What was the appeal? “I guess I always had that bug in me. I was editor of our little elementary school paper. In high school, we didn’t have a paper, but I would write up, after sporting events, do an article about the event and put it on the bulletin board.
Actually, it’s condensation from eating the diner’s nitrogen-infused Dragon Balls and is similar to seeing your breath on a cold winter day. But the novelty of the treats has people — especially young people — flocking to the new business, which has been open just three weeks.
“When we say a physical barrier, it can be anything from a grassy median to a cable barrier to a concrete divider. It has to be a physical barrier that blocks you from physically crossing the road. Paint’s not going to physically block you because you can just drive right through it.
“This is such a great day for the community of Haughton, for the entire Bossier Parish school system, all of Bossier Parish to have the latest and greatest school facility opening up,” said Bossier Schools Superintendent Scott Smith.
The Coffery, a long-planned coffee shop, is the creation of the owners of Louisiana Roasting Company, a local coffee distribution company. After a soft opening on Wednesday, the dining establishment is holding its grand opening today (Friday, July 21) at 3820 North Market St.
“At AmeriHealth Caritas Louisiana, we are committed to helping Louisiana families get care and stay well,” said Kyle Viator, market director for the company. “In doing so, we work with communities in need to achieve positive health outcomes throughout the state.
“Today, we are here to announce the availability of additional hazard mitigation grant program funding from FEMA that I am directing to Northwest Louisiana,” Edwards said. “This funding will allow us to advance projects that will help prevent or lessen the impact of future floods.