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Wed December 14, 2011

Copeland's Shreveport gets $1 million makeover

Copeland's of New Orleans put a new facade on its Shreveport location, among other upgrades.
Kate Archer Kent

The restaurant chain Copeland's of New Orleans is completing a renovation of its Shreveport location that will be the prototype for future restaurants in six states.


The restaurant chain Copeland’s of New Orleans is completing a one million dollar renovation at its Shreveport location that will be the prototype for future restaurants in six states. Al Copeland Junior was in Shreveport yesterday to discuss the renovations. He says he chose to overhaul the Shreveport restaurant in order to stay competitive with the many restaurant chains that have moved into the city.

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Wed December 7, 2011

Natchitoches launches coupon system for festivals

Festival-goers in Natchitoches must now pay for things by using a new coupon system instead of cash.

The city of Natchitoches is moving away from greenbacks when festival-goers pay for food, drinks and merchandise sold by riverfront vendors.


Mon November 28, 2011

NSU students debate free trade in Colombia

Northwestern State business students have returned to Natchitoches, La., after meeting with university students in Cartagena, Colombia, to discuss international trade issues as part of curriculum.


Wed November 23, 2011

Hispanic business leaders to be honored

Hispanic entrepreneurs and business leaders from East Texas and Northwest Louisiana will gather in Bossier City to recognize their cultural contributions and impact on the area economy.


Mon November 21, 2011

Shreveport developer finishes upscale shopping center

Five upscale stores open in Shreveport in time for Black Friday. Shoppes at Bellemead manager says expansion is a bellwether for area economy.