Author Archives: Elliott Stonecipher

17 Jan
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SOME DELAY IN CAWTHORNE CASE … SENTENCING OF QUARLES

… Posted: Friday, January 17, 2020 … 10:37 A.M. … SOME DELAY IN CAWTHORNE CASE … SENTENCING OF QUARLES Developments this week raise expectations that recently re-elected Caddo Parish Commissioner Lynn Cawthorne will soon be held to account for his ...

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08 Jan
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CROSS BAYOU PROJECT INSANITY KICKS OFF CITY HALL NEW YEAR

… Posted: Tuesday, January 7, 2020 … 3:28 P.M. … CROSS BAYOU PROJECT INSANITY KICKS OFF CITY HALL NEW YEAR It seems the Shreveport City Council is set to take up Cross Bayou Point at its next meeting. Again. That ...

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20 Dec
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WHAT JUST HAPPENED??!! … ADRIAN PERKINS’ LUMP OF COAL

… Posted: Friday, December 20, 2019 … 11:08 A.M. … WHAT JUST HAPPENED??!! … ADRIAN PERKINS’ LUMP OF COAL From the heart, I sincerely wish everyone reading this piece a wonderful, marvelous Christmas in five days … and I wish ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
15 Nov
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SHREVEPORT ATTACKED AGAIN BY PERKINS … NO SURPRISE

… Posted: Friday, November 15, 2019 … 9:47 A.M. … SHREVEPORT ATTACKED AGAIN BY PERKINS … NO SURPRISE Many who read this article have been as concerned as I about its subject. I did the research and writing, but these ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
05 Nov
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MORE ENDORSEMENTS, AND ONE REJECTION, OF CITY BOND ISSUE

… Posted: Tuesday, November 5, 2019 … 12:45 P.M. … MORE ENDORSEMENTS, AND ONE REJECTION, OF CITY BOND ISSUE Nope, there’s nothing new under the Shreveport sun … The relationship between Shreveport City Hall and the city’s downtown “leaders” is ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
29 Oct
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USUAL SUSPECTS PUSH TO PASS SHREVEPORT BOND ISSUE

Posted: Tuesday, October 29, 2019 … 2:13 P.M. … USUAL SUSPECTS PUSH TO PASS SHREVEPORT BOND ISSUE Yes, this article is again and still about Shreveport taxes and corruption. And, yes, for any who may wonder, I am as tired ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
23 Oct
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GOVERNOR’S RACE NEWS BEARS DOWN ON OUR BOND ISSUE VOTE

… Posted: Wednesday, October 23, 2019 … 12:50 P.M. … GOVERNOR’S RACE NEWS BEARS DOWN ON OUR BOND ISSUE VOTE In three weeks plus a couple of days, Shreveporters who care will cast two critical votes: Louisiana governor and our ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
16 Oct
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MORE ON CITY’S OVERBILLING WATER-SEWER, PERKINS PUSH-BACK

… Posted: Wednesday, October 16, 2019 … 10:20 A.M. … MORE ON CITY’S OVERBILLING WATER-SEWER, PERKINS PUSH-BACK As I shared in a post the day-before-yesterday, Caddo District Judge Michael Pitman has ruled that, yes, the city’s Water & Sewerage Department ...

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15 Oct
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INDICTED CADDO COMMISSIONER CAWTHORNE RE-ELECTED

… Posted: Tuesday, October 15, 2019 … 9:46 A.M. … INDICTED CADDO COMMISSIONER CAWTHORNE RE-ELECTED In Saturday’s election, a 54% majority of registered voters in Caddo Parish Commission District 6 re-elected Lynn Cawthorne to that scandal-infested body. Cawthorne and his ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
14 Oct
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COURT RULES AGAINST CITY IN WATER-SEWER OVERBILLING SUIT

… Posted: Monday, October 14, 2019 … 1:38 P.M. COURT RULES AGAINST CITY IN WATER-SEWER OVERBILLING SUIT In a news release today from their Shreveport office, attorneys Anne Wilkes and Jerry Harper confirmed this morning’s court decision in the class ...

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11 Oct
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AS PERKINS’ BOND VOTE NEARS, UP JUMPS A POLITICAL DEVIL

… Posted: Friday, October 11, 2019 … 1:33 P.M. AS PERKINS’ BOND VOTE NEARS, UP JUMPS A POLITICAL DEVIL Shreveport Mayor Adrian Perkins is being forced to act on a matter he had no plans to touch mere weeks before ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
09 Oct
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BUCKLE-UP: HERE’S HOW SCARY THE SHREVEPORT AUDIT TRULY IS

… Posted: Wednesday, October 9, 2019 … 12:07 P.M. … BUCKLE-UP: HERE’S HOW SCARY THE SHREVEPORT AUDIT TRULY IS For any who may not know, the (Downtown) Rotary Club of Shreveport has proclaimed and projected the voice of our city’s ...

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30 Sep
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A NOTE: CITY OF SHREVEPORT 2018 AUDIT FINALLY HITS

Monday, September 30, 2019 … 8:05 A.M. We can expect more to be reported in coming days about the long-awaited release early this morning of the 2018 City of Shreveport Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR). As I have previously explained, ...

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24 Sep
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RAYMOND CONFIRMATION BY COUNCIL AS POLICE CHIEF IS SET

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 … 10:00 A.M. If current police department acting boss Ben Raymond is not confirmed by the City Council in this afternoon’s meeting, it will be a lightning strike blow-up. If that lightning strikes, the new chief ...

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20 Sep
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CITY HALL NOW BURIED IN ANOTHER FAST-DEVELOPING SCANDAL

Posted: Friday, September 20, 2019 … 1:15 P.M. … CITY HALL NOW BURIED IN ANOTHER FAST-DEVELOPING SCANDAL Most Shreveporters who care even a bit about the spiral-down in City government are closely following the off-the-rails selection of our Police Chief. ...

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