LPB goes “behind the scenes” of 2019 gubernatorial campaigns

The 2019 Louisiana Gubernatorial Election is over, but what are the lessons we can learn by taking a look back? That’s what LPB will explore during the next taping of Louisiana Public Square. The program entitled “Election Reflection” will air statewide on LPB and on WLAE in New Orleans, Wednesday, December 18 at 7:00 PM. […]

Kim Christy: Evaluate District 7 candidates on “demonstrated behavior”

One of my assignments while serving in the FBI was to serve on the New Agent Candidate Assessor Panel.  I was trained by industrial psychologist to identify individuals with the skill sets needed to be effective Special Agents.  This was accomplished through a behavioral interview where I examined a candidate’s demonstrated behavior. For nearly a […]

APSO Christmas Crusade program (deadline to apply is Friday)

Ascension parish residents needing assistance may now apply for the program by visiting any of the sheriff’s office locations to pick up an application. Applicants will need to bring current SNAP printout OR copies of each child’s birth certificate. Also, a valid Louisiana State photo ID, proof of income, and a copy of a current Ascension […]

Trosclair: Flatter, fairer, lower tax structure for individuals/businesses “a must to save” Louisiana

Louisiana’s tax system is the most complicated in the country. Pile on the fact that we have the highest sales tax in the nation and a tax code that penalizes our citizens and businesses when the federal government cuts taxes. Well, it makes Louisiana the least tax-friendly states in the country. What does that mean […]

Edmonston denies any affiliation with PAC’s attack of District 88 opponent

This election cycle will soon be over and we are all looking forward to spending time with our families over the holidays.  It has seemed longer than most, but I appreciate everyone who has worked with and voted for me.  Thank you so much for your support!  Just a few more days, on November 16th […]

Letter: Poignant story paying tribute to veterans

A Family of Veterans In the name of the “Father, and the Son and Holy Spirit,” Father Fred O’Connor said as he was blessing himself at the beginning of a Mass of Christian Burial in the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Crosby, Texas. Father Fred was a tall lanky white haired booming voiced Irish Priest […]

The Salvation Army hosts Turkey Drive to Feed our Neighbors in Need (today)

  The Salvation Army is sponsoring a Turkey Drive to collect 75 un-cooked/frozen turkeys for a Thanksgiving meal outreach locally, including Ascension Parish. These meals will be given to 3000 of our neighbors in need the day before Thanksgiving allowing them to eat them that night or save them for Thanksgiving Day. Participating entities include the Salvation Army-Greater […]

NRA Endorses Kathy Edmonston

If you haven’t voted or are still undecided in the House District 88 race, one issue alone should help in making that decision; gun rights! Why has The National Rifle Association (NRA) recently endorsed Kathy Edmonston over Brandon Trosclair?  In their original rating, Kathy received an “A” rating and Brandon received a “C.”  Brandon’s “C” […]

CONSUMER ALERT: Recently Recalled Child Products

BATON ROUGE, LA – Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry is encouraging consumers to be mindful of several child products that have recently been recalled. “In order to help ensure the well-being of all Louisiana children, I urge parents and guardians to take a brief moment to learn about these recalled products,” said General Landry. “I […]

Letter remembers Willard Cointment

As I write this letter, my dear friend Willard Cointment’s birthday is today, October 24.  We were friends and business partners for nearly 50 years.  We never had a cross word.  Willard passed away May 22 of this year. I was trying to think of some way to honor Cointment’s memory and to pay tribute […]