FREE ATTRACTIONS *Free Attractions are free with your gate admission to the State Fair and perform several shows per day each day of the State Fair. • Nerveless Nocks Thrill Show • The Pirate’s Parrot Show • GASCAR Crazy Animal Races • Paul Bunyan’s Lumberjack Show • Laura Jaye Aerial Show.
Mark H. Smith Jr., MD, specializing in general, bariatric and robotic-assisted surgery at Willis- Knighton Health System, has performed his 1,000th da Vinci ® robotic surgery. Dr. Smith, who practices at WK North Laparoscopic Surgical Associates, has been using the da Vinci technology since January 2015.
An economic impact study of BRF and its associated entities by economist Dr. Loren Scott has been released. The study analyzes the 2018 and 2019 economic impacts of BRF and its associated entities in the Shreveport-Bossier metropolitan statistical area (MSA), which includes Caddo, Bossier, DeSoto and Webster parishes.
The frontlines of the pandemic look different now, 10 months into the COVID-19 battle. In this season of giving and joy, there’s comfort in knowing that a glimmer of returning to some sort of normalcy is so close. For months, the question of when a vaccine will be ready riddled conversations.
It’s the most festive time of the year, and figuring out what holiday feasts and gatherings will look like is challenging, especially during a pandemic. It doesn’t mean celebrations with friends and family can’t happen. It means plans need to be safe and well thought out.
are a family of large RNA viruses that infect mammals and birds and cause respiratory infections and disease. There are seven known human coronaviruses that originally appear to have come from animals. Of these seven human coronaviruses, four are largely benign and cause 25-30% of the common cold cases.
As sports are ramping back up in select schools and universities in the state, it is important to remember that participation in sports provides numerous benefits, both physically and socially. While these benefits can come with the downside of a sports-related injury, this should not keep our youth on the bench.