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UPDATE: The Ollie Tyler “Police” Report

by Elliott Stonecipher Now, having been held for many weeks by some in the news media, the story of the 1968 shooting death of mayoral candidate Ollie Tyler’s first husband is out.  Shreveporters who care are now able to know and consider the information.  Many, many questions have been asked of me, and concern, on …

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Newest Shreveport Tax Already on CenterPoint Bills

by Elliott Stonecipher Much to the surprise of many, the expected continuation of City Council debate on the proposed tax hike on our CenterPoint gas bills will never happen.  Without any further public discussion, a 125% increase from 2.0% to 4.5% has been quietly signed into Shreveport law. In fact, the Shreveport Times reports CenterPoint’s …

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Caddo Property Owners’ Lump of Coal from CPSB

by Elliott Stonecipher Wow, what a Christmas season wallop this morning from the Central Office staff of the Caddo Parish School Board!  Via a front-page spread in the Shreveport Times, taxpayers – particularly we property tax payers who are notably targeted for tax abuse here – learn that the latest “reform” plan of our CPSB …

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Part II – A Deeper Look At the Elections

by Elliott Stonecipher Looking deeper into the results of the November 4th / December 6th elections is the focus of this series of articles.  The first installment focused on 2016 election cycle challenges to the Republican Party, as well as the ramped-up, deplorable use of race-baiting by some political partisans.  3.  We need a straight-up traditional …

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Provenza Strikes! … (well, as best she can) …

by Elliott Stonecipher For those who may have found and read the piece, please afford me a few minutes of your time to respond to a “Letter to the Editor” in the Shreveport newspaper today.  The letter is signed by a woman named Earleen Bergeron, further identified only as a Shreveport resident.  I have never …

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KTBS Investigative News: Victoria Provenza

by Elliott Stonecipher A few days ago, in an article I wrote entitled, “What We Don’t Know Haunts Mayoral Election,” I stressed the unique responsibility of our local news media in presenting to us important facts about candidates seeking election as Mayor of Shreveport.  I expressed my central point this way: “It is axiomatic that …

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What We Don’t Know Haunts Mayoral Election

by Elliott Stonecipher [DISCLAIMER:  I have in no way supported the election campaign of any candidate on the November 4th ballot.] Writing this article is not my job, and I know that.  It is the job of others, and I urgently hope they will step-up.  I can sound the warning once again, but the news …

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Mayoral & Council Candidates: The 3132 Extension

by Elliott Stonecipher With appreciation to the Shreveport Chamber of Commerce, I share with you this link from its website.  Readers may there see and hear the result of the Chamber’s work in interviewing candidates for Shreveport Mayor and City Council on a range of issues including the Hwy. 3132 Extension to the Port of …

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