Margaret Martin, The Town Talk

Margaret Martin

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Shreveport, LA, United States

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Recent articles by Margaret:

'Blush & Bashful Weekend' remembers filming of 'Steel Magnolias' 30 years ago

'Steel Magnolias' put Natchitoches on the map 30 years ago. Here's a look at what to do and where to celebrate the film's anniversary this weekend. → Read More

Guests ate, drank, were merry at Willis-Knighton Fall Barbecue

Over 200 welcomed fall the Willis-Knighton Health System way. → Read More

Mary Leverette celebrates a century at gala gathering

The birthday girl was born Sept. 29, 1919, in Muskogee, Oklahoma, the daughter of Napoleon B. and Frances Price. → Read More

Krewe Harambee celebrates 20 years of letting the good times roll

The coronations and Harambee balls have become glittery places to marvel over stunning dresses and hats. → Read More

Some stories touch a columnist's heart

On rare occasions, I write about those wider world events. This column is one of those. → Read More

Heritage & Harvest Tour to honor late artist/farmer Ross Lynn

Lynn, who died Aug. 26, 2013, will be honored by "North Louisiana Artist-in Residence" event. → Read More

Get a sneak peek at Krewe of Gemini's giant rummage sale

The fundraiser is set for Sept. 19-21 at the Gemini den. → Read More

Luncheon was a touchdown for Caddo football players

Eighteen Caddo Parish high school football players and nine coaches dined on a macaroni/salad lunch with community luminaries. → Read More

Village Grille fans reminisce as they sip a Snow Bear at Ginocchio

Former Village Grille chef Reynaldo Jandres cooking for patrons in Marshall, Texas, restaurant. → Read More

Krewe Justinian goes courting to select a king and captain

The court was introduced Aug. 9 at the black tie Justinian Royalty Coronation "Meet Me in Metropolis." → Read More

Community leader Henry Price celebrates 70th birthday at art-filled dinner

As he always does, artist/community leader Henry Price, wore his signature smile on his face and a bow tie around his neck for his 70th birthday dinner. → Read More

Times sports reporter Roy Lang III and Christi Johnson toast marriage in Chicago, Shreveport

Times sports reporter Roy Lang and Real Estate Agent Christi Johnson celebrated their Chicago marriage twice. → Read More

Roses bloomed at Shreveport Club for Ann Walke's 90th birthday gala

The June 29 event was hosted by her four children and their spouses. → Read More

A prayer for children everywhere in the new year

Maggie Martin shares a prayer originally offered by the Children's Defense Fund. → Read More

Bill Huckabay surprised when sons appear for dinner

The executive director of the Shreveport Medical Society receives honor for distinguished service. → Read More

Demoiselle Deb Anne D. Evans honored at 'Christmas in Natchitoches'

Maggie Martin's Scene & Heard column for Sunday, Dec. 2. → Read More

Gardens of the American Rose Center to receive $1M redo

The project is anticipated to be completed in time for the center's 50th anniversary. → Read More

Sky chief surprised with gold on her birthday

The end of a Christmas in the Sky sponsor party turned into a surprise birthday bash for the event's chair. → Read More

Check out these 5 homes on Quota holiday home tour

The fundraiser is from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2. → Read More

Grandson of former Times section editor feted at engagement party

It was an evening to remember with cuisine by upper crust of Haynesville. → Read More