Campbell: New Orleans right to sue oil companies

I commend New Orleans Mayor Cantrell and the City Council for suing the major oil companies over their decades of damage to...

Editorial Roundup: State can’t get its act together on Uber/Lyft

It’s taken Louisiana lawmakers three years and they still haven’t come up with the statewide regulations ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft...

Gatti’s ties to Edwards may haunt him

A controversial fundraiser by Republican state Sen. Ryan Gatti might come back to haunt his reelection bid. Last month, Gatti, whose district encompasses all of...

JBE has played the blame game for too long

It was 1989 and the number one song that year was Milli Vanilli’s “Blame it on the Rain,” and perhaps not since then has...

Brown: Our nation is turning upside down

I am a positive person by nature. Anyone who knows me would agree with my personal assessment as to my overall attitude...

PIerce: Are the Donna Reed days over?

Sarah Hudson-Pierce | Special to the Minden Press-Herald According to News Nation there has already been 119 mass shootings...

Are you happy? Why or why not?

Happiness. Is it really all we want? To be happy? We do so many things in the “Pursuit of Happiness.”

Sam Hanna Jr.: Abysmal population growth

Editor’s Note: This column by Sam Hanna Jr. was first published the week of April 29, 2019. Last month...

Bates: Remembering my mom on Mother’s Day

Sunday is a day that we will celebrate our moms and reflect on what that means. It will be 26 years on May 20 that...

Brown: Happy New Year, and a few other thoughts

Well, the New Year is almost here! Happy New Year! Happy 2023! Is that true? Is it really 2023? NO WAY! REALLY?...