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Tuesday, June 1, 2021
hosted their annual wine festival, CORK, at Festival Plaza in downtown Shreveport. More than 100 wines were poured, and food was served from eight local restaurants including Dillas Quesadillas and Abby Singer's Bistro. Money raised from CORK benefits the Red River Revel arts festival.
Tuesday, June 1, 2021
But working together wasn’t always the plan. “Clyde and I are very different people. So if you’d told me 10 years ago that we’d be in business together, not a rock band, but an actual business, I probably wouldn’t have believed you,” Billy Hargrove said.
Monday, April 19, 2021
I have passed so many visible benchmarks along the way. I can see the number on the scale. I can count the notches on my belt. I know how baggy my jeans have become. All of those things pointed toward a positive test result. That wasn’t good enough, though.
Monday, April 19, 2021
“What I think that the spring fair does is it shows people that with certain restrictions, with wearing masks, with social distancing, with getting vaccinated, there is a path to normalcy,” said Liz Swaine, chairman of the board of the State Fair of Louisiana.
Monday, March 22, 2021
kiss me. I looked up, and I ran!” Over the next three-plus decades, Melissa and Shawn spent their lives with others. Both married. Both divorced. But they stayed in touch. Then, in 2019, Melissa invited Shawn to be her date at a Christmas party. Almost a year later, they were married.
Monday, March 8, 2021
I have always envied those people who could pull off a week-long retreat between Christmas Day and New Year’s Day to reflect on life and make any course corrections for the upcoming year. Little did I know my first opportunity to be like them would come in a fifth-floor hospital room.
Monday, March 8, 2021
he yellow fever epidemic of 1873 took a heavy toll on the city of Shreveport. Reports estimate Shreveport lost about one-fourth of its population to yellow fever. Now, a move is underway to honor five priests who gave their lives in service to Shreveport during those dark days with sainthood.
Monday, Feb. 8, 2021
Dr. Sanders Graf said despite being cautious about infection, they were just as surprised by the severity of the Covid threat. “We’ve always worn eye protection. We’ve always worn masks, certainly when we’re working on patients. We use suction when we are creating aerosols.
Monday, Nov. 2, 2020
First, like elsewhere in the economy, many of its sectors were shut down or at significantly reduced operations due to the shelter-in-place orders mandated by the governor. Secondly, job losses were magnified in the MSA by the fact that this is a large gaming market with over 4,800 employees.



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