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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
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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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
14 Jan
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UPDATE: KEN EPPERSON / CADDO COMMISSION

Saturday, January 14, 2017 … 10:27 A.M. A primary source has alerted me that in a request to the Commission for resumes of all applicants for the interim appointment to Ken Epperson’s now-open seat, only the resume of his appointment ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
03 Jan
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NEW REPORTS FROM KTBS-TV

NEW REPORTS FROM KTBS-TV: SHON GABLES: The Notable Back-Story on Shreveport City Councilman Jerry Bowman … AND JEFF BEIMFOHR: The Sadly Inept Louisiana “Ethics Administration” …. Tuesday, January 3, 2017 … 9:08 A.M. …. In her new – and again ...

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27 Dec
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Shreveport City Council elects new officers

SHREVEPORT, La. – The Shreveport City Council elected new officers for 2017 during its last regular session meeting of the year this evening. As the end of the three hour-long meeting neared, District E councilman James Flurry was voted in as ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
14 Dec
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NO NEW TAXES IN SHREVEPORT 2017 BUDGET

Wednesday, December 14, 2016 … 12:12 A.M. To be honest, I hesitate in writing and posting this news, lest it somehow be reversed or otherwise proved wrong. It does seem, regardless, that Shreveport city officials have passed a budget for ...

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14 Dec
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2017 City budget passes, MPC likened to IRS

SHREVEPORT, La. — The Shreveport City Council approved the 2017 budget Tuesday night in a meeting that lasted five hours and consisted of many reconsiderations to re-vote on certain amendments to budget ordinances. Councilman James Flurry’s proposed amendment to reduce the Metropolitan ...

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08 Dec
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Secrecy shrouds $1M public haul for local attorneys

SHREVEPORT, La. — The local law firm Abrams & Lafargue is cashing in on almost $1 million for its legal representation of only two public bodies in our area. They represent the City of Shreveport and the Caddo Parish School Board ...

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04 Dec
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A Corruption Case Study: Glover and the 3132 Extension

[This report is book-chapter length, and may require some 10 minutes of reading time, including the linked exhibit – “Here is that presentation.”] December 4, 2016 I have done everything in my power to communicate and explain my bedrock conviction ...

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02 Dec
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Local MMA fighter Matt Schnell to fight in UFC

SHREVEPORT, La. — Persistence. Determination. Heart…all words that can be used when talking about Shreveport native Matt “Danger” Schnell, who is set to fight in “The Ultimate Fighter” Tournament of Champions Finale in Las Vegas this Saturday night. Schnell’s UFC ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
28 Nov
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SPECIAL REPORT: Underbelly of Shreveport / Caddo Tax-and-Spend Exposed

November 28, 2016 As I watched last Tuesday’s Shreveport City Council meeting on television, Mayor Ollie Tyler’s resentment of opposition was awful to see and hear. Her garbage tax failed for many very good reasons, particularly the misinformation (I am ...

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27 Nov
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Exclusive: City Attorney has $1m/18 person staff as city suffers water/trash scandals

Unbelievable new information has been uncovered in the wake of the Shreveport City Hall meltdown.  The absence of leadership became apparent when certain decades-long city purse grafters, Scott Pernici and Michael Wainwright (along with a few others), decided they wanted ...

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23 Nov
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Garbage collection fee dead, talks to resume in 2017

SHREVEPORT, La. –The Shreveport City Council removed the garbage fee from the proposed 2017 budget Tuesday evening by a vote of four to one. During the public hearing segment of the regular session meeting, several people spoke out against the ...

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17 Nov
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Water and sewer rate increases, garbage fees and more

SHREVEPORT, La. – Next week Shreveport residents will see whether the City Council will vote to tack on another $9 million or so in fees on top of nearly a half-billion dollars already allocated to the City for infrastructure repairs. ...

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