Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Webster Parish

The latest top stories in Webster Parish news.

Blessing of the animals

St. John Episcopal Church members and friends honored St. Francis of Assisi, patron saint of animals, by bringing their furry friends for blessings and...

Standoff leads to school lockdown

E.S. Richardson Elementary was placed on lockdown for around an hour Monday morning while authorities attempted to take a man into custody on a...

Locals taking part in Film Prize Fest

The Louisiana Film Prize Festival gets underway Wednesday and runs through Sunday, with 20 of the best locally-shot short films ready to dazzle Shreveport...

Suspect in custody following school lockdown

E.S. Richardson Elementary was placed on lockdown around 11:30 a.m. Monday as Minden police attempted to take a man in a neighboring house on...

Webster Parish Fair kicks off Tuesday

The beating temperatures of the Louisiana summer are finally letting up and with the first days of fall weather comes the annual Webster Parish...

Crash ends in DWI arrest

A Bastrop man is facing his third DWI charge following a crash on Interstate 20. Kevin Byrd, 43, of the 8400 block of Old Monroe...

Doyline man dies following crash

BOSSIER PARISH — A Doyline man has died following a crash Thursday afternoon. It happened just after 4 p.m. on Highway 614, just east of Highway...

Work ongoing at MHS stadium

Following last Friday’s “soft opening” of Minden High School’s football stadium, affectionately known as “The Pit,” Webster Parish Superintendent of Schools Johnny Rowland said...

Early voting kicks off Saturday

Early voting kicks off Saturday ahead of the Oct. 14 election. Voters can cast their ballots at the Webster Parish Courthouse through Saturday, Oct. 7...

Deputies arrest two on DWI charges

A Doyline woman picking her child up from school in a golf cart was arrested on a DWI charge. Katherine Bell, 37, of the 300...

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