As if the Caddo Parish School Board (CPSB) did not have enough PR problems, the six black board members have further dug their popularity grave deeper with the voters of District 11, which encompasses most of Southern Hills.
Caddo Commissioner Ken Epperson has a well-deserved reputation for being a stubborn, self-serving bully on the Caddo Commission; his latest folly is a great example of his determination to spend taxpayer dollars on efforts to promote his political career/ambitions versus the good of the whole.
Its still a long time to the Sept. 8-10 qualifying for the Caddo District Attorney election, but those seriously interested must step to the plate soon for a successful campaign to become one of the most powerful elected officials in the parish, just behind that of the High Sheriff.
It’s a good question. Ollie Tyler has been mayor of the third largest city in Louisiana for over 150 days, and what does she have to show for her administration? Very very little, especially since she became the de facto mayor after the October primary and had very little politicking to do to ensure her November election.
In the free state of Bossier, political leaders are often elected in back rooms — not at the polls as envisioned by the framers of the U.S. Constitution. Such was the case with Mike Johnson’s race to fill the unexpired term of State Rep. Jeff Thompson in February of this year.
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.