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22 May
0

Rafters put Shreveport on the map with huge 2-1 win over Tulsa!

Not in your inaugural season. Not in your inaugural season are you supposed to take the conference by storm getting the maximum points available in the first three conference games. But that’s just what the Shreveport Rafters have done. Saturday ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
19 May
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Shreveport Population Drops Below 1990 Census Count

May 19, 2016 The U. S. Census Bureau Population Estimates data for American cities shows Shreveport falling below its 1990 population total.  Between July 1, 2014 and July 1, 2015, Shreveport lost another -1,114 residents, dropping its total population to ...

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13 May
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Rafters fall to NOLA 2-0 for first defeat, Houston next up.

Depending on what side of the pond you’re on its called a rivalry or derby. Whether it be a previous encounter or someone encroaching on what you claim to be yours, you want to beat them. For the Shreveport Rafters ...

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02 Apr
0

Shreveport Councilman Willie Bradford’s Awful Slap of Candor

April 2, 2016 Fair warning:  the significance of this subject is beyond my ability to adequately express.  As good, decent and honest people here hope and pray for restoration of good and honest government, the subject events scream a declaration ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
20 Mar
2

Pt. I:  CPSB Tax Package a Hammer Blow to Local Economy

March 20, 2016 This is the first in a series of articles about extraordinarily high Caddo Parish property taxes, the result of which is an economy – a culture – aberrantly propped-up by our local governmental bodies.  Here, our most ...

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29 Feb
0

Shreveport at the Crossroads – A look back.

Rev. William Hull was the pastor of First Baptist Church in Shreveport from 1975 to 1987. He passed away on December 10, 2013. Probably his most famous sermon given while in Shreveport was “Shreveport at the Crossroads”. This look back ...

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11 Feb
0

Culture Crisis: Scrap the Slogan, Shreveport/Bossier

February 11, 2016. I don’t know who came up with it and I don’t care. We are dubbed “Louisiana’s Other Side” by our Convention and Tourism Bureau, and I’m dubbing that slogan a failure. I know people who work for ...

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Shreveport Flag - www.shreveportflag.com
06 Feb
0

What is Our Cultural Identity?

One of Shreveport’s poorly known cultural identifies, the Shreveport Flag. (shreveportflag.com) Shreveport/Bossier suffers from a lack of cultural identity. As I have learned through the process of bringing the Shape of Shreveport documentary series to life, Shreveport is a mix ...

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ramon lafitte
15 Jan
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Taking Exception to Exceptions – A Caddo Commission Update

January 15, 2016 For those of you following the Caddo Parish Commission (Commission) scandal involving its illegal benefits and pay, including CPERS retirement fund benefits, you may want to focus in on a very critical matter. Over the years, the ...

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Red River Revel
15 Oct
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Red River Revel

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Municipal Auditorium
16 Jul
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Texas Ave. Fair

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13 May
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Shape of Shreveport Launch Video

Shape of Shreveport is a series concept of stories created by Will & Jim Broyles to bring an educational, entertaining historically relevant set of stories to public attention. Directed by Chris Charles Scott and produced by Chris Lyon, these first ...

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