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1:40pm

Wed May 16, 2012
Local

Fuller Center for Housing spreads to Bossier City

Fuller Center for Housing of Northwest Louisiana executive director Lee Jeter discusses the benefits of homeownership on a building site in the Cedar Grove neighborhood of Shreveport.
Kate Archer Kent

The Fuller Center for Housing of Northwest Louisiana is taking its home building ministry to Bossier City. Two homes will go up there over the summer. Executive director Lee Jeter says he wants home ownership to be possible in every neighborhood where people live in poverty.

12:06pm

Tue May 15, 2012
Arts

Nacogdoches historical group celebrates poet Karle Wilson Baker

Friends of Historic Nacogdoches

Friends of Historic Nacogdoches will put on a one-woman play bringing to life the writings of Karle Wilson Baker. She was a prolific poet of the 1920s and 1930s who lived in Nacogdoches. A bronze statue of Baker will be erected in downtown Nacogdoches this fall. The fund raiser titled "Karle Wilson Baker: A Writer's Life" will be held May 18 and 19 at Cole Art Center.

11:52am

Tue May 15, 2012
Commentary

History Matters: Remembering a Tyler, Texas, POW camp

Commentator Gary Joiner focuses his historical lens on Camp Ford, the largest Confederate-run prison west of the Mississippi River during the American Civil War.

10:12am

Mon May 14, 2012
Local

Shreveport GM plant workers must decide on attrition offer

RACER Trust

Employees at the GM plant in Shreveport must decide today whether to accept the company's special attrition program that would lead to voluntary retirements. The Louisiana Workforce Commission is assisting workers with their next step through an on-site transition center. The plant is scheduled to close in August, affecting hundreds of people.

9:32am

Fri May 11, 2012
Local

Shreveport architects navigate Chinese business customs

Shreveport architect Mike McSwain (left) and project manager Travis Jore, sightsee while on business in Suzhou, China.

Shreveport architect Mike McSwain has sought out design work in China over the past two years. He says courting clients there is steeped in ancient tradition and feels like a social test.

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