SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — U.S. Attorney Stephanie Finley in Shreveport has announced the retirement of two long-serving assistants.

Josette L. Cassiere and Robert A. "Bob" Thrall had a combined 45 years of experience in the western district of Louisiana. Finley praised both in a weekend news release announcing that both officially left office at the end of November.

Cassiere began her career with the U.S. Attorney's Office in March of 1989. Thrall began his career with the U.S. Attorney's Office in 1991.