How would you like to see 10 minutes of a dance routine — for the first time — and then perform the steps while being graded on precision (accuracy), technique (style), dynamics (expression) and overall performance? Or sing 16 to 32 bars of a...
In December 1984 Glenn Ford (a black man) was convicted by an all white Caddo jury of firstdegree murder; he was then sentenced to death for the November 983 murder of a Shreveport jeweler. Shreveport attorney Marty Stroud was the lead prosecutor.
Unless someone has been living in a dark cave for the last six months, Louisiana’s budget crisis should be old news; reduced state revenues due to lower oil/gas prices and layoffs in the oil patch have certainly contributed to more concerns than happiness over lower gas prices at the pump.
On May 2, the Caddo Parish School “Re-invest in Caddo” $108 million bond package will be on the ballot, along with tax renewal for the Biomed Foundation. Caddo voters can sit at home, vote for more taxed or vote to INVEST in Caddo by defeating both tax measures.
The Biomedical Research Foundation of North Louisiana (Biomed) is doing a great job —- if one does not believe that, just ask Biomed. But if a taxpayer wants more information to make a self-determination of just how well Biomed is spending tax dollars — well, good luck.
In case Caddo voters are planning ahead, they can now mark May 2 on calendars to vote on a tax renewal. And if that is not exiting enough, they may have a Caddo Parish School Board bond package to also consider on that day.
Newly elected Shreveport Mayor Ollie Tyler turned 70 on Jan. 7, and by all accounts her administration is acting her age … as in old and slow. Despite her self-serving pronouncements about how much she accomplished on her first full day in the office (Monday, Dec.
Seemingly, Shreveport’s new Mayor Ollie Tyler (as of Saturday, Dec. 27) is confused about her new job. Yes, she will be Shreveport’s next mayor – and its first female African-American at that. (Hazel Beard was the first female mayor, and Cedric Glover the first black mayor.