The Barksdale Air Force Base Air Show is May 18th and 19th. This year KTBS 3 brings you a live broadcast special and coverage of some of the best highlights offered this year. The event only comes every other year! And we bring you the best coverage in this special broadcast. Live broadcast on KTBS 3 on May 18, from 3pm - 5pm.


The P-51 nicknamed Mustang is an American long-range fighter used during World War II, the Korean War, and other conflicts. The Mustang was designed back in 1940 by North American Aviation (NAA), in response to the need of fighters in World War II. 

SHREVEPORT, La. - With severe weather on the horizon in the ArkLaTex, all eyes are on the sky and Barksdale Air Force Base officials in particular are watching the forecast closely.

If you heard a loud boom earlier today.... It might have been a f-35 flying into Barksdale Air Force Base.

For the first time an F-35 will showcase at Barksdale as part of the "Defender of Liberty Space and Air Show.

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SHREVEPORT, La. - The hot summer weather is officially here and kids of all ages are ready to cool off by finding the nearest pool or lake. But before that happens, we at KTBS 3 and our proud sponsors want to make sure they stay as safe as possible by using a proper life jacket.

SHREVEPORT, La - If there's one thing we've learned during the 2021 Freedom Fest Series, it's that patriotism is incredibly strong in the ArkLaTex. When KTBS 3 launched its annual Flag Day Giveaway, thousands poured in to our sponsor locations to get their hands on Old Glory.

SHREVEPORT, La. - You know and see her every weeknight on KTBS 3 News at 5 and 6, but you might not know the incredible singing abilities of Linnea Allen.  

Hope you enjoyed your July 4th holiday and our Freedom Fest Finale. We had to make some adjustments this year for obvious reasons but the show must go on.

TEXARKANA, Ark. - All eyes were to the sky for a spectacular fireworks show at the KTBS Freedom Fest Finale in Texarkana. The massive fireworks display was just one of eight fireworks shows broadcast on KTBS 3 News and KPXJ CW 21.

SHREVEPORT, La. - A weather pattern change threatens to bring Mother Nature's fireworks to the ArkLaTex on July 4th.  Here are the Freedom Fest Finale forecasts.

SHREVEPORT, La. - As we get ready to celebrate the birth of our country, we're also looking at some of the ways that make it great, like it's people.

SHREVEPORT, La. - More typical hot weather is expected for the long holiday weekend in the ArkLaTex and for the KTBS 3 Freedom Fest Finale, featuring a live fireworks show in eight locations. Look for a daily chance of isolated showers with heat index values above 100 degrees.

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