In March of last year, when Byron Dawson became head coach of Centenary College’s first football team in more than 50 years, the former standout player at Evangel Christian Academy and four-year letterman at LSU knew he was in for a lot of hard work..
“If Shreveport was infected with the zombie virus, what would it look like? If the Zombie Queen just came in to Shreveport out of the bayous and the swamps, and she wanted to take over the city, what would she do? She would probably turn people into zombies and take it over.
He grew up watching Scooby -Doo. “I used to curl up on my grandmother’s couch or lay on that big, green shag carpet of hers,” Innes remembered of growing up in Poplar Bluff, Mo. “I was really good at memorizing lines, even as a kid. … As I was trying to wind down and try to go to sleep, I would re-live that day’s episode.
“I had a lot of friends who went to the boutiques in town, and they would say, ‘I go in there, and it’s all for 16- and 17-year-olds, and they’re all one size. And the prices are very high.’ I said, ‘Wow.’ I had never really gone out and been a boutique-shopping person.
But Lisa Ezell – who has pretty much been making things all her life – doesn’t think you should have to wait for a festival to go shopping. That’s why she’s opening Portobello Road South, which will be at the Louisiana Boardwalk in Bossier. Starting Aug.
Querbes Park Golf Course is no different. But our area’s oldest and most historic golf course in Shreveport’s Broadmoor/South Highlands area is different in that it’s getting close to a three-quarters of a million dollars facelift. That, ahead of its 100th birthday next year.
“The kids really enjoyed it,” Scott said. “There was food, and there were so many balloons. We could walk around and visit with the pilots. It was really neat when they all turned on the balloons and they were lit up. We sat down on the grass and had a little picnic.
“It’s kind of like a new life, or a new beginning, every spring,” said Margaret John, vice president of the Red River Crossroads Association, which puts on the festival. “It’s a community effort to beautify our part of north Caddo Parish and to give back to the community.
“We are very excited,” Kelly said. You can get a look at the Kelly’s new home – and 23 others – by visiting this year’s Parade of Homes (POH). On the weekends of June 17-18 and 24-25, you can see newly constructed homes, remodeled homes and outdoor living projects.