The COVID-19 pandemic highly disrupted the school season here in Bossier Parish, especially for our graduating seniors. Then came the national uproar with protests, riots and highly contentious debate caused in our nation, our state and right here in our home parish.
The Louisiana Million Dollar Twins Brin and Nial Wilson, freshmen at Louisiana Tech, and father, Delano Wilson, were invited to the Inaugural Essence Men's Virtual Summit sponsored by JPMorgan Chase Bank.
Dates have been set for public review of Bossier Parish Schools’ Pupil Progression Plan for the 2020-21 school year. The plan will be available for public
I am fortunate enough to serve on the board for the Northwest Louisiana Walk of Stars.
Customers of the Sligo water system will begin paying their water/sewage bill to that system in July following an agreement between the water system and the Bossier Parish Police Jury.
BATON ROUGE, La. – Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser and Louisiana Main Street are proud to announce 23 Louisiana communities have been designated as 2020 Accredited Main Street America™ programs. Among those several are from North Louisiana.
BATON ROUGE, LA - Small businesses can start applying by July 28 for grants to help cover COVID 19-related expenses, State Treasurer John M. Schroder announced today at the State Capitol.Through the Main Street Recovery Program, businesses can apply for up to $15,000 to cover eligible expenses. In the first 21 days of the program, grants will be given to businesses who didn't receive a Paycheck Protection Program loan, insurance payment or an Economic Injury Disaster loan. In the first 60 days, $40 million will go to businesses owned by women, minorities and veterans. Postlethwaite & Netterville (P&N), which is the largest Louisiana-based CPA firm, will serve as the program administrator to take applications, run a customer contact center, help small businesses complete applications and help with statewide outreach. MLCworks, a woman-owned Louisiana business, will help with digital marketing and advertising. Technology will be handled in house through OpenGov, which already operates Treasury's trans parency website.
Caddo Parish Clerk of Court Mike Spence was sworn in last Friday to his second term.
Reigning Louisiana Elementary Principal of the Year Lisa Burns is taking it to the next level. The W.T. Lewis Elementary principal has been selected to represent the state in the 2020 National Distinguished Principals program and will be inducted among its 2020 class at an October awards banquet in Washington, D.C.
In an effort to increase transparency in the Shreveport Police Department, a group of local business leaders presented a check to the agency for $100,000 for the purchase of body cameras for police officers.