Monday, August 21, 2017

Why you should, and shouldn’t, worry about measles

NEW YORK — Measles has become relatively rare in the United States, thanks to very effective vaccine. A recent outbreak tied to Disneyland has...

NBC’s Brian Williams apologizes for false Iraq story

NEW YORK — NBC "Nightly News" anchor Brian Williams apologized Wednesday for incorrectly claiming as recently as last week that he rode on a...

Phillips: ‘When you forget your history, you lose your past’

Black History Month is a time of reflection for the African-American community to celebrate their history and culture. Dr. Roy Phillips, a retired educator and...

Sharity Brent competing to be Miss Minden

Sharity Ann Brent is the 18-year-old daughter of James and Leslie Brent. She graduated from Minden High School in 2014, where she was a leader...

Webster Parish Police Jury wants to speed up M6 removal

By a unanimous vote Tuesday, the Webster Parish Police Jury added their voices to other public bodies and citizens’ groups in the area in...

Louisiana releases “Child Support Most Wanted” poster

BATON ROUGE— Louisiana's social services department has put out its latest "Most Wanted" poster of 14 parents who owe nearly half a million dollars...

Ouachita man accused of trafficking drugs

A Webster Parish deputy sheriff responding to a complaint of a reckless driver on Interstate 20 Sunday turned the traffic stop into a drug...

La. roadway deaths drop 29 percent between 2007 and 2013

BATON ROUGE — The Louisiana Highway Safety Commission says traffic fatalities dropped by 29 percent between 2007 and 2013. Lt. Col. John LeBlanc, the commission's...

Quilt patterns reflect black history

A quilt show at City Art Works will tell a story of oppression and freedom in the 1800s during Black History Month. Barbara Martin says...

Louisiana Municipal Association rails M6 open tray burn

Executive board members of the Louisiana Municipal Association have publicly denounced the open tray burn of millions of pounds of M6 propellant and other...

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