Saturday, June 24, 2017

Johnny Rowland aiming for improved relations with school district

It is the dawning of a new day for the Webster Parish School Board. With Webster-Parish school-system veteran Johnny Rowland Jr. shedding his interim title...

Citizens National Bank named as a top bank

Citizens National Bank has been named as one of the Top 200 Community Bank and Thrifts in the United States by American Banker Magazine. The...

Burglary leads to four arrests

Four people were arrested after an alleged burglary was caught on tape. Brandon, Garsee, 45; Russell Waltman, 24; Margie Wiltheis, 44; and Brittany Pruett, 19,...

Storm remnants move through area

The remnants of Tropical Storm Cindy provided a good, soaking rain across much of Webster Parish Thursday. No reports of damage or flooding were reported...

Lion Tail Twister Richard Campbell presents Ugly Lion of the Year...

Above, Lion Tail Twister Richard Campbell celebrated his final week on the job by presenting Carlton Prothro with the Ugly Lion of the Year...

Costs growing higher for LSU students

BATON ROUGE — Louisiana State University is boosting charges on students at its main campus by 5 percent in the next school year, to...

Warrants, drugs lead to arrests in Minden

Betty Patterson, 45, was arrested on a bench warrant. Kimberly Powell, 39, was arrested on a bench warrant. Willie Green, 17, of the 500 block of...

City preps for heavy rainfall potential

The City of Minden is preparing for the flash flooding in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Cindy. City crews that weren’t working on road overlay...

Tropical Storm Cindy comes ashore in southwest Louisiana

NEW ORLEANS — Gulf Coast states were in for a third day of rough weather as Tropical Storm Cindy sloshed ashore early Thursday in...

Program aims to boost reading for third graders

Third graders across the parish are going to get a hand up thanks to a volunteer organization that aims to boost reading in Webster...

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