Louisiana Rural Communities In Decline

Courtesy: Chuck Smith / Red River Radio News

RURAL COMMUNITIES DECLINE  - Louisiana’s Gov. John Bel Edwards has created a study group aimed at identifying and responding to the decline of rural communities.  Population  in  Louisiana’s  rural areas  has  dwindled  amid  problems  with  job creation, infrastructure  and  education systems.  Last Friday,  the  Democratic governor spoke at the Police Jury Association of Louisiana’s annual convention in Shreveport,  he  emphasized  the need  to  address problems  in  rural  communities.