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Supporters of Dawson Road Extension Hold Prayer Service

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A group met today to take their political issue before God.

The families along Dawson Road in West Shreveport say they want the road paved and extended. The Caddo Parish Commission is so divided about giving the project the 2 point 5 million dollars it needs, that the commission failed to pass a budget for 2014. The families say the road is necessary and they hope God answers their prayer.

Ken Epperson is the Caddo Parish Commissioner leading the effort. He said, "God can change hearts and he can change minds. There's no reason we should be sitting here with the amount of money in our coffers and not be able to come to an agreement."

There will also be a meeting at the Paige Chapel Baptist Church on Jefferson Paige Road at noon tomorrow where commissioner Epperson says he will lay out the facts concerning the issue. That meeting is open to the public.

 

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