The U.S. Supreme Court is considering whether to take up Robicheaux v. George -- the case challenging Louisiana’s ban on the marriage of same-sex couples. It may be the case that decides the issue once and for all for the entire nation.
Aired Thursday, January 8 at 12 noon. Bill Beckett was joined by Alan Dyson & Karl Hasten to talk about the Shreveport House Concert featuring Shreveport Native Victoria Williams, which takes place Sunday, January 11 at 7 p.m. at Studio 1508, located at 1508 Fairfield Avenue in Shreveport. More information is available online at Shreveport House Concerts at 318-670-3567.
Shreveport-based LifeShare Blood Centers announced the creation of its first endowment Wednesday made possible by a loyal blood donor who quietly bequeathed a life insurance policy to the blood bank. The endowment, currently $10,000, will serve like a savings account that will grow in perpetuity, according to LifeShare CEO Margaret Wallace.
Originally published on Thu January 8, 2015 5:00 am
The Robinson Film Center in Shreveport will begin a series Thursday called “Faith on Film,” with discussions led by religious leaders who explore the spiritual side of movies.
The first faith-based dialogue will follow the screening of “The Homesman,” about three women driven mad by pioneer life who cross the West in a covered wagon. The series could attract new patrons who are interested in discussing religious themes in movies, according to Robinson Film Center education director Meghan Hochstetler.
A long-running dispute over the proposed Marvin Nichols Reservoir in Northeast Texas tops the agenda Thursday for the Texas Water Development Board in Austin.
Dallas-Fort Worth’s Region C Water Planning Region and East Texas’ Region D will each have 10 minutes before the three-member panel.
Jim Thompson, chief financial officer for Ward Timber Co., in Atlanta, Texas, will speak on behalf of Region D. The board is deciding whether Marvin Nichols should be allowed to stay in Region D’s 2011 water plan.