Friday, June 22, 2018

Whatever happens in the dark…

Has anyone ever said to you,”Whatever happens in the dark always comes to light?” This is a phrase I have said to my...

When Webster Parish needed a jail, part two

Last week I began what was intended to be a two-part Echo about the problems endured with the first two Webster Parish Jails. However,...

Food For Thought

Has anyone ever said to you,”Whatever happens in the dark always comes to light?” This is a phrase I have said to my...

Food for thought

Common sense is not so common anymore Is it just me or are others noticing that common sense is no longer common. I am having...

FOOD FOR THOUGHT

Simpler days are not so simple anymore I was just thinking about how life was so much simpler during the time we grew up. ...

It’s been 85 years since tragic tornado

Eighty-five years ago today, May 1, 1933, Minden suffered perhaps the worst tragedy of our history. Our town was struck by a massive tornado,...

Echoes of Our Past

Minden, like most Southern towns, had a very complicated political history during the years of Reconstruction. Initially, after the war, the newly returned former...

Food for Thought

Gripe fest It is time for a little gripe fest. If people would use their blinkers properly, or even use them, we wouldn’t have...

Prayers avail much, even at 3 a.m.

Whether we are facing everyday opportunities or epic obstacles, might we simply look for God in it all? Do you ever wake up in...

Profiles of Minden: 1852 & 1905

Two weeks ago my column included an account of Minden written in 1850. Today’s Echo will include two more profiles of our community appearing...

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