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    RICK ROWE: Big Outdoor Expo is an Ark-La-Tex Best Video included

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    There's a big outdoor expo headed to area this weekend. More>>

    RICK ROWE: Quitman, LA couple celebrates 80 years of marriage Video included

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    He's 102 years old and she's 101. They've been married for 80 years!
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    Rick Rowe learns more about St. Jude’s first patient from our area Video included

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    Rick Rowe learns more about St. Jude's first patient from our area More>>

    Rick Rowe shows us why the "Bayou Billionaires" are all smiles Video included

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    CMT made Gerald Dowden and his family famous when it aired "Bayou Billionaires. More>>

    Rick Rowe shows us why Scott Wells is an Ark-La-Tex Best Video included

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    Scott Wells was injured while on the job.  He lost his legs and his wife, but says he's not letting that slow him down. More>>

    Rick Rowe shows us why an area pastor who fought in WWII is an Ark-La-Tex Best Video included

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    A local pastor fights in four of the most brutal battles of World War II. More>>

    Rick Rowe shows us why the Declaration of Independence is an Ark-La-Tex Best Video included

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    The Declaration of Independence is one of the most famous documents in U.S. History -- and it's inspired one man to commit it to memory. More>>

    Rick Rowe ArkLaTex Best: Ruston Peach Festival Video included

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    ALB An annual tradition, the Ruston Peach Festival, is underway throughout the weekend.
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    Rick Rowe's ArkLaTex Best: Black Water Bride Video included

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    A local band just got back from a major festival in Key West.  It was significant because they were specifically invited and some of the biggest songwriters in country music were there. More>>

    Rick Row's ArkLaTex Best: Sara's run Video included

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    She only lived one day, but Sara Claire Touchstone has touched hundreds of lives.
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    Robert Jensen's Life of Service Video included

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    Flags were flown all over the ArkLaTex this Memorial Day but Rick Rowe found out that many of those flags have names and stories behind them. More>>

    • ArkLaTex In-DepthMore>>

    • Youth vote could make a difference in LA midterm election - but will it?

      Youth vote could make a difference in LA midterm election - but will it?

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 10:00 PM EDT2014-09-03 02:00:16 GMT
      Politicos across the country have their eyes on the state of Louisiana's upcoming midterm election. Whether or not Congresswoman Mary Landrieu will hold onto her democratic seat in the senate - and possibly decide the balance of the Senate - is a big question. 
      Politicos across the country have their eyes on the state of Louisiana's upcoming midterm election. Whether or not Congresswoman Mary Landrieu will hold onto her democratic seat in the senate - and possibly decide the balance of the Senate - is a big question. 
    • Where Is Downtown Bossier?

      Where Is Downtown Bossier?

      Monday, September 1 2014 9:00 PM EDT2014-09-02 01:00:18 GMT
      Back in the day downtown Bossier City was a hot spot. Parking lots full with trendy restaurants and businesses just a step away.Now it's dwarfed by nearby casinos and abandoned by consumers for the Louisiana Boardwalk.Downtown Bossier is about nine blocks long, three blocks wide and Barksdale Blvd. runs through the heart of downtown and dead ends at Traffic St.Many of the buildings along Barksdale Blvd. and the surrounding blocks are abandoned and run down. According to city leaders it has ta...
      Back in the day downtown Bossier City was a hot spot. Parking lots full with trendy restaurants and businesses just a step away.Now it's dwarfed by nearby casinos and abandoned by consumers for the Louisiana Boardwalk.Downtown Bossier is about nine blocks long, three blocks wide and Barksdale Blvd. runs through the heart of downtown and dead ends at Traffic St.Many of the buildings along Barksdale Blvd. and the surrounding blocks are abandoned and run down. According to city leaders it has ta...
    • Election 2014: Local political dynasties, Bowman bros. follow mother

      Election 2014: Local political dynasties, Bowman bros. follow mother

      Sunday, August 31 2014 10:57 PM EDT2014-09-01 02:57:19 GMT
      The Kennedy family, the Bushes, the Clintons and now the Hamiters. Political dynasties are an American tradition that isn't just for the national stage. Several local families have felt the urge to pursue political office. 
      The Kennedy family, the Bushes, the Clintons and now the Hamiters. Political dynasties are an American tradition that isn't just for the national stage. Several local families have felt the urge to pursue political office. 
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    • KTBS 3 St Jude Dream Home Builders

      KTBS 3 St Jude Dream Home Builders

      Wednesday, August 6 2014 8:16 AM EDT2014-08-06 12:16:24 GMT
      KTBS 3 St. Jude Dream Home is a labor of love.In all our 24 years the homes have been built entirely out of the goodness of hearts, free labor, time and support or St. Jude's Children's Hospital.And this year is no different.And in the past years KTBS 3 has raised over a quarter billion dollars for St. Jude's.We would like to thank the builders that come out and give their time and effort for the grand prize.Rick Rowe shares their story.
      KTBS 3 St. Jude Dream Home is a labor of love.In all our 24 years the homes have been built entirely out of the goodness of hearts, free labor, time and support or St. Jude's Children's Hospital.And this year is no different.And in the past years KTBS 3 has raised over a quarter billion dollars for St. Jude's.We would like to thank the builders that come out and give their time and effort for the grand prize.Rick Rowe shares their story.
    • Rick Rowe introduces us to the Sewing Queen

      Rick Rowe introduces us to the Sewing Queen

      Wednesday, July 23 2014 8:23 AM EDT2014-07-23 12:23:16 GMT
      Have you ever wanted to learn to sew? 

      If you live in Bossier and you've taken classes you probably know Edith Faught.

      Have you ever wanted to learn to sew? 
      If you live in Bossier and you've taken classes you probably know Edith Faught.
    • Rick Rowe shows one man has been changing lives for 5 decades

      Rick Rowe shows one man has been changing lives for 5 decades

      Wednesday, July 16 2014 8:47 AM EDT2014-07-16 12:47:27 GMT
      Going to work isn't a chore if you love what you do.  Recently an area business celebrated 50 years thanks in part to one man.
      Going to work isn't a chore if you love what you do.  Recently an area business celebrated 50 years thanks in part to one man.
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    • Bossier Gives Green Light to Brewing Co.

      Bossier Gives Green Light to Brewing Co.

      Wednesday, September 3 2014 12:15 AM EDT2014-09-03 04:15:00 GMT
      We have an update to a story we have been following that involves the oldest fire station in Bossier City turning into a micro-brewery. Today city council members gave it the official green light and will allow "Flying Hart Brewery" to purchase the old station in downtown Bossier City. Preliminary designs were on display during Tuesday's city council meeting to give the public an idea of what the fire station will look like when they are ready for business sometime next year. There had been s...
      We have an update to a story we have been following that involves the oldest fire station in Bossier City turning into a micro-brewery. Today city council members gave it the official green light and will allow "Flying Hart Brewery" to purchase the old station in downtown Bossier City. Preliminary designs were on display during Tuesday's city council meeting to give the public an idea of what the fire station will look like when they are ready for business sometime next year. There had been s...
    • Dolly moves on shore in Mexico

      Dolly moves on shore in Mexico

      Wednesday, September 3 2014 12:01 AM EDT2014-09-03 04:01:31 GMT
      Tropical Storm Dolly StatsTropical Storm Dolly Stats

       Tropical Storm Dolly moved inland Tuesday evening near Tampico, Mexico.  Weakening is forecast.

       Tropical Storm Dolly moved inland Tuesday evening near Tampico, Mexico.  Weakening is forecast.

    • Baby injured in Mansfield house fire

      Baby injured in Mansfield house fire

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 11:59 PM EDT2014-09-03 03:59:12 GMT
      Fire crews are on the scene of a house fire at this hour in Mansfield, La.The scene is 125 Meadow St. on the north side of town.
      Fire crews are on the scene of a house fire at this hour in Mansfield, La.The scene is 125 Meadow St. on the north side of town.
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