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Wednesday, June 14, 2023
“When I took over the administration of juvenile court, the school system was arresting thousands of kids for fights and sending them to juvenile detention,” he said during our lunch on the patio at Ki’ Mexico. “That’s part of the reason we’re overcrowded.
Wednesday, May 17, 2023
Being the son of a prominent Shreveport attorney, it’s no surprise that Henry Clay Walker V decided to follow in his father’s footsteps and become a lawyer. And being the son of a well-known civil rights attorney, it’s not that big of a stretch to think that Henry Clay Walker V would become a civil rights attorney.
Tuesday, April 18, 2023
As the young waitress brings our check following a delicious meal at First Watch, my lunch companion strikes up a conversation with her. Are you in school? Where? What are you studying? The waitress pulls up a chair, and the two engage in a delightful exchange.
Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2023
knew when I sat down to have lunch with Joanne Sigler that I was in for quite an adventure – there would be lots of stories from the good old days, lots of laughter and lots of words I couldn’t put in print. We grabbed a table in the back of Biscotti’s and immediately started getting caught up.
Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2023
I first met Dr. Phillip Rozeman over 20 years ago when I wrote the cover story for Forum News about the Alliance for Education. Recently, I’ve seen him at various events throughout the city – including the Community Foundation of North Louisiana’s “Community Counts” press conference and the inauguration of Shreveport Mayor Tom Arceneaux.
Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2022
Until I met Kristi Gustavson at a recent press conference, we had only communicated by email after I contacted her about meeting for lunch. I knew she was the executive director of the Community Foundation of North Louisiana, but other than that, I knew very little about the 1996 Byrd graduate.

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