On July 4, 1776, the Continental Congress came to an agreement and approved the Declaration of Independence in a unanimous vote. But it took almost 100 years for Congress to declare July fourth a national holiday.
I have received many emails asking us to cover more positive stories on KSLA. I want you to know we have been listening. If you know of something good happening, email me. We love covering The Good Stuff.
On Wednesday, one month since 17 people were gunned down in the mass school shooting in Parkland, Florida, survivors in Parkland joined tens of thousands of students across the country and walked out of their classes.
I want to see us develop downtown and offer opportunities for more pedestrian traffic, jobs and business growth. But we must address the crime problem at the same time. We need to take back our streets as we improve them. What do you think is needed to see real change and growth?
This week the KSLA team partnered with volunteers from The Warrior Network, the Community Foundation of North Louisiana, and John Harvey Toyota to collect monetary donations and cleaning supplies to help those who are working so hard to put their lives back together following Hurricane Harvey.
It is hard to find anyone who has not been affected by cancer – whether it be a family member or friend. The mission of the American Cancer Society is to free the world from the pain and suffering of cancer.
I asked for your thoughts on providing an extra $150,000 for overtime for Shreveport patrol officers. Most of you are in support of the increased patrols but question if it will be enough. Here are some of your responses.
State Police Supt. Col. Mike Edmonson needs to address this inexcusable behavior directly and restore the public's confidence. He should be fully transparent in his investigation into the matter and should invite an outside entity to look into the matter.
July is Purposeful Parenting Month and I assume that most would agree that parenting styles vary greatly. There is certainly a difference between today's form of mainstream parenting and that of 20 years ago.