Last December the Caddo Commission approved the 2020 budget. It included a $10,000 grant to the Inner City Entrepreneurial Institute (ICE).
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Writing is more craft than art. Get the craft right — putting practice before inspiration — and art may come. Ignore the craft, and no reader will mistake the result for art. Fine craft beats bad art.
The always popular “Vegetable Garden Planting Guides” from Lone Star Feed are now available. The legalsized guide provides calendars for the months February through September, designed for the Ark-La-Tex. All the popular crops are listed with the first date for spring and fall plantings, seed/plants per 100-foot row, distances, days before harvest, yield per 100 feet of row and average days of harvest. It is a “handy planting tool” that all gardeners can benefit from. Your county agriculture agent has a listing of adapted varieties, and the seed catalogs have sources of the seeds. Visit your local feed and seed store for the best in your area.
The Bossier City Police Department released its annual crime statistics for 2019, which indicate a slight increase in overall reported crimes compared to 2018.
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city government is the Chief Administrative Officer. The CAO oversees a nearly half-billion-dollar budget, in addition to the day-to-day operations of the city. They are responsible for managing department heads and implementing the mayor’s vision. Few jobs can truly prepare someone for the enormous responsibilities this role entails, which is why I am honored to appoint Henry Whitehorn for the position of CAO.
I’ll be worse off financially this year, despite the Social Security increase we just received. I won’t be the only one.
Amen. The “in kind” services by SPD, SFD, sanitation, SPAR, etc. is absurd knowing many Shreveport taxpaying citizens do NOT participate in parades and/or many events scheduled for Shreveport, and all receive “in kind” to a degree it is unreasonably costly and debilitating. Long overdue to have COS leaders address the inside down financial obligation approach!