Taking passengers onto local waterways is nothing new to Shaver. He had a similar venture in Indianapolis and in Denver, where he enjoyed great success with a 92 percent satisfaction rate on social media. And he also worked locally at Smith’s Cross Lake Inn in the 1990s.
Now, Bossier Parish students have their own arts festival, which debuted this week. The i3 Art Expo, designed to stimulate inspiration, imagination and innovation, began Thursday and will continue through Saturday, May 5, at the Bossier Civic Center, 620 Benton Road.
Two consecutive years of flooding by the Red River prompted Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator to reach out to the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M to analyze the causes of the flooding and to make recommendations to deal with future potential floods.
Special features include the 22nd Annual KTAL-6 ArtBreak’s Got Talent Show today at 6:30 p.m., the Film Prize Jr. Award Ceremony Sunday at 1 p.m. and the ArtBreak Award Ceremony Sunday at 3 p.m. Film Prize Jr. entries can be viewed today from 5-9 p.m. and Saturday from 10:30 a.
Dr. Nicholas Goeders, professor and head of the Department of Pharmacology, Toxicology and Neuroscience at LSU Medical Center in Shreveport, has spent years studying the effects of methamphetamine and treating patients addicted to the drug. He was also the author of the weekly “Meth in the News” feature in The Inquisitor.
“It’s a walk for our global work that we do in Ethiopia, currently — and hopefully, someday all over the world,” said Velma Kirksey-Tarver, founder and director of the Institute for Global Outreach. “The work mostly involves supporting children and families who have absolutely no means to support themselves.
After the presentation of the proclamation, Jacobs said, “I want to thank my Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, for bringing me this far. … He gave me the voice that I have, and I’m doing the best I can to glorify His name.”.