There's a stigma attached to even being accused of a crime. When someone is cleared of all charges, it seldom gets as much attention. Former Oberlin Mayor, Rick Smith, was charged with criminal wrongdoing while in office. He has been cleared of all charges.
I really had trouble with the headline for this one. Should it be based on Sulphur Mayor Chris Duncan winning re-election. Should it be based on him beating the same candidate again; or should it be based on the fact that (according to the American Press) less than 4,00 people voted in the election.
Jean Lafitte and his Buccaneers will find some resistance as they prepare to take over Lake Charles for the Contraband Days Festival. They will eventually over power the militia as they always do and it's time for Randy Roach to "take a dip in the drink."