In the hot stove political circles, this question generally pops up, and not surprisingly, it evokes varying responses. It’s early in the season for the 2014 mayoral wannabes, but seeming every discussion of candidates includes the “What is Hightower going to do?” inquiry.
Since it’s the Christmas season, it’s always good to have a wish or two ready in case Santa gives you a call. If you are a Caddo taxpayer, you can add this to your Christmas list: a brand new slate of Caddo School Board members to be elected next year.
The City of Shreveport quietly settled its million dollar claim for unpaid parking fees for a paltry sum of $80,000 in March of this year. To collect this sum, attorney fees in excess of $96,000 were paid through June of this year to a Colorado law firm.
The residency issue has been a topic of discussion for several years by commissioners, and there is little doubt that Administrator Woody Wilson’s continued residence outside the parish is the primary engine pushing this debate. Dr.
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.
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.
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.
The invitation indicated that the event was a fund-raiser for “State Representative Patrick C. Williams, District 4.” An impressive video presentation reflected Williams as an active legislator in both Baton Rouge and Shreveport. And Williams playfully teased the crowd by announcing that “I am running” — and after a long pause — “in the Susan G.
The Caddo Commission has not fared well with its constituents in the past few days. On Monday, Oct. 14, pet owners and animal advocates blasted the Commission’s Animal Services and its director Everett Harris. And on Saturday, Oct. 19, Caddo voters defeated both Commission proposals on the ballot.