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By Meagan Russell
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Mar 5th, 2020
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ARTICLE BY GEORGIANN POTTS AND PHOTOGRAPHY BY KELLY MOORE CLARK Stuart Hodnett is a man on a mission. After living a number of years in Tennessee, Hodnett felt the urge to “come home.” Although he had enjoyed living away, the need to return to his roots was compelling. A family member’s serious illne...
By Meagan Russell
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Jan 28th, 2020
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In many ways, Dr. Pamela Higgins Saulsberry’s entire career has been a reflection of her life. Born to parents who felt the sting of discrimination firsthand, and then growing up through the turbulent civil rights era taught Pamela the need for finding a path to understanding among — and about ...
By Meagan Russell
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Dec 30th, 2019
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Dr. Meade O’Boyle, well-known and highly respected pediatrician, absolutely loves children. She always has, and always will. Her career has involved helping children in a variety of ways – working with the sick, protecting the abused, encouraging the disabled, and protecting the unborn. Because of he...
By Meagan Russell
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Nov 30th, 2019
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West Monroe Mayor Staci Albritton Mitchell is the perfect combination to lead the City of West Monroe forward – she is both strong-willed and a visionary. Her strength of character, her ability to recognize and act on opportunities, and – above all – her love for her community and its residents make ...
By Meagan Russell
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Oct 31st, 2019
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Faith. That simple word best describes Bill and Georgia Street, an unselfish and giving couple who are celebrating 53 years of marriage this year. Their faith abides in their God, in their family, and in the future, and is underpinned by a deep, abiding faith in the constancy of their own love for on...
By Meagan Russell
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Sep 30th, 2019
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Frank Wilcox retires from a career of service to his community. Safe, decent, affordable housing for every citizen is the main goal of MHA and the ideal to which he dedicated his career. ARTICLE BY KAY STOTHART RECTOR & PHOTOGRAPHY KELLY MOORE CLARK A red light glows in Monroe’s nighttime skyline...
By Meagan Russell
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Aug 30th, 2019
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Vada Cann Montgomery is Monroe’s answer to style royalty, with a personal aesthetic which harkens back to an era that evokes the Hollywood allure. article by MARÉ BRENNAN | photography by KELLY MOORE CLARK Even though the United States declared independence from the British monarchy almost 250 years ...
By Meagan Russell
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Jul 29th, 2019
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BayouIcon Bennie Evans, Jr.’s Innovative Spirit Leads Evans Oil Company Toward the Future By Kay Stothart Rector | Photography by Kelly Moore Clark Bennie Evans, Jr. is not a man who relishes attention. Humble and unpretentious, he tends to shy away from accolades. He likens himself to the Wizard of ...
By Meagan Russell
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Jun 30th, 2019
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JB Humphrey shares his stories of marriage, fatherhood, war and service with BayouLife. From a bomber pilot to Shriner, his mission has been one of service and love for his country and family. ARTICLE BY MEREDITH MCKINNIE | PHOTOGRAPHY BY KELLY MOORE CLARK TOM BROKAW CALLED THOSE WHO grew up during t...
By Meagan Russell
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May 28th, 2019
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FROM WEDDINGS TO BABIES TO GRADUATING HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR, NORTHEAST LOUISIANA PHOTOGRAPHER MARY DAWSON CONTINUES TO CAPTURE POIGNANT MOMENTS BY LAURA W CLARKPHOTOGRAPHY BY KELLY MOORE CLARK When newly-purchased, expensive lighting equipment crashed to the ground during a photo shoot, photographer Mar...