The Shreveport Bossier Metropolitan Planning Commission Office has been under fire for closing down completely its office from noon until 1 p.m.; this decision had been made by its executor director when hired in 2014.
I never really understand all the different things that go along with it, such as the severe depression that follows a binge. This happens because your brain has naturally occurring chemicals called neurotransmitters that, when we get high, are overproduced.
Year after year, Louisiana sits at the top of the list for the most expensive state in the nation for auto insurance. Insure.com just released a new study showing the Bayou State in a neck-and -neck race with Michigan to maintain its honor for average costs that tops $2,000 a year.
If you live in Shreveport and you have not had a heart attack or a near miss on one when opening your monthly mail from the City of Shreveport Department of Water and Sewage (DOWUS), you can consider yourself to be both lucky, and overdue for a real heart stopper.
It’s a poorly kept secret, which Mayor Ollie Tyler refuses to acknowledge, that Shreveport’s police are lowly paid in comparison to comparable cities. The continual shortage of police officers below the authorized number is due, no doubt, in part to the pay disparity.
At first, Holly and I weren't together. But as usual we found ourselves in each other’s arms once again. Unfortunately, our reunion didn’t last long. She was jailed for dodging a drug test ordered by the juvenile court system. It hurts my heart to share this.
Family destinations to the beach or the mountains were a regular and anticipated event. The last two weeks in August used to be a popular time for families to get away to the beach for a final summer fling. But not anymore. The American family vacation seems to be dying.
The accumulation of time that I’ve spent behind bars has now become a major period of my life. For us that are in the cage, it’s as if time had stopped. But we know that’s not the case. Time keeps going and going. The world keeps spinning, even if we’re not in it.