Monday, July 16, 2018

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...

It’s not ‘cheap’ to be a little thrifty

I am a girl — and like most girls I love to shop. I have a husband that doesn’t mind going with me, no matter...

Minden’s ‘power’ debate of 1927

As issues surrounding electric power in Minden returned to the headlines recently, I was reminded of one of my favorite quotes from President Harry...

Cooking is easier than gardening for me

Hi! My name is Tina Specht and I am the wife of Minden Press-Herald publisher David Specht Jr. We have two amazing boys: Zachary...

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