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Recent articles by Jimmy:

Southwood finds girls basketball coach in-house

New coach wants to restore the tradition created by Steve McDowell → Read More

2020 Battle on the Border to feature Capt. Shreve vs. Calvary — maybe

Shreveport official says it's still undetermined if the event will be held → Read More

Benton’s Olivia Oliphint wins week 36 AOW vote

Benton softball standout Olivia Oliphint had her final softball season cut short this spring, thanks to the coronavirus, but she didn’t cut any corners against a field of nine additional student-athletes in the 36th Times online poll for Athlete of the Week, sponsored by the Shreveport-Bossier Sports Commission. Oliphint and her supporters accumulated 9,542 votes (31.5 percent) of the 30,344… → Read More

Northwest Louisiana churches take varying approaches to holding services

Contact-free worship is in the immediate future for area church attendees. → Read More

YMCA of NWLA reopens Friday with specified offerings

The YMCA of Northwest Louisiana will re-open its doors Friday morning to members wanting to get out of the house and rock their bodies with exercise in small groups and choreographed with Louisiana’s Phase I guidelines. Among the areas open will be the cardio/weight room, CrossFit room, studios and spin room, gym, competition pool, family pool (for group exercise classes and lap swimming only)… → Read More

LSUS completes massive tree facelift project

More than 1,300 trees trimmed at a cost of over $370,000 → Read More

North DeSoto’s Dunn hires three assistant football coaches, names coordinators

Former Parkway coordinator now on Dennis Dunn's staff → Read More

Lakeside’s Ondray Miles wins week 35 AOW vote

Airline's Jessica Grubbs also makes a strong run at the honor → Read More

Airline’s Katie Smith earns La. Tech All-Decade honor

“Those were the best four years of my life.” Katie Smith → Read More

Logan’s Roadhouse in Shreveport to reopen for business

The Logan’s Roadhouse restaurant on Shreveport’s Youree Drive is slated to reopen for curbside business May 8, according to a spokesman from CraftWorks Holdings, owner of the chain of family eateries. Several national media outlets have reported in the past month that all of the Logan’s were permanently closed and that the employees had been laid off. But that doesn’t appear to be the case.… → Read More

Captain Shreve’s Bagley wins week 34 AOW vote

Senior becomes the third Gator to win the AOW voting → Read More

Airline quintet leads NW La. state bowling qualifiers

Complete bowling All-District teams for Shreveport-Bossier City listed here → Read More

Dickey’s, Panera Bread close NW La. eateries

Both locations of Dickey's Barbecue Pit in Shreveport-Bossier are shuttered → Read More

Shreveport-Bossier to see plethora of eatery reopenings

Marilynn's one of area restaurants offering outside dining → Read More

Shreveport’s Lee Michaels reopens with full service

Just in time to allow customers to secure their Mother’s Day gifts, Lee Michael’s Fine Jewelry has reopened its Shreveport store, according to senior vice-president Greg Johnson. The Youree Drive store announced a temporary closure March 20 at the beginning of the governor’s COVID-19 restrictions. “I am thrilled to let you know that we have reopened our Shreveport location to assist with your… → Read More

Byrd, Loyola athletes named to boys LHSAA All-Academic track

Cedar Creek and Natchitoches Central boys also on the team → Read More

Shreveport restaurant servers, cooks, managers adapt to COVID-19 restrictions

“The first few weeks only getting $200 a week unemployment was killing me.” -- Ashleigh Watson → Read More

Loyola dominates LHSSCA D-III All-State soccer team

With the exception of LHSAA Division III, northwest Louisiana soccer players didn’t fare well in the recently released LHSSCA All-State Soccer teams as selected by Louisiana coaches who participate in the LHSSCA. Byrd senior Mia Levermann was the only Division I selectee on either the boys’ or girls’ sides of the ledger. A Times All-Region student-athlete, Levermann was key in the Lady Jackets’… → Read More

Parkway lands trio on LHSAA All-Academic track

Airline, Byrd, Bossier, Ruston, Green Oaks, Shreve also had members → Read More

Airline, Bossier, Northwood athletes make All-Academic softball team

Castor, Cedar Creek, Doyline, St. Mary's and Summerfield also had athletes selected → Read More