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Columns/Opinions
Monday, Feb. 12, 2018
The Tyler administration is stressing that the renewals are “essential for maintaining basic city services.” These services include for street repairs, SPAR recreational facilities, police and fire uniforms, and city employee salaries, pensions and health insurance.
Columns/Opinions
Monday, Jan. 15, 2018
The city of Shreveport is in the early stages of preparing an ordinance to regulate wireless telecommunications facilities, commonly referred to as small cell facilities. The briefing for the Council’s Infrastructure Committee indicated that the city would probably introduce an ordinance that is much greater in scope than other Louisiana cities.
Columns/Opinions
Friday, Jan. 5, 2018
Shreveport Mayor Ollie Tyler proposed a $30 million bond issue to construct a sports complex on Cross Bayou in an effort to land the New Orleans Pelicans basketball team’s developmental (G League) team. A private developer promised to spend $130 million on a hotel and mixed-use development in conjunction with the sports complex.
Columns/Opinions
Monday, Dec. 4, 2017
In the perfect world, Caddo Parish would construct three more pods. Not only would this increase capacity, but it would also allow for more segregation of the 17-year-old population from the other detainees. And with pods for juveniles 16 years old or younger, only one pod leader will be needed for staffing.
Columns/Opinions
Monday, Nov. 20, 2017
The UDC’s pleadings assert that an injunction is needed until the ultimate resolution of the land ownership is judicially resolved. To be successful, the UDC must be able to show the likelihood of irreparable harm if the monument is removed before the final court decision.
Columns/Opinions
Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017
The inch-thick binder handed out to Caddo Commissioners on Halloween Eve by Caddo Administrator Dr. Woodrow Wilson had a few surprises, and mainly “good news” for taxpayers.
Business
Monday, Nov. 6, 2017

BUS TERMINAL WILL BE SOLD

  Low and behold—the City of Shreveport WILL be able to sell the downtown bus terminal, commonly known as The Tent!   With the opening of the long delayed Intermod
Columns/Opinions
Monday, Oct. 23, 2017
The recently released Louisiana Economic Outlook for 2018 and 2019 has some long-awaited, and much needed, good news for the Shreveport-Bossier Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA). Loren’s highly respected report projects two years of moderate growth that should add 1,400 jobs a year over 2018-2019.
Columns/Opinions
Monday, Oct. 9, 2017
The long-heralded Shreveport Intermodal Facility on Murphy Street across from the Shreveport City Court building will finally be opened sometime between now and yearend. This facility will become the primary SporTran hub as well as the Greyhound Bus depot.

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