Each December the Caddo Parish School Board members have an opportunity to evaluate the performance of our superintendent, Dr. T. Lamar Goree. What criteria do board members use, and where do they get the evaluation questions?
Columns & Opinions
Being married and remaining together for over 40 years has taught me much about patience and personality(ies). A major lesson I have learned from marriage is that spouses should not allow issues and concerns to build up over months and years without addressing such.
The city of Shreveport’s share of CARES Act funding is $17.6M. 2020’s projected year-ending general fund balance is above $8M, and the 2021 estimated year-ending general fund balance is above $9M.
Our lives now seem to revolve around the internet. Just about everything I do at work relies upon the internet. If the internet goes down, then a lot of our work comes to a screeching halt. There was a time not so long ago that if the internet was down, it was inconvenient, but you could still accomplish many things. Now, if the internet is down, most of your services are down also.
The Shreveport City Council approved the 2021 budget at its meeting on Tuesday.
OK, my Christmas tree is all set up, and per usual, not a single present is under it, but it’s up. I find that a victory. Because normally I pull down my fake Christmas tree the week of Thanksgiving, but not this year.
Despite the fact that Shreveport’s recycling options ended on Oct. 31, there are other options for local environmentally conscious residents.
The first slurp of coffee to slosh the tongue each morning starts a day well. I rise early, brew the coffee, pour a cup and sit for 60 to 90 minutes to read the news.
The Shreveport City Council meeting Tuesday held up a mirror to our city, and what we saw wasn’t pretty. The gun deaths (71 so far) and injuries on our streets in this awful year 2020 bled right into the council chamber. The pain of some of the citizens who had survived the Wild Weststyle shootouts in their neighborhoods was wrenching to watch.
In the twinkling of sound, four words ignited a fire in the hearts and minds of men and women.