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Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019

On the Scene

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On Jan 17, Beautybox Organics in Pierremont Common held a girls’ night. Free food and drinks and massages were offered while women shopped. Beautybox Organics specializes in providing a variety of natural products including handmade cold-process soaps, bath bombs, body salt soak, body butter, body balm, whipped soap, body polish scrub, natural laundry detergent and grape seed oil. – Mary Ann Van Osdell

Beautybox Organics


1) Libba Thompson, Caroline Horton, Susan Orjias and Peyton Handy


2) Shelia, Peyton and David Handy

Dominique Jones a Shreveport native, was nominated for Best Gospel Performance/Song. She wrote her first Grammy- and Dove-nominated, Stellar Award-winning song, “He Wants It All,” during her senior year in high school. Her musical roots run deep. Jones, her parents and her four brothers and sisters travel together and minister as a family band, ForeverJones. Dominique performed on Thursday, Feb. 8, at the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles, Calif.

Grammy Nominee


3) Brandy Evans, Dominique Jones


4) Dominique Jones, Grammys

The Krewe of Justinian celebrated its 25th anniversary at its grand bal with the theme of “Run for the Roses” at the Horseshoe Riverdome on Feb. 1. The tableau began with a call to post and honored all 25 former Justinian captains, including current captain Lyn Lawrence. King and queen Deryl Medlin and Lisa Clark were presented in elaborate feather shoulder pieces with much fanfare. The derby theme reigned throughout as jockeys in silks handed out specialty beads. The table arrangements and favors included champion ribbons, Maker’s Mark and mint julep cookies, roses, and jockey head gear and fancy hats. – Mary Ann Van Osdell

Krewe of Justinian


5) Lisa Clark and Deryl Medlin


6) Jennifer Culverhouse, Deryl Medlin, Anna Brown Priestley


7) Angela and Lyn Lawrence


8) Rachel and Daniel Bays


9) Jim and Sharla McMichael


10) Kevin and Christa McFerren

The 2019 Parade Celebration Committee Awards Reception was held at the Shreveport Hilton. The Parade Celebration kicks off by honoring dignitaries and those who give back to the community. The ceremony was held Jan. 31. Dr Karen Pendleton is the 2019 award recipient. She is a professional lifestyle physician in Shreveport, La.

2019 Parade Celebration


11) Michi Carter, Candy Welch, Dr. Karen Pendleton and Dr. John Ward

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