Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Pollen popping up in Minden

While pollen is what helps Mother Nature plant its seeds, it isn’t so good for those who suffer from allergies. Sufferers everywhere experience stuffy noses,...

Self exams, mammograms key to early breast cancer detection

Doctors say awareness, education and prevention are the keys to winning the fight against breast cancer. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and according to...

Minden Fire Department takes home the trophy

The Minden Fire Department was named the winner in the annual Cuffs and Hoses blood drive, which is a competition between the fire department,...

Flu season, vaccinations arrive in Webster Parish

Two cases of the flu have been confirmed, which means flu season has officially arrived in Webster Parish. “We’ve already had two cases of the...

Study questions link between teen pot smoking and IQ decline

NEW YORK — A new analysis is challenging the idea that smoking marijuana during adolescence can lead to declines in intelligence. Instead, the new study...

National prescription drug take-back day Saturday

The Drug Enforcement Agency will sponsor its 10th annual National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday. Minden police chief Steve...

Mock disaster exercise held at Minden medical

A train derailment occurs in the Plain Dealing area. At least 13 injured are brought to Minden Medical Center for treatment of injuries related...

Minden Medical Center to get $3.4M facelift

Minden Medical Center will soon be getting a facelift with a new roof and a sealant that will improve the aesthetics of the hospital. Stephen...

Physical therapist access bill now law

Consumers now have direct access to physical therapists under a bill signed into law by Gov. John Bel Edwards. Michelle Landry, a physical therapist at...

Flu season off to slower start this year

NEW YORK - This year's flu season seems like old times. There's not much flu going around so far - unlike the last three seasons...

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