LightHouse kids learn health is more than exercise

Two plates, silverware, a napkin and a cup were piled in front of each LightHouse student. The challenge? To set the place correctly. For many, this was the first time they had ever considered setting the table. After a few tries and a few hints (“the fork is the only...

More female veterans seek help

Kimberley wants it known that she is a fighter and homelessness can happen to anyone. “This is a testimony,” she said. “Joy does come in the morning.” A tall woman, with short hair, broad shoulders and a determined gaze, Kimberley still carries a soldier’s bearing....

Duck Race to benefit LightHouse

On July 4 the Red River will take on a yellow hue as thousands of rubber ducks fight their way downstream. The Bossier Rotary Club’s third annual Marshall Johnny Wyatt Memorial Duck Race will once again benefit the Volunteers of America LightHouse as well as the...

LightHouse girls explore Camp Keachi

Anxiety and excitement mingled at girls from the LightHouse stepped off the van to explore Camp Keachi. Owned by Tom and Mary Nesbitt, the camp is their home and property centered around a pond in DeSoto Parish. Each summer they allow a group of girls to have a full...

Author hopes to share inspiration

“Earth’s crammed with heaven, and every common bush afire with God, but only those who see take off their shoes.” With this quote from Elizabeth Barrett Browning, local author Anne Wilson begins her story of developing an awareness of God. Her latest book, “Take off...
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