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February 05 06:37 AM
I have just returned from the Strand Theatre premiere of “Shape of Shreveport, Episodes 5 - 8.” It was, as with the first four episodes last summer, just plain outstanding. To Will Broyles, Jim Broyles, Chris Scott and Chris Lyon, my most sincere "thank you" for, yet again, this meaningful, fascinating — and honest — hom age.
February 05 06:37 AM
The biggest loser in the recent Iowa presidential caucuses was not Donald Trump or any of the other candidates who did not meet expectations in garnering voters. No, the title for the real loser was, hands down, the state of Louisiana.
February 05 06:37 AM
In West Virginia, Tracy Lynn Starkey, 21, and Nathaniel R. Spina, 22, were arraigned on Saturday, Jan. 30, in Monongalia County Magistrate Court on charges of operating a clandestine lab and possession of precursor to manufacture meth and conspiracy..
January 29 05:36 AM
If you want to know the truth, it is for the children. And that is why I focus so much of my efforts on women. You and I both know that, for the most part, women are the primary caregivers for their children.
January 29 05:36 AM
In last week’s Hotline Section, a reader contacts us and asks some very interesting questions about a proposed property tax renewal for the Caddo-Bossier Port Commission. Unfortunately. it was after press deadline that we received a response from Caddo-Bossier Port Commission Director Eric England, who responded to our reader’s questions.
January 22 05:42 PM
Early last month, a new Caddo Parish commissioner contacted me as he worked on a plan to "correct" policies at the heart of the Commission self-pay scandal. I quickly saw that the work was another guarantee of commissioner self-pay, tracing back to at least one veteran commissioner who is dead at the heart of some of the worst self-pay abuses.
January 22 05:42 PM
Alternatively, each week I could fill this column with medical and scientific facts about the consequences of long-term meth use. I could discuss the incidence of rhabdomyolysis, the dyspnea produced when meth deposits in pulmonary tissue via serotonin transporters, and the cases of cerebral infarcts and formication.
January 22 05:42 PM
Times are tough, and there is talk about making them even tougher by raising revenue through tax increases. Yes, the state, as usual, is strapped for cash. Yes, we're facing, as usual, a large shortfall in the state budget.

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