Sunday, February 26, 2017

Remembering old school days

With the approaching time of the razing of our high school building, and also looking forward to our Class of 1939 reunion, I find...

Tales of Downtown Minden in yesteryears

When I was a little girl, the Webster Parish Library was located where the Children's Center is today. I was allowed to check out...

Getting to School

Recently a friend of seven decades, Rose Walker, and I were discussing the school bus rides of our memory. We remembered the long school...

The Wrong Words

I listened as the politician said that his opponent had raised Social Security four times. I was amazed, because I did not know how...

City Drug Store

Editor’s note: The following article is a reprint from Nov. 2. 2006. As I drive through downtown Minden, my thoughts go back to when "time...

Serving God and Coca Cola

Editor’s note: The following article is a reprint from Oct. 8, 2003. This is the way that he describes himself: "I was born on Coca-Cola...

Fred Haynes, Minden’s Crimson Tider turned LSU Tiger

Originally published Oct. 4, 2006 Several years ago I wrote a Cameo on Fred Haynes. It told of his illustrious career as an athlete, not...

Sanitary Dairy

Often people ask me to write about certain people or a particular building or occurrence. I try to do so when possible. Recently, Cheryl...

Bains and Crane

One of the most important Echoes of Our Past in Minden has been the role of our churches. The First United Methodist Church is the...

More Home Remedies

Roosevelt said, "Use it up, wear it out, make it do or do without." We did that for all the years of the Great...

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