Saturday, December 16, 2017

Who wants to be a legislator?

If you want to be a state representative or senator when you grow up, or at least by the time the next term commences,...

Writer says elected officials responsible for State’s public education being at bottom

Dear Editor, The La. Department of Education recently released the school performance scores of every school in the state. The Board of Elementary and Secondary...

Food Safety 11-11-17

All of those news media reports recently about the outbreak of food poisoning in Caldwell Parish made me realize how blessed those of us...

Yesteryear 11-11-17

Voter turnout still looks bleak

By Jeremy Alford and Sarah Gamard First the bad news. Secretary of State Tom Schedler said in an interview that he fears turnout could be as...

National interest knocks for the governor

While there might be a fair share of haters and doubters in Louisiana, Gov. John Bel Edwards’ national fan club appears to be growing....

Yesteryear 11-9-17

Tourism Economy

Reflections – by Jerry Pierce

When Memories Start There has been some high-powered academic research about the exact age when people start forming memories. The result of all that exalted...

Alum remembers Gene Knecht’s support of church and family

Dear Editor, I was excited to read Jerry Pierce’s REFLECTIONS on Gene Knecht in last week’s weekend edition (Oct. 21-22). As always, Pierce weaves a...

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