Bossier/Webster District Judge Jeff Cox’s victory over Second Circuit Judge Jay Caraway was not unexpected by local politicos who closely followed Cox’s campaign — which really started last year when he posted season’s greetings on billboards throughout the judicial district.
Rounding out the top five in test scores were retired Shreveport police Capt. Mark Rogers (91), and three applicants with a score of 89: Shreveport police Sgt. Eric Farquhar, Orleans Sheriff’s Deputy Chief Kenneth Scott, and director of investigations at Louisiana State University Samuel Wyatt.
In past weeks various ministers and black leaders have been interviewed on issues of race relations along with the relationship of black citizens with local law enforcement. And in a recent panel discussion a speaker said he no longer drove his Mercedes Benz because of racial profiling that caused his children to be wary of the police.
Bossier Webster Judge Jeff Cox has always been a pacesetter when he was in private practice and after he donned a black robe, so it’s no surprise that he has been openly campaigning for a seat on the Second Circuit Court of Appeals since last fall; the election is Nov.
What was planned to be a great boom to many construction companies has now turned into a financial nightmare for over 40 subcontractors who claim they are owed over $68 million by Walbridge Aldinger Company — the general contractor for the Benteler Steel/Tub Manufacturing Corporation and its new plant at the Shreveport-Bossier Port.
Unfortunately, the writers of the article did, in fact, slander the Louisiana Supreme Court — identify themselves, the Stewart Campaign. James Stewart and his campaign manager, Marshall Jones, as well as attorney minions who contributed to this pathetic the Disciplinary Counsel of the Louisiana State Bar.
The general election on Saturday, Nov. 21, will determine the outcome of many statewide races (the governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general) and four Caddo races — District Attorney, Caddo Commissioner District 3 and 8 and State Senate District 38.