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1:32pm

Wed October 3, 2012
Local

New York 'garden guru' to speak in Shreveport

A leading public garden designer from New York will come to Shreveport to address what the city can do to improve its landscaping on a shoestring budget. Lynden Miller speaks at the Louisiana State Exhibit Museum on Thursday, Oct. 4, at 11:30 a.m. The organization Shreveport Green is hosting her talk. It comes as Shreveport embarks on a citywide beautification program.

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

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.

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