Bonne Summers

Co-owner of Apex Communications and Events, Bonne has thirty years experience in program development and management, event design and management, public relations, sales, and marketing.

Anna Maria Patton

Anna Maria Patton received her Juris Doctorate from the Paul M. Hebert Law Center at LSU in 1996 and is currently a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association and the State Bar of Texas. She is active in the Harry V. Booth / Henry Politz American Inn of Court and is a member of the Shreveport Downtown Rotary Club. …

Dr. Jaya McSharma

Dr. Jaya McSharma has lived in Shreveport since 2002, having completed her medical school and residency training at LSU Health Sciences Center.

Jerry Martin, M.D.

Dr. Jerry Martin is a Shreveport native and a graduate of Byrd High School in 1954.  After graduation from Centenary College in 1958 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Natural Sciences, he attended LSU School of Medicine in New Orleans graduating with an M. D. degree in 1962.  His Internship in Pathology was served at Charity Hospital of New Orleans in …

Patrick Kirton Announces for Shreveport City Council

Patrick Kirton is announcing his candidacy for the District C seat on the Shreveport City Council with a platform that emphasizes governmental efficiencies, the adoption of best practices in city government, and a return to civic pride and optimism. Kirton says his interest in city government was spurred by a grassroots campaign he started to help a struggling local business …

Marilyn Joiner

Marilyn Joiner has been a resident of Shreveport since 1973 when she returned to North Louisiana and joined the staff of the Shreveport Times as a lifestyle reporter.  A graduate of Louisiana Tech University, she also holds an MBA from Centenary College. For more than 30 years she has been involved in the fields of marketing and public relations, focusing …

Neil Johnson

I am supporting the candidacy of Patrick Kirton for City Council (District C) because I know the man. I know him to be intelligent. I know him to be committed to this city. I know him to be a good man, a family man, a man of strong faith, a man with the important and difficult combination of self-confidence and …

Ruth Doreck

I am supporting Patrick Kirton for City Council because I believe he is honest, fair, and willing to learn and do everything he can to help Shreveport grow and become a better city.  Like Patrick, I am a native of Shreveport.  I love our city and am proud to call it my home.  Patrick is a great family man.  He …

Gary Joiner

Gary Joiner, Ph.D., is a military historian, cartographer and author who has authored, co-authored or edited more than two dozen books. He holds a bachelor’s degree in history and geography and a master’s degree in history from Louisiana Tech University and a doctorate in history from St. Martin’s College, Lancaster University in the United Kingdom. His first book was One …