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Monday, Jan. 4, 2016

Bossier gym offers fellowship and family atmosphere

“I actually started a ministry for young kids that were going down the wrong path, and we were trying to entice them into the gym with mixed martial arts and fitness and obstacle training. We would do a quick devotional after every workout,” Nichols said.
Cover Story
Monday, Nov. 9, 2015
is set to honor the 2015 class Dec. 5 at the Shreveport Convention Center. The honorees have been selected by a special committee from the Young Professionals Initiative, the Greater Shreveport Chamber of Commerce and Bossier Chamber of Commerce, and cover a wide range of careers and philanthropic work.
Monday, Aug. 31, 2015

DigiFest South fuses creativity with technology to create a workforce development

“The purpose is to show kids the career options available to those who like to play video games or are digital savvy,” Robin Jones, executive director of the Bossier Arts Council, said.
Men's & Women's Health
Monday, Aug. 31, 2015

Aerial Expressions adds new element to yoga

“I’ve taught for 23 years in the realm of fitness. I just wanted to do something more, and aerial is something I had seen online, but it just wasn’t in this area yet,” Stevens said. “We started really small, just basic skills for about two years, but we had some people progressing really fast.
Arts & Entertainment
Monday, Aug. 17, 2015

Ark-La-Tex Music Heritage Festival honors local talent

Greg LeGrand, the director and president of the Ark-La-Tex Music Heritage Festival, has a strong background in local music history. “I have been in radio for about 28 years in this market, and I’ve been a musician playing with several bands around the area.
Monday, Aug. 3, 2015

New store offers more than 50 types of olive oils and vinegars

“When we were on a girls’ vacation a few years ago, we discovered a store that sold olive oil and vinegar in Pensacola, and Barbie and I spent a great amount of time in there shopping and sent oils home and continued to seek out stores like it,” Procell said.
Monday, June 22, 2015

Businesses set up downtown as a new atmosphere ignites

The renovation of the Sears Building, renamed the Lofts@624, is one of the benchmarks for renewal and restoration for future projects. Life for those who will reside in the luxury apartments is said to be an electrifying life of urban convenience and high style, and the corner of Texas and Louisiana streets will never be the same.
Monday, June 8, 2015

HBA Showcases 41 Local Homes on Parade

There’s nothing like the changing of the seasons to inspire change in the home.
Arts & Entertainment
Monday, March 16, 2015

Gumbo battle turns up local flavor

“This is our third year, and when we started, we looked around to see what Northwest Louisiana didn’t have, and there wasn’t a gumbo cook-off, so that’s how we got the idea,” Baham said. “The first year we had 1,200 people; last year we had about 2,500, and this year we are hoping for around 4,000 people.

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