Sunday, August 19, 2018

J.L. Jones Elementary lockdown just a rumor, school officials say

MINDEN — Rumors of a school lockdown spread on social media Friday morning, but school officials said it was just a rumor. They say the...

Minden church sponsoring entire third grade class

Shepherd’s Hut in Minden is sponsoring the third grade class at J.L. Jones Elementary and will follow them through their high school career. Pastor Sam...

Minden High band receives donation for instruments

The Minden High School band received a donation from Cultural Crossroads to help them purchase instruments. Band director Curtis Mills III says he will go...

Louisiana moves up in rankings based on ACT test scores

NEW ORLEANS — Louisiana still ranks below the national average — and near the bottom among all states — in average composite scores for students...

Johnny Rowland leaves Lakeside as principal

Principal Johnny Rowland has left Lakeside High School and taken a position with the Webster Parish school system as its new personnel director and...

Harper Elementary student’s fate in hands of voters

The Webster Parish School Board passed a resolution Monday that will put before the people in November a proposition that will extend the current...

Superintendent contract, Harper up for discussion at Monday’s meeting

Webster Parish Superintendent of Schools Dr. Dan Rawls’ evaluation will be turned in to the school board Monday as they decide whether to renew...

Webster schools start Wednesday

As school begins Wednesday, there a few things parents need to be aware of and some things that will help their children get through...

Chief: Be safe as school starts back Wednesday

School starts Wednesday, and Minden Police Chief Steve Cropper asks motorists to be vigilant as students return to the classroom. “Our officers will be in...

School superintendent contract up for renewal

The contract for Webster Parish Superintendent of Schools Dr. Dan Rawls is up for renewal. In Monday’s meeting, an evaluation sheet was put in the...

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