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August 29 09:58 AM
With all the political hoopla in the past few weeks focused on other races, the upcoming election for all 12 members of the Caddo Parish School Board drew scant, if any, attention. Not that these elected positions are not important — quite the contrary.
August 29 09:58 AM
The British passenger ship could carry a maximum of 2,200 passengers, and it measured 882 and one half feet in length. Many people believed it was unsinkable because its hull was divided into 16 watertight compartments. Even if two of those compartments flooded, the ship should still float.
August 22 10:43 AM
It’s always a pleasant surprise when an unheralded candidate suddenly appears on the local political scene and qualifies for office. Such is the case with the recent announcement by Trina Chu that she will run for Caddo District Judge; she qualified this week.
August 22 10:42 AM
Your conscience is the sense of what is right or wrong in your conduct and your motives. In a Christian, the Holy Spirit activates your conscience by bringing to mind a principle or warning from God’s Word. A clear conscience is one of the best friends you’ll ever have.
August 22 10:42 AM
In January, President Obama declared that despite Congressional logjams, “America does not stand still -- and neither will I. So wherever and whenever I can take steps without legislation to expand opportunity for American families, that’s what I’m going to do.
August 21 10:54 AM
Once again, rumors have surfaced that Shreveport City Councilman Sam Jenkins will run for mayor rather than seek reelection to his District G council seat. A few months ago, Sam had two false starts at events scheduled to announce his candidacy for Shreveport’s top elected job.
August 21 10:54 AM
The roads we travel are always full of warning signs. For example, when you travel through the mountains in the state of Arkansas, you might see a sign that says: WATCH OUT FOR FALL- ING ROCKS. Or, elsewhere, you might see a sign that says: SLIP- PERY WHEN WET.
August 08 09:49 AM
I don’t like his politics. I don’t like his theology. I don’t like his worldview. I don’t like his view of America. I don’t like what he’s DOING to America. I don’t really much like HIM. I think he is arrogant. I think he is narcissistic. don’t like him, but I love him, because that’s what Jesus tells me to do.
August 08 09:49 AM
One of the problems with the federal Affordable Care Act (called “Obamacare” by the president himself) is the way it’s paid for: with $700 billion of taxpayer money taken from Medicare. Many Louisiana officials, myself included, have criticized this.
August 08 09:49 AM
Speaking with a close friend regarding this issue, we came to the conclusion that the services provided by our sanitation workers ranks above fire and police protection. Imagine if your trash and garbage was not picked up and allowed to accumulate; your health would be in serious jeopardy.

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