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Sex Trafficking in Northwest Louisiana
3 years ago

Sex Trafficking in Northwest Louisiana

The Face of Sex Trafficking By Devin White It’s happening across the globe. It’s happening in the United States. It’s happening in Shreveport-Bossier City. Sex trafficking has no face. And under the wrong circumstances, anyone’s child, friend or relative can become a victim of human slavery. Brittany sat alone in the passenger seat of a [...]
Cookie Dubois Discusses Clothing Line
3 years ago

Cookie Dubois Discusses Clothing Line

Cookie Dubois Discusses Clothing Line Fashion Designer By Devin White A year ago, Fashion Designer Cookie DuBois debuted her clothing line, Cookie DuBois Clothing, and has essentially breathed new life into the retro fashions of the 1950s and 1960s. Influenced by that time period, DuBois’ designs feature tea length dresses, curve hugging styles and feminine [...]
Red Cross urges neighbors to focus on safety as floodwaters linger
3 years ago

Red Cross urges neighbors to focus on safety as floodwaters linger

Red Cross urges neighbors to focus on safety as floodwaters linger Shelters remain open at Elm Grove, Southern University With floodwaters expected to stay high in the coming days, the Red Cross encourages our neighbors to keep safety at the forefront. Stay away from floodwaters. If you come upon a flowing stream where water is [...]
Shreveport Celebrates Its Inner Booger
3 years ago

Shreveport Celebrates Its Inner Booger

Shreveport Celebrates Its Inner Booger Mayor Ollie Tyler named June 9, 2015, Billy’s Booger Day, in honor of the release of William Joyce’s latest picture book. The proclamation was given at the city council meeting Tuesday, June 9 at 3:00 pm. In return Joyce presented Mayor Tylor with the famous meteor that struck Billy in the [...]
Q&A: New BPCC Chancellor
3 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
3 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
3 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
3 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
3 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
3 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 [...]