Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Specht: The budget problem, it’s a constitutional thing

The Louisiana Legislature is currently in session to deal with the ongoing crisis of budget shortfalls. Gov. John Bel Edwards has unveiled his plan...

There are those addressing deadly school violence

Last week, the Press-Herald ran a story about Webster Parish School officials, law enforcement, and school safety and security experts evaluating North Webster High...

Johnson: An obligation to our veterans

Most Americans revere and deeply appreciate the men and women who serve in our armed forces. Our veterans put country before self, leave behind...

Op-ed: Hunger doesn’t take a vacation, join us in ensuring every...

By: Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Education Secretary Arne Duncan One of the most powerful things we can do to build a brighter future for...

Fear leads to manipulation

Emotions are a curious thing. While they can create an artistic masterpiece or provide strength in a crisis situation, emotions can also allow for...

BAFB interchange is a good thing

Finally, the promises of Interstate 220 relieving the traffic and security concerns of Barksdale Air Force Base and of responsible Bossier governmental spending both...

Specht: There is so much for which to be thankful

A few years ago, there was a trend on Facebook called “30 days of thankfulness.” Users would post a different personal reason to be...

Bates: A tribute to my dad

Father’s Day. It is a day set aside to honor all the hard-working dads who provide for their children and sacrifice so their children...

The battle that never ends

Republican state Sen. Ryan Gatti must think GOP Congressman Mike Johnson is a black cloud constantly pelting rain on his head. Last year, Johnson ally...

Solve the problem; fix the budget

As I was perusing Facebook Thursday morning, I saw a photo of a scruffy-faced State Rep. Gene Reynolds, D- Minden. The caption read, “This...

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