Author Archives: RealShreveport

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18 Aug
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Third Time Not a Charm, Goree Stonewalls on Molestation Danger at BTW!

Caddo Superintendent Lamar Goree continues to stonewall requests for information concerning his system’s actions regarding notifying parents about the man arrested for allegedly molesting a mentally disabled 15 year old female at Booker T. Washington.  As we reported previously, (here) initial ...

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Cleodis Bell Sr. (courtesy of SPD)
15 Aug
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Relatives of Victim Speak out, Claim BTW Teacher Has Other Victims! Caddo Supt Silent

Initial reports of a Minden man arrested on Friday (see here) arrived without much attention until RealShreveport.com exposed that the alleged perpetrator, Cleodis Bell Sr., is currently a teaching employee of Caddo Parish Schools at Booker T. Washington High School.  ...

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Cleodis Bell (courtesy SPD), Booker T Washington High of Caddo Parish Public Schools
13 Aug
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Updated: Caddo Special Ed Staffer Arrested For Molestation!

Updated: Initial media reports from other outlets listed the Minden man arrested as Cleodis Bell Jr, but have now changed that to Cleodis Bell Sr. This report noted that apparent confusion. Original: Sources came forward today to share that other ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
13 Aug
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Whitney Pesnell vs. Caddo Commission … Because It’s Right

August 13, 2016 As our work against Caddo Parish Commission corruption broadens and deepens, one of its untold stories is ripe for telling.  It is Whitney Pesnell’s story, the Shreveport attorney volunteering his services while lawyers on the other side ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
06 Aug
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Dear Caddo Commission: “Where’s Our Money?!

August 6, 2016 The following definition is included in an article I recently read by Michael J. Hutter for the American Bar Association, “Prosecuting Public Officials / Figures for Corruption: The Approach in the United States“… “Public corruption is any ...

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Courtesy of LSU-S Noel Memorial Library
30 Jul
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As Facts of the Jim Leslie Tragedy Unfolded …

July 31, 2016 (Previous articles I have written on this subject may be read here and here.) ************* On the hell-hot afternoon of the same day Jim Leslie was killed in Baton Rouge, July 9, 1976, an airplane arranged by his ...

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Matthew Linn
29 Jul
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Dear Honorable Judge S. Maurice Hicks, Jr. (On Behalf Of Concerned Taxpayers)

United States District Judge Honorable S. Maurice Hicks, Jr: I write you today because I was thoroughly impressed at your words during your judgement of the former Caddo Commissioner Michael Williams criminal case.  In your ruling, you went out of ...

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Courtesy of LSU-S Noel Memorial Library
24 Jul
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Jim Leslie: The Delay – Denial? – of Justice

July 24, 2016 The response to my recently reposted article about Jim Leslie’s death has been very positive.  That so many readers would remember so well, much less share their personal reactions to his heart-rending story, was a fine surprise.  (Article ...

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22 Jul
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The Unluckiest Corrupt Official in Caddo Parish… Victim of Selective Prosecution

Former Caddo Parish Commissioner, Michael Williams, was sentenced to 14 months in prison for his wanton theft of $8,584.68 from a non-profit company he controlled called SWAG Nation.  Williams now owes $19,684.68 in fines and restitution for the money he ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
30 Jun
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Caddo Commissioners Soon to Ice Their CPERS Haul?

June 30, 2016 (* Readers interested in my earliest articles on this subject need only follow the directions in the footnote, below.) From the first of my reports, in January 2015, about Caddo Parish Commission corruption – most notably in ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
26 Jun
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Tax-And-Spenders Have Branded me… And I Accept

June 26, 2016 It isn’t every morning that I smile more or less all the way through my cereal, and I write to gladly credit The Advocate for thus kicking-off my day.  In fairness, though, I stipulate that those now in charge ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
21 Jun
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Caddo Commission: “Can’t Keep a Corrupt Enterprise Down”

(My thanks to local government-watcher Linda Talbert for her attendance at yesterday’s Caddo Parish Commission “work” session.  I very much appreciate her willingness to report to us on such meetings.) Most who are reading this will never be surprised by ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
20 Jun
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Governor Edwards, Honor Louisiana’s Taxpayers.

June 19, 2016 No matter anything else, many Louisianans believed John Bel Edwards would shoot much straighter with us than did ex-Governor Bobby Jindal.  It gives me no pleasure to say that he is busily proving us wrong. Our governor’s ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
11 Jun
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Caddo Commission Damages Us Again… Because It Can

June 11, 2016 * (This article first requires reading the underlying report from local blogger Pat Austin … here.) I thank Ms. Austin very much for attending and reporting this Caddo Commission meeting concerning the Confederate Monument on our courthouse grounds.  I also ...

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06 Jun
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Rafters fall 2-1 in first conference loss to Dallas City FC

The Shreveport Rafters took the I-20 trip to play conference opponent Dallas City FC Saturday evening. The Rafters are full speed ahead wrapping up the first half of the season as they’ve exceeded expectations, but it would be naïve to ...

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