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Parish of Caddo - Communications Office

Posted on: September 5, 2023

Grace Anne Blake sworn in as new District 8 Caddo commissioner

Grace Anne Blake 2023


The Caddo Parish Commission swore in Grace Anne Blake as the new commissioner for District 8 at its regularly scheduled work session meeting on September 5.  Blake will fill the balance of the term remaining for the District 8 seat formerly held by Ronald Cothran, who withdrew his name from the District 8 race in conjunction with the race for the newly redistricted District 10.


Grace Anne Blake is a Shreveport native and graduate of Louisiana Technical College Barber Program. She is the owner of Avalon Hair Salon, a local business in operation for 25 years.  Her community affiliations include numerous charitable organizations such as Elk Club Lodge #122, St. Baldrick’s Foundation, St. Jude’s, and the Krewe of Centaur.

The term filled by Blake ends on January 7. The election to fill the new District 8 seat is October 14.


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