After three years attending Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, I came back to Shreveport-Bossier to continue college at LSU-S. I took a couple of breaks to work full-time, and finally graduated from LSU-S in 2003 with a bachelor's degree in communications. My biggest challenge came in 2008, when I gave birth to my beautiful daughter Emma. She's a handful, but I wouldn't change it for anything in the world! Hobbies include singing and playing music, writing and reading. I dabbled at being a "rock star" for a little while when a friend and I started an acoustic band we called Aimless. We wrote about a dozen songs together, and even recorded a 5-song EP. My most favorite bands are Toad the Wet Sprocket, Candlebox and regional bands too numerous to mention. In the reading department...I love fiction novels, and my favorite author is Stephen King. I have quite an extensive collection of his work, but also enjoy Patricia Cornwell's Kay Scarpetta series.
Shreveport Man Sentenced on Firearm Charge
A Shreveport man is sentenced to just over eight years in prison for being a felon in possession of a firearm and possessing the firearm during a drug trafficking crime.
Was Ryan Lochte Attacked During ‘Dancing with the Stars’ Premiere?
Anything can happen on live TV, and no one knows that better right now than Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte.
2016 ATHENA Leadership Award Top Honorees Announced
The Greater Shreveport Chamber of Commerce announces its top 16 nominees for the 2016 ATHENA Awards.
UPDATE: Bossier Parish Road Closed Due to Sinkhole
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development has shut down part of a Bossier Parish road because of a pipe failure.
Louisiana: Not a Very Happy State
Personal finance website WalletHub has done an in-depth study of 2016's Happiest States in America, and Louisiana falls close to the bottom of the list.
Shreveport Hosts Regional Transportation Meeting
The Northwest Louisiana Economic Partnership and Northwest Louisiana Council of Governments will host a regional meeting of the Governor's Task Force on Transportation Infrastructure Investment.
DeSoto Parish Car Burglars Arrested
DeSoto sheriff's deputies believe they've wrapped up several vehicle burglary cases with the arrests of two men.
Local First Responders Remember 9/11 on 15th Anniversary
Sunday is the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center in New York City.
2016 Heritage & Harvest Tour Set for First Saturday of Fall
There are a lot of events going on during the first weekend of fall. One that's become a big hit for our area is the Heritage & Harvest Tour.
UPDATE: Man, Child Hospitalized Following Bossier City Wreck
A morning wreck in Bossier City sends a man and a child to the hospital.