Business

10:34am

Tue January 14, 2014
Business

Workshop on reunion planning set for Bossier City

Reunions are big business for hotels, caterers and even T-shirt makers. The Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau plans to host a reunion planning workshop in February for people who are in charge of an upcoming family, class or military reunion. 

The workshop is billed as a one-stop shop for how to plan a reunion, according to the bureau’s Kevin Flowers, a convention sales manager and point person for reunion-related questions for the past eight years.

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10:07am

Wed January 8, 2014
Business

Shreveport dental clinic offers free procedures Saturday

Dr. Michael Wiesner is hosting a Dentistry From the Heart event in Shreveport on Jan. 11. More than 80,000 people have been served worldwide since the program began 12 years ago.
Credit Kate Archer Kent

Shreveport-area residents in need of a dental treatment, but who can’t afford care, will have an opportunity to see a dentist Saturday free of charge. 

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8:37am

Tue January 7, 2014
Business

Natchitoches touts its free wi-fi as a boost to Front Street businesses

The hundreds of thousands of Christmas lights in Natchitoches were turned off yesterday, but the free wi-fi stayed on. 

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5:30pm

Mon January 6, 2014
Marketplace

Marketplace has moved to a new time.

The Award-winning program Marketplace now airs at a new time beginning Monday, January 6, 2014. Marketplace has moved to weekdays at 5:30 p.m. on Red River Radio. Marketplace is public radio's daily magazine on business and economics news "for the rest of us." The 30-minute program—with an irreverent reporting style all its own—airs weekday evenings on more than 320 public radio stations nationwide and boasts the largest audience for any business program in the United States on radio, cable or network television. In conjunction with Marketplace Morning Report and Marketplace Money, this trio of financial programming covers listeners from wallet to Wall Street. Join us for Marketplace in its new time, weekdays at 5:30 p.m. on Red River Radio.

9:44am

Thu January 2, 2014
Business

Haughton School of Music attracts budding musicians in Bossier Parish

It was a dream for Shana Houston to open a music lesson center in Bossier Parish, and families are flocking to it.
Credit Kate Archer Kent

A new music instruction center in Haughton, La., has attracted more than 70 students for private lessons on instruments like piano, drums and guitar, and demand continues to swell, according to Shana Houston. She opened Haughton School of Music nearly five months ago, and she’s surprised how quickly it’s caught on. She said Bossier Parish families no longer have to drive to Shreveport to get private music lessons.

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