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Editorial
January 17 12:00 AM
It’s been a long time since a candidate for a local judgeship had a lock on the coveted black robe a year in advance, or for that matter, 11 months before the election. But that’s the case for Caddo Assistant District Attorney Karelia Stewart, who is poised to be the third member of the Stewart clan to sit on the Caddo bench.
Editorial
November 22 12:00 AM
Even though the elections for local judges are almost a year away (Nov. 4, 2014), Caddo lawyers are lining up to run for judgeships for both district and city judgeships. Outside the legal community, few. if any. local voters are concerned, having just endured a lifeless judicial campaign in Caddo Parish that had a record low voter turnout.
Editorial
November 15 12:00 AM
In what is certainly a first for northwest Louisiana (and is a sign of the times), a social media campaign is being waged by south Bossier residents against Parkway Principal Dr. Nichole Bourgeois and the Bossier Parish School Board (BPSB). Utilizing an online Web site, change.
Editorial
November 11 12:00 AM
Well, it’s not exactly like fruit basket turnover, but it’s pretty close. The next few months will see big changes in not only who will be wearing black robes in the Caddo courts, but also in where, as in which courts. Without a scorecard, the average visitor to the Caddo Courthouse will probably not know in which court to find a particular judge.

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