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...

Edwards uses veto as payback?

State Reps. Dodie Horton and Raymond Crews, it could be worse. You could be state Rep. Blake Miguez or House Speaker Taylor Barras. Last week,...

Take your bill and go home

For a legislator, the only thing worse than having your colleagues radically alter a bill of yours against your wishes is then to fail...

Losing population affecting more rural Louisiana towns

Mark Ballard of The Advocate is sounding an alarm, and we join him in the effort. In his column Sunday, Ballard addresses...

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...

Could immigration enforcement be a boon to our jails?

What’s good for Bossier Parish also may apply to Webster Parish in holding prisoners, which may mean bad news for Louisiana’s inmate policy. Uniquely among...

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...

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...

There are plenty of local news stories

Poor Facebook. The social media network’s effort to establish a service that provides its users with local news and...

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...