Saturday, June 24, 2017

Senate GOP health bill would reshape Obama law

WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans would cut Medicaid, end penalties for people not buying insurance and erase a raft of tax increases as part of...

Weevils to continue fighting salvinia

Weevils will be made available to residents around Lake Bistineau Saturday as part of an initiative that has shown promise, Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries...

Minden City Art Works hosting Folk Art Exhibit

Minden City Art Works is hosting its Folk Art Exhibit from June 22 until Aug. 12. Presented by the Minden Art Guild and Herb...

Tropical storm to bring rains to area

Webster Parish and the surrounding areas will be under a flash flood watch beginning Wednesday night as Tropical Storm Cindy makes its way north. Michael...

Johnny Rowland named Webster schools superintendent

Johnny Rowland Jr. was named Webster Parish Superintendent of Schools Monday, and he became emotional, sharing some thoughts with the board and the public. Rowland...

Road repairs underway around city

Benton & Brown road crews work along Gladney Street Monday afternoon. City of Minden Public Works Director George Rolfe said crews will be working...

Long stretch of Gulf Coast eyes Tropical Storm Cindy

NEW ORLEANS — From the Florida Panhandle to eastern Texas, residents and government officials along the northern Gulf Coast kept an eye on slow-moving...

WPSB millage rates to increase

The millage rate for Webster Parish School Board debt services may be on the rise to cover the cost of paying back bond issues...

Armed robbery leads to arrests

Two Minden men are facing armed robbery charges after Minden Police say one of them robbed a Shreveport Road convenience store at gunpoint. Officer First...

Officials to talk water, Sparta aquifer

The future of the primary water supply in Webster Parish will be the focus of a Tuesday meeting. Set for 6 p.m. at the...

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