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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, D...

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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 budget m...

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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, 20...

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Posted on: November 17, 2017

CivicSource Community Information Sessions

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CADDO PARISH AND CITY OF SHREVEPORT PARTNER WITH CIVICSOURCE TO HOLD

COMMUNITY INFORMATION SESSIONS ON PURCHASING TAX-ADJUDICATED REAL ESTATE

Shreveport, La. – On Wednesday, December 13, 2017, the Parish of Caddo and the City of Shreveport will p...

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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 ...Read on...

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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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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Posted on: August 28, 2017

Parish sandbag location open in anticipation of Tropical Storm Harvey

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SANDBAGS AVAILABLE FOR PARISH RESIDENTS IN ANTICIPATION OF HARVEY

The Caddo Parish Department of Fleet Services, located at 1701 Monty Street, Shreveport, LA, will be open for residents who may need sandbags in anticipation of Tropical Storm Harvey.

Residen...

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Posted on: July 28, 2017

Parish joins forces to host regional human trafficking conference

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PARISH JOINS FORCES TO HOST REGIONAL HUMAN TRAFFICKING CONFERENCE

Over 300 advocates, law enforcement officials and survivors descended upon Shreveport to collectively address human trafficking at the 2017 ICCATT/South Central Human Trafficking Conference....

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Posted on: July 27, 2017

Caddo Parish receives donation to provide summer swim lessons for juveniles

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CADDO PARISH RECEIVES DONATION TO PROVIDE SUMMER SWIM LESSONS FOR JUVENILES

The Caddo Parish Department of Juvenile Services accepted a generous donation from SWEPCO to assist in summer swim lessons for juveniles on probation. The check presentation took p...

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Posted on: June 16, 2017

Parish to close Woolworth Bridge for repairs

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PARISH ANNOUNCES WOOLWORTH BRIDGE CLOSURE

Beginning Wednesday, June 21, 2017, the bridge located on Woolworth Road just north of the Woolworth Road landfill will be closed to allow the Caddo Parish Department of Public Works to reconstruct the bridge. &...

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Posted on: June 5, 2017

Parish mosquito spraying schedule hotline available

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Caddo Parish Mosquito Control Summer Spraying Schedule Available
The Caddo Parish Mosquito Control Division sprays neighborhoods on a periodic basis and by request by Parish citizens. Caddo citizens may now use a dedicated hotline to access the Parish's d...
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Posted on: May 22, 2017

Blanchard Furrh Bridge to reopen; Blanchard Latex to undergo construction

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BLANCHARD FURRH ROAD BRIDGE TO REOPEN; BLANCHARD LATEX ROAD BRIDGE TO UNDERGO CONSTRUCTION

 

Construction on the Blanchard Latex Road Bridge (west of LA Hwy 169) will begin on Friday, May 26, 2017.  The bridge will be closed to all traffic...

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Posted on: May 12, 2017

Blanchard Latex Road Bridge to remain open

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BLANCHARD LATEX ROAD BRIDGE TO REMAIN OPEN

Construction on the Blanchard Latex Road Bridge (west of LA Hwy 169) scheduled to begin on Monday, May 15, has been delayed to allow the Caddo Parish Department of Public Works to reopen the Blanchard Furrh Road B...

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Posted on: May 1, 2017

Caddo Parish Juvenile Services Director Receives Don E. Wydra Award

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CADDO JUVENILE JUSTICE DIRECTOR RECEIVES DON E. WYDRA AWARD

Caddo Parish Director of Juvenile Services Clay Walker was named the 19th recipient of the prestigious Don E. Wydra Memorial Award for Outstanding Contribution to Juvenile Justice and Del...

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Posted on: April 20, 2017

Caddo Parish Celebrates National County/Parish Government Month

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Caddo Parish Celebrates National County/Parish Government Month

Caddo Parish has celebrated National County/Parish Government Month (NCGM) during the month of April to showcase how the parish is building a healthy, vibrant and safe community through innova...

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Posted on: April 19, 2017

"National Adopt A Shelter Pet Day" Event to be held April 29

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PARISH TO HOLD “NATIONAL ADOPT A SHELTER PET DAY” EVENT

Caddo Parish residents will have the opportunity to spend time at their local shelter in observance of “National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day”.  The event, ...

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Posted on: April 7, 2017

Come explore Fairy Houses and Gnome Homes at Walter B. Jacobs Park!

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The Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation Department invites you to the Department's annual "Fairy Houses and Gnome Homes", to be held Saturday, April 7, 2017, 11:am - 4:00pm at the Walter B. Jacobs Nature Park, 8012 Blanchard Furrh Road, Shreveport...Read on...

Posted on: April 6, 2017

Caddo youth learn survival strategies at Caddo "Zombie Apocalypse" camp

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Caddo Parish is safe once again, thanks to the survival skills learned by parish youth at the Caddo Parks and Recreation’s inaugural Zombie Apocalypse Camp. 

The camp, hosted March 27-31, provided an opportunity for area youth ages 8-12...

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation Receive Top Honor

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CADDO PARISH PARKS AND RECREATION RECEIVE TOP HONOR

The Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation Department is the recipient of one of the Louisiana Recreation and Parks Association’s (LRPA) highest honors. 

The Department was awarded the Clas...

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Posted on: March 12, 2017

CPAS' First Annual "Kids Day" a success

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CPAS' FIRST ANNUAL "KIDS DAY" A SUCCESS
Some of the Parish's youngest residents spent their Saturday learning about the Caddo Parish Animal Shelter.  CPAS held it's first annual "Kids' Day at the Shelter", an event geared at ...Read on...
Posted on: February 28, 2017

Commissioners Elected Officers to Statewide Organization

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 CADDO PARISH COMMISSIONERS ELECTED OFFICERS TO STATEWIDE ORGANIZATION 

Commissioners Lyndon B. Johnson and Stormy Gage-Watts have been selected by a body of peers as officers of the Black Caucus of the Police Jury Association of Louisian...

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Posted on: February 17, 2017

Caddo Parish and City of Shreveport Partner to Offer New Online System for Adjudicated Properties

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Media Contact(s) :

Kristen Lawrence

kristen.lawrence@civicsource.com

(504) 930-3042

Krystle Grindley

Public Information Officer

Parish of Caddo

kgrindley@caddo.org

(318) 212-2681

Africa Price

Director of Public Relations and Communica...

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Posted on: January 19, 2017

Caddo Parish Commission Selects Interim District 12 Commissioner

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In a 7-4 vote, the Caddo Parish Commission has selected Louis Johnson as interim Commissioner for District 12.  Johnson will fill the seat left vacant by former Commissioner Ken Epperson, Sr.

Johnson was sworn in immediately following the Commiss...Read on...
Posted on: January 5, 2017

Caddo Parish Urges Safety During Winter Weather

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The Parish of Caddo urges motorists to utilize extreme caution during predicted winter weather conditions. As the cold weather and moisture begins to make its way across Caddo Parish Friday, January 6 throughout Saturday, January 7, please note that bridg...Read on...

Posted on: December 19, 2016

In Memoriam - William "Bill" Hanna

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The Parish of Caddo mourns the loss of former Caddo Parish Administrator and former Shreveport mayor Bill Hanna.

In his work as Caddo Parish Administrator, he helped establish Government Plaza and solidified a tri-government settlement on disputed casi...Read on...

Posted on: December 6, 2016

Parish makes donation to Toys for Tots Campaign

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CADDO PARISH MAKES DONATION TO TOYS FOR TOTS CAMPAIGN

Employees and members of Caddo Parish Administration made a formal presentation of collected toys for the culmination of the Parish’s Toys for Tots campaign.  The presentation to the ...

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