Carry The Load will be in Bossier City on May 26, Texarkana on May 27, and Mt. Pleasant on May 28. Carry The Load is a walk to remember those who gave the ultimate sacrifice to defend our country, and to honor those in the military today.

The walk in Bossier will begin at 5pm at the Teague Parkway Recreation Area, turn around at Walker Place Park, and walk back to the Teague Parkway Recreation Area. It's all to raise money for Carry The Load, asking that we donate to organizations that support the military.


Date Location
Wednesday, May 26 at 5pm Bossier City
Thursday, May 27 Texarkana
Friday, May 28 Mt. Pleasant


Rick Rowe was at the Carry The Load event Wednesday and saw an amazing turnout. This morning, he recaps what he saw and experienced live at the Eagle statue on Clyde Fant Parkway.

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An 11,500-mile national march and American flag relay leading up to Memorial Day arrives in the ArkLaTex on Wednesday. There's still time to sign up and be part of Carry the Load.

SHREVEPORT, La. - Nice weather is expected for the Carry the Load event.  Here are the forecast details.

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SHREVEPORT, La. - It was a party with a purpose on Sunday and that purpose was to celebrate our independence. The much-needed celebration came after more than a year in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.  

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SHREVEPORT, La. - The countdown is on to the 2021 KTBS 3 Freedom Fest Finale. Massive fireworks displays will light up the sky across the ArkLaTex on the 4th of July as we put our patriotism on display and celebrate God and Country.

BLANCHARD, La. - If you live in or around the Blanchard area, you're in for a treat this weekend. A massive fireworks display will light up the sky on the 4th of July. It's all part of the 2021 KTBS 3 Freedom Fest Finale. Come on out to Northwood Hills Golf Club and put your patriotism on di…

SHREVEPORT, La. - A late week weather change is forecast to bring rain Friday and possibly a dry July 4th weekend.  Here are the forecast details.

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JEFFERSON, Texas - The charming town of Jefferson, Texas will be exploding with patriotism on the 4th of July. It's one our featured destinations for the KTBS 2021 Freedom Fest Finale on Sunday. This year we're live in five cities in two states across the region, with entertainment and fireworks.

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SHREVEPORT, La. - With the summer swimming season here, now is the time to make sure your family is protected and following proper water safety measures. One way to do that is by making sure the little ones have life jackets. Saturday, June 26, is the day to take advantage of the KTBS 3 Life…

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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.

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