Home / Articles / By Tony Taglavore
Events
Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022
“It wasn’t like it was at first, where you could just do it on weekends and it just be like a functional, going out, partying thing. It had become a habit. All those years, I was functioning, but I would justify it as ‘I’m just taking diet pills, and I am drinking just to calm my nerves.
Community
Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2022
Lt. Gen. Langley’s mother gave birth at Barksdale Air Force Base in 1960. Her husband, Willie C. Langley, was stationed at BAFB. When Lt. Gen. Langley was just 3 years old, his father was transferred to Homestead Air Force Base in Florida. The family eventually moved to other parts of the country, but that didn’t mean Lt.
Cover Story
Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022
“We’re among the group that likes to cosplay,” Comb said. “So, if you’re an avid Harry Potter fan, maybe you will dress up like Hermione, Harry Potter or a character from that franchise. Or, if you’re really into a certain show or maybe an anime (short for animation) show, maybe you’ll try and replicate that character.
Business
Sunday, July 31, 2022
“Periodically, we do customer surveys on our website and here at the airport,” said Mark Crawford, marketing and public relations manager for the Shreveport Airport Authority. “We’re always asking about ways we can improve things, whether it’s the parking lot or the food service.
Cover Story
Tuesday, July 12, 2022
“We were just a really simple, blue-collar family.” Betty Alvis was an X-ray technician. Loye Alvis retired after 23 years in the Navy (and three wars), then got a job at a factory. Both had a strong work ethic, which they instilled in their youngest son.
Community
Tuesday, July 12, 2022
“I’m trying to give people a place they would be proud to live in,” Lee said of his work in the Cedar Grove and Allendale areas. “They’re happy to live in the nicest house on the block in those neighborhoods, and they grew up in those neighborhoods. They don’t want to leave.
Business
Tuesday, June 14, 2022
First stop: Venice. The water taxi driver didn’t get the memo that he was supposed to take us from the airport directly to our hotel, which has a boat dock. That would have been so easy. Instead, he dropped us off in what looked like the middle of town, with tourists crowding narrow walkways and alleys.
Community
Thursday, May 19, 2022
Hoping you don’t find this too much information to share, I typically shower twice a day— morning and night. I usually wear two undershirts—and yes, two pairs of underwear—a day. I pulled up the calculator on my iPhone and quickly learned I would have to pack 30 pairs of undershirts and 30 pairs of underwear.
Community
Wednesday, April 20, 2022
Now, Stava hardly goes at all. “I would rather take the time to drive four hours (to Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs, Ark.), go up there on a Saturday, stay overnight, and come back on a Sunday than drive 10 miles to Bossier, a place that didn’t care whether I was there or not.

ON STANDS NOW!

The Forum News