With the theme of Pirates at Pink Party Cove, held May 6 at the Shreveport Convention Center, the decor was festive, to say the least. Flamingoes and roses were on the tables in the lobby, and ships and treasure boxes on tables in the ballroom. Of the few guests not dressed in pink, many showed up as pirates.
North Louisiana Economic Partnership (NLEP) hosted their 2017 annual meeting, titled Top Event: A Celebration of Economic Development in North Louisiana, at Sam’s Town Casino in Downtown Shreveport on Jan. 25. Several guests spoke on how political and economic forces will impact the regional economy in 2017.
Hemphill, Texas – I remember exactly where I was on Feb. 1, 2003, when Columbia disintegrated with its seven astronauts while re-entering Earth's atmosphere. I was driving at E. 70th Street and Dixie Garden, running errands for my Mardi Gras ball that night and hearing the horrible news on the radio.