Our cordless mike had a dangling antenna which relays signals to a base unit that has a single antenna of its own. The base antenna is designed to pick up sound waves – preferably sound waves from the microphone.
Contrary to what is being reported, this is not a new property tax or an increase in property taxes. This is simply an extension of the current bond property tax millage of 1.75 that is now in place. The extension would allow Caddo Parish to issue an additional $23 million in bonds to fund necessary capital improvements.
Yep, it’s true. Rep. Roy Burrell just can’t get “no respect” when it comes to his misguided aspirations to become Shreveport’s next mayor. If he proceeds with his announced candidacy, there’s little doubt that he will get “no satisfaction” from a second effort for the crown.
Aided by the Yale Law School Veterans Legal Service Clinic, a handful of Vietnam veterans with PTSD filed suit in U.S. District Court in Connecticut alleging that the military didn't upgrade their discharges when it should have. Over the years, less than 5 percent of requests for upgrade have been given.
Like before, the Commission has picked a date where the bond issue is the only ballot issue — Saturday, May 3. By the narrowest of margins (59 votes), the last attempted bond issue was defeated on Oct. 19, 2013. And as before, the Commission does not have a sound basis for asking for these funds from over taxed property owners.
Later, Churchill explained his statement by saying, “The human tragedy reaches its climax in the fact that after all the exertions and sacrifices of hundreds of millions of people and of the victories of the Righteous Cause, we have still not found Peace or Security, and that we lie in the grip of even worse perils than those we have surmounted.
The latest scuttlebutt on Shreveport’s mayoral race is that Ollie Taylor may enter this fall’s election — at the urging of current Mayor Cedric Glover. The Glover team, led by Lynn Braggs, had previously pushed Councilman Sam Jenkins to be the standard bearer until Jenkins’s unpaid taxes became common knowledge.
A pastor friend of mine had gone to the local cemetery in his town to conduct a graveside service. He arrived early and took a stroll to collect his thoughts. They got swiftly uncollected when he spotted a headstone which displayed the names of a couple in his church.
Advocates from across Louisiana gathered at the State Capitol on Wednesday, April 16, to hold a rally encouraging legislators to support laws designed to strengthen protections for domestic violence and sexual assault survivors.