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Q&A: New BPCC Chancellor
2 years ago

Q&A: New BPCC Chancellor

Dr. Rick Bateman, Jr. Bossier Parish Community College Chancellor Header image provided by BPCC, credit Neal Johnson Photography   SB: What excites you the most about being the new chancellor? RB: I love that we serve folks that maybe didn’t have the best of experiences in high school or those who have been out of [...]
Tour Through our Neighborhoods
2 years ago

Tour Through our Neighborhoods

Tour Through Our Neighborhoods By Val Horvath Davidson   Following a marathon 20-plus hour, caffeine-infused drive in from Ohio, my longtime friend Beth Humphries-Inman and her fiancé Marty Nazario (who gamely decided to move here sight unseen) arrived in Shreveport expecting to be overtaken with southern ambiance in their newly adopted town. Instead, they got [...]
Person of Interest: Robert Shaver, The Crawfish King
2 years ago

Person of Interest: Robert Shaver, The Crawfish King

Robert Shaver Owner Shaver’s Crawfish and Catering SB: How did you become the King of Crawfish? RS: It all started in 1994 –– 21 years ago. Let me tell you, it was tough to get started. In the beginning, I worked real close to the schools, churches and fire departments. We did a lot of [...]
Girls with Guns
2 years ago

Girls with Guns

Girls with Guns By Mike Whitehead Shooting clay targets is becoming more and more popular, and it’s not just the guys who are having all the fun. Women are making their mark on the sport. SB Magazine traveled to Los Paloma shooting range in Benton and discovered five female shooters who love the sport and [...]
When Mean Girls Become Mean Women
2 years ago

When Mean Girls Become Mean Women

When Mean Girls Become Mean Women By Devin White It’s not easy being a woman. However, I was fortunate enough to be born decades after women’s lib, and as a result, my life is a lot better than it would have been, say 50 years ago. I never attended a school with a dress code [...]
Q&A with Shreveport, Bossier City Women
2 years ago

Q&A with Shreveport, Bossier City Women

Women Making Their Mark By Alycia Angle It’s no secret that gender inequality in the workplace is becoming a fast trending topic that’s more easily discussed in recent years. Thanks to many advocates, both men and women, gender equality in several arenas of the workplace including economics, power and position is more prevalent and acknowledged [...]
Shreveport Native Talks Pysanky Eggs at Makers Fair
2 years ago

Shreveport Native Talks Pysanky Eggs at Makers Fair

Editor’s note: Shreveport native Shelley Masog participated in the Texas Avenue Makers Fair on April 11 and shares some of her experiences about the fair and her art. I make pysanky, also known as Ukrainian Easter eggs. They are created on real blown eggshells using the batik method of writing with hot wax and dyeing, [...]
In Love and Law: When Lawyers Marry Lawyers
2 years ago

In Love and Law: When Lawyers Marry Lawyers

In his acceptance speech for his Best Picture win for Argo, Ben Affleck caused a bit of minor controversy when thanking his wife Jennifer Garner. “I want to thank my wife. Thank you for working on our marriage,” Ben said, “It is work, but it’s the best kind of work and there is no one [...]
Shreveport Native Finds Birth Mother
2 years ago

Shreveport Native Finds Birth Mother

Lost & Found Reuniting with My Birth Mother By Derick Jones “‘The time has come,’ the Walrus said. ‘To talk of many things.’” As a child, I can remember the countless hours my parents and I would watch “Alice and Wonderland” together. Growing up in the 1990s, the Disney film adaptation was a mainstay in [...]
A Day In The Life of Five Professionals
2 years ago

A Day In The Life of Five Professionals

A Day in the Life of Five Professionals By Michael Walker Photography by Cameron Mehl What do you want to be when you grow up? It’s a question that we’ve all been asked a thousand times. When we’re young, the possibilities seem endless, and the answer comes easily and changes often. As we get older, the answer may require [...]
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