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  • 6 arrested in La. for improper explosives storage

    June 19, 2013 1:34 PM

    SHREVEPORT - Six executives of a Louisiana company have been arrested on charges of improperly storing explosives. Among those arrested Tuesday were 65-year-old Explo Systems President David Fincher of Burns, Tenn.; 57-year-old Vice President David Smith of Winchester, Ky.; and 67-year-old Vice President of Operations William Terry Wright of... more »
  • Track coach accused of inappropriate relationship

    January 24, 2013 11:31 AM

    DOYLINE- The track and cross country coach at Doyline High School has been arrested and booked with indecent behavior with a juvenile. A news outlet in Shreveport reports 29-year-old William Andrew Major was arrested Wednesday by Webster Parish Sheriff's detectives. Major is accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a... more »
  • 5.5M pounds of explosive moved at N. La. site

    January 4, 2013 7:17 AM

    DOYLINE, La. - State police say that just over 5.5 million pounds of explosive propellant has been moved at the northwestern Louisiana industrial site where it was found to be improperly stored several weeks ago. On Thursday, crews moved about 93,600 pounds of the material, bringing the total safely... more »
  • Cleanup continues at La. explosive company

    December 19, 2012 10:36 AM

    DOYLINE - Authorities say it could take up to three weeks to finish storing military propellant at an explosives recycling company that caused the evacuation of a Louisiana town. The town of Doyline was evacuated earlier this month after authorities said they found 6 million pounds of the material improperly... more »
  • Doyline evacuation to be lifted Friday

    December 6, 2012 2:49 PM

    DOYLINE, La. - Authorities say they will lift a voluntary evacuation advisory on Friday as they continue to move explosives to a safe location at a munitions plant. Louisiana State Police Sgt. James Anderson says the advisory will be lifted at noon. Authorities had said most residents of Doyline, a... more »
  • Crews resume moving explosives

    December 5, 2012 10:27 AM

    DOYLINE, La. - Authorities have resumed moving millions of pounds of explosives they say were improperly stored at a munitions recycling facility in north Louisiana. State Police spokeswoman Julie Lewis said Wednesday the materials are being moved to a safe location at the Camp Minden industrial site in Webster Parish.... more »
  • La. watches weather as crews move explosives

    December 4, 2012 8:09 AM

    DOYLINE, La. - Authorities are keeping a close eye on the weather and watching for lightning as they work to secure 6 million pounds of explosives at a former ammunition plant in northwest Louisiana. State police spokeswoman Lt. Julie Lewis says crews will suspend efforts to relocate the M6... more »
  • Fire rages in Bossier, Webster parishes

    September 20, 2010 7:52 AM

    A state forestry worker was burned while bulldozing a firebreak against a woods fire that started near Doyline and spread toward Haughton. Bossier and Webster parish firefighters and state forestry workers spent more than seven hours containing the fire. The Webster Parish Sheriff's Office believes the fire may have started... more »

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