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Business
Tuesday, June 15, 2021
That was in August of 1960. Since then, thousands upon thousands of people — young and old — have spent nights and weekends at Holiday Lanes in Bossier City. This summer, the venerable, family-owned bowling alley will celebrate 61 years of providing fun for generations of families.
Events
Tuesday, June 1, 2021
That’s around 40 years. In that time, the Shreveporter and mother of two young children has been developing her talent. So much so that she makes her living as an artist. On June 12, you will be able to see Ross Simmons’ talent up close. She is the featured artist at ARTini, the year’s major — and only — fundraiser for the Bossier Arts Council (BAC).
Cooking
Tuesday, June 1, 2021
“Teams of bakers have to go into a kitchen that is labeled the Crime Scene Kitchen,” Jason said. “It’s a kitchen that is set up with items, ingredients and design elements that were used to bake either a dessert, a showpiece — like a big cake — or something.
Community
Tuesday, May 18, 2021
Provenance, located in South Shreveport on the Southern Loop, recently broke ground on Building 1 of Phase II of the Provenance Commercial Village Center. That means more than 5,200 square feet is available for lease, in addition to the seven businesses already open.
Community
Tuesday, May 18, 2021
“This” is Ed’s Emporium Art Glass Studio, at 2200 Barksdale Boulevard, Suite A, in Bossier City. Ed got so busy making glass items for his wife — and others — that he outgrew his backyard and went into business for himself. Both Carol and Ed have since died.
Community
Tuesday, May 18, 2021
“We had a lot of fun and popped some champagne when he was about to putt out on 18,” said East Ridge General Manager Ricky Rogers. About 40 people from Burns’ “home course” growing up gathered to watch the final round of the Valspar Championship May 2.
Community
Monday, May 3, 2021
To Robert Griggs, it sounds – and tastes – delicious. Griggs is the maintenance supervisor for 14 McDonald’s restaurants throughout Northwest Louisiana and East Texas. Monday through Friday, he’s at a McDonald’s at lunchtime, so to Robert, it really doesn’t make sense to go anywhere else – or eat anything else.
Community
Monday, May 3, 2021
In death, there was birth – the birth of Julianna Grace Ministry. In memory of her late daughter, Lisa accepts donations to buy items that go into a basket. That basket is delivered to mothers whose children have died at a young age.
Cover Story
Monday, April 19, 2021
“What I think that the spring fair does is it shows people that with certain restrictions, with wearing masks, with social distancing, with getting vaccinated, there is a path to normalcy,” said Liz Swaine, chairman of the board of the State Fair of Louisiana.
Community
Monday, April 5, 2021
“Two weeks after his death, I asked my uncle when Johnny was coming back,” William remembered. “He said he would never be back. I hurt so badly in my chest over that loss that I said if I could ever help anybody not hurt that badly, I wanted to do it. That’s when I became a candidate for the ministry.

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