Author Archives: RealShreveport

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10 Mar
4

UPDATE: Allegations of Theft & Coverup at Woodlawn High School by Informant

Information Requested: 9:25AM. Thursday, March 10, 2016. Theft at Woodlawn High School? I have received a report from a person who wishes to remain anonymous of a theft of $20,000 by unnamed employees in the administration of Shreveport’s Woodlawn High ...

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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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Elliot Stonecipher
01 Mar
2

Caddo Schools Bosses Are Their Own Worst Enemy

March 1, 2016 When voters last year defeated the Caddo Parish School Board’s $108,000,000 plan to build more stuff, nothing proved as consequential as the refusal by top bosses to accept and respond to citizen questions. That has become the ...

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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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Commencement 12.08
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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Elliot Stonecipher
27 Feb
1

Caddo Commission Disdain for Law Again Spotlighted

February 27, 2016 As the new Caddo Parish Commissioners settle into their jobs, I offer this sobering article. I take no pleasure in writing it, just as I doubt any good and decent citizen will take any in reading it. ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
25 Feb
0

Caddo-Bossier Port Tax Re-Up Likely to Kill 3132 Extension

February 25, 2016 Almost unbelievably, the Port of Caddo-Bossier plans to ask voters to re-up its 2.50-mill property tax – three years early – on April 9th. Approval would very likely kill any chance of completing the La. Hwy 3132 ...

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Rozeman
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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Elliot Stonecipher
22 Feb
1

CPSB Tax Package Screams A Loud Refusal To Learn

February 22, 2016 The first article in this series (here) detailed the bad news: almost two-thirds, 63%, of Caddo schools are failed or failing according to the Louisiana Department of Education (LDOE). That number is higher now than ten years ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
19 Feb
0

Caddo Commission Meeting, and Our $88,002 CPERS Hit

February 19, 2016 For the first time in several years, yesterday’s Caddo Parish Commission meeting netted us some gains. It is too bad that some rotten Commission news hammered us last night, too. First, let me dispatch that bad news. ...

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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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Elliot Stonecipher
17 Feb
0

The Spectacle Which Is the Caddo Commission

February 17, 2016 It’s too late to write this, but I am going to, so please bear with it. My oh my oh my, can things at the Caddo Commission get worse? How – goodness gracious, HOW – do we ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
16 Feb
0

Edwards Induced Hysteria is Shameful

February 16, 2016 For the first time since Governor Edwards and Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne decided to scare the heck out of the people of Louisiana, a bit of calming push-back is surfacing. I encourage everyone to read this article ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
14 Feb
3

The Undeclared State of Emergency in Caddo Public Schools

February 14, 2016 Taxes, taxes, taxes … ‘all over us, and more coming. Our new governor changes “tax it if it twitches” to “the hell with twitches, tax it!,” while our local taxers rev up for their own attack come ...

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Louisiana Other Side
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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