Seriously, does anyone really think removal of this memorial is going to stop lunatics from committing hate crimes? Give me a break, especially if you want to spend my tax dollars (estimated to be between $200,000 and $300,000) to move this monument at the Caddo Parish Courthouse.
As if the Caddo Parish School Board (CPSB) did not have enough PR problems, the six black board members have further dug their popularity grave deeper with the voters of District 11, which encompasses most of Southern Hills.
Caddo Commissioner Ken Epperson has a well-deserved reputation for being a stubborn, self-serving bully on the Caddo Commission; his latest folly is a great example of his determination to spend taxpayer dollars on efforts to promote his political career/ambitions versus the good of the whole.
Its still a long time to the Sept. 8-10 qualifying for the Caddo District Attorney election, but those seriously interested must step to the plate soon for a successful campaign to become one of the most powerful elected officials in the parish, just behind that of the High Sheriff.
It’s a good question. Ollie Tyler has been mayor of the third largest city in Louisiana for over 150 days, and what does she have to show for her administration? Very very little, especially since she became the de facto mayor after the October primary and had very little politicking to do to ensure her November election.
In the free state of Bossier, political leaders are often elected in back rooms — not at the polls as envisioned by the framers of the U.S. Constitution. Such was the case with Mike Johnson’s race to fill the unexpired term of State Rep. Jeff Thompson in February of this year.
How would you like to see 10 minutes of a dance routine — for the first time — and then perform the steps while being graded on precision (accuracy), technique (style), dynamics (expression) and overall performance? Or sing 16 to 32 bars of a...
I have a confession to make. And President Trump is not going to like it. I’m a southern country lawyer. Darn proud of it. In the president’s words, I may be a “dumb southern country lawyer.” I just hope the president does not have a sneering contempt for all of us Louisiana lawyers who cut our teeth practicing law in the rural areas of the Bayou State.
With incumbents, the obvious factors are job performance while in office. For the mayor, this involves the leadership of the city. With council incumbents, attendance at work sessions and council meetings, votes on key issues and responsiveness to constituent matters are issues for voters.
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.