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Loyola sponsors book fair

LightHouse students from Westwood Elementary picked from hundreds of books collected by the Loyola College Prep Student Council. They were eager to look through the selection and find some new favorites of their own. And after picking them out some of the high school students took a minute to read the stories.      

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The world awaits LightHouse class of 2013

The LightHouse seniors of 2013 boasted of big dreams. In the fall, the dozen students will scatter across the state from LSUS to ULM to Southern University to pursue degrees in everything from biology to music. Gathered for the annual graduation celebration, they shared their plans with the LightHouse scholarship committee and reflected on what

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Locals called to contribute to cancer research

Volunteers of America of North Louisiana is proud to partner with the American Cancer Society in a study that has the potential to change the face of cancer for future generations. The American Cancer Society’s Cancer Prevention Study-3 (CPS-3) will give scientists a better understanding of cancer causes and prevention. The Society is looking for local

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The Times: John Mayer helps vets build homes

By Derrick Jones/The Times Cliff Malone’s new Stoner Hill home is almost complete, but it’s just one piece of a much larger puzzle. Through the Fuller Center in Shreveport, Veterans Build 2013 is a project aimed at establishing communities of disabled veterans through affordable housing. “Sometimes I come by and just look and say, ‘Is

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James Burton donates guitars to LightHouse

Students crowded around six guitars Wednesday, anxious to start lessons made possible by legendary guitarist James Burton Burton presented the guitars to The LightHouse as part of his foundation’s mission to spread music education to children who might not have an opportunity to learn otherwise. “It’s so wonderful to help kids keep music alive,” he

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