Local

11:15am

Thu August 23, 2012
Local

LaSalle Parish teams up on grant to fight obesity

LaSalle Parish is about to launch its largest collaborative grant program ever. The goal of Live Lively LaSalle is to help residents confront obesity and shed pounds. The matching grant, $2 million in all, will pay for different approaches to improving people's health over the next several years of the grant period.

2:16pm

Fri August 17, 2012
Local

Good Food Project features workshop on weeds

The director of the Good Food Project in Alexandria, Lori Garton, will lead a workshop on edible weeds. It's set for Saturday, Aug. 19, at 9 a.m., at the Food Bank of Central Louisiana.

1:59pm

Fri August 17, 2012
Local

Shreveport writer shares parents' love letters in new book

Martha Fitzgerald

Martha Fitzgerald's "The Courtship of Two Doctors" chronicles budding romance and the journey of medical training through hundreds of letters exchanged between Drs. Joe Holoubek and Alice Baker Holoubek, Shreveport internists who practiced medicine together for 40 years.

1:36pm

Fri August 17, 2012
Local

Federal officials tour Ruston job accelerator

Job creation along the interstate 20 corridor is the focus of a nearly $1 million grant awarded to Louisiana Tech University. Federal officials toured Tech's Enterprise Center and talked about the positive impact of the Rural Jobs and Innovation Accelerator Challenge.

1:24pm

Fri August 17, 2012
Local

LSU Shreveport freshmen prepare for college life

The University Center signage welcomes students to the fall semster.
LSU Shreveport

Nearly 100 freshmen turned out for the final orientation session at LSU Shreveport. Classes at most area colleges begin Monday, Aug. 20.

Pages