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DR. RAY SCOTT CRAWFORD: BRINGING HOME THE GOLD
2 months ago

DR. RAY SCOTT CRAWFORD: BRINGING HOME THE GOLD

DR. RAY SCO T CRAWFORD BRINGING HOME THE GOLD   BY SEVA MAY As we close the book on another exciting Olympics, we applaud our fellow Americans who brought home medals. Think of the hours these athletes must spend training and honing their skills for competition. Making it to the Olympics is a proud moment [...]
BEAUTY BOSS: SPRING FOWARD
2 months ago

BEAUTY BOSS: SPRING FOWARD

SPRING FOWARD BY JON PAULE CALCOTE The flowers will soon be in full bloom, with birds chirping, bees buzzing, and the sun shining brighter than fashions we have seen on the runways worldwide. As we enter Spring 2022, we should do so with an open mind and bravery in our style choices—as the season is [...]
THE VALUE OF QUALITY TIME
2 months ago

THE VALUE OF QUALITY TIME

THE VALUE OF QUALITY TIME BY URSULA BRANTLEY In a world full of careers, bills, extracurricular activities, home management, and a slew of other responsibilities, parents do their best to make sure they’re spending much needed quality time with their children. It’s not always easy balancing life and parenthood, but consistent one-on-one time with your [...]
SB HOME FEATURE: COLORFUL TWISTS
2 months ago

SB HOME FEATURE: COLORFUL TWISTS

 BY ADAM BAILEY Look inside. These contemporary design elements offer new life and a modern twist to the traditional homes in Provenance— making them anything but your mother’s house! Shreveport. Provenance is one of South Shreveport’s most unique communities. Its idea is simple—bring the traditional neighborhood back to Shreveport. But what exactly is a traditional [...]
AND ANOTHER THING…
2 months ago

AND ANOTHER THING…

PeaBug & the Parable of THE GNAT BY TEDDY ALLEN After the coldest, wettest, most bitter late winter most any of us can remember, we should be kicked in our nether regions if we complain when it gets Africa hot here soon in north Louisiana. Sweat beats shivering any ol’ day. Come on, sweet springtime! [...]
MANOLOGY: Better Man
2 months ago

MANOLOGY: Better Man

HOW COOKING can make you a BETTER MAN BY ADAM BAILAY A gentleman is one who values hospitality, generosity, intellectual curiosity and, yes, chivalry. Day-in and day-out, all gentlemen should seek to incorporate these traits into their lives. To take it a step further, all of these characteristics can be found, honed, and showcased in [...]
MAX ON THE SAX
2 months ago

MAX ON THE SAX

By  •  2022, Arts, SB KIDS
Max on the Sax BY SCOTT ANDERSON Max Mayeaux is not a typical 15-year-old boy. You see, before “Max on the Sax” blows at shows, Max on the Sax rides a horse, of course. And he’s pretty boss when it comes to lacrosse. Max is a sophomore at Loyola College Prep, where he plays lacrosse [...]
MARILYN PETTIETTE: The Musical Life
2 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
3 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 [...]