Common Ground

Planting roots and finding Common Ground in Cedar Grove

The once bustling suburb of Cedar grove has been battling urban troubles for quite some time. More than 20 years ago, Brian Hunter and other volunteers began working in the neighborhood. In 2004, Common Ground was incorporated.



Richard H. Jones has spent nearly 38 years in public service, including 32 years as a U.S. Foreign Service Officer and five years at the International Energy Agency (IEA) in Paris, France. more

Mar 24, 2017 11:07 AM Local

LSUS has named Mary Catherine Harvison as the new Director of Admissions. Harvison joins the Pilot family after working as the Campus Experience Recruiter at Arkansas State University. more

Mar 21, 2017 10:53 AM Education

POP Yoga presented by Pediatric Dentistry of Shreveport-Bossier is for parents and their children ages 8 and younger. more

Mar 21, 2017 9:22 AM Local

Several Caddo Parish Commissioners are set to hold public information meetings regarding the upcoming millage renewals and rededication election for citizens of Caddo Parish on April 29. more

Mar 20, 2017 11:13 AM Local

Highland Restoration Association and Norla Preservation Project created Restoration University, a series of presentations on restoration design, techniques and appreciation for living in and among historical homes and communities. more

Mar 20, 2017 9:04 AM Local

Day of Caring is the largest single-day, community-wide volunteer event in Northwest Louisiana. The event hosts more than 500 volunteers representing nearly 50 local businesses and involves nearly 40 local nonprofits. more

Mar 16, 2017 11:17 AM Local

Shreve Memorial Library will host a series of town hall meetings as part of the library’s strategic planning process. The public is invited to attend these meetings and provide insight to community needs and the role of the library in the future. more

Mar 16, 2017 9:28 AM Local

The Independence Bowl Foundation has unveiled a new logo, prominently featuring an eagle, which was a staple of the Independence Bowl’s logo from 1983 until 2005. more

Mar 15, 2017 10:59 AM Sports

The Greater Shreveport Chamber of Commerce and Alliance for Education announced that 21 Caddo Parish schools have been named Path to Excellence Schools. The goal is to recognize continual improvement and excellent performance in schools. more

Mar 10, 2017 3:27 PM Education

District Transformation and Innovation Officer Billy Snow has accepted a position as Chief of Transformation and Innovation for Dallas Independent School District. more

Mar 10, 2017 1:44 PM Education

Farmers Markets

Photo by Christy Long, Shreveport Farmer's Market)

Those wishing to participate as a vendor in the Shreveport Farmers’ Market are urged to attend the appropriate annual meeting for potential vendors. more

Mar 10, 2017 10:49 AM Local

Volunteers of America honored special volunteers in North Louisiana for their selfless service during the annual Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon this week. more

Mar 9, 2017 1:42 PM Local

The Independence Bowl Foundation has partnered with Trenches Sports and Entertainment to lead the search for its new title sponsor. more

Mar 7, 2017 9:15 AM Sports

The annual cookoff set for March 11 in Festival Plaza in downtown Shreveport raises funds to support Volunteers for Youth Justice. more

Mar 2, 2017 9:53 AM Local

Hello my name is Brandi and I am an addict. That’s right. My obsession is not the usual “fall off the bandwagon” February splurge. It’s cauliflower. Weird. I know, right? more

Mar 2, 2017 9:35 AM Local

It’s that time of year when a sports fan should be very excited. You have March Madness starting, NASCAR season has begun, the hockey playoffs are near, and baseball is in spring training with opening day just days away. more

Mar 2, 2017 9:33 AM Sports

When today's parents were teens, they developed crushes on the person they sat next to in algebra, bumped into at their lockers, or spotted in the cafeteria. But these days, teens can find romance online, which brings both convenience and risk. more

Mar 2, 2017 9:24 AM Local

Photo Galleries

Best in Sheaux 2017

Photos by Laura Prissy Scott

Check out pictures from community events around Shreveport and Bossier City.