The Shreveport City Council’s contentious last meeting in January should spark a new approach to pulling Shreveport out of its economic development doldrums.
Columns & Opinions
Most cities and towns in North America are functionally insolvent. This is not hyperbole. It comes down to a simple question: Is new development producing enough wealth to fund the long-term maintenance of its own infrastructure — let alone public safety and all the other services that we expect government to provide? When we examine these costs and revenue streams, we often find the answer is no.
Do you know that feeling when you fail to meet your minimum expectations of yourself? If you don’t, then you’re better than most of us. Better than me, certainly.
The Kansas City Chiefs are your world champions after defeating the San Francisco 49ers 31-20 on Sunday, Feb. 2, in Miami, Fla., in Super Bowl 54.
The Saturday before the Super Bowl, they held the annual NFL Honors show, announcing and celebrating the winners of the MVP and other major awards as well as the official announcement of the 2020 Hall of Fame Modern-Era and continued celebration for the 15-member Centennial Class of 2020, revealed on Jan. 15.
Each year one of my favorite things to once the NFL season starts to wind down is take a look ahead to who could be drafted where in the upcoming draft, this year to be held on April 23 in Las Vegas, Nev. With two weeks remaining in the season the draft positions haven’t been cemented, so I will use the projected draft.
You know you are getting old when you sit down in the local café in the community you have lived near (eight miles), have breakfast at 10:30 a.m., and both of the waitresses know you but none of the patrons do I know.
January 30, 2020
The Shreveport city council next meets on Mon. Feb. 10 for its administrative conference. The regular meeting will be on Tues. Feb. 11.
This will be a game for the ages. The highpowered Kansas City Chiefs offense led by reining NFL MVP Patrick Mahomes versus the staunch and stingy San Francisco 49ers’ defense anchored by veteran Richard Sherman. There are storylines aplenty in this one … Coaches: You have a head coach in Andy Reid, an offensive genius finally equipped with a quarterback who can master his complex system who has had numerous opportunities but never could quite get over the proverbial hump versus a second-generation wunderkind and architect of the new-look 49ers, Kyle Shanahan.