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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.
Business
Monday, June 20, 2016
The 10th annual Young Professional Initiative of Northwest Louisiana is accepting nominations for the 40 Under 40 Awards and Gala 2016. 40 Under 40 spotlights Northwest Louisiana’s outstanding entrepreneurs, executives, managers and professionals in public, private or nonprofit sectors.
Arts & Entertainment
Monday, June 6, 2016
Reeks is a local vintage jewelry “redesigner” and antique religious artifact dealer who will show her collection of rosaries and religious artifacts from the 18th century through the Art Deco period. Also featured will be select pieces from her vintage re-design jewelry collection.
Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Carol Anglin Dancenter keeps dancers center stage around the world

Carol Smitherman Anglin has been the director and owner of Carol Anglin Dancenter for 34 years and is also the founding artistic director of the Louisiana Dance Foundation. Her company has performed 
Arts & Entertainment
Monday, May 23, 2016

AREA FARMERS’ MARKETS LURING PEOPLE OUTSIDE AGAIN FOR FUN, FAMILY AND ADVENTURE

Chef Holly Schreiber, owner of Sainte Terre, has worked with some of New York’s most discerning foodies, but it is the locallygrown, farm-fresh bounty in her hometown, Benton, that has her gushing about food.

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