Eddie Rispone, the Republican candidate for governor in Louisiana must have been happy if he read the Wall Street Journal’s editorial pages this past weekend. The Journal’s “Weekend” edition last Saturday weighed in on the Louisiana governor’s race.
Toney Edwards’ Response
Many people wonder "can I vote with a felony conviction?" and assume the laws have restricted their rights. Addiction leads to many legal consequences and felony convictions are in the top five. Thinking you’ll never having your voting right back because of your past is simply not true!
In the early 1830s as Joseph Holt Ingraham's steamboat chugged upriver in route to Natchez he saw one of the most famous landmarks on the river, noted for centuries by the Indians and later by the European explorers.
Testimonies are very important part of recovery. Someone who is doing well likes to share hope by telling what they went through to get where they are.
A Founding Father and the principal writer of the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson was at the height of his political and creative life in the early 1800s when Mississippi and Louisiana became U.S. territories.
This rainy day (Monday) has been wonderful in restoring a little moisture to our dry, dry soil. The swamp sunflowers and sweet olives are blooming mightily, making my yard look good and smell heavenly.
Some sense of the political culture that has prevailed in Catahoula Parish can be expressed through a few simple comparisons. Those comparisons will show by numbers what the priorities have been and apparently will continue to be without a major shift in that culture.
In the early 19th century, surveyor John Peter Walker died while in political exile in Spain. His banishment abroad can be traced back to his days in Concordia when he was the chief surveyor for the Spanish.
Last week’s article was a brief history of the exploration of the Louisiana territory. I left off with d’Iberville’s carpenter, Andre Penicaut, and his journal.