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Brown: D-Day important to remember

Last Thursday, June 6, 2019, marked the 75th anniversary of D-Day. Officially named “Operation Overlord,” D-Day saw more than 160,000 allied troops...

Letter: Roe v. Wade was always constitutionally suspect

In recent weeks several states, including Alabama, Mississippi, Ohio, Georgia and, likely, soon Louisiana will have passed new pro-life legislation.  In this...

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...

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...

Memorial Day is a time to honor, salute what makes America great

This past Monday, Americans celebrated Memorial Day. Truly, this is a day on which we both remember and honor our veterans who...

Tips for politicians running for office

Signs. Signs. Everywhere, signs. In case you haven’t noticed, it is political season across the state. One can hardly drive down a...

Brown: Long live the Airshow

Last Saturday and Sunday (and Thursday and Friday, too with practice sessions taking place), the skies above Bossier City were once again...

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...

Letter: President Trump returns to Louisiana having delivered on promises

When most politicians visit places like Louisiana, they tend to make empty promises. President Trump, on the other hand, returned to the...

Johnson: To all our small businesses, we thank you

To understand the genius of the American free enterprise, it is useful to hear the stories of real people who have pursued...