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Vitter: No to Common Core, yes to rigorous standards, testing, and accountability

Four months ago, I said that I supported strong standards like the Common Core standards Louisiana has adopted.  But I said that we had...

Opinion – Sam Hanna, Jr. – North Louisiana given short-shrift

North Louisiana given short-shrift Those of you who pay close attention to who gets what and who gets shunned when a new legislative leadership hands...

Jenkins: Changes needed for education in Louisiana

Dear Editor, Our children are losing educational substance. Our parents are exhausted from fighting for their children. Our highly skilled teachers are leaving in droves....

Fax-Net Update: First runoff poll numbers

The first poll on the runoffs in Louisiana has been conducted, and it has to have the Republican candidates feeling pretty good. The poll was...

Public Support Is Refreshing

There is something refreshing about the enduring public support for Sheriff Julian Whittington’s stand on voluntary prayer for the Sheriff’s Young Marines program. I don’t...

Trash Notices

The best way to alert residents about changes in pick ups So what is the best way to let Bossier City residents know when their...

Hanna: Senate candidates should speak up

There’s a race underway in Louisiana for a seat in the U.S. Senate. Don’t be embarrassed if you weren’t aware of it. By and...

Opinion: Who knew?

Who knew that Bossier City was one of the best places to get a job?  Well, obviously those persons who have moved to Bossier...

Harrah’s and Horsemen

Industries that have a lot in common: people that depend on each of these industries to feed, clothe and support their families. Like most...

Opinion: Randy Brown – Graduation is GREAT!

Graduation is GREAT! For about two weeks now, I have wanted to write my column on the second annual “State of Bossier Luncheon” hosted by...