Monday, June 26, 2017

Edwards administration: House budget damaging to services

BATON ROUGE — Gov. John Bel Edwards' administration on Tuesday trashed House Republicans' version of next year's budget, saying it would cause widespread damage...

Stalemate emerges between state, University Health

BATON ROUGE — Gov. John Bel Edwards' administration appeared to be in a stalemate Monday with the manager of the state-owned charity hospitals in...

J.L. Jones Elementary Robotics Club competes in regional robotics circuit

J.L. Jones Elementary’s Robotics Club recently competed in the Regional Autonomous Robotics Circuit, a series of three competitions for students grades three through 12....

Tickets Still on Sale for Krewe des Ambassadeurs Grand Bal’

The Krewe des Ambassadeurs Grand Bal’ is quickly approaching and tickets are still available. The annual black tie event will kick off at 8...

Parish moving forward with water study

The Webster Parish Police Jury will soon be sending out requests for statements of qualification as they move forward with constructing a parish water...

Small town cops enforcing the law just like any other department

Andy Taylor had to do a lot with a little when enforcing the law in his beloved Mayberry. In the several small towns of...

Jerri Lee hopes to retain district 9 police jury seat

Editor’s note: The following is a submitted campaign announcement and not an endorsement from Minden Press-Herald or Specht Newspapers, Inc. Special to the Press-Herald Jerri M....

Louisiana House panel opens hearings on Edwards’ budget plan

BATON ROUGE — Republican lawmakers on the House budget-writing committee resisted suggestions Tuesday that Louisiana's budget needs more money next year and said they'll...

Jeffus named student of the month

J.A. Phillips Middle School has named Adlen Jeffus student of the month for May.

Schools expected to reopen Tuesday

Webster Parish Schools will reopen Tuesday after being closed for nearly a week due to massive flooding throughout the parish. Webster Parish Superintendent of Schools...

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