Each year, the Greater Shreveport Chamber’s Young Professional Initiative highlights 40 of our region’s most dynamic and accomplished young professionals who are engaged in our community as entrepreneurs, executives and managers in the public, private and non-profit sectors.
The economy of the 1970s and 1980s wasn’t particularly kind to the area. Many vibrant downtown stores, firms and entertainment Shreveporters knew and loved migrated to the suburbs, where newer developments, more amenities and shopping malls were the rage.
The Rockets Over the Red Fireworks Festival returns to Riverview Park in downtown Shreveport and Louisiana Boardwalk Outlets in Bossier City on Saturday, Nov. 26, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Attendees can celebrate the Christmas season with free, family-friendly fun that includes live music, activities, food trucks, Santa and more.
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The best place to meet Steve Prator for lunch, I was told, was in his office in Government Plaza. The only question was: What in the world do I pick up for lunch with the Caddo Parish sheriff? I was told he likes fried chicken (particularly gizzards), turkey club sandwiches and if it was a salad, ham or turkey.
Do you ever have a gut feeling? Where you are convinced, almost instantly, by feelings that you cannot always explain? Some folks call this intuition, which comes from the Latin word “intuir,” meaning “knowledge from within.
“We are delighted to recognize Dr. Pickens as the 2022 recipient of the ATHENA International Leadership Award,” said Dr. Timothy Magner, president of the Greater Shreveport Chamber. “In addition to her work in higher education, Dr.
Jason Cobb has been named senior vice president of Strategic Operations at Willis-Knighton Health System. The announcement was made by Jaf Fielder, president and CEO of Willis-Knighton. Cobb will assume his duties on Jan. 2, focusing on day-to-day operational performance and health system initiatives to support Willis-Knighton’s growth strategies.
The holiday travel season will be here before you know it. Whether you’re flying to one of our six nonstop destinations or connecting virtually anywhere else in the world, we want to ensure you’re prepared and have a smooth and easy experience when using Shreveport Regional Airport (SHV).
Community Renewal was one of three global finalists for the esteemed Opus Prize. Each year a Laureate is chosen from the three finalists and the 2022 winner was announced on Nov. 3 at the convocation at Catholic University in Washington, D.C. The other finalists were from Ecuador and Nigeria.
For the past several years, homebuyers have faced a hot housing market, and home prices have risen at what can seem like an intimidating rate. In today’s market, it could take a family earning the national median income up to 14 years to save for a 20% down payment plus closing costs, according to U.
“Coach Francis was very demanding,” said Deans, who is in his fourth year as the head basketball coach at Captain Shreve High School. “He worked us hard. He told us if we could play for him, we could be successful at anything in life. That was the honest God’s truth.
Many Americans are struggling to make ends meet as the cost of living continues to rise. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the rate of inflation in the U.S. increased by 8.5% in the last 12 months, drastically increasing the price of food, gas, utilities and other household items.
No one else understands what I am going through.” Caregivers often have this thought. They feel like they are the only ones going through this, and no one understands. We at The Bridge Alzheimer’s & Dementia Resource Center strive to let caregivers know and understand that they are not alone in this journey.
he number of people with diabetes continues to grow throughout the United States. According to the CDC, 37.3 million people in the U.S. have diabetes. Approximately half a million of those cases are in Louisiana alone. That means one out of 10 people in Louisiana live with diabetes.
People with sleep apnea stop breathing for as long as 30 seconds at a time. These interruptions can happen hundreds of times a night. The breathing cessations may wake you and prevent you from getting a good night’s sleep. These awakenings usually are so brief that you don’t recall them.
If you tend to do a deep clean of your house in the fall, you’re not alone. According to a recent Harris Poll online survey commissioned by Bona – a sustainably driven supplier of floor cleaning solutions – 74% of U.S. adults like to do a comprehensive, deep clean in the fall to reset their living space.
We learn that Francis is willing to experiment as well, which is evident in the triptych of square canvas works, “Queen,” “Dusk Til Dawn” and “Respect.” With each portrait he attempts the complicated tension of figuration and abstraction. These works feel like they indicate a possible new direction as well.
Debra Roberson’s exhibition, “Cane River Chronicles: Unveiled,” at Artspace prompts viewers to consider our role in helping each other thrive. Wilkerson and Roberson discuss her photography practice and the inspirations for her exhibition that explores darkness, despair and desire.
“The utmost importance,” Barclay said of selling to people who live here. “That was the number one priority. I didn’t do this the last 27 years of my life for money. Granted, my wife and I made a decent and honest living. But I never did it for the money.
“We are on the threshold of transformation and invite the citizens of Shreveport to help us revitalize the 180 acres at the Fair Grounds,” he said. “We are going to build a new state-of-the-art facility that houses baseball, other sports and entertainment.

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