It was a cool Tuesday evening, and I was leaving a reception for former congressman Billy Tauzin at the Old State capital in downtown Baton Rouge. Billy and I had fought many battles together when we both served in the Louisiana legislature back in the 1970s.
The poll’s key question was “If an election were held today, would you want to see Ollie Tyler re-elected mayor, or would you prefer to that someone else be given the chance to do better?” The answers were 106 (35 percent) to re-elect Tyler, 137 (46 percent) to elect someone new, and 57 (19 percent) not sure.
On Oct. 14, Shreveport police officers responded to Willis-Knighton North in reference to a stabbing. Contact was made with the complainant, who was being treated for two extremely deep lacerations to her left shoulder and forearm..
Upon officers’ arrival, they discovered that a vehicle driven by Montrale Brown was travelling North on Jacobs Street when several shots were fired at the vehicle. Multiple rounds struck the back window and travelled through the vehicle within inches of the occupants.