Introducing Juliuna Anderson

I’m excited to introduce myself to the readers of the Minden Press-Herald. In addition to writing, I am a wife, mother, and former educator....

Fibrebond fire was a historic Minden event

Twenty years ago an event took place in Minden that will forever be burned into my memory. Minden’s largest private employer, Fibrebond suffered a...


Jerry Ichter

Nell Blackburn

O.A. Garland

Harold B. Shaver


How some streets got their names

This week’s Echo is not a well-researched exploration of a topic but rather an idea that hit upon me while doing such research. I...

Being nice doesn’t cost anything

After watching and listening to people over the last couple of months, I have come to the conclusion that some people don’t know how...

Storms of life and parental advice

As I watch the many storms that have been forming in the ocean recently, they remind me of the times we have storms in...

Moonshiners and bootleggers

Today’s Echo of Our Past concerns one of the more colorful traditions of the Minden and Webster Parish area, bootlegging or moonshining. Now if...