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Fri July 31, 2015

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Thu July 30, 2015
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Bossier City Farmer's Market owners: 'We want to keep this going, no interruptions'

Jacob Guerra and Scott Graham presented their farmer's market venture at Cohab's business lecture series in Shreveport Wednesday.
Credit Kate Archer Kent

A pair of Bossier City entrepreneurs will launch an almost year-round farmer’s market at Pierre Bossier Mall Saturday. Jacob Guerra fondly recalls frequenting a farmer’s market growing up in Orlando, Florida.

Guerra says the Shreveport Farmers Market and many smaller ones in the area have a short season. Guerra wants to create a market for all seasons. Saturday’s market will feature 75 vendors with room for 200 in the future.

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Thu July 30, 2015

11:45am

Wed July 29, 2015
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Shreveport therapist enters bittersweet retirement at 90

Barbara Thorne-Thomsen says she doesn't plan to be a therapist at her Shreveport retirement community, but she'll be a friend.
Credit Kate Archer Kent

Professional counselor Barbara Thorne-Thomsen of Shreveport retired from her practice this month. She turned 90 last week. Over the decades, she called her patients “clients” and their struggles became part of the fabric of her life.

“I just think I got to know the finest people in the world. I cared about them, and I knew a lot about them. We walked a lot of miles together,” Thorne-Thomsen said.

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11:21am

Wed July 29, 2015

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