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Community
Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2022
the early morning hours of Nov. 3, 1969, a sleek, red-and-yellow southbound passenger train called the Southern Belle slowly pulled away from Shreveport’s downtown Union Station. The train had a dubious honor: It would be the last passenger train ever to leave the station.
Community
Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2022
Twin Blends: Northwest Louisiana History Hunters Mark and Mike Mangham share highlights from the 1955 Balloon Parade held in downtown Shreveport with our readers. Obtained from the Northwest Louisiana Archives at LSUS, some images have been colorized by the pros at Twin Blends.
Community
Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2022
According to the Louisiana Department of Education, 57% of children in Northwest Louisiana enter kindergarten below the kindergarten readiness threshold. This latest snapshot highlights a  long-standing literacy problem that plays a significant role in our state’s education achievement.
Men's & Women's Health
Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022
Knee arthritis is caused by the wearing out of cartilage in the knee. Cartilage is the cushion in the knee that allows us to move without pain in our daily lives. As the cartilage wears out, we start to hurt! All the catching, locking and deep toothache pain are because of arthritis.
Business
Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022
This award program recognizes individuals who have achieved the highest level of professional excellence, contribute time and energy to improve quality of life for others in the community and for actively assisting others, particularly women in realizing their full leadership potential.
Arts & Entertainment
Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022
Debra Roberson’s exhibition, “Cane River Chronicles: Unveiled,” at Artspace prompts viewers to consider our role in helping each other thrive. Wilkerson and Roberson discuss her photography practice and the inspirations for her exhibition that explores darkness, despair and desire.
Seniors
Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022
We all want healthy bodies, and perhaps even more, we want healthy brains. Unfortunately, there is no pill that a doctor can prescribe to keep our brains at peak performance. Still, there is real hope if we focus on where some of the most exciting Alzheimer’s disease successes in research have been achieved: prevention!.

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