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April 28 06:53 AM
Don Siegelman was in his second term as Alabama governor, and by most accounts was doing a commendable job. But he was a Democrat in a predominantly Republican state. And that apparently rankled the likes of then- Bush political adviser Karl Rove and Alabama Republican-appointed prosecutors.
April 21 06:42 AM
From breakfast seminars to daytime lectures, then afternoon readings and evening tutorials, I was immersed in English literature. International politics and foreign intrigue were the furthest things from my mind — that was, until the Cuban missile crisis.
April 21 06:42 AM
Shreveport citizens have stepped up their complaints to elected officials over their perceptions that Shreveport is becoming a less and less safe community. Mayor Tyler and her administrations say that they have a “plan” that is coming together; however, the escalating shootings, homicides and burglaries tell a different story.
April 14 08:21 AM
There is a new book on a number of best selling lists about former President Richard Nixon by author John Farrell. Nixon became the first and only president to resign from office. Those of you too young to remember the events surrounding Watergate missed one of the most riveting episodes of American history.
April 07 06:45 AM
It could be the most recognized American song worldwide. Go to a small Asian community where little or no English is spoken. Start humming, “You Are My Sunshine.” More likely than not, the locals will join in singing the song in English. Everybody knows the words to a down-home tune written by a Louisiana country singer and movie star.
April 07 06:45 AM
With the continuing negative publicity over the operations of the Caddo Parish Animal Shelter, the positive contributions of Paws 4 Life (P4L) deserve special attention and recognition. Founded in August 2015, this local non-profit corporation is modeled after many nationwide animal rescue groups that work to save dogs and cats from being euthanized.

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