In 1947, 19 businessmen met in Bossier City to form the new Bossier Chamber of Commerce. The group, under the leadership of names like V. V. Whittington, A. R. Teague, O. A. Teekell and Harry B. Walker, met for the first time in September of that year and formally signed its articles of incorporation on Oct.
For years the building that has been transformed into the WK Rehabilitation Institute stood vacant with “For Sale” signs. It had closed in 2010 after financial problems forced the company that purchased it from Doctors’ Hospital to close it permanently.
Three thousand, four hundred, forty feet above sea level where the states of New Mexico and Texas meet, the Red River begins. It crosses part of Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas, then turns south and east across Louisiana before emptying into the Atchafalaya and Mississippi water system in West Feliciana Parish.
FOR the 110th time, the State Fair of Louisiana will open its gates on Oct. 27. Along with the traditional features, this year’s version of the fair will have many special things to see and do, according to President and General Manager Chris Giordano..
The ITC is the latest addition to the park, whose mission, according to CIC Executive Director Craig Spohn, is to “foster collaboration, accelerate technology transfer, and develop the necessary workforce to meet the growing cyber demands.” In order to do that, he said, the park has partnered with government, industry, research and academia.
The event involved the Wright Aeronautical Corporation plant in Lockland, Ohio. In 1943, a committee headed by Sen. Harry S. Truman investigated complaints of improper inspection practices which resulted in defective engines and parts being delivered to the government.
Director Abigail Dillard said audience members should not expect the usual treatment of the bard. “I promise that this is not a Shakespeare show that you’re going to walk out of and say I have no idea what I just watched,” Dillard said. “And if you are an eminent Shakespearean scholar, you’ll fit in, too, I promise.
Stage Center Artistic Director Jared Watson said awards were handed out in a number of categories in which voters could indicate their favorites. He emphasized that Stage Center was trying to make these awards more about pleasing patrons than deciding who was the best in any given role.