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Jason Ard says he wants to put officers in schools because he’s concerned about the safety of our children. I’m looking forward to hear him speak out on the rampant, unchecked distracted driving in LP that’s far more likely to kill or injure our children than a mass shooter.

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The residential real estate market here in Livingston Parish has cooled off a bit in recent months, but it is starting to heat up again with the weather as buyers are rushing to take advantage of the recent interest rate drop before the bond market pushes rates back up again. This is good ne…

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Isn’t it about time to do something about all the loud mufflers in Livingston? I always laugh when folks from Baton Rouge think it must be so quiet out here! The people who have them don’t have any more right to make pointless noise than the rest of us do to enjoy peace and quiet, and I’m pr…

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The events of the 2016 flood not only brought drastic change to the housing market in Livingston Parish, it also introduced a new word that you may have heard come up in conversation, flood-modeled. This term refers to homes that were gutted after the flood and remodeled. These homes have be…

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During the past few weeks, as Gov. John Bel Edwards has been on the campaign trail, the man running for re-election this fall has pulled no punches and is keeping his face very visible, all the while touting plenty of successes.        

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If the mosquito boys want to do something to help parish residents try getting something done about the stink coming from the Walker Landfill. And yes, it does smell in districts 2 and 3 when the wind is blowing in that direction.

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The person that continues to place ugly comments about Mr. Harry, let me start by saying you should be ashame of yourself. You continue to slander him over and over. I myself am sick of seeing the ugly comments. It’s sounds like a bunch of cry babies. I stand behind Mr. Harry 100%. Mr Harry …

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The same day the gifts and talents of 205 children from Livingston Parish captured the spotlight during the Eighth Annual Special Olympics at Live Oak High School, plans for the great events here and across the nation went into a different direction.       

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The Livingston Parish School Board’s push for an increase in salaries and more funding through the Minimum Foundation Program marked a big step in what will hopefully bring more money to teachers and the school system.       

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Last Friday, in Christchurch, New Zealand, one of the more civilized places on Earth, 28-year-old Brenton Tarrant, an Australian, turned on his cellphone camera and set out to livestream his massacre of as many innocent Muslim worshippers as he could kill.       

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To answer another caller asking if there’s a process started to solve the problem of the terrible smell coming from the Walker landfill, the answer is no. If you wonder why, just follow the money and the history of how this landfill developed and expanded.

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The recent meeting of HUD Secretary Dr. Ben Carson and U.S. Sens. Bill Cassidy and John Kennedy may have resulted in what was deemed “an informal agreement,” but in many ways it sounds like the same song and dance.       

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I am a Livingston Parish parent of a multi-sport athlete child that does not go to Walker High School. While Walker High school now has TWO gymnasiums, we pay for a membership for our child to workout since we don’t even have a weight room at our school, much less a Jumbotron! Our baseball t…

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The City of Walker is buying 4.72 acres of land for $680,000, not on Florida Blvd and not close to I-12 where property values are high, but on a tiny residential street off of Walker S Rd. That’s over $144,000 PER ACRE. That’s ludicrous for the city to pay that much for this land! The citize…

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It’s not hard to understand how resistance to a funded drainage system would have a hard time passing with voters a second time around, considering the opposition at the voting polls in 2017.   

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It's amusing to read the comments from elected officials regarding the gravity drainage districts servicing the western part of the parish. One would mistakenly think that their great drainage would be the envy of those of us who have no gravity drainage district. I would like to suggest tha…

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In the Venezuelan crisis, said President Donald Trump in Florida, “All options are on the table.” And if Venezuela’s generals persist in their refusal to break with Nicolas Maduro, they could “lose everything.”      

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Recently the Sheriff of Livingston Parish asked for a tax increase to fund deputies in schools, saying that he didn’t have the ability to fund this through his own budget. However, today, I received a knock on my door from a Livingston Parish Sheriff’s deputy hand-delivering a jury summons f…