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Randy Brown: Bossier is a clean place to live, work and play

Spring is in full bloom. Before long, it will be summer! For sure, this has been different spring season for ALL of us!  What does...

Cast your vote

Do you remember the first election in which you were of age to register and cast your vote? I do. I was 18-years-old, and...

Brown: The era of destructive politics

No matter what we do, no matter where we go, no matter our profession, politics affects us all. These days, on the national stage,...

Brown: What’s next for solving teacher pay & creating a technology millage?

Almost two weeks ago, two property tax millages placed before Bossier Parish voters failed to win approval. The first proposition, a property tax of...

Coming together in a storm

We have an amazing community. We see time and time again that when tragedy strikes, Bossier Parish comes together. The people of Bossier Parish...

Green: Exploring, goodbyes, and thank you’s

A few weeks ago, I went to a Chinese restaurant in south Bossier for lunch. My fortune cookie read: “Now is a good time...

Rep. Horton explains her decision to vote for Mills in La. Senate race

District 9, I feel that I must share this with you. As many of you know, I have not endorsed a specific candidate in the...

Brown: Support our local law enforcement officers

When I was growing up in the late 1960s and 70s, respect for our our law enforcement and those that keep us safe was...

School newspaper’s blank front page a tragedy

Last week, I received a phone call that really upset me. In fact, it brought me to tears. The phone call was from Airline...

BCOA: Senate Bill 174 will help our local seniors

I find that when I talk to our senior citizens and/or their families, they are sometimes surprised that I spend time in Baton Rouge...