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Cover Story
Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021
“Charles Beaird, Pat’s brother, was our original investor, backer and professional mentor to me for many, many years,” Alexander said. “We were partners for a long time. I’ve been associated with the Beaird family for all these years. It even goes back to when my father was minister of First Presbyterian Church.
Community
Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021
“I always look at it, first of all, what will sell,” Hill said when explaining how she chooses which shows to bring in. “My job is two-fold. Part of it is to bring arts to the community, and part of it is to keep that beautiful building open, which means I have to sell that product.
Home
Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021
“I was ecstatic,” Gould said of her reaction when Dream Home builder Philip Rodgers – who also built the Goulds’ house – asked for her services. “Growing up in Bossier and going to it every year, I’ve always admired it. To be asked to do it was an incredible honor.
Events
Monday, Aug. 23, 2021
Jessica O’Neill, that’s who. O’Neill is a painter who studied fashion design at The Savannah College of Art and Design. She has teamed up with fashion and lifestyle consultant Janie Howe Dickson to take part in Dining By Design, a tablescape exhibit at Sci-Port Discovery Center.
Men's & Women's Health
Monday, July 26, 2021
“It got me thinking – life is too short,” Pourteau said. “I knew I needed to do something. The way I was going in life – just working customer service, going to work Monday through Friday, I wasn’t happy.
Dining
Monday, July 26, 2021
“The concept – the style of the restaurant – is already proven,” Heffern said. “It was here four years … What I’ve seen the past few days proves that. All the faithful regulars are back. They’re happy. I’ve got people shaking my hands a hundred times a day saying, ‘Thank you for getting back open.
Arts & Entertainment
Monday, July 12, 2021
“We are dedicated to providing great family experiences, and I’m really excited to deliver our unique brand of entertainment to the families and residents of the greater Shreveport-Bossier City area,” Brees said. “Here at Surge Entertainment, we’re all about friends, family and fun.
Community
Monday, July 12, 2021
But music can. “(My siblings and I) had to go to a lot of psychiatrists and therapists to deal with our past,” Craig said. “I tried to block as much of it as I possibly could. Week after week, they would try all different kinds of techniques to try and get it out of us.
Business
Monday, June 28, 2021
“We would go to festivals, competitions and different home brewery events around not just Louisiana, but Texas and all over the country,” Cardenas said. “We ended up winning some awards with our beers. We decided that maybe, one day, we could start a brewery.
Community
Monday, June 28, 2021
Drew Mouton. That’s who. The 49-year-old, divorced father of five (three girls, two boys) has a resume’ lined with work as an entrepreneur and in areas of government, higher education, and most recently, health care. But Mouton is confident his not-so-obvious economic experience intersects with what the city needs to grow its economy.

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