Saturday, August 18, 2018

Working for tips only works when you do

One of my favorite jobs in my early career life was waitressing. I totally loved it. I would do it again if...

Harmon Drew vs. Huey Long, part one

One of the most familiar local political stories in Minden history is the account of the showdown between Judge Harmon Drew of Minden and...

No need to be a ‘Negative Nelly’

I have been dealing with people lately that are always a “Negative Nelly.” No matter what happens in their life they always see...

The buried treasure hoax

This week’s Echo of Our Past will be the story of a court case from the 2nd Judicial District Court, sitting at Minden, in...

Do you remember the ‘good ole days?’

Who misses the good ole days when you used to sit around your grammy’s table and listen to the elders talk about their good...

Republicans, desegregation and the 1966 election

To begin this week, I need to correct a mistake I made in last Tuesday’s article. I listed the Samuel family of Minden as...

Use it or lose it — challenge yourself

Who loves a good challenge? I am always up for a good challenge. No matter what it is, I am normally in...

‘The Immigrant’ and his impact on Minden

A few days ago, I had the chance to sit and visit with a member of the Greatest Generation. Mr. Dillon Wallace is 92-years...

Family is everything to me

I don’t know if you realize it or not but family is everything to me. I will go “above and beyond” to do...

Academy Park and tennis in Minden

This week’s Echo arose from a very good question I was asked last week by Judge John Campbell. He was wondering about how long...

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