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November 22 12:00 AM
Even though the elections for local judges are almost a year away (Nov. 4, 2014), Caddo lawyers are lining up to run for judgeships for both district and city judgeships. Outside the legal community, few. if any. local voters are concerned, having just endured a lifeless judicial campaign in Caddo Parish that had a record low voter turnout.
November 15 12:00 AM
In what is certainly a first for northwest Louisiana (and is a sign of the times), a social media campaign is being waged by south Bossier residents against Parkway Principal Dr. Nichole Bourgeois and the Bossier Parish School Board (BPSB). Utilizing an online Web site, change.
November 11 12:00 AM
Well, it’s not exactly like fruit basket turnover, but it’s pretty close. The next few months will see big changes in not only who will be wearing black robes in the Caddo courts, but also in where, as in which courts. Without a scorecard, the average visitor to the Caddo Courthouse will probably not know in which court to find a particular judge.
November 01 12:00 AM
The invitation indicated that the event was a fund-raiser for “State Representative Patrick C. Williams, District 4.” An impressive video presentation reflected Williams as an active legislator in both Baton Rouge and Shreveport. And Williams playfully teased the crowd by announcing that “I am running” — and after a long pause — “in the Susan G.

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March 16 09:51 AM
Initially, his law enforcement background will be questioned by many rank and file at the Shreveport Police Department (SPD). Reportedly, his service as public information officer and then head of the SPD Crime Stoppers program did not entail any supervisory or investigative activities.
March 16 09:51 AM
One million dollars down the drain to pay for a special session of the Louisiana legislature. And all for naught. The governor is hollering that the financial sky is falling and the state is in dire fiscal straights. Legislators protest that their hands are tied by too many constitutional dedications.
March 09 12:56 PM
It was much to my amazement that literally hundreds of Ukrainian girls were actually interested in me. Throughout each day, I would receive e-mails from the agency, with each e-mail sending a message from a woman interested in dating me.

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