Thursday, September 21, 2017

Webster Parish

The latest top stories in Webster Parish news.

Experts: Heavy backpacks damaging postures

September 20 is the American Occupational Therapy Association's National Backpack Awareness Day. Nation-wide physicians are trying to spread the knowledge on how overly-heavy backpacks can...

Property taxes to be reduced in Webster Parish

Property taxes are going down in Webster Parish for a third time since 2013. Tax Assessor Morris Guin announced Tuesday he’s returning $500,000 to taxpayers...

Sibley couple to be featured on ‘Family Feud’

A Sibley couple will make their debut on “Family Feud,” hosted by actor Steve Harvey, this week. Huey and Ethel Smith along with their children...

Jeff Rhodes set to speak at Lions luncheon

Minden High School Booster Club President Jeff Rhodes will join the Minden Lions Club this Thursday as guest speaker. Rhodes will share what the...

WPSO Receives Donation for K9

The Webster Parish Sheriff's Office K-9 team will be staying cool thanks to a donation of cooling vests from a local organization. The Sons...

Crack cocaine leads to arrest

A Homer man is facing a drug charge after officers reportedly found crystal meth in his pocket. Chasion Chism, 27, of the 300 block of...

Joe LeBlanc Food Pantry celebrates first distribution at new location

The Joe LeBlanc Food Pantry celebrated its first distribution day at its new location Saturday. Executive Director Jessica Lewis was all smiles as she watched...

Work release inmate reportedly busted with drugs

A work-release inmate at Bayou Dorcheat Correction Center is facing new charges after he was reportedly caught with drugs. Tyrone Winzer, 38, was arrested on...

Lions Club chicken charbroil set for Saturday

The Minden Lions Club will hold its bi-annual chicken charbroil fundraiser Saturday. The Charbroil will be held at the Minden Walmart Supercenter. Chickens will come...

R&D Small Engines holds grand opening

Teresa, Ronnie and Jacob Mouser cut the ribbon during their grand opening for R&D Small Engines Friday surrounded by members of the Minden-South Webster...

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