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Events
Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019
The Young Professional Initiative of Northwest Louisiana (YPI) teams up annually with the Greater Shreveport Chamber of Commerce and 318 Forum Magazine to present the top 40 Under Forty Young Professionals. Earning the top honor and reigning as queen of the night: Emerie Eck Gentry (left).
In Brief
Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019
HARSH CRITIC TURNED PUBLIC EDUCATION ADVOCATE TO SPEAK What do blueberries have to do with public education? Everything, as respected businessman and attorney Jamie Vollmer learned after being taken to task by a teacher after he vocally condemned public schools.
Community
Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019
People passing by this beautiful 8-foot by 12-foot street art can take a picture of themselves standing in the middle of the butterfly wings, and post or text the photo with a hashtag of their favorite charity, such as #AmVets, #ShreveportGreen or #FullerCenterNWLA.
Community
Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019
the ninth consecutive year, Louisiana has been named one of the nation’s Judicial Hellholes ® by the American Tort Reform Foundation. The organization’s annual report spotlights the worst legal climates in the country. This year, Louisiana moved up three spots in the rankings from number eight to five.
Community
Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019
It’s not a bad wager. Total education debt stood at a staggering $1.52 trillion at the end of March. And while the perk is by no means reserved only for millennials, it’s not lost on anyone that the average student loan borrower will have graduated this year saddled with more than $37,000 in debt.
Community
Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019
The final days before the holiday break were made even more exciting for three Bossier Parish teachers who were surprised by an entourage, led by Bossier Schools Superintendent Scott Smith, that burst into their classrooms with exciting news. They were chosen to represent the district as the 2019-20 Teachers of the Year.
Business
Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018
Since joining the Community Foundation of North Louisiana, I am often asked, “What is the Community Foundation?” Simply, it is a permanent endowment for the community. Community foundations by design are flexible and able to respond to the ever-changing needs of their communities.
Men's & Women's Health
Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018
The Ochsner LSU Health System of North Louisiana has named the 10 individuals comprising the joint venture’s board of directors. The role of the board is to represent Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport stakeholders and manage the business affairs of the partnership organization.
Men's & Women's Health
Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018
It’s that time of the year when those calorie-laden food and drinks are everywhere. There is no need to repeat the year-end indulgent eating when there is so much delicious and nutritious food to partake and serve during the holidays and throughout the year.
Seniors
Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018
Many people feel that dementia is to be distinguished from Alzheimer’s disease, but this is not the case. Dementia is a generic term for progressive cognitive impairment, which can include forgetfulness, difficulty performing certain familiar tasks, as well as personality change with a tendency toward social withdrawal.

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