resume Thursday; Caddo Parish Health Unit remains closed

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CADDO JUVENILE COURT TO RESUME THURSDAY; CADDO HEALTH UNIT TO REMAIN CLOSED

Caddo Parish Juvenile Court will resume operations Thursday, February 25, as water has been restored to the building. 

The Caddo Parish Health Unit, located on Creswell Ave...

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

Water distribution sites in Caddo Parish - February 25

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Caddo Parish Office of Homeland Security, Parish of Caddo and the City of Shreveport have announced multiple water distribution sites for Caddo Parish Thursday, February 25 beginning at 12:00pm while supplies last. The Southern University site will begin ...

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

Information regarding parishwide water distribution sites

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Water distribution sites for citizens in Shreveport and the surrounding areas in Caddo Parish are expected to be up and running tomorrow.
A request for drinking water was made to the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedne...
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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: February 20, 2021

Caddo Parish solid waste compactor sites to re-open Sunday

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CADDO PARISH SOLID WASTE SITES TO RE-OPEN SUNDAY

 

Caddo Parish Public Works crews have been working to clear safe access to the Parish’s solid waste compactor sites.  Nine sites will be open for residents to dispose of their sol...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: February 17, 2021

Sheltering Assistance and Winter Weather Resources across Caddo Parish

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Sheltering Assistance and Winter Weather Resources across Caddo Parish

 

For assistance with sheltering during the winter storm, please contact the following organizations. This list is not exhaustive, but a list of resources that the Parish has be...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: February 17, 2021

ASMC emergency call line restored

winter weather update

ASMC EMERGENCY CALL LINE RESTORED

The Animal Services and Mosquito Control emergency call line has been restored after technical issues due to weather caused intermittent interruption. 

Citizens may once again call (318)-226-6624 to report emergenc...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: February 17, 2021

ASMC emergency call line experiencing technical issues

winter weather update

ANIMAL SERVICES EMERGENCY CALL LINE EXPERIENCING TECHNICAL ISSUES
Caddo Parish Animal Services is experiencing intermittent disruption to emergency phone lines due to issues caused by the winter weather.  Maintenance teams are continuing to assess...
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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: February 17, 2021

Parish of Caddo offices closed Thursday and Friday due to inclement weather

Weather Office Closure

PARISH OF CADDO OFFICES CLOSED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER

 

All Parish of Caddo administrative offices and departments will be closed Thursday, February 18 and Friday, February 19, 2021 due to inclement weather conditions in the Parish.&...

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

Parish holidays closures; winter weather updates

winter weather update

PARISH HOLIDAY CLOSURES; WINTER WEATHER UPDATES

In observance of the upcoming Presidents’ Day holiday, Parish administrative offices will be closed Monday, February 15.  Due to winter weather already impacting the area, the Parish&ap...
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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: February 11, 2021

Caddo Parks and Recreation and Shreveport Green launch Clean Parks Campaign

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CADDO PARISH PARKS AND RECREATION AND SHREVEPORT GREEN LAUNCH CLEAN PARKS CAMPAIGN

 

Caddo Parish, LA - Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation, in partnership with Shreveport Green, has launched the “Caddo Parish Clean Parks Campaign&...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: February 10, 2021

Keithville-Springridge Rd Bridge to be closed for replacement starting Wednesday

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KEITHVILLE-SPRINGRIDGE ROAD BRIDGE TO BE CLOSED FOR REPLACEMENT

 

Beginning February 24, 2021, the Keithville/Springridge Road Bridge (accessible from Old Mansfield Road and Colquitt Road) will be closed to allow the Caddo Parish Department of Publ...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: February 8, 2021

Small Business COVID Kit Application

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COVID KITS FOR SMALL BUSINESSES NOW AVAILABLE

Thanks to Ordinance 5967 enacted by the Caddo Parish Commission, small businesses in Caddo Parish can now apply for COVID prevention kits.  The kits are part of a $272,000 allocation designed to increa...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: January 10, 2021

Parish of Caddo Weather Closures

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PARISH OF CADDO OFFICES CLOSED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER

 

All Parish of Caddo administrative offices and departments will be closed Monday, January 11, 2021 due to inclement weather conditions. Key and essential personnel will report to wo...

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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office
Posted on: December 9, 2020

Parish of Caddo makes donation to 2020 Toys for Tots campaign

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CADDO PARISH MAKES DONATION TO 2020 TOYS FOR TOTS CAMPAIGN

Caddo Parish, LA - Employees on behalf of Caddo Parish Administration and the Caddo Parish Commission made a formal presentation of collected toys for the culmination of the Parish’s Toys...

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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

Gavel American flag and statue of justice

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

Two people on bicycles

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

Caddo Parish seal

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

Man cutting mans hair

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

Caddo Parish seal

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

Group of people around santa with present

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