Letter: Thanking legislators for supporting Louisiana universites

Dear Editor: Over the past couple of weeks in Baton Rouge, our Governor and our legislative leaders have been engaged in nonstop discussions and negotiations...

Previewing the Tide’s crucial game with #4 Northwood, Glenbrook’s playoff warm-up, plus Lakeside and...

With only three weeks remaining in the regular season, it’s not a stretch to imagine a postseason with all four Webster Parish football teams...

Specht: It’s time to get out and vote

No one likes taxes, especially me. However, they are a necessary evil, and actually can be quite beneficial if they are levied for the...

Love/Hate

More musings from the Muse-meister... 1. I love my alma mater, but I hate what has become of the...

The facts behind the numbers

Credit Gov. John Bel Edwards with finding a way to put an optimistic picture on Louisiana’s employment environment. Which means he has to avoid...

Gatti’s record may hurt his reelection

Louisiana Legislature looks to give state Sen. Ryan Gatti a chance to put his money where his mouth is. The Republican, with much of his...

Letter: Clearing the air about TIF

Dear Editor: Recently the City of Minden implemented the Tax Increment Financing Program (“TIF”), an economic development incentive program. The program is designed to...

GOP takes La. House seat, sorta

It looks as if Republicans succeeded in flipping Louisiana’s House of Representatives District 10 seat – but maybe in name only. When qualifying closed for...

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...

Specht: Let’s start growing again

In the realm of economic development, it is imperative to always think, long-term, while acting with great flexibility. In my years at the Bossier...