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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.
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.
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.
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.
September 26 12:00 AM
There is an old saying in politics that if you are not taking shots from opponents (and political critics), then you must not be doing a good job. Put another way, if you are getting some hits, then you must be doing many things well. Such is the case with Patrick Williams, who plans on being Shreveport’s next mayor.

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