In years past, incumbents on the Caddo Commission, the Shreveport City Council and the Caddo School Board were rarely, if ever, challenged when seeking reelection. Maybe it’s something in the water because the tide has changed starting with the school board elections last fall.
Editor’s Note: We received this letter from notorious confessed serial hit man Larry Thompson, Sr. who is scheduled to testify on behalf of the State of Louisiana at the murder trial of James Montgomery in September. Thompson says Montgomery hired him to kill Montgomery’s wife in 1979.
Before dismissing this idea with sarcastic laughter or a cynical comment give this idea some thought. And for the sake of argument, forget about the fact that she lost her Shreveport City Judgeship in 2008 over allegations of substance abuse.
As I reported a few weeks ago in this column, the Justice Department announced earlier this year that, “The Sinaloa Cartel moves drugs by land, air, and sea, including cargo aircraft, private aircraft, submarines and other submersible and...
Can the City of New Orleans pick and choose what federal laws it will acknowledge and enforce? Most of us understand that if you violate a federal law, then there are consequences. You most likely will be prosecuted and punished. And the federal laws on the books are supposed to apply to everyone.
The young attorney arguing her case in Caddo Court that day was accomplished and passionate. Our state Attorney General's office dispatched her to oppose the Caddo Parish Commission's attempt to drag them into its Caddo Parish Employees Retirement System – called "CPERS" – lawsuit.
As if the brutal summer heat wave that has virtually suffocated Shreveport for the last few weeks was not enough, a detailed reading of Mayor Ollie Tyler’s much ballyhooed six-month progress report will certainly raise the ambient temperature in one’s office or home.
Amber Pangborn, 35, lives in Oroville, Calif., a small town located about 65 miles north of Sacramento. On Wednesday, June 24, 2015, Ms. Pangborn had been visiting gambling casinos near Paradise, close to where her parents live. Of course there is nothing wrong with that.
For seven months, I have been writing this series of articles to detail and document the Caddo Parish Commission's explicitly unconstitutional membership in CPERS, the Caddo Parish Employee Retirement System. The CPERS hit on taxpayers is, however, only one of many such garish acts of self-enrichment by our Caddo commissioners.