Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Webster Parish School Board unfreezes teacher salaries

Teachers and employees applauded the Webster Parish School Board Thursday night after they voted to unfreeze their pay. Caroline Croad, a Minden High School teacher,...

Edwards shifts strategy for tackling budget gap

BATON ROUGE — With his tax plans repeatedly blocked by House lawmakers, Gov. John Bel Edwards is broadening outreach efforts, trying to build grassroots...

As North plans missile launch, US, S. Korea ready war games

SEOUL, South Korea — Military officials said Friday they plan to move ahead with large-scale U.S.-South Korea exercises later this month that North Korea,...

Theft, warrants lead to arrests

Jamisha Hill, 25, of the 200 block of Nursery Road, was arrested on a bench warrant. David Howard, 25, of the 900 block of MLK...

Chamber of Commerce welcomes new teachers

The Minden-South Webster Chamber of Commerce hosted a new teacher breakfast for the incoming Webster Parish and Glenbrook School teachers. The Women’s Clinic was...

Webster Parish ACT scores steady

ACT scores are remaining steady for Webster Parish, according to results released by the Louisiana Department of Education Thursday. Districtwide, the composite score was 18.1,...

WPSB member taking leave to focus on health

One Webster Parish School Board member will be “out for a while” as he undergoes treatment for a medical condition. Brandon Edens has been battling...

Minden Medical Center’s Health First extends hours

Health First Walk In Clinic now has new hours for those who need quick care and easy access to a doctor. Located at 101 Murrell...

Critics say vote fraud panel could lure hackers

CHERRY HILL, N.J.— Officials from both major political parties had a consistent answer last year when asked about the security of voting systems: U.S....

New Doyline principal wants to build pride

The new principal tapped for Doyline High School brings with him experience in a small school setting. Graduating from Pineview High School in Claiborne Parish...

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