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Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020
On a sultry August day in 2005, Renee’ Ellis threw a few things in her yellow Hummer and left her Mandeville, La., home. She didn’t need to take much, planning to be gone only a few days. After all, she was used to evacuating when a hurricane was headed toward the Gulf Coast.
Community
Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020
Christmas in Roseland 2020, highlighted by a three-quarter mile walk through the beautifully lit gardens of Shreveport’s American Rose Center, will return for its 38th year. The attraction opens Thanksgiving weekend and will be open each weekend – and then a few more days – until Dec.
Events
Monday, Nov. 2, 2020
“It’s a huge deal,” Wells said. “I think it will be only limited by what (COVID-19) restrictions are placed on it. I think if we’re open at 100%, we will be at capacity at that stadium in April. I think it could be the biggest sporting event we’ve done in the area.
Events
Monday, Nov. 2, 2020
“ESPN is the leader in sports, and they are the leader in college football – especially bowls,” said Missy Setters, executive director of the Radiance Technologies Independence Bowl. “When a fan wants to watch a game during bowl season, they know what channel they are going to flip to first.
Community
Monday, Nov. 2, 2020
“I want to do it,” Andrade said. “I want to put my hands on it. I want people to enjoy it. When people call you to the table, and they say, “Thank you, that was amazing,” or they say, “Thank you, that reminded me of my Grandma in Italy,” I love that.
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Monday, Oct. 19, 2020
played with really struggle with their second career choice,” Hester said. “What do I want to do? It’s really not about the money part of it … It’s about having a purpose – something that drives you every single day. The last thing I wanted to do was sit at home and not have a career in mind, and just exist.
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Monday, Oct. 5, 2020
“My paintings don’t come from me – they come through me,” Couch, a Tibetan Buddhist, said. “The way I work is that I open myself up to the environment and the emotions I have. It’s just like breathing. You are breathing in the environment. That’s reflected in my interpretation of what that feeling is about.
Community
Monday, Oct. 5, 2020
Jean, who recently moved to Bossier City from Magnolia, Ark., is the owner of Shreveport’s new Mosquito Joe franchise. With locations in 36 states, Mosquito Joe’s mission is to get rid of – or significantly decrease the number of – those pesky, irritating, flying insects.
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Monday, Sept. 21, 2020
“We don’t curl up in a ball and cry about the situation,” said the executive director of Prize Foundation, which oversees Prize Fest. “We make lemons into lemonade. We immediately started to do that. There was never a consideration – ever – that we would be skipping a year.

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