Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Cropper to remain Minden’s police chief

Minden Police Chief Steve Cropper remains the top cop in the city with a landslide victory over challenger Tim Morris. Cropper won with 3,615 votes,...

Marvin wins another term as DA

Incumbent Schuyler Marvin rode a strong wave of support in his home parish to turn back a strong challenge from Bossier attorney Whit Graves...

Magaline Quarles loses City Council District C seat

Minden City Council District C will see a new person in that seat. Vincen “Cheeze” Bradford won his race over incumbent Magaline Quarles by...

Ward 1 City Marshall race to be decided in runoff

The initial vote for Minden City Marshal in Ward 1 has led to a runoff. In the three-man race to be Minden's next Ward 1...

Shake up for district 4, 5, 6 school board seats

While the mayoral race was likely the most watched race Tuesday night, the Webster Parish School Board will welcome some new members come January...

Voters say yes to fire protection, sales tax

Residents in south Webster Parish went to the polls Tuesday and said yes to a 10-mill ad valorem (property) tax dedicated to fire protection...

Police jury property tax renewal passes

Being last on the ballot did not hurt the renewal of a 2.78 mill property tax which funds maintenance, operation and improvements of the...

Landrieu, Cassidy head to Louisiana Senate runoff

NEW ORLEANS— Democrat Sen. Mary Landrieu and Republican challenger Bill Cassidy will meet in a Dec. 6 runoff after neither captured enough votes to...

Voting Kicks Off

Commissioner Lakesisha Richardson signs up Matthew Morgan Tuesday morning before he casts his ballot in the Webster Parish races for various elected offices and...

School secretary, principal arrested, accused of assault

SPRINGHILL — An incident at a Springhill elementary school, which the top Springhill lawman believes was “a prank that went bad,” has two school...

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