Louisiana poet laureate Randy Newman’s poignant lyrics, written 42 years ago, were right on the money throughout South Louisiana last week. Locals watched helplessly as the rain poured down, day and night, for 10 straight days.
I am told time and time again by current and former meth users that I would be shocked and amazed if I really understood how many people were actually using meth and how they literally come from all walks of life. Just wait until you read these cases!.
The report includes receipts for sales tax, individual income tax, general severance tax, corporation and franchise tax, gasoline and special fuels tax and miscellaneous taxes cash receipts. The report does not include gambling revenues, fees, self-generated revenue and statutory dedications.
"Letters are circulating that claim to be from the National Association of Unclaimed Property Ad ministrators, or NAUPA," said Treasurer Kennedy. "The letters instruct people to purchase a Federal State Registration Stamp in order to claim a sweepstakes award that's ended up in unclaimed property.
When I was elected coroner eight years ago, it was well known that the coroner’s office was in disarray. Death certificates were not being completed on time, money was being foolishly wasted, primarily from transporting decedents to Little Rock for autopsy but also from operational deficiencies.
Whoooooa! He said what? If there were ever a poster child for continually sticking one’s foot in mouth, it would be Donald Trump. Rather than attack his Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton, Trump can’t seem to help himself by going rogue and making outrageous statements that even his most diehard supporters find difficult to defend.
It was just a quick trip to the Brookshire's on Barksdale Boulevard on my way home Thursday afternoon. After all, my wife asked if I could pick up some chicken tenders for the salad she was making (yes, a salad — I'm trying to lose a few, and the chicken is just a little extra to spruce up the lettuce and veggies).
He wanted to be Louisiana's governor and he was running against Edwin Edwards. I was a bivocational pastor at the time, and, along with several other pastors, I met with the former Grand Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan at a restaurant in Northwest Louisiana.
I know it’s difficult to be hopeful at a time like this, but while we continue to grieve, it helps to look for all the good there is in our community. We are surrounded every day by countless acts of immeasurable kindness and goodwill.
A statement issued last week by Mark Woodward, a spokesman for the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics read in part, “The Mexican cartels are just pouring ice into this country in record amounts,” referring to black-market methamphetamine. “It’s simply just to feed the demand, which still remains very, very high for meth.