MINDEN, La. — The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announces a project to remove and replace the LA 532 overpass over I-20 just east of Minden in Webster Parish.
Shreveport Mayor Adrian Perkins was a speaker at the 8th Annual State of Black Shreveport summit held at Southern University Shreveport on Feb. 29.
Two weeks ago, The Inquisitor reported on Bossier City’s plans to end its management of the Civic Center. The proposed ordinance would have put the building up for lease to defray its cost of operation. Before its March 3 meeting, the Bossier City Council removed this item from the agenda. Instead, the current operations manager, Fred Dennis, will be promoted to interim executive director, with a salary increase of about $10,000.
Perhaps you’ve heard that America isn’t what it used to be. In 2016, our current president campaigned (and won) on reestablishing our former greatness. Apparently, we have a lot of work left to do. Not only are many of our bridges old and in need of repair, but thieves are tearing up our high-mast lighting. You know those lights you see on poles along the interstate and highways? Arthur Ray Teague Parkway in Bossier City lost 800 feet of its copper wire this week, plunging a long stretch into darkness.
Gov. John Bel Edwards presided over Louisiana’s first Unified Command Group meeting about the state’s response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) on Monday and announced the creation of a COVID-19 Task Force of key state and federal officials. Currently, there are no confirmed cases of coronavirus in Louisiana.