Shreveport Farmers' Market will open on October 25 for its fall session. It will run each Saturday from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. through November 22.
In two pavilions in Festival Plaza, at 101 Crockett Street in downtown Shreveport, there will be a large selection of locally-grown fruits and vegetables, locally-raised meats, gourmet, baked and canned goods, and arts and crafts.
When folks across the ArkLaTex were startled by a loud boom late Monday afternoon, most assumed it was just another clap of thunder on a rainy day. But what they heard was an explosion that rocked Shreveport's Calumet Refinery, a blast that caused two employees to be hospitalized.