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02 Apr
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NOTES ON SHREVEPORT HISTORY: ANNEXATIONS, BOSSIER FLIGHT

April 2, 2017 … 12:49 P.M. … A question from a good friend recently triggered a search of my files. The question concerned Shreveport and Caddo Parish population “growth” which traced mainly to the mid-1960s construction and opening of the ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
30 Mar
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C.B. FORGOTSTON COULD NOT HAVE LOVED LOUISIANA MORE

March 30, 2017 … 9:07 A.M. … (I wrote and first published this column upon the January 3, 2016, passing of my friend C.B. Forgotston. As Governor Edwards and Senate President John Alario now set about to raise our taxes ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
23 Mar
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U. S. CENSUS BUREAU: CADDO POPULATION DROP CONTINUES

Thursday, March 23, 2017 ….. 12:57 P.M. The population of Caddo Parish dropped between July 1, 2015 and July 1, 2016, down to 248,851 residents from 251,405 … a one-year loss of -2,554 residents, or -1.0%. The data are from ...

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22 Mar
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SHON GABLES / KTBS-TV: LIKELY THE MOST IMPORTANT LOCAL NEWS REPORT IN MANY YEARS…

Monday, March 20, 2017 … 11:15 P.M. Of the hundreds of thousands living in Northwest Louisiana, a tiny few know the importance of what the KTBS Television News team, led by the reporting of Shon Gables, began airing tonight. What ...

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20 Mar
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BREAKING: CADDO PARISH SCHOOL BOARD EMPLOYEE ARRESTED FOR RAPE

Monday, March 20, 2017 …. 9:35 A.M. Based on official public records of the Shreveport Police Department and Caddo Parish School Board / Queensborough Elementary School, a female employee of the CPSB was arrested for rape Saturday night. I have ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
15 Mar
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L.D.O.E. AND C.P.S.B. SPRINKLE FAIRY DUST ON OUR “F”-GRADED SCHOOLS

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 ….. 5:15 P.M. ….. It is merely the latest chapter in the sad saga of our Caddo Parish public school system fading away. This afternoon, the Caddo Parish School Board’s bossman, Superintendent Lamar Goree, joined in ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
12 Mar
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OUR CHILDREN IGNORED IN CADDO SCHOOL CLOSURE DRAMA

Sunday, March 12, 2017 ….. 9:14 A.M. The Caddo Parish School Board met Thursday night about closing schools. Not. The spotlight was on Superintendent Lamar Goree’s plan to close three failing – “F” graded – schools: Atkins and Queensborough Elementary, ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
06 Mar
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SHREVEPORT TIMES / JOURNAL ARCHIVE SAVED: Thanks Will Broyles!

Monday, March 6, 2017 … 9:58 A.M. ….. The Shreveport Times announced late yesterday that its historical archive of Shreveport Times and Shreveport Journal newspapers has been transferred to the Shreve Memorial Library. The archive includes Times editions back to ...

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19 Feb
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CEASELESS BAD FAITH: Caddo Commission Plan to Raise, Extend Taxes

Sunday, February 19, 2017 … 10:55 A.M. ….. If nothing else, the Caddo Parish Commission is consistent in its abuse of taxpayers. Now, without public debate, the Commission has conjured a way to raise our property taxes AND perpetuate them ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
14 Feb
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SHREVEPORT CITY COUNCIL REJECTS TIM LARKIN “BAIL-OUT” TRY

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 … 11:31 P.M. ….. In a 4-1 vote late today, the City Council rejected what may have become an effective bail-out of Shreveport residential developer – and Bossier City Councilman – Tim Larkin. I detailed Larkin’s ...

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05 Feb
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WILL SHREVEPORT CITY COUNCIL BAIL-OUT DEVELOPER TIM LARKIN?

February 5, 2017 … 5.55 P.M. When the Shreveport City Council meets on February 14th, it may very well approve a taxpayer-funded bail-out for Tim Larkin, the man behind Southeast Shreveport’s ritzy Esplanade subdivision. Larkin knows a thing or a ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
03 Feb
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STATE ED BOSSES & THE TIMES WAKE-UP TO C.P.S.B. COLLAPSE

Friday, February 3, 2017 ….. 6:47 P.M. Almost a year ago – on February 14, 2016 – I wrote, and RealShreveport.com published, my article entitled, “The Undeclared State of Emergency in Caddo Public Schools.” No article I have written about ...

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21 Jan
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GOREE DISOWNS FAIR PARK / BTW PLAN .. SAYS ‘NOT HIS, STAFF’S

Saturday, January 21, 2017 … 7:03 P.M. Immediately upon learning of the surprise Caddo Parish School Board plan to merge Fair Park into Booker T. Washington, some Caddo residents – including me – doubted its legitimacy. For the first time ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
17 Jan
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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. ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
10 Jan
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CADDO COMMISSION / CADDO ANIMAL SHELTER OUTCRY

January 10, 2017 … 9:07 A.M. To the many in our community who have contacted me on this subject, thank you … very much. The work you have done in raising public awareness of this subject – leading to last ...

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