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Community
Monday, June 29, 2020
“Laid off. Not working. No income coming in.” Those are the reasons Executive Director Al Moore hears when he visits with whom he refers to as “clients” – people who come as often as twice a day to get a hot meal. Every day except Christmas, Christian Service serves breakfast from 8-10 a.
Business
Monday, June 1, 2020
Instead of using a stethoscope, Spikes’ tool of the trade is now an ice cream scoop. Sweetport Ice Cream – a throwback to the 1950s ice cream parlors – opened in mid-May. You will find it at 3301 Line Ave. – in the old Glenwood Cleaners, across the street from C.
Cover Story
Monday, May 18, 2020
“I think people are definitely looking forward to getting some fresh produce that they haven’t been able to find in the grocery stores recently,” said market manager Emerie Gentry. “Meats are kind of hard to find, and those will be readily available.”.
Community
Monday, May 4, 2020
May is National Foster Care Month. Ironically, it was May of 2013 when Kilpatrick – who was a registered foster care parent – got the call she knew could come at any time. A young brother and sister in Webster Parish had been rescued from a criminal abuse and criminal neglect environment.
Community
Monday, May 4, 2020
“I think it’s because people are off work, and they have time to spend with the animals, house-train them, show them the ropes and take them on walks,” said Courtney Wingate, director of the HSNWLA.
Business
Monday, April 20, 2020
Maxwell’s Market, at 4861 Line Avenue in Shreveport, is selling food from these three local restaurants. It’s a gesture from market owner Ross Barclay – a way of helping friends in need, friends whose restaurant business has been significantly hurt by the closing of dining rooms.
Community
Monday, April 20, 2020
But her hunger pain came at a time when restaurant owners were scrambling – Louisiana’s governor had just ordered dining rooms closed because of COVID-19. Restaurants – with only a few hours’ notice – were limited to take-out and delivery. They were adjusting on the fly.
Community
Monday, April 20, 2020
what I’m going to eat for lunch is awesome. On my days off, I don’t have to go out of my way to think about what I’m going to eat for the next two days at work or have to worry about going to the cafeteria and hoping they’re going to have something somewhat decent to eat.
Business
Monday, March 23, 2020
And a lot more work. “You would have to go pick up the keys from the different companies, and you would have to return the keys to the different companies all over Shreveport- Bossier.” Mills remembered. “They would fuss at you – the ones who had the listings – when they didn’t have their key right back.
Community
Monday, March 9, 2020
Then Daddy called her home. “He told me he needed a telephone operator because he had just let one go,” Moffitt said of her father, Fred, who owned Moffitt Volkswagen in Bossier City. “I said, sure, I would come back to work for him. He put me through college.

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