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February 07 10:53 AM
Rounding out the mayor’s office is his communications director (salary of $102,000) and his economic development/film industry advisor (salary of $103,000). A few of these staff positions are civil service; the large majority are not, and, thus, there is no job security.
February 07 10:52 AM
For more than a year, we have struggled to gain stability for the nation’s farmers while a longterm farm bill was in limbo. I am happy to hear our congressional leaders have finally resolved their differences and voted in favor of a five-year farm bill.
February 07 10:52 AM
I then engage the mechanism. Off to do a couple of things, then back to the Bunn. Lately, it has begun to emit a long, plaintive sigh which terminates in a sort of last-gasp gurgle, and then belches out a puff of steam. When that happens, I know that Mr.
January 31 10:54 AM
Thompson won a hotly contested election to the Louisiana House of Representatives in 2011 against Duke Lowrie. Many political observers noted that his campaign tactics reached a new nadir for “dirty” politics in that election — even by Bossier standards.
January 31 10:54 AM
OK, back to “Sea Hunt.” I have a Monroe friend named Ben Dillingham. He owns Bayou Divers, a scuba diving company, and Ben teaches private scuba lessons as well as classes at ULM and Tech. One of his students told me once that his jaw muscles were terribly sore after the first lesson.
January 31 10:54 AM
The first fire was reported last Tuesday afternoon in New Philadelphia, Ohio. Emergency crews and investigators had their hands full after an explosion at a home on Independence Circle that was the result of an out of control meth lab. Capt. Shawn Nelson of the New Philadelphia Police Department told reporters that when they arrived at around 2:30 p.
January 24 12:32 PM
After all, every Christian struggles with temptation. Wouldn’t it be great if God equipped us with some sort of guiding gizmo to keep our feet on the narrow path? Perhaps a batteryoperated New Testament which, upon contact with evil desires, would...
January 17 10:17 AM
It’s been a long time since a candidate for a local judgeship had a lock on the coveted black robe a year in advance, or for that matter, 11 months before the election. But that’s the case for Caddo Assistant District Attorney Karelia Stewart, who is poised to be the third member of the Stewart clan to sit on the Caddo bench.
January 17 10:17 AM
When I finally had to admit the truth to myself, I resolved not to let anyone else find out. After all, being sick is for someone else, and the whole thing seemed personally embarrassing. The symptoms got worse, so my next decision was to revamp the old proverb “Non-physician, heal thyself.

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