Sunday, January 21, 2018

Battle for District Attorney: Candidates speak on topics

The office of 26th Judicial District Attorney is one that must be balanced between Bossier and Webster parishes. The editorial staff at the Minden...

Tax will ensure fire protection for Webster Fire District 2

Webster Parish’s newest fire district is asking residents to say yes on November 4 to a 10-mil ad valorem (property) tax dedicated to fire...

Louisiana community colleges approve 6-year plan

BATON ROUGE— Louisiana's community and technical colleges are embarking on an aggressive, six-year plan. It includes doubling the number of graduates and their total earnings, quadrupling the number...

Jindal admin: State has a $178.5M surplus

BATON ROUGE — The Jindal Administration says Louisiana has ended the 2014 fiscal year with a $178.5 million budget surplus. Commissioner of Administration Kristy Nichols...

2 candidates square off in first Louisiana Senate debate

NEW ORLEANS— Two candidates in Louisiana's U.S. Senate race met Thursday night in their first televised debate. Democratic U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu and retired Air...

Deputies to shoot feral hogs in Jefferson Parish

GRETNA— Feral hogs are the latest foe being taken on by the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office. Hogs on the parish's west bank are rooting up...

10 Things to Know for Friday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday: 1. U.S. MILITARY PLANES ARRIVE IN WEST AFRICA As...

Part 1: A look at the upcoming Constitutional amendments

When early voting for the November 4 primary election kicks off October 20, voters will face 14 Constitutional amendments, some of which could boggle...

Drug charges land Doyline men in jail

DOYLINE — Two Webster Parish teenagers have traded room in a camper for rooms at the parish jail after members of the Sheriff’s Community...

$2.2M headed to Webster library system

Barring unforeseen circumstances, the Webster Parish library system should be banking $2.2 million next week dedicated to “…acquiring, constructing, improving, furnishing and equipping, operating...

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