Shreveport native and fashion designer Latasha Henderson says she grew up “less fortunate.” Her mother dressed her in hand-me-downs to save money and she says the other kids bullied her for it. By age 10 or 11, Henderson was customizing…
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The year was 1984, and a young Dean Wilson had just arrived in Louisiana. His ultimate goal was to move to the Amazon, but Wilson — who grew up in the mountains of Spain — knew he would need help…
Today, Lisa McDaniel owns a successful construction company and home design service, but it all started at a charity run. The Baton Rouge native was working in Memphis as an accountant, when she met her now husband, Beau McDaniel, at…
Though he’s now a professional musician and award-winning middle school band teacher, Mickey Smith, Jr. played so poorly as a child his mother asked him to practice outside. His grandmother bought him his first sax, though no one in…
“I’m excited to experience New Orleans and all it has to offer: Its history, its landscape, and of course, the great food.” Camellia Moses Okpodu, Ph.D., the new dean of the College of Arts and Sciences for Xavier University of…
Omari Ho-Sang is working to abolish crime and poverty in Shreveport and beyond
Steve and Cezanne Nails’ Dockside Studio in Maurice is a creative haven for recording artists
Biology teacher Lacey Hoosier of Buckeye High School in Deville brings a love of wildlife to the classroom
Rhonda Lee of St. James Parish stokes the flames during annual holiday celebration
Director of Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana follows her calling to save the state’s coast and wetlands
Marksville native works to keep Tunica-Biloxi tribe’s language and traditions alive
New Orleans nonprofit incubator offers opportunities to underrepresented entrepreneurs
Baton Rouge military-veteran-turned-doctor dedicates herself to saving people’s soles
Oyster shucker Becky Wasden cuts her own path in New Orleans
Ruston designer creates stylish camera, baby and travel bags
Trey Litel of Bayou Rum makes a strong spirit and a stronger business.
In Monroe, visitors can check out the former home of the man who invented the Coke bottle.
Comedian Chris Trew of New Orleans
New Orleans singer Linnzi Zaorski’s “accidental” career
The Kentwood Museum is full of the pop star’s trinkets and treasures.
A New Orleans costume entrepreneur helps movie stars and Carnival royalty get suited up.
A Baton Rouge native’s love of food and cooking has landed him a popular blog, radio show and stints on the Food Network channel.
A globetrotting food activist calls New Orleans home.
Annette Aucoin of Broussard is inspired by Louisiana’s natural beauty.
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“Dukes of Hazzard” star brings showbiz to Holden.
University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s composer in residence
Former nurse becomes hospital CEO in Covington
A New Orleans artist makes fashionable accessories out of an invasive species.