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MARILYN PETTIETTE: The Musical Life
4 months ago

MARILYN PETTIETTE: The Musical Life

MARILYN PETTIETE The Musical Life BY SCOTT ANDERSON Marilyn Pettiette is the 90-year-old matriarch of a modern-day von Trapp family, spreading a message of faith, hope and joy through song in cyberspace. Pettiette and her family have a YouTube channel called Three Generations Singing. The channel features family members — actually from four generations — [...]
MONRO BROWN: Marching On
4 months ago

MONRO BROWN: Marching On

MONRO BROWN Marching On BY SCOTT ANDERSON Monro Brown marches to the beat of her own drum. It’s a blues beat, but her outlook for Shreveport is not blue at all. “This has been a journey,” Brown said of her life that has taken a few unexpected diversions. “But I try to keep a good [...]
BRIDGE OF LIGHTS
4 months ago

BRIDGE OF LIGHTS

Light it UP!  The BAKOWSKI BRIDGE OF LIGHTS Isn't Just Any Bridge BY ADAM BAILEY Bridges come in all styles, shapes, and sizes. Whether it is what took place on that bridge, its innovative design, or its setting—bridges are memorable. And sometimes, they are worth seeking out even if you simply wish to gaze on [...]
Sanctuary Art School
7 months ago

Sanctuary Art School

Sanctuary Art School and Glass Studio BY URSULA BRANTLEY LEARN HEAL CREATE Long before there was a term for it, humans have found solace in artistic expression. For centuries, people have found themselves and lighted their paths through music, artwork, words, and the stage. The arts have the power to unify people from all walks [...]
Mike Whitehead
7 months ago

Mike Whitehead

Mike Whitehead Writes On BY ELIZABETH DEAL Basketball. That’s where Mike Whitehead thought his career was headed in high school. A good student who liked to read and study, he planned to join the yearbook staff because, as rumor had it, there would be extra “free” time—just perfect for practicing free throws. But when other [...]
HEATHER HARRIS
9 months ago

HEATHER HARRIS

HEATHER HARRIS BY ELIZABETH DEAL Success is personal to each of us. For Heather Harris, it’s achieving her personal best in the hair and makeup industry. Growing up as a pageant girl, she was exposed to the beauty industry early on but embarked on a couple of different career paths. Today, she is 5 years [...]
Louisiana Soul Food Fall Festival
10 months ago

Louisiana Soul Food Fall Festival

By  •  Eye on SB

The Louisiana Soul Food Fall Festival was three days of amazing Southern Cuisine, live music, a Vendor’s Village, a Judged Soul Food Cooking Competition, and various awards for culinary excellence. …
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Pancakes for Veterans
11 months ago

Pancakes for Veterans

By  •  Eye on SB

Pancakes for Veterans was held at the American Legion Post 14 on Cross Lake.  It was simply a free breakfast to thank veterans for their service to our country.  There …
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DON JUANZ BAJA BEACH TACOS
12 months ago

DON JUANZ BAJA BEACH TACOS

In 2002, Don O’Byrne, President/Founder of Don Juanz Baja Beach Tacos, had a dream to bring his time spent working in restaurants, kitchens & re- sorts in Southern California & Baja Mexico to Bossier City. This dream led him to craft a business plan worthy of notice by Ford Motor Company & Diversity,Inc. Magazine’s “Henry [...]