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Business
Monday, Feb. 13, 2017
Long-suffering residents, commuters, area workers and business owners, frustrated by the obstruction and traffic flow problems on two major sections of Youree Drive and E. Kings Highway, are finally seeing the end in sight. The first part of the project, the intersection of E.
Community
Monday, Feb. 13, 2017
It will be a night to remember for children who have had experiences they no doubt wish they could forget. Children with special needs and those who have been hospitalized at Shriner’s Hospital and University Health will remember Friday, Feb. 24, as the night their world became a more magical place.
Community
Monday, Feb. 13, 2017
New Firestation 17 to offer safety features, amenities, improved services The Shreveport Fire Department wears a lot of hats. Its nationally recognized Communications Division is charged with answering around 22,000 9-1-1 calls each month and routing them to the proper station, police or other city authority.
Community
Monday, Jan. 16, 2017
Josie is the favorite mount of Owen, the Shreveport Police Department’s mounted police unit’s trainer since 2015. As partners, they patrol the downtown area from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday, greeting citizens and visitors, writing tickets and making arrests.
Business
Monday, Nov. 21, 2016
“There’s an amazing transformation of the club scene in the 200 block of Texas Street, just outside the doors of The Standard,” said Liz Swaine of the Downtown Development Authority and Downtown Shreveport Development Corporation. “The whole block is being transformed,” she said.
Community
Monday, Oct. 24, 2016
St. Mark’s Cathedral School started as a church preschool at the corner of Kings Highway and Fairfield more than 60 years ago. Known as the White House, that preschool structure was recently removed after numerous renovations to accommodate the growing number of students, according to Dr.
Business
Monday, Oct. 10, 2016
Shoppers curious about the new South Shreveport shopping oasis, the Camp Forbing Marketplace at the corner of Flournoy Lucas Road and Ellerbe Road, won’t have much longer to wait, although the exact opening date of the Kroger Marketplace was unavailable at press time.
Business
Monday, Oct. 10, 2016
In those early days, watches were the store’s bread and butter. Shreveport had an extensive trolley system, and the trolley drivers carried pocket watches. Accuracy was crucial because trolleys ran on “railroad time,” Thomas said. Every driver’s watch had to be certified by a jeweler, and McCary’s was the place, she said.
Community
Monday, Aug. 1, 2016
Steven Kennedy searched the cluttered home more than an hour before giving up. Piles of clothing on the floor and in over-stuffed closets made the chances of finding the snake almost impossible, but he left his number with the homeowner in case it was seen again.

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