Much of the South, including Shreveport-Bossier and the Ark-La-Tex, is experiencing extreme winter conditions. Freezing temps, snow and ice are causing issues in the area. SWEPCO is urging customers to conserve energy as to not overload the system. Several major local roadways have been deemed impassable. Keep up to date with everything you need to know here.
DSNAP Benefits for Winter Storm Approved for Shreveport-Bossier
The Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services has now received the approval it needs to begin Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (DSNAP) in 23 Parishes
Utility Companies to Spread Winter Heating Costs Over Several Months
Louisiana utility customers will receive extra time to pay off their high winter power bills from February’s historic winter weather that produced a huge demand for heat.
FEMA Registration Required for Winter Storm Damage
Because of the horrific consequences of last month's winter storm, FEMA is stepping in with assistance, but you must register to get the grants.
Azaleas at Shreveport’s Norton Art Gallery Damaged in Freeze
Azaleas all across the region died in the February freeze and some of them will not be able to be saved. But there is some hope.
Latest Winter Weather Recovery Updates
As recovery efforts continue, more boil advisories are being lifted, blood drives continue, and more!
Did the Freezing Temps in NWLA Eliminate Any Pests?
As we dig out from under the collapsed roofs and carports and finally restore running water to NWLA, many of us are looking for a silver lining. Did the hard freeze help curb any of our local pests?
Could Last Week’s Cold Have Killed the Fairgrounds Field Bats?
Could last week's cold spell have killed a large number - maybe all - of the 30,000 bats said to be populating the old Fairgrounds Field?
Greenwood Residents Asked to Stop Using Water Now
Officials in the town of Greenwood need all residents and businesses to immediately and completely stop using city water right now
Water Restored to Most of Shreveport
There is some good news today about water service in the City of Shreveport. The Mayor's Office sent out a news release this morning saying service has been restored to most of the city.
Free Water to Be Handed Out Wednesday
Here are the sites where you can pick up free water today.
Instagram Influencer’s Polar Plunge Doesn’t Go Exactly As Planned In Her Frozen Swimming Pool
If you needed further proof that the south is simply not built for extreme winter weather, here it is.
Shreveport-Bossier Recognizes Winter Storm Good Samaritans
Thank you so much for sharing your stories with us about all of the incredible people in Shreveport-Bossier and the Ark-La-Tex with us on-air and online with us today!