Monday, February 20, 2017

Mardi Gras 2017: Minden lets the good times roll

Hundreds turned out for Minden’s 20th annual Mardi Gras Parade Saturday. Main Street Board President Terry Gardner said the turnout was one of the...

Support growing to keep burn chamber

Support is growing in favor of keeping the contained burn chamber at Camp Minden. Project manager for Explosive Services International, Dean S. Schellhase, spoke...

Insurance checkpoint leads to drug arrest

An insurance checkpoint turned into a drug arrest Thursday. The checkpoint was set up on Allen Drive near Bayou Ave when a gray 2015 Ford...

Patsy Dees named Council on Aging director

The Webster Council on Aging has a new director, and she has hit the ground running. Patsy Dees, the former financial manager, was named as...

Arrests made by the Springhill Police Department

Jordan Sindale, 27, of the 600 block of Spring Branch Road in Springhill, was arrested for criminal damage to property. Bond was set at...

Officers present council, mayor with revenue options for better pay

Since Christmas, the Minden Police Department has lost four officers, a total of 38 since 2011, because those on the force say the higher...

Officials see jobs if burn chamber stays

Should it stay or should it go? That’s the question emerging as to the fate of the contained burn chamber at Camp Minden. Minden Mayor Tommy...

Mardi Gras Parade, carnival to highlight weekend

Beads, cups and candy will be flying through the Minden air Saturday as the 20th Annual Mardi Gras/Fasching Parade will be rolling through the...

Historical military records database coming to library

The Webster Parish Library will soon be offering access to military records so patrons can easily search for records they might need. Library Director Beverly...

Karen Calvert appointed to tourism commission

Springhill and north Webster Parish now have representation on the Webster Parish Convention and Visitors Bureau Commission. Karen Calvert, of Springhill, was appointed by the...

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