The Ark-La-Tex Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) and Retiree Activities Office at Barksdale Air Force Base honored Louisiana Senator Robert Adley for his service to the state of Louisiana and continued support for the military during a recognition dinner at the base Feb.
Historians, collectors and others interested in learning about the history of the American Civil War will have a unique opportunity to do so in Bossier City March 14-16, when the Louisiana Sesquicentennial Civil War Task Force will present “Defending the Homeland: Union Forces Target Shreveport, Texas and Beyond.
The Shreveport Police Department’s Community Oriented Policing Board will host its annual Neighborhood Networking event from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 6, at Riverview Hall, located at 600 Clyde Fant Parkway in Shreveport..
Two Centenary students were honored at the ADDY Awards Gala sponsored by the American Advertising Federation of Shreveport-Bossier on Feb. 15. The annual event honors creative excellence in advertising. Junior Emma Viskozki and sophomore Gina Vaca Loyola won a total of three awards in the student divisions.
The Louisiana Lions Eye Bank is one of those projects. Begun in 1974 as a project of several Lions Clubs in Northwest Louisiana, it provides a way for those who want to donate their eye tissue to those who need the gift of sight by harvesting, storing and distributing cornea tissue.
The weekend of April 3-5 will be a winelover’s paradise as Shreveport-Bossier’s premier wine-tasting event takes over Festival Plaza in downtown Shreveport, 2-5 p.m., Saturday, April 5. In addition to the tasting event, CORK highlights include the annual Premier Wine Dinner and a Riedel glass seminar.
The team was established in 2010, according to owner Miguel Pope, “to help young men go to college or NFL — different dreams of trying to work at different levels besides just playing local football to try to create opportunities in the community for them.