Author Archives: RealShreveport

01 Apr
1

‘Bill Unsharpened’ Speaks Out About Theft Coverup at Woodlawn High

This is the first of a series of videos being released uncovering the massive allegations of fraud, waste, deception, illicit activity and corrupted powerful influencers within and without of the Caddo Parish School district. This writer was first contacted by ...

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25 Mar
1

Goree & Prator Continue Coverup for April 9th Election’s Sake

On the eve of early voting for Caddo Parish’s spring election, more coverup and dodging is occurring from Caddo Superintendent Lamar Goree with the help of Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. Caddo Schools have three millage proposals on the ballot for ...

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Matthew Linn
21 Mar
0

Matthew Linn Attempting to Legalize Commission Theft

Once the Caddo Commission was caught in the well documented self-pay scandal (Read about it here), the Commissioners quickly went to work to preserve the loot. Elliott Stonecipher filed suit to seek to restore the public’s money and the rule ...

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11 Mar
1

Caddo School Theft Still Leaves Many Questions

The local media is now reporting on the theft at Woodlawn High School which Elliott Stonecipher first exposed yesterday (here). The Shreveport Times KTBS Also, the Inquisitor has a report available to paid subscribers. What is worth noting: 1. These ...

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Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator
11 Mar
0

Williams Convicted, Prator Invisible on CPERS

Former Caddo Commissioner, Michael Williams, was convicted of wire fraud after jury deliberations for about an hour on Thursday (read here). The Williams scandal was straight forward as well as politically safe and easy for the local media to cover, ...

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Realshreveport.com
05 Mar
0

Local Media Misses Commission Move to Secure Illegalities

The Caddo Commission, led by President Matthew Linn, took an almost unanimous step on Thursday to protect themselves from the consequence of following the law, voting 11-1 to keep the hotly contested “allowance” of $15,000 per year in educational travel ...

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Realshreveport.com
01 Mar
0

Caddo Commission Abusing/Ignoring Public, Again… With Help.

While it usually is not worth commenting on, tonight finds this video on KTBS (here). The subject, Caddo Commissioners considering amending the illegal ordinance concerning “education” travel reimbursement “allowances”, is one that is part of the lawsuit filed by Elliott ...

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29 Feb
0

Shreveport at the Crossroads – A look back.

Rev. William Hull was the pastor of First Baptist Church in Shreveport from 1975 to 1987. He passed away on December 10, 2013. Probably his most famous sermon given while in Shreveport was “Shreveport at the Crossroads”. This look back ...

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25 Feb
0

Caddo School’s Self Licking Ice Cream Cone

Before you read any further, pat yourself on the back just like the Caddo Parish School District did this week. You may not deserve it, but so what? The Caddo School System is back in full marketing mode (they have ...

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Matthew Linn
19 Feb
0

Linn Proves Ineptitude in Spite of Harvard Education

Matthew Linn has had a terrible week at the Caddo Commission. In the news was Linn’s embarrassment of Caddo Parish by attempting to remove Caddo Administrator, Woody Wilson, from NLCOG. When Wilson pushed back, Linn went after his job by ...

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11 Feb
0

Culture Crisis: Scrap the Slogan, Shreveport/Bossier

February 11, 2016. I don’t know who came up with it and I don’t care. We are dubbed “Louisiana’s Other Side” by our Convention and Tourism Bureau, and I’m dubbing that slogan a failure. I know people who work for ...

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08 Feb
0

How Politicians Set Themselves Up to “Retire”

We all know it happens and roll our eyes at knowing exactly how those in public office use their “service” to us as a means to enriching themselves. We generally have zero respect for these types of people, but we ...

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Shreveport Flag - www.shreveportflag.com
06 Feb
0

What is Our Cultural Identity?

One of Shreveport’s poorly known cultural identifies, the Shreveport Flag. (shreveportflag.com) Shreveport/Bossier suffers from a lack of cultural identity. As I have learned through the process of bringing the Shape of Shreveport documentary series to life, Shreveport is a mix ...

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04 Feb
0

‘Shape of Shreveport’ hits a home run

Original story posted (with pictures & many other great Shreveport stories) at: http://nvanthyn.blogspot.com/2016/02/shape-of-shreveport-hits-home-run.html Those of us who are fond of Shreveport-Bossier and its people very much appreciate The Shape of Shreveport documentary series. Especially, episode 7 — on professional baseball ...

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Realshreveport.com
04 Feb
0

An Unnoticed Victory and a Perfect Distraction from Truth

First, some good news on local accountability in government. We originally exposed in October 2015 that the Biomedical Research Foundation (BRF) tax payer funded plot to create the Entrepreneurial Accelerator Program (EAP) so that some of the wealthiest Shreveporters could ...

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