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By Meagan Russell
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Apr 29th, 2019
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Architect Clyde Webb reflects on his career and role in building one of the most successful local firms in Louisiana, Architecture Plus ARTICLE BY KAY RECTOR | PHOTOGRAPHY BY KELLY MOORE CLARK Over the course of his distinguished career, architect Clyde Webb designed and helped bring to fruition hund...
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Mar 30th, 2019
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INSPIRED BY HIS MONROE CHILDHOOD, LEE LEDBETTER’S ARTISTIC CONTRIBUTIONS CONTINUE TO COLOR OUR WORLD. ARTICLE BY LAURA W CLARK | PHOTOGRAPHY BY KELLY MOORE CLARK The northeast Louisiana backdrop of Lee Ledbetter’s childhood shaped him as much as he would eventually shape the buildings and gardens fea...
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Feb 25th, 2019
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Illuminating minds since her teaching career began in the 1980’s, LISA MILLER continues to help others shine. She is this month’s BayouIcon. Article by Laura W. ClarkPhotography by Kelly Moore Clark Lisa Frey Miller loves a stage. A petite, precocious child, Lisa began dancing at 3. By 7, she aspired...
By Meagan Russell
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Jan 28th, 2019
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For serving its mission of documenting and educating the region about African-Americans and their impact throughout our communities, the Northeast Louisiana Delta African American Heritage Museum is Bayou Icon for the month of February. Article by Michael DeVault and Photography by Brad Arender When ...
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Jan 7th, 2019
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HOW YOGA HELPED DONNA PONDER ACHIEVE HAPPINESS, SUCCESS AND A LITTLE BIT OF CALM IN A DEMANDING WORLD ARTICLE BY MICHAEL DEVAULT AND PHOTOGRAPHY BY KELLY MOORE CLARK Donna Ponder is a busy woman. In addition to being a mom of three, she’s also an entrepreneur, the owner of two yoga studios in Monroe ...
By Meagan Russell
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Dec 3rd, 2018
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The Northeast Louisiana Children’s Museum Founder is December’s Bayou Icon article by Michael DeVault | photography by Brad Arender When Melissa Saye first developed the notion that she wanted to open the museum, she never expected it would one day be a place where kids who grew up there ...
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Oct 30th, 2018
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BayouIcon Jane Watts lives at the intersection of faith, service and a mother’s devotion to her son’s legacy ARTICLE BY MICHAEL DEVAULT & PORTRAITS BY KELLY MOORE CLARK Ross was an avid outdoorsman, a mountain climber, musician, farmer and artist. An adventurous spirit and a heart for service had...
By Meagan Russell
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Oct 2nd, 2018
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                                                  Tish Miller’s life-long love of creating balance and comfort coalesces into a career as one of the region’s premier interior d...
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Aug 27th, 2018
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Shelia Carroll’s life in fashion never took her far from Delhi, but then again, it didn’t have to By Michael DeVault | Photographs by Brad Arender Shelia Carroll has spent most of her time carving out a special place in the heart of Delhi. The pair of vintage houses she envisioned together, renovated...
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Jun 27th, 2018
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One of Monroe’s most patriotic reflects on life, family and public service. After serving three terms in the state Legislature and a term on the Louisiana Tax Commission, Kay Kellogg Katz shows no signs of slowing down. Her continuing drive to make America better is why she is this month’s BayouIcon....