SHREVEPORT, La. — The Caddo Parish Commission voted to fill the vacant seat left by former District 12 Commissioner Kenneth Epperson on Thursday afternoon.
Louis Johnson of Shreveport is the new interim representative of District 12.
Johnson was selected with seven votes.
House Republican leader offers his plan for $304M in cuts
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The leader of Louisiana's House Republican delegation is offering his proposal for closing a $304 million midyear deficit without needing a special legislative session.
Alexandria Rep. Lance Harris' plan would levy the deepest reduction, $147 million,
MY SINCERE "THANK YOU!" TO KSLA-TV'S VICTORIA SHIRLEY
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 ..... 9:01 A.M.
It isn't often that a television reporter snags more than 8 minutes of air time for a broadcast news story. When they do - and if they are good at what they do -
Court upholds rule dividing Gulf red snapper season
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal appeals court ruling means there will continue to be different red snapper fishing limits in federal Gulf of Mexico waters for charter fishing boats and recreational anglers who have their own boats.
The 5th U.S.
RUSTON, La. (AP) — A man previously in custody in Lincoln Parish on a burglary charge has now been charged with one count of first-degree murder in connection with a fatal December shooting.
Media outlets report 24-year-old Taylor Keyonta Burr was
Man seeking new trial in 1971 rape claims state hid evidence
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana man serving a life sentence for the rape of a nurse in 1971 claims authorities concealed evidence that the crime was committed by another man linked to two similar attacks.
In a court filing
Study: Operation costs higher in charter-heavy Orleans
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The percentage of public school dollars going to school operation costs such as transportation and administrative salaries is higher in New Orleans — and the percentage devoted to actual instruction is lower — than in other
REAL DANGERS FROM AND BY IMPERIOUS C.P.S.B. BOSSES
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 .... 10:14 A.M. ....
Yet again, we have been warned.
One more time, the dishonesty and arrogance of Superintendent Lamar Goree, his top staff, and Caddo Parish School Board members are highlighted for all to see.
The new warning
3-parish African-American museum opening Feb 4 in Houma
HOUMA, La. (AP) — A segregation-era high school for black students will reopen next month as a museum celebrating African-American history in Terrebonne, Lafourche and St. Mary parishes.
The Courier reports (http://bit.ly/2j1iLCi) that the Finding Our Roots African American Museum in
Saturday, January 14, 2017 ... 10:27 A.M.
A primary source has alerted me that in a request to the Commission for resumes of all applicants for the interim appointment to Ken Epperson's now-open seat, only the resume of his appointment choice,