Sims, who was elected in November 2011, got into an “incident” with Shreveport city prosecutor Katherine Gilmer on April 24, 2012, and stated that Gilmer was to be “held in contempt” of court and then ordered the dismissal of 15 criminal cases on her docket that day.
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) announced today that registration is open for WETSHOP 2015, a coastal awareness workshop for science, history and social studies teachers. The workshop is scheduled for June 14 through 19, 2015 at LDWF’s Grand Isle Fisheries Research Lab.
This work includes base repair and asphalt overlay of the following streets: Linwood Avenue from Bert Kouns to city limits; Buncombe Road from 70th Street to Pines Road; Mansfield Road from Hearne Avenue to Greenwood Road; Jefferson Paige Road from...
In cases where a tax return was not filed, the law provides most taxpayers with a three-year window of opportunity for claiming a refund. For 2011 tax returns, the window closes on April 15, 2015. If no return is filed to claim a refund within three years, the money becomes property of the U.
Louisiana is scheduled to have its presidential primary on March 5 of next year, but there is one little problem: The state is broke, and the Jindal administration has allocated no money for the legally required election. So what happens next? Does Gov.
It started in Judy Stewart’s junior high health class. While discussing nutrition, Judy, Hemingford’s school nurse, heard lots of comments from students about wanting better, fresher food in the cafeteria. Judy is not the first educator to hear students complain about cafeteria food, but she recognized a valuable teaching moment and seized it.
In December 1984 Glenn Ford (a black man) was convicted by an all white Caddo jury of firstdegree murder; he was then sentenced to death for the November 983 murder of a Shreveport jeweler. Shreveport attorney Marty Stroud was the lead prosecutor.
The Caddo Parish School Board's tax plan, as many of us are now aware, is exclusively about brick and mortar. If voters approve, the plan puts taxpayers on the hook for another $108,000,000 in bonded debt ... for a list of three new schools plus 11 other building projects.