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11:23am

Wed June 20, 2012
Science

Arkansas benefits from USDA watershed funds

Bayou Meto Water Management District

The U.S. Agriculture Department has allocated $4.3 million for nine watershed projects in Arkansas. The goal is to improve water quality in the Mississippi River basin. The USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service Chief Dave White says the program will dramatically improve the quality of water flowing into the Gulf of Mexico.

8:33am

Tue June 19, 2012
Local

La. politicians and musicians converge in Shreveport for birthday bash

The All-Star Bicentennial Birthday Bash is set for Wednesday at Municipal Auditorium in Shreveport. The evening includes a screening of the Louisiana Public Broadcasting film "Louisiana: 200 Years of Statehood," at 7 p.m. The Louisiana Hayride Jam begins at 8 p.m. The festivities are free and open to the public.

10:30am

Mon June 18, 2012
Local

Block grant program forum slated for Shreveport

Louisiana’s health department is hosting forums around the state to inform people about the addictive disorder treatment programs available in their communities. The one in Shreveport for Region 7 Behavioral Health is set for June 21 from noon to 2 p.m. at Brentwood Hospital's gymnasium.

10:52am

Fri June 15, 2012
Commentary

McDonald: A Top 10 on living in the South

Commentator Archie McDonald waxes sentimental over sweet tea and air conditioning, among other high points of Southern living.

10:38am

Fri June 15, 2012
Arts

Lufkin quilter to be featured at the International Quilt Festival

A self-taught art quilter will be featured at the International Quilt Festival in Houston. Jeanelle McCall of Lufkin draws inspiration from her garden, and her palette of colorful fabric scraps originates in her clothes closet. Her quilts are currently on display at the Museum of East Texas in Lufkin.

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