Saturday, January 20, 2018

Webster Parish

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District annual tree sale is Jan. 27

The Dorcheat Soil and Water Conservation District will hold their annual tree sale on Saturday, Jan. 27, 8 from 7:30 a.m. until noon....

Say hello to your 2018 Miss Minden

Introducing your 2018 Miss Minden. Hannah Harper took home the crown Saturday night after a healthy competition between her and three other contestants. The...

Energy assistance is available in Webster Parish

Webster Parish Community Services is offering the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). Funds have been made available for fiscal year 2018 for non-crisis...

Holiday affects meetings

City Council meets tonight, WPSB, WPPJ meet next week With New Year’s Day falling on a Monday in 2018, several government bodies will have different...

Police jury offices closed for move

Still available via telephone The Webster Parish Police Jury doors will be closed throughout the remainder of the week as the police jury continues the...

Parish budget cuts affect Dorcheat Historical Museum

The Webster Parish Police Jury’s 2018 budget sheds a few items from previous years, and one such cut will leave an impact on the...

Webster Parish third-grade literacy leaps forward in 2017

Webster Parish schools saw a large increase in third-grade reading proficiency in 2017, according to state data. Around 65 percent of third-grade students tested as...

Criminal justice reform impact remains unknown

It’s been a little more than one week since prisons across the state began releasing inmates as part of criminal justice reform in Louisiana....

Main to Main now underway

Minden and Springhill's Main Street Projects’ Main to Main Trade Days began early this morning and will go through Saturday with 50 miles of...

Cotton Valley receives grant

Town to use $33K investment for sewer plant COTTON VALLEY — The Town of Cotton Valley is receiving investment dollars to help repair its aging...

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