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. - Riverview Park in downtown Shreveport is the place to be as America turns a spry 243 this July 4. Countless people will be filling the riverfront to mark the special occasion with great food, awesome giveaways, unbelievable talent, and a show-stopping fireworks display.

SHREVEPORT, La. - 243 never looked so good. Join us today at Riverview Park in downtown Shreveport as we celebrate the birth of our great nation.

SHREVEPORT, La. - The 35th Annual Firecracker 5K is in the books. A couple of thousand people kicked off the 4th of July on a healthy note by running a beautiful route on Fairfield and Betty Virginia Park in Shreveport's historic South Highland neighborhood. They started at Mall St. Vincent.

Danielle Scott's volleyball career has taken her all over the globe, but it all started in Louisiana. She expressed that gratitude at the state's Sports Hall of Fame.

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