Oct 20, 2013
Riser, McAllister to meet in run-off
State Sen. Neil Riser and Monroe businessman Vance McAllister surfaced from today's primary election as the top two candidates to fill the 5th District congressional seat.
Russell: 'American Dream' slipping away
Weldon Russell of Amite, a former state representative, said his accomplishments in the state Legislature in the 1980's showed he was capable of serving the 5th District if elected to U.S. Congress.
The Town Talk
Beads & Boos: 5th District voters have their hands full
BEADS: To the residents of Louisiana's 5th Congressional District who already have voted in the election to replace U.S. Rep. Rodney Alexander, R-Ruston.
Bowie's journey from Catahoula hills to Alamo
"There is war in Texas," Natchez attorney and public servant John Quitman wrote his brother late in 1835.