In September, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) provided statistics to the Associated Press that showed that 12,694 meth lab incidents were reported in the United States last year, down 5.5 percent from the 13,390 reported in 2011.
It’s no secret that agricultural work is tough work — and as America’s farm families know, it can be dangerous. Last year, agriculture recorded the highest fatal injury rate of any industry, with the rate of on-the-job fatality in agriculture nearly seven times the rate for all U.
I pass them along here in my capacity as a shepherd burdened over the condition of his flock … From now on, no matter how strong the temptation, please do not: (1) Eat raw pork intestines; (2) poke yourself in the eye with a mascara brush; (3) expose yourself to rabid llamas; or (4) enter unventilated manure pits.
I have read your paper without fail since its inception, many times wishing to put my “two cents” on the Hotline due to outrage at the things in our local area that you and your reporters and editorialists have brought to light. Were it not for The Inquisitor, many atrocities and greedy mismanagement schemes would never become public knowledge.
If anyone thinks that Detroit is the only city going broke, then they need to look closely at Shreveport’s financial crisis. Getting a straight answer on the city’s finances from the Glover administration — and, for that matter, — on anything that Big G considers controversial — is like looking for buried bones in Shreveport’s dog park.
admit that there might have been some brief joy in not having to war over the shower or endure cold feet in the middle of my back in the middle of the night or hear those four words every husband hates to hear from the bathroom when he’s waiting for his wife to get ready to go out: “I hate my hair!” But, really, such consolations die quickly.
Our first report this week comes from Rifle, Colo., located near Glenwood Springs. The Two Rivers Drug Enforcement Team (TRIDENT) was investigating suspicious drug activity in Rifle last spring when they uncovered a methamphetamine distribution ring.
Rural America faces tremendous uncertainty today. Congress has not yet passed a Food, Farm and Jobs Bill, and the current extension of 2008 Farm Bill programs will soon expire. Additionally, thus far, no budget has been provided by Congress to continue funding the Federal government past Sept.
As the expression goes, everyone loves the idea of education reform, until those reforms have a face. Over the years the aforementioned statement has proven true in Caddo Parish as several needed reform attempts by past administrations have been...
Like it or not, race is a factor- — a major factor — in Northwest Louisiana politics. The upcoming 2014 election for Shreveport mayor will most likely result in the election of Shreveport’s second black mayor, if for no other reason than a strong white candidate has yet to surface.