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October 31 12:00 AM
Tuesday, Nov. 4, will be the day of reckoning for Shreveport voters — and especially for those running for political office. For many, Tuesday will be a holiday, and predictions of possible showers could dampen (literally) plans other than voting. For others, it will be just another work day other than voting.
Editorial
October 10 12:00 AM
Greg Young and his wife, Jackie, own a home at 2209 North Cross Drive in Blanchard; the residence is not in the Shreveport city limits. The house has an assessed value of $450,000. They both have filed for the $75,000 parish homestead exemption on this home.
Editorial
September 26 12:00 AM
There is an old saying in politics that if you are not taking shots from opponents (and political critics), then you must not be doing a good job. Put another way, if you are getting some hits, then you must be doing many things well. Such is the case with Patrick Williams, who plans on being Shreveport’s next mayor.
Editorial
September 12 12:00 AM
Hopefully, the Shreveport voters will do what the Louisiana Judiciary Commission has failed to do: remove Shreveport City Judge Sheva Sims from the judicial bench. Terrell Myles qualified to run against Sims for Shreveport City Court, Division D; Sims is seeking re-election after serving her first (partial) term on the bench.

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September 14 10:16 AM
According to the May 15 guilty plea, a Louisiana State Police trooper stopped Rich’s vehicle May 3 near the intersection of Interstate 220 and Louisiana Highway 80. The trooper searched the vehicle and found a semi-automatic handgun, 141.3 grams of methamphetamine, 36.
September 14 10:16 AM
We all know that there is a crisis in the Catholic Church right now. Allegations of sexually abusive clergy are pouring in worldwide. Unfortunately, the roots of this terrible tragedy engulfing the Catholic Church have strong ties to the Bayou Sate.
September 14 10:16 AM
Jackson previously worked for former Shreveport Mayor Cedric Glover, and then for Mayor Ollie Tyler for a few months before being terminated. From there, Jackson went to DRCHC. Reportedly, Glover helped him get this job; Jackson is a selfproclaimed protégé of Glover.

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