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Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019
“My shop is a beautiful, eclectic mix of items,” Leigh E., owner, creator and curator, said. “I love creating, collecting and refinishing, too, so a large part of my shop is filled with refinished furniture that I’ve worked on. It brings me so much joy to give those items a new look and know that someone will treasure them for years to come.
Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019
A unique family-owned business of antiques, art and oddities has been given a makeover and a new name. Formerly known as C&C Electric and Lighting, new proprietors Derek and Lauren Ross Simmons are excited to give their family’s business a fresh new spin for the community.
Cover Story
Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019
King cake is said to have originated in old-world France and Spain and is known for its association with the historically Catholic celebration Epiphany, or Twelfth Night, which marks the arrival of the three wise men in Bethlehem who delivered gifts to baby Jesus.
Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019
Marilyn Wellan, a 35-year volunteer for American Rose Society (ARS) and the Gardens, is also a former ARS national president and is creator of the newly invented Master Plan for the Gardens. She is also serving as coordinator of the Great Garden Restoration Project.
Arts & Entertainment
Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018
“I can safely say the first thing attendees should expect is to laugh – a lot,” Winston Hall, piano man, said. “I started my professional piano career at a Chinese restaurant in West Texas when I was 18 years old, and from there, things only got funnier.
Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018
“Each year the Chamber is pleased to recognize engaged and involved emerging leaders through our 40 Under Forty Program,” Dr. Timothy Magner, president of the Greater Shreveport Chamber of Commerce, said.
Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018
“The Integrity award highlights businesses that maintain a solid commitment to ethical business practices,” Fisher said. “The Customer Commitment award celebrates businesses with outstanding customer service programs.
Monday, Nov. 5, 2018
“Les Boutiques de Noel is the signature event that signals the start of holiday shopping season in the Ark-La-Tex, so it’s appropriate that this year’s theme portrays the tradition of the classic Christmas season in the South,” Frierson said.
Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018
It certainly takes a village to create such a peaceful, cozy oasis. From the open floor plan to the patterned kitchen backsplash to the hardwood floors and elegant lighting fixtures, this house is just begging for its person to find it. Builder Doug Rains of Rains Construction in Haughton, La.

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