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Five National Landmarks In Shreveport You Might Not Know

Shreveport has a fairly long and colorful history, and any native worth their salt knows a few of the historic landmarks around town. A lot of them are easy to spot. What hidden gems do we have in our fine town that has garnered the coveted "National Historic Registry" plaque? Some of these, you might not guess.

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There Are Elephants Buried In The Ark-La-Tex

You read the title correctly. And I'm not talking about figurative elephants. This isn't a metaphor. I'm talking real actual elephants.

And believe it or not, there are THREE elephants buried in the local area!

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Local History: Who Was Barksdale?

Barksdale Air Force Base has been an ever present feather in our cap in the Shreveport-Bossier area. We have all grown up around the base, and some of us, myself included, have been stationed there as a member of The U.S. Air Force.

But who was Barksdale, and why was the base named after him

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Shreveport Ranks High On The List Of Best Restaurants In Louisiana

We already know that we have some fabulous food here in the Shreveport/Bossier...it's about time the rest of the country realizes that too!

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Camping World Independence Bowl To Host Youth Football Clinic

Before you know it, football season will be here! And what better way is there to celebrate than getting your budding linebackers and quarterbacks enrolled in a football camp designed by champions of the game?

Get ready for the sixth-annual Camping World Independence Bowl Youth Football Clinic!

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Times When Shreveport-Bossier Made National News

The recent and still-ongoing floods have put our area in the national spotlight. We even poked a little fun at some of the networks for not knowing that a) we have Parishes and b) Bossier is NOWHERE near Lafayette...

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Zach Buhrer Makes Good On His Bet With Tom E. Gunn [VIDEO]

Last Saturday, during my regular visit with the SBC Comedy Guild, "officially unofficial" spokesman, Zach Buhrer accepted a bet from me. And now, it looks at though I'm gonna have to pony up $20!

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Great Raft To Hold Fundraiser For Women’s Health

The Great Raft Brewing Company, the local brewery in Shreveport, is holding a fundraiser for the MLK Health Center And Pharmacy's Women's Health program.

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Local History: Who Was Flournoy Lucas?

This week on our local history spotlight, we answer a question requested on our Facebook page. Who was Flournoy Lucas? We should ask, "Who was Flournoy, and what was Lucas?"

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Did You Know They’re From Shreveport: The Residents [VIDEO]

The Residents are an avant-garde art collective known for their musical and multimedia works. In 1966, they first stepped out on the San Francisco art scene, and since have influenced hundreds of musicians and artists such as Les Claypool and DEVO.

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Local Web Series ‘Unemployed’ Gets The Job Done [VIDEO]

This past Saturday, Zach brought in the duo behind a web series that is produced right here in Shreveport called "Unemployed." Creators of the series, Josh Munds and Johnny Walker, sat down with me and gave me an overview of their hilarious show.

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Remember When: Hamel’s Park

The smell of funnel cakes, the tiny roar of a dozen go-carts, the clackety-clack of the roller coaster, the screams of newly drenched log riders...

Hamel's Park, for anyone older than 35, was a childhood wonderland on the edge of Shreveport.

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