Thursday, March 23, 2017

Webster Parish

The latest top stories in Webster Parish news.

Weevils not stopping salvinia in Lake Bistineau

Giant salvinia on Lake Bistineau isn’t disappearing at a rate which had been hoped for by agencies and individuals involved in eradication attempts, but...

Minden attorney Jack Montgomery retiring after 53 years in practice

Jack Montgomery is taking in his shingle. After 53 years as an attorney, he’s retiring from private practice and turning in his keys to...

32nd Annual Heritage Festival names competition winners

The Iota Rho Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. celebrated the 32nd Annual Heritage Festival at Webster Junior High School Saturday. The theme of...

State of Emergency declared for Webster as families displaced, roads closed

A state of emergency has been declared for Webster Parish as emergency personnel continue to monitor the weather and battle rising waters throughout Webster...

Weekend storms spare Webster Parish, little damage reported

A strong storm system that moved through the Ark-La-Tex Friday mostly spared Webster Parish, officials with the Webster Parish Sheriff’s Office said. Chief Deputy Bobby...

Qualifying for March 25 election kicks off

The March 25 election ballot will start taking shape Wednesday as qualifying begins for municipal elections throughout Webster Parish. The ballot will include Constable in...

Regions Bank to consolidate downtown, Sibley Road branches

Regions Bank is consolidating its downtown Main Street and Sibley Road branches. Regions Bank spokesperson Jeremy King says the Sibley Road branch will be expanding...

Lakeside Jr./Sr. High School closed after gas leak

SIBLEY — Lakeside Jr./Sr. High School will be closed for the remainder of Thursday after a construction crew hit a gas line, school officials...

Mobile food pantry to stop in Dixie Inn

DIXIE INN – As part of the Healthy Communities Initiative, the Village of Dixie Inn will soon be offering food boxes for eligible citizens. Mayor...

Grass fire extinguished Wednesday morning

The Minden Fire Department was called to the scene of a grass fire along Erwin Thompson Drive Wednesday morning. Fire officials say the blaze...

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