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Making Things Happen

Most Bossier Parish residents probably didn’t need the recent news from the Louisiana Treasurer’s office to know parish population growth continues at a robust...

Opinion: Don Briggs – A True Free Market

A True Free Market The United States is a free market. We are a capitalistic society. Pick your product and it can be imported and...

Cypress Black Bayou Board’s hard work pays off

Just in time for the holidays, the Cypress Black Bayou Recreation and Water Conservation District’s board is demonstrating the results that a few months,...

Carlson: The end of election season is near

We’re just a few days away from the end of what sure seems an excessively long and arduous election season – the Saturday, November...

Opinion: John Kennedy – We Can Reduce Our Medicaid Costs

We Can Reduce Our Medicaid Costs Malcolm Bird was a first-time father with a toddler whose pinky finger was bleeding. He rushed his young daughter...

Shreveport football started with 1895 victory over Monroe

When I wrote the book “Football Country” in 1981, the first chapter was titled “Overview,” detailing football’s introduction to Shreveport in 1895. At that time,...

Show Your Exemption, Washington

Americans are struggling with Obamacare every day. They’re losing the coverage they liked, seeing their premiums skyrocket, and struggling to enroll in anything new....

Opinion: Randy Brown – Bossier-Caddo voters make the right move

Bossier-Caddo voters make the right move On Saturday April 9th, voters in Bossier and Caddo parishes voted in favor of renewing the 2.5 mills tax...

Opinion: Sam Hanna, Jr. – JBE Threatens; Higher Ed whines

JBE Threatens; Higher Education whines Gov. John Bel Edwards probably feels he did the right thing by going on statewide television to outline a doomsday...

Opinion: Randy Brown – Columns from the past

Columns from the past Faith in people. Faith in our fellow man. We have all heard this throughout our lifetimes. In today’s world, it seems as...