First and foremost, if you haven’t seen the Shreveport episode of “True South,” do yourself a favor. This was a line that stuck out after a rough weekend full of long nights of work and broken plumbing. And as my last event wrapped up early one morning, this sentiment just really had me fired up.
I was raised by a loving family and grew up being almost too positive, optimistic and happy (so I’m told). Everyone seemed to like me. But as I got older, I noticed this wasn’t always the case. Unfortunately, that affected me. I thought I was a failure if not everyone liked me.
It’s been five years since the community, Shreveport Common neighbors, downtown workforce and stakeholders met with local professionals to tell them what was important to them in the design of an outdoor community space.
“The haunted house gallows, guillotine, cemetery and zombie feast are there,” says Ed Hughens, event designer, “but this scary site, La Louisiane House of Voodoo, has a Bayou-Haitian vibe.” It also is situated in a historic building, 1835 Texas Ave., in a neglected and hairy part of Shreveport: the once-happening West End of the avenue.
risk of having a stroke is a real fear for the millions of Americans suffering from atrial fibrillation (AFib). For those with AFib not caused by a heart valve problem, there is a new, permanent solution called the WATCHMAN that reduces patients’ risk of stroke and can eliminate the use of daily blood thinners.
The ATHENA Leadership Award was inspired by the goddess of Greek mythology known for her strength, courage, wisdom and enlightenment -- qualities embodied in the ATHENA Leadership Model. The award is unique both in scope -- local, national and international -- and the ATHENA mission upon which it is based.
It is with great enthusiasm that I provide insight into the recently announced partnership between LSU Health Shreveport and Ochsner Health System. I am deeply grateful to so many in the community who have expressed their interest and concern about the future of LSU Health Shreveport.