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Community
Monday, March 8, 2021
Linwood Public Charter School recently got a minor makeover in the courtyard when a public art project called The Dreamers made its debut. The project was a collaboration between Linwood Intermediate Principal Starla Ross and S.C.O.R.E., Setting Children on the Road to Excellence.
Community
Monday, March 8, 2021
Dr. Julie Lessiter is in charge of the Continuing Education Workforce Development programs at LSU Shreveport. Over the summer, local economic developers approached her with the idea of bringing a cannabis company – that is, legal hemp – to the area. They wanted to work with the university’s Cyber Collaboratory.
Men's & Women's Health
Monday, Feb. 8, 2021
Dr. Sanders Graf said despite being cautious about infection, they were just as surprised by the severity of the Covid threat. “We’ve always worn eye protection. We’ve always worn masks, certainly when we’re working on patients. We use suction when we are creating aerosols.
Cover Story
Monday, Feb. 8, 2021
She also boasts fiery red hair, an exuberant personality and a wealth of knowledge about food and its preparation. She's a prominent fixture on platforms like Facebook and YouTube. She has a substantial following of enthusiastic supporters who are not shy about sharing their opinions with her and about her.
Community
Monday, Feb. 8, 2021
“It’s not perfect attendance. Perfect attendance is someone who has never missed a weekly meeting. My father had perfect attendance going until he got sick. In my case, when I became ill, the club excused me. So I moved from perfect attendance to 100% attendance because I was excused.
Community
Monday, Jan. 25, 2021
Completed in 1985, the Evans and Evans design was always evocative of the storied sailing ships of pre-20th century. For years, passengers migrated there to make their connections with city buses headed out on routes across Shreveport and Bossier City.
Business
Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021
With the new year comes a new season for Mardi Gras in the Ark- La-Tex. Lilah’s Bakery is cooking up lots of treats for revelers, namely king cake, but this year, they’re adding a new member to the culinary family: Lilah’s Broadmoor Bunnery and cinnamon buns.
Community
Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021
Semmie Buffin went to work for KSLA TV in 1974. In those days, the local CBS affiliate was locally owned by the people who had shepherded it onto the air in the early 1950s. Fast forward 46 years, and many things about the station were vastly different, but one thing remained constant: Semmie Buffin.
Business
Monday, Dec. 14, 2020
Three years ago, Mark Rodie, a minister who heads a group called Men of Courage, found his group growing and looking for a purpose. They learned about the Cumberland section of old Bossier, the highest crime, highest poverty and the city’s lowest educational achievement area.

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