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Men's & Women's Health
Monday, April 10, 2017
Few things are more frightening than being diagnosed with a cancer that requires a treatment that can be as painful as the disease itself. What magnifies that burden, however, is not even having the means or the money to get to the facility that provides the life-saving treatment.
Community
Monday, April 10, 2017
Helping others has never been easier. The fourth annual Give for Good hosted by The Community Foundation of Northwest Louisiana (CFNL) will take place on May 2, and it just keeps getting bigger and better. The 24-hour day of online fund-raising for area nonprofits (giveforgoodnla.
Seniors
Monday, Feb. 13, 2017
Louisiana citizens are being blindsided by the recent aggressiveness of the State of Louisiana in seizing property and assets from heirs upon their family members’ deaths who were over 55 and received long-term care paid for by Medicaid.
Cover Story
Monday, Jan. 16, 2017
MARDI GRAS SEASON 2017 is already in full swing, yet this year seems to bring a bit more reflection as one of its most loved celebrants is transitioning to a new stage in life. Krewe of Highland member Robert Trudeau recently retired from his 35-year gig as a Caddo Magnet High School teacher, but no one really sees him slowing down much.
Monday, Aug. 15, 2016
“United Way works on the community as a whole,” Martin said. “Whereas individual agencies work on a specific issue, our grant process works to solve the issues from homelessness to job loss to literacy. Therefore, by giving to United Way, dollars are invested wisely in programming and people, and not buildings and administrative costs of nonprofits.
Columns/Opinions
Monday, Aug. 1, 2016
I often wish I could stroll the streets of Highland, a historic neighborhood in Shreveport, back when it was first evolving. I could hop on a trolley and do some shopping and have lunch at a counter with my neighbors. I could visit some of the wonderful homes just as they existed then.
Cover Story
Monday, Aug. 1, 2016
The Shreveport Reconciliation Dinner is an invitation-only gathering of residents who were chosen based on their spirit of reconciliation and their lives being interwoven into the cultural and racial fabric of the city’s growth and history. Each invitee was encouraged to bring one special person in their lives to share the experience.
Cover Story
Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Red River Balloon Rally and 2016 U.S. Hot Air Balloon Championship

CUE WAGNER’S “RIDE OF THE VALKYRIES.” Hot air balloons are about to descend on Shreveport-Bossier City. The Red River Balloon Rally, along with the 2016 U.S. Hot Air Balloon Championship, will take place July 14 – July 20, throughout the metro area, with festivities to be held on the campus of LSUS.
Cover Story
Tuesday, July 5, 2016
Dr. Bill Bussey has been a hot air balloon pilot since 1977 and holds 15 world records. Bussey created the Great Texas Balloon Race in Longview, Texas, in 1978 and is also credited with producing the very first ever balloon glow in 1981. “These events draw so many people,” he said.
Business
Monday, June 20, 2016
On May 3, the Community Foundation of North Louisiana opened up its annual 24-hour midnightto-midnight online giving platform at giveforgoodnla.org with searchable profiles of participating nonprofits and a leaderboard to track giving.

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