Yellow Fever http://redriverradio.org en Oakland Cemetery in Shreveport gets long overdue TLC http://redriverradio.org/post/oakland-cemetery-shreveport-gets-long-overdue-tlc <p>Restoration projects&nbsp;are under way at Shreveport’s oldest municipal cemetery. A ceremony was held Friday to recognize the work to be done on roads and walkways in Oakland Cemetery made possible by a $279,000 bond issue approved by voters in 2011. The dollars won’t cover all the work that needs to be done on the cemetery that dates back to 1847.</p><p>Shreveport mayor Cedric Glover recalls first visiting Oakland on a field trip at age 14. He said many city administrations have wanted to do capital projects, but it’s never been the most pressing priority.</p><p></p> Mon, 17 Jun 2013 13:56:31 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 29250 at http://redriverradio.org Oakland Cemetery in Shreveport gets long overdue TLC