The City Council this week adopted changes to the system following several months of strategic discussions by the Board of Directors of the Employee Retirement System. During those months, the board presented several proposals at employee meetings and received valuable feedback on ways to revamp the system.
At a ceremony Tuesday at the Louisiana Sheriff’s Association Office in Baton Rouge, two new firearm safety trailers were unveiled. The trailers will be used as part of the Louisiana Law Enforcement Gun Safety Program to teach firearm safety to children at area schools.
I had a flat on I-49 driving home yesterday and called my husband for help. No sooner than I ended the call, Caddo Parish Deputy Jamey Hendrix was to my rescue. You all know how hot and humid it is in the river bottoms, and Deputy Hendrix changed my tire.
District A encompasses the entire Cooper Road area (now known as Martin Luther King Drive area), North Highlands, Cherokee Park and a portion of Cross Lake. This minority district is one of the poorest areas of the city, and the MLK area has long lacked adequate roads and infrastructure, job opportunities, and a decent quality of life.
That’s why the city wants creative ideas from its residents. The owner/developer of the project is on the hunt for the best name(s) to showcase the cool downtown location, the historic attributes and any funky, arty, fun thing you think is important to showcase.