Homer, LA Update – 8/27/13

Homer, LA Guardian-Journal – 8/22/13
Deadline for mayor’s recall here

The petitions to recall Homer Mayor Alecia Smith have now been turned in.

Recall petition chairman Willie “Hoghead” Curry said the goal of this recall was not to create division in the community. “Friday, we submitted approximately 800 names in the recall regarding the mayor,” Curry said.

In order for the recall issue to be put before voters, at least 660 signatures must be certified by the governor.

The Shreveport Times – 8/26/13
Homer police officer alleges corruption, improper tasing

HOMER — A Homer police officer says he is being punished for disclosing corruption within the Police Department connected to an FBI investigation into alleged civil rights violations, particularly the alleged improper use of Tasers by other police officers.

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