There’s no question about it: Louisianans love a good election. But candidates, campaigns, and all the trappings of running for office may not really be the heart of the matter.
After all, when you get right down it, elections are about voters.
This week is Voter Registration Week in the Bayou State, a week set aside for state and local election officials to educate the public about the mechanics of an election day and to emphasize registering to vote.
Although not unusual during a Louisiana summer, the entire country is experiencing a heat wave. It’s hot and practically impossible to escape the scorching temperatures.
While most understand the dangers of the ever-climbing heat index, many choose to ignore the warnings. Even so, there are those — such as children and pets — that rely on caretakers to protect them from these dangerous temperatures.
Every business manager knows the value of good customer service. Satisfied customers are loyal. They say positive things. They feel appreciated.
Ruston’s water and light department isn’t exactly like a retail business, but it has thousands of paying customers. In an effort to make life easier for those customers, and to ensure the best use of its own human resources, the water and light department has added three new billing options.
All of the choices — online payment, prepayment and electronic monthly statements — are good opportunities to have available.