This year’s recipients included Reps. Jeff Thompson of Benton, Chris Broadwater of Hammond and Chuck Kleckley of Lake Charles and Sen. Neil Riser of Columbia. Rep. Kleckley is the Speaker of the House of Representatives.
On July 26-27, the Ark-La-Tex Coin, Stamp & Card Exposition was held at the Bossier City Civic Center. Fifty-seven coin and currency dealers from six states participated, an increase from last year. They were joined by six stamp and six sports card dealers.
“While many people often enjoy the benefits of their local farmers’ markets, this is a way to bring additional to bring additional attention to those who do not frequent these markets,” said Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain.
Giant salvinia in Lake Bistineau, located near Minden, has reached the threshold necessary for a lake drawdown. Current estimates include 2,000 acres of salvinia coverage in the 17,000-acre lake, and continuous expansion of this invasive weed is expected to grow as summertime temperatures rise.
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul at Sacred Heart Catholic Church provides assistance to families or persons in the community who are in need. Services range from providing assistance with utility bills and rent, feeding the hungry, even providing gasoline to those who need to get to a new job.
There will also be a combined event with a "Meet the Candidates" event which will allow all local political candidates to introduce themselves on stage and have a chance to meet the players and their parents, family, and friends, as well as other interested attendees.
In each episode, Chef Jeff meets up with newscasters, local celebrities and everyday people from cities across the country, to show them how to “flip” their favorite dishes into dining experiences that are more appetizing and measurably healthier. ”Flip My Food” premieres in fall 2014 in syndication.
The Grand Ecore Visitor’s Center is located in Natchitoches, La., at 106 Tauzin Island Road. While offering extraordinary views of the Red River, the grounds are host to wildlife, cultural and historical displays of the area and provide waterway and navigation information.
The newly renovated Shreveport Municipal Auditorium will be rocking to the rafters as some of the country’s best guitarists pay tribute to Shreveport native and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member James Burton, during the James Burton International Guitar Festival, scheduled for Aug.