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9:09am

Fri October 26, 2012
Arts

Documentary probes Karnack, Texas, munitions site

Richard Michael Pruitt

Retired Dallas Morning News photographer and Marshall, Texas, native Richard Michael Pruitt presents his documentary, "From Bombs to Birds," on Saturday, Oct. 27, at 6:30 p.m. The 54-minute documentary screens at the Christian Life Center of First United Methodist Church in Marshall. Pruitt spent two years exploring the transformation of thousands of acres of land from the former Longhorn Army Ammunition Plant into the Caddo Lake National Wildlife Refuge.

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8:34am

Fri October 26, 2012
Commentary

East Texas writer remembers Archie McDonald

Gary Borders is a longtime East Texas writer and columnist. His work is at garyborders.com.

Gary Borders commentary

East Texas writer Gary Borders composed a tribute to the late commentator Archie McDonald who contributed to Red River Radio for more than a decade.

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1:10pm

Thu October 25, 2012
Local

Refuge turns former munitions site into forest land

Concrete crushing equipment recycles building foundations once part of the Longhorn Army Ammunition Plant in Karnack, Texas. About 7,000 acres has been transferred to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, which is returning the land to old growth forest.
Credit Kate Archer Kent

The Caddo Lake National Wildlife Refuge in Karnack, Texas, is midway through a project of busting up 90,000 tons of concrete slab. Building foundations are some of the last remnants that remain of the former Longhorn Army Ammunition Plant. The land is being turned into old growth forest by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Refuge manager Mark Williams says the contractor's biggest customer is the State of Louisiana, which wants all of the fill for the construction of I-49.

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7:35am

Thu October 25, 2012
Commentary

What Was I Thinking for October 25, 2012

Commentator Brian O'Nuanain shares his thoughts on a 'must' for your Bucket List.

1:22pm

Wed October 24, 2012
Local

Pumpkin Shine event to draw hundreds of families

Thousands of people are expected to stroll through Betty Virginia Park in Shreveport Wednesday night. The walking path will be lined with 1,000 carved pumpkins. The event, Pumpkin Shine on Line, is in its 21st year. It's headed up by the Southfield School Parent's Association.

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