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9:43am

Tue October 2, 2012
Local

Caddo Magnet High students meet L.A. writing duo of Quarantine trilogy

Dozens of Caddo Magnet High School students read a new piece of young adult fiction, and then met the authors face-to-face. Tag team authors, Lex Hrabe and Thomas Voorhies, made a book tour stop at a Shreveport high school Monday. "Quarantine: The Loners" is penned by Lex Thomas (their merged names). They called their first event at a high school "a dream come true," since so many students had read their book.

9:52am

Mon October 1, 2012
Arts

Marshall poet embraces October's introspective tendencies

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  • Here's the Poem 'When October Comes" from Notes on Paper by Damon Falke.

Marshall, Texas, playwright and poet Damon Falke turns his attention to the changeĀ of seasons in his poem, "When October Comes." It opens a book of poetry titled "Notes on Paper," published by Shechem Press. Falke says he has a forthcoming work of fiction, "By Way of Passing," due out next year.

10:39am

Fri September 28, 2012
Commentary

McDonald: Summing up his love for the Deep South

The late commentator Archie McDonald often expressed his strong bond with his Nacogdoches kin. Over the years, he introduced us to many characters. But McDonald loved the Deep South. He grew up here, and knew its history through and through as a scholar and Regents Professor of history at Stephen F. Austin State University. This is his tidy Top 10 list about life in the South.

10:15am

Fri September 28, 2012
Local

Titanic artifacts come to Shreveport

More than 150 artifacts recovered from the legendary Titanic are set to go on display at Sci-Port: Louisiana's Science Center. "Titanic: The Traveling Exhibition" opens Sept. 29 and runs through Jan. 30.

12:59pm

Thu September 27, 2012
Local

Shreveport counseling center reaches out to kids for fundraiser

The oldest nonprofit in northwest Louisiana will hold a one-mile children's run Saturday. The Center for Families is a mental health counseling agency in Shreveport. Executive director Laura Brucia Hamm says through its 123 years it's served the needs of the time.

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