“It got me thinking – life is too short,” Pourteau said. “I knew I needed to do something. The way I was going in life – just working customer service, going to work Monday through Friday, I wasn’t happy.
As an educator for over 16 years, I recognize the most important teachers in a child’s life are their parents. Most parents find that providing their child with the best education possible will come with some sort of sacrifice. With this understanding, many families will choose private education.
“The name comes out of scripture,” said Cassie Hammett, who founded the Hub 14 years ago and is its executive director. “In Corinthians, there is a verse that says, ‘You have been bought with a price. You are no longer for sale.’ The name is stating to everyone we serve that a person created in God’s image is not for sale.
Every spring before the pandemic, Bossier City and Shreveport residents craned their necks to catch a glimpse of the military aircraft gamboling across the skies in the annual Barksdale Air Force Base Air Show.
Loropetalums are pretty much smoked!Most of the ones we’ve seen so far have lost all of their foliage. Several are outright dead. The ones that are alive will have to be cut back to about one-quarter of their current size and allowed to grow back out. When this happens, they will be left bare.
Matthew Scully is an author and a former speechwriter for George W. Bush. In his book. “Dominion: The Power of Man, the Suffering of Animals, and the Call to Mercy,” he wrote: “Animals are more than ever a test of our character, of mankind’s capacity for empathy and for decent, honorable conduct and faithful stewardship.
So, he took what he had learned in his brief career and began his own marketing and advertising company. “I put my head down and knew I had all the knowledge to help people. It was grueling at first. I worked out of a small coffee shop in Bossier City.”.
Child victims of crime and negligence need love, support and personal belongings. Local non-profit Geaux 4 Kids Inc. provides just that with a “Geaux Bag” for children in crisis within the first 24 hours they are placed in foster care. A Geaux Bag is full of new, age-specific, right-sized necessities and clothing for infants to teens.
Linwood Public Charter School recently got a minor makeover in the courtyard when a public art project called The Dreamers made its debut. The project was a collaboration between Linwood Intermediate Principal Starla Ross and S.C.O.R.E., Setting Children on the Road to Excellence.