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9:02am

Wed May 9, 2012
Politics

Bill to merge LSU Shreveport with Louisiana Tech advances

A bid to make LSU Shreveport a branch campus of Louisiana Tech University was backed by the House Education Committee. But acting LSU System president William Jenkins advised the committee to proceed "very cautiously" because mergers overwhelmingly result in failure. Supporters say the merger is essential to the region.

8:45am

Wed May 9, 2012
Local

Holy Angels Residential Facility unveils upgrades

A ceremony today will mark the completion of grant-funded renovations totaling $400,000 at Holy Angels, a residential facility in Shreveport housing 184 people with developmental disabilities. CEO Laurie Boswell says Holy Angels' 1960s-era buildings are in need of many repairs and upgrades. The ceremony is set for 2 p.m.

9:45am

Tue May 8, 2012
Commentary

History Matters: On asterisk reality and the Oxford English Dictionary

Commentator Gary Joiner has a history lesson on "asterisk reality" and a great practitioner of it, J.R.R. Tolkien, in his editing capacity at the Oxford English Dictionary.

10:44am

Mon May 7, 2012
Local

Stephen F. Austin State taps grandson of Gandhi for leadership

The Center for a Livable World at Stephen F. Austin State in Nacogdoches, Texas, will gain input from a renowned peace activist. Arun Gandhi, the grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, will serve as a senior fellow at the center.

1:04pm

Fri May 4, 2012
Commentary

McDonald: What's going on?

Commentator Archie McDonald share details about his Hodgkin's disease and his physician "team roster" attacking it with a chemo and radiation double jab.

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