Gaming reform bill passes Senate committee Tuesday

Paul Braun LSU Manship News Service BATON ROUGE—A Senate committee approved bills that would loosen regulation of the state’s 15 riverboat casinos, allowing them to expand...

Trump poised to veto Congress’ measure rebuking border order

By JILL COLVIN, LISA MASCARO and ALAN FRAM WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump was poised to issue the...

St. Jude Auction, Burn Chamber saga tops in news

Highlights from stories 5-1 As 2017 wraps up this week, the Minden Press-Herald is taking a look back at the top 10 stories of the...

Comey: FBI probing links between Russia, Trump associates

WASHINGTON — FBI Director James Comey confirmed Monday that the bureau is investigating possible links and coordination between Russia and associates of President Donald...

Minden man jailed for pot distribution

A Minden man with two active warrants for distribution of marijuana was arrested Jan. 17. An officer from the Webster Parish Sheriff’s Office accompanied two...

School moves may be delayed

Plans to move students from Harper Elementary and Phillips Middle School respectively at mid-term may be on hold should recommendations from Webster Parish School...

Christmas to hit downtown

When Wrap It Up Downtown begins Saturday in downtown Minden, there will be more options for the whole family than ever before. In addition to...

Medicaid managed-care contracts rejected again

BATON ROUGE — Louisiana House Republicans again Friday spurned contract extensions sought by Gov. John Bel Edwards for Medicaid managed-care companies that coordinate health...

House leaders to talk budget gap

Looming $1 billion-plus state budget gap to be focus of talks More than three-quarters of Louisiana House lawmakers are expected to attend a closed-door retreat...

CASA’s Pinwheels for Child Abuse Prevention

April is Child Abuse Prevention and Awareness month, and Webster Parish CASA is holding multiple events in the coming weeks to bring this issue...