The disgraced Attorney John Settle’s problems with the Louisiana Supreme Court and its arm, the Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board, are well documented. In February, the Louisiana Supreme Court publicly reprimanded Mr. Settle for disrupting the courts of Judges Mike and Francis Pitman during Mrs.
Most politicos believe that Stewart’s best shot at becoming the next DA for Caddo Parish was in the Oct. 21 primary, and that a variety of unexpected factors prevented what many in his campaign believed was a slam dunk victory. And now there is street talk that some of the campaign insiders are skeptical of a Stewart victory on Nov.
You may not have heard, but there is apparently a strict code of loyalty among Republican candidates in Louisiana. They follow the rule of never speaking ill about a fellow Republican, and they always rally behind the party’s choice against any democratic challenger.
Caddo and Bossier folk will vote a yes or no this month on a hotel / motel tax hike. If approved, those getting equal $550,000 shares of the haul of bucks will be the Sports Commission, Independence Bowl, and a new tax-getter, RASA, the Regional Air Service Alliance.
When I was in school in the early 1960s, there were less than 5,000 black registered voters in Caddo Parish -- and no blacks elected to political office. Dr. C.O. Simpkins did run for the Caddo Parish School Board in 1952, as well as in 1958.
I have come to the realization that when it comes to drugs like methamphetamine, there’s not a socalled war on drugs – in actuality, the war is on the people of America. Meth is tearing at the fabric of what it means to be an American and will ultimately result in the death of the America I know and love – suffering a death by 1,000 cuts.
At about 7:50 p.m., the suspect, identified as 34-year-old Johnathan Warner of 12691 Highway 152 in Haughton, La., allegedly climbed the gate at the Shreveport City Jail at 755 Hope St. and made entry..