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Proudly display patriotism this 4th

Saturday is the Fourth of July! This holiday is one of my very favorite and most memorable holidays of the year! July...

Whittington: Bossier Parish – A Place of Respect, of Patriotism

The COVID-19 Pandemic highly disrupted the school season here in Bossier Parish, especially for our graduating seniors.  Then came the national uproar...

Randy Brown: Fathers Day this year means a little more to me

The third Sunday in June has always had a special meaning to me because of the close relationship between my dad and...

Randy Brown: Reports of our death are greatly exaggerated

We’ve all heard it, “Newspapers are dead.” Or, “no one reads newspapers anymore.” Those of us in the newspaper...

Larry Clark: An open letter on race

Dear Pilot community: This is a difficult time for our nation. In the midst of a pandemic, our country...

Jim Henderson: Universities can lead the way in racial healing, progress

Tuesday after Memorial Day 2020 was the day most of us were introduced to George Floyd, a 46-year-old father of two and...

Specht: Broaden your news, and views

Where do you get your news? It’s an important question, especially during this time of turmoil and division.  Do...

Randy Brown: Mom is the reason we are the way we are

My timing is sometimes just a little bit off track. And, such is case here. We celebrated yet another Mother’s Day now...

David Specht: More entitlements mean more political power

I am not a conspiracy theorist. I leave that up to those who have the time to do such things. However, I...

Phillip Rozeman: Looking ahead – realistic expectations

Over the last few weeks, we have watched the global pandemic and economic recession unfold on our television and computer screens. The...