LightHouse embraces drama

Giggling, LightHouse fourth and fifth graders conjured their best British accents: “The brown cow has speckled spots.” The strange sentence was the beginning of their drama lesson, led by volunteer Angelique Feaster Evans. She first started working with the LightHouse...

VA increases grant for homeless veterans

The U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs increased a grant to Volunteers of America of North Louisiana, which will allow the agency to expand its service to veterans who are homeless or facing homelessness. The organization’s grant increased by 36 percent to $465,000...

LightHouse goes to VBS

Our partners at Church for the Highlands again provided Vacation Bible School for the elementary students in the Highland Center LightHouse summer program. Centered around the theme “Hip Hop Hope,” about 45 students studied Scripture, learned songs and...

Westwood Water Fun

Two huge, inflatable water slides filled the courtyard at Westwood Elementary School July 3. The student at the LightHouse summer program donned their swimsuits and celebrated the Fourth with Water Day! “I want to go again!” was heard more than once from...

Bossier programs helped by three churches

Three churches pooled their youth and their resources to aid some of Bossier’s most needy residents last week. In a joint mission trip, they provided lunch and played games with residents of Volunteers of America’s Independence Lodge, which houses people with physical...