SHREVEPORT, La. - Marty Haggard sounds and looks just like his dad, country music legend Merle Haggard. What you may not know is that Marty, Merle’s oldest son, makes his home in the ArkLaTex, a short drive from Shreveport in Doyline.
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Garrett Jacobs is a singer/songwriter from Shreveport/Bossier City, Louisiana. Garrett currently occupies a unique place in today's country music scene. His sound is described as a cross between country, pop, soul and blues. Garrett had a multitude of musical influences growing up, from leading worship in church to the music that his parents grew up on. Garrett picked up a guitar and began singing at the age of 11. During his senior year, Garrett got the opportunity to go to Hollywood for American Idol and he successfully competed in the top 14. Garrett currently lives in Nashville, TN, where he is focused on writing and preparing to release his 1st EP sometime in Summer 2019.
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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. - Thursday was more than just fireworks and barbecue. Dozens of people became U.S. citizens in an annual naturalization ceremony.
SHREVEPORT, La. - Save the date! Once again, you're invited to a huge birthday bash marking our nation's independence. It's Thursday, July 4, at Riverview Park in downtown Shreveport.
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.
As we celebrate Independence Day, people from other countries around the world get ready to become new American citizens. Rick Rowe tells the story of immigrants becoming Americans then and now.
SHREVEPORT, La. - Here's the Freedom Fest Finale forecast. It has a little bit of everything!
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.
The number of people who became U.S. citizens reached a five-year high last year, with more than 750,000 people naturalized.