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August 01 12:00 AM
Ollie Tyler’s mayoral campaign hypes her “great success” as the Caddo school superintendent during her tenure (July 1, 2003 — July 31, 2007). And in fact, Tyler claims that her administrative experience in Caddo (and in Baton Rouge/New Orleans) make her the most qualified candidate to be Shreveport’s next mayor.
Editorial
July 25 12:00 AM
It’s almost unheard of for an incumbent district attorney to be defeated in a re-election bid, especially after serving only one term. But that may just be the case for embattled Caddo District Attorney Charles Scott, whose six -year term ends this year.
Editorial
June 27 12:00 AM
One would hardly believe that Shreveport has an incumbent city marshal with the number of announced candidates lining up to qualify for this race. The names in the mix as this writing are five — Charlie Caldwell (the incumbent), Don Otis, Joey Hester and Richard Johnson.
Editorial
June 20 12:00 AM
The newly redistricted Shreveport City Council voter registration numbers are now officially in the statewide voter computer system. Overall, the new registration numbers show that Shreveport’s black majority voter registration has increased. Total registered voters as of June 16 are 128, 356; the composition is 67,613 or 52.

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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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