Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Fear will take away our freedoms

To the Editor: Here I go again. Guns! Why do we have to debate guns and gun laws? Obviously, at least to me, there is...

Admitting it when we get things wrong

In the newspaper business, mistakes are often missed until the printed edition comes out. Whether it is grammatical errors or factual incompleteness, things can...

Waguespack: Time to reboot the boot

As a dad, one of my duties at home is to be a “fix-it” guy. While I may not be the handiest person out...

Medicaid reform missed in chaos of special session

So much for Medicaid reform in Louisiana, at least insofar as the Louisiana Legislature’s special session went. With the state spending nearly half its budget...

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...

Bossier City’s downtown project is mired in lack of planning, follow-through

Befitting its big small town mentality that relies more on who you know that what you know, Bossier City can’t seem to get it...

Why are we publishing so much from the session?

You may have noticed an up tick in our reporting from Baton Rouge. In fact, two of Thursday’s front page stories originated from our...

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...

What Trump and JBE have in common

When I was a child, I would follow my dad into the voting booth on election day. He would tell me the importance of...

Webster Parish and the opioid crisis

Webster Parish need not make the same mistake as Bossier Parish did in misdiagnosing the opioid crisis. Recently, Webster Parish police jurors debated whether to...

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