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March 24 06:07 AM
The 34th president of the United States was born 100 years ago. John F. Kennedy captured the hearts of the American people like no other president, before or since. And from the first stirrings of his efforts to become president, to events that took place after his death, my home state of Louisiana held a special place in the Kennedy legacy.
March 03 05:43 AM
John Bel Edwards for president? The Louisiana governor is being touted as a Democratic Party contender on the national front. Just a little over a year in his present job, it may be a sign of the few future contenders the Democrats have available. Here’s what a writer for the The Huffington Post.
March 03 05:43 AM
Bossier City Mayor Lo Walker touted the tax as being “absolutely no tax, no sales tax, or property tax on local citizens.” Shreveport Mayor Ollie Tyler touted the measure as “Two cities unified behind a proposition that we know will strengthen the economy of Northwest Louisiana.
February 24 05:01 AM
Dave Treen was sworn in as Louisiana’s governor 37 years ago. Anyone who knew him noted what a nice guy he was. But Treen’s legacy will not be based on his friendliness. History will treat him well and acknowledge that he was the first, and perhaps only, true conservative Louisiana governor in the past century.
February 17 12:32 PM
Former NBC newscaster Tom Brokaw wrote a book a few years back about what he called “The Greatest Generation.” In contrast, there’s a recent best-seller out calling America “The dumbest generation.” And since Louisiana is at the bottom of the barrel on most national lists, you can imagine how folks in the Bayou State are viewed.

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