Legendary guitarist James Burton shared some exciting information on KEEL's "The Best of Times Radio Hour" over the weekend. He's bought the old building behind his foundation across from the Municipal Auditorium, and is putting a car museum there.
Bossier Parish Community College Chancellor Jim Henderson calls it "a new day in manufacturing." He's referring to the first graduating class of BPCC's new Certification for Manufacturing (C4M) program.
The American Gaming Association has announced that 19 casinos in Louisiana employ a total of 15,706 people on a permanent basis. Only Nevada, New Jersey, and Mississippi rank higher in the number of casino employees.
BHP Billiton is making a $10.7-million donation to the YMCA of Northwest Louisiana for the development of the Red River Fitness & Natural Sciences Campus. It'll be located near Clyde Fant Parkway and East Preston Avenue.