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Baker Hughes cutting 28 jobs in Shreveport

Monday, 31 August 2015 23:51 Written by
SHREVEPORT, La. — A corporation that provides services for the oil and gas industry is laying off 28 employees at its Shreveport facility. Baker Hughes Inc. notified the state of the layoffs in a letter late last week. A copy was released Monday by Louisiana's labor department. The company said the layoffs are the result of cutbacks in exploration, drilling and production caused by the declining price of oil.
Centenary women’s soccer looks for improvement in 2015 campaign
Monday, 31 August 2015 23:08 Written by
Related LinksLive Stats Note: Centenary students are reminded that all athletic events are 25 passport points. We need your help on Tuesday night to help lead the Ladies to a victory! The 2015 edition of the Centenary College women’s soccer team looks to build upon last season, the first for Centenary College alum David Orr at the helm of the Ladies program. “We’re looking forward to a fun season,” said Coach Orr. “We have been…
Baker Hughes announces layoffs in Shreveport operations
Monday, 31 August 2015 22:48 Written by
SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - More than two dozen employees have been laid off from Baker Hughes' Shreveport operations. According to a notice submitted to the Louisiana Workforce Commission (LWC) late last week, Baker Hughes is citing "reduced exploration/drilling/production as a result of the declining price of oil" as the reason for the job cuts. The notice, known as WARN or Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act, is required by the state of employers under certain…
Updated Burn Bans - KTBS.com - Shreveport, LA News, Weather and Sports
Monday, 31 August 2015 21:48 Written by
Fewer Burn Bans are around today. Here's the latest list of counties and parishes: Oklahoma: none; Arkansas: Little River, Hempstead, Nevada, Lafayette, Ouachita and Union; Louisiana: Caddo, DeSoto, Sabine, Natchitoches, Red River, Bienville, Claiborne, Union, Lincoln, Jackson and Winn; Texas: Sabine, San Augustine, Nacogdoches, Shelby, Camp, Franklin, Morris, Titus, Red River and Bowie.
Local second grader dies suddenly from rare illness
Monday, 31 August 2015 17:05 Written by
SHREVEPORT, La. An eight-year-old boy who died from a rare bacterial infection was remembered Monday by his class mates. Frederick Carmody had the infection in his blood stream and we were told he passed away from rare complications from a common germ. Frederick Carmodym, who died Saturday, was a student at Saint Joseph Catholic School. He's the son of Anthony and Katherine Carmody. There have been some concerns from parents at Saint Joseph about the…
Shreveport, Bossier City unite on new occupancy tax
Monday, 31 August 2015 16:55 Written by
CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE The Independence Bowl could be on the verge of receiving the best makeover outside money can buy. If Caddo and Bossier can rally together enough public support, an occupancy tax designed to create more money from tourism in the area will greatly benefit the struggling college football bowl game. Shreveport Mayor Ollie Tyler and Bossier City Mayor Lo Walker backed the bill on Monday and addressed the benefits of approval of the November vote.
28 Shreveport-area oil service employees losing jobs
Monday, 31 August 2015 15:05 Written by
SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - A corporation that provides services for the oil and gas industry is laying off 28 employees at its Shreveport facility. Baker Hughes notified the state of the layoffs in a letter late last week. A copy was released Monday by Louisiana's labor department. The company said the layoffs are the result of cutbacks in exploration, drilling and production caused by the declining price of oil. Angie McPherson, a human resources director…
Ex-Cop Says Politicking Got Son Arrested
Monday, 31 August 2015 13:48 Written by
SHREVEPORT, La. (CN) - The home of a former small-town police officer who ran for local offices was illegally raided and his son was falsely charged with murder because of his political activities, he claims in court. Murphy Robertson Jr., along with his wife and adult son, sued the City of Minden, La., and its police department, the Webster Parish Sheriff's Office, and a host of city and parish officials. He filed the lawsuit in…
Baker Hughes lays off 28 in Shreveport
Monday, 31 August 2015 13:13 Written by
Buy Photo Oil service giant Baker Hughes has laid off 28 employees at its Shreveport facility.(Photo: Claire Taylor, The Advertiser)Buy Photo CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE Oil service giant Baker Hughes has laid off 28 employees at its Shreveport facility at 6970 W. 70th St., the company told the Louisiana Workforce Commission. In a Friday letter to Andre France of the LWC’s Dislocated Worker Unit, Angie McPherson, human resources director for the Southern U.S.
Commissioner Michael Williams announces his candidacy for District 3
Monday, 31 August 2015 13:06 Written by
SHREVEPORT, La. Caddo Commissioner Michael Williams announced Monday that he will run for his Commissioner seat for District 3: After careful thought and consideration..... Consultations with families and friends..... And most of all prayers to Our Lord above..... For every steps I take in my life, I consult and ask the Lord for His direction..... I would like to announce that I will be a candidate for District 3 Commissioner for this term.
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