Walker gets out ahead of animal control issue

Bossier City Mayor Lo Walker doesn’t seem to be hesitating this time. When Walker got word that Bossier City Animal Control might cover up, if...

Will the Democrats make gains in Louisiana?

If Louisiana’s Democrats have any chance not to lose seats in next year’s legislative elections, they’ll have to win elections such as the Webster...

Observations of a Thanksgiving weekend shopper

Whew. What a week it was last week. Now that the Thanksgiving holiday weekend is behind us, there are several takeaways I noticed as...

‘A New Hope’

On Monday afternoon, Minden Mayor Terry Gardner and the Minden City Council met in a workshop to discuss procedures for the hiring...

Fall back in Webster Parish

Serena Gray/Webster Parish Tourism Commission Fall Back Daylight savings time. The only way I have ever remembered how the time changes for fall and spring...

Takeaways from a wet, weird weekend of prep football

This weekend of high school football was a strange one in the context of this season. Lakeside lost and only scored twice (unusual), Minden...

Fleming: Keeping our military prepared

Last week the House passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to fully fund our military. The passage of this bill in the House,...

It is time to fix the budget, and the state, once and for all

This column was originally written in 2015, and then rerun in 2017. With the “fiscal cliff” staring us in the face, it’s time to...

Waguespack: Lessons from our Founding Fathers

This weekend, my wife and I took a day trip to New Orleans to check out the musical “Hamilton.” The Broadway hit...

Analysis: Below-radar feuds brewing in Louisiana Legislature

By MELINDA DESLATTE Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Beyond Louisiana's never-ending budget arguments, some lower profile disputes...