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The last gasp of winter, hard on the heels of overnight rains that promised soggy grounds, tried but failed to stop area gardeners and greens advocates Sunday afternoon.
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Formerly executive director of Alliance for Education for eight years, he now heads the Northwest Louisiana Association of Realtors.
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Three local men were arrested early today following a fight at a downtown nightclub.
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"... government of the people, by the people, for the people ..." -- Abraham Lincoln, Gettysburg Address , Gettysburg, Penn., Nov. 19, 1863 If you ask most people, they think that government should be accountable to its citizens just as the above phrase from President Lincoln in 1863 at Gettysburg, Penn., suggests.
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"Look. The name of this bag is 'Maggie.' I've got to get it," said an enthusiastic Maggie McElroy at Shreveport Symphony Guild Bag Luncheon for 100.
It doesn't get any better for local music fans than nearly two dozen hours of music from 20 regional rock bands, and that's just what of the third annual This Won't Suck two-day rock-a-thon offered.
Despite the looming threat of afternoon rains, drivers who passed over the Market Street Bridge may have seen the veritable sea of clover in downtown Shreveport's Festival Plaza as hundreds of locals donned green garb and Irish themed gear for the second ever Patty in the Plaza, St. Patrick's Day celebration.
The Rev. E. Edward Jones has seen a lot of change during his years as pastor of Galilee Missionary Baptist -- throughout both the church and Shreveport.
A few weeks ago this column shared the sad story of Carole Lea Chase, a young Pembroke, N.H. student who lived briefly in this area as an exchange student in the late 1950s and later died tragically in one of the nation's worst airline disasters.
Name: Volunteers for Youth Justice. Location: 900 Jordan St., Shreveport. Mission: To intervene in the lives of children to provide advocacy for youths who are at risk for involvement in the juvenile justice system.
Shreveport police seek suspects in shots fired incident that damaged property at a west Shreveport residence.
An investigation into the illegal sale of alcohol to underage persons this week resulted in six summonses being issued, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator.
The Bayou Chapter of the Ozark Society and Shreveport Green are hosting a clean up of the Duck Pond from 8 a.m. until noon March 15. Participants are asked to meet in the parking lot near the intersection of Ockley Drive and E. King's Highway.
Re: "Capital case debate: Intentional delay or not?" March 9, 3D On Sunday The Times covered the case against Brian Horn, who is currently facing capital charges in DeSoto Parish.
T his month through early summer marks an important year for Northwest Louisiana, the 150th anniversary of the Red River Campaign of the Civil War.
Whaley, a friend since his days as a teacher at Youree Drive Middle School, is one of the hottest young adult novelists in the United States.