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Editorial
December 27 12:00 AM
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.
Editorial
December 19 12:00 AM
Actually, the delivery will be a little late … like two days. And whether the citizens of Shreveport will be happy with Santa’s deliveries —- in the long run — is a story yet to be told. Saturday, Dec. 27, will be historic … and not just for the first Duck Commander Independence Bowl.
Editorial
October 31 12:00 AM
Tuesday, Nov. 4, will be the day of reckoning for Shreveport voters — and especially for those running for political office. For many, Tuesday will be a holiday, and predictions of possible showers could dampen (literally) plans other than voting. For others, it will be just another work day other than voting.
Editorial
October 10 12:00 AM
Greg Young and his wife, Jackie, own a home at 2209 North Cross Drive in Blanchard; the residence is not in the Shreveport city limits. The house has an assessed value of $450,000. They both have filed for the $75,000 parish homestead exemption on this home.

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