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Planning for the Rising Costs of Health Care
1 week ago

Planning for the Rising Costs of Health Care

Longer lifespans and rising health care costs are driving investors to control their financial exposure to uncovered bouts of care — particularly in retirement.

The United States spends more than …
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Beating the Odds: Local Adults with Autism Thrive in Jobs, College
2 weeks ago

Beating the Odds: Local Adults with Autism Thrive in Jobs, College

Jason Jones likes his job for the same reason everyone else does — the pay in his pocket and the satisfaction of work well done.

Jones, 47, is part of …
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Garrett Jacobs Advances to Top 24 on ‘American Idol’
3 weeks ago

Garrett Jacobs Advances to Top 24 on ‘American Idol’

Shreveport-Bossier City rejoice, our “American Idol” has made it into the Top 24.

Garrett Jacobs, 18, of Benton, advanced on Monday night’s episode of the hit ABC reality series American …
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Mind Your P’s & Q’s: The Etiquette of Politics
4 weeks ago

Mind Your P’s & Q’s: The Etiquette of Politics

One of the first rules you learn for making small talk with new people is do not, under any circumstances, talk about politics. The reason politics are not a good …
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Slow Roll with Bike Shreveport 
1 month ago

Slow Roll with Bike Shreveport 

“Nothing compares to the simple pleasure of riding a bike.” — John F. Kennedy

Stephen Pederson and other members of the group Bike Shreveport share JFK’s sentiment. Established in 2014, …
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American Idol Showdown: Garrett Jacobs vs. Cameron Theodos
1 month ago

American Idol Showdown: Garrett Jacobs vs. Cameron Theodos

Someone once said there was something in the water when it came to talent in Shreveport-Bossier City. This time we’ve struck reality gold twice.

Garrett Jacobs and Cameron Theodos, both …
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Wilkinson, Carmody, Gilliam Firm Well Past Century Mark
2 months ago

Wilkinson, Carmody, Gilliam Firm Well Past Century Mark

The windows from the 17th floor of the Beck Building offer a fine view of downtown Shreveport and the surrounding area. Prominent most days are the smokestacks of the Arsenal Hill and J. Lamar Stall power plants operated by AEP/Swepco. More dimly in the distance, but still looming large in view and in the history [...]
U=U Campaign Aims to Dispel HIV Stigma
2 months ago

U=U Campaign Aims to Dispel HIV Stigma

In September 2017, the Center for Disease Control released this statement:

“People who take ART daily as prescribed and achieve and maintain an undetectable viral load have effectively no risk …
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CC’s Coffee House on Youree Drive is Now Open
2 months ago

CC’s Coffee House on Youree Drive is Now Open

CC’s Coffee House opened their first Shreveport location on Friday, Feb. 23. President and CEO of the New Orleans based company Celton Hayden Jr. was in attendance as well as members …
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Shreveport Scores with Black Panther Actor Tim Smith
2 months ago

Shreveport Scores with Black Panther Actor Tim Smith

If you had the chance to see Marvel’s Black Panther during opening weekend, you might have seen Shreveport actor Tim J. Smith grace the big screen.

Smith, 32, was cast …
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