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The latest top stories in Webster Parish news.

Good Friday closings

Several governmental and public offices will be closed in observance of Good Friday. Minden City Hall, Webster Parish Courthouse and Webster Parish School Board...

April Fool’s Day joke’s on you

Despite its popularity, April Fool's Day is not a national holiday. Popular since the 19th century, April Fool's Day is celebrated by pranksters in...

Adley files bill to benefit higher education

As the 2015 legislative session draws closer, District 36 Sen. Robert Adley, R-Benton, is getting his ducks in a row to try and help...

Father, daughter accused of selling meth

SPRINGHILL — A father-daughter team has been taken into custody in Springhill, following an investigation of illegal narcotics activities at their residence. Lacie Lasha Poe,...

Jindal versus BESE: Who will win the education standards war?

Gov. Bobby Jindal unveiled his plan in March to replace the Common Core State Standards in Louisiana. However, the Board of Elementary and Secondary...

‘Fake weed’ use on the rise

Minden Medical Center staff members have noticed an increase in young patients who are suffering ill effects from getting high on a synthetic marijuana...

Drugs in toilet leads to arrest, police say

A joint search by Probation and Parole and Minden Police Department resulted in the arrest of a Minden man on felony drug charges. Chief Steve...

Annual Celebrity Waiter event to feature Terry Bradshaw

Evergreen Life Services is hosting its eighth annual Celebrity Waiter event, but this year’s festivities are taking on a football theme and will be...

‘Art on 80’ benefit set for April 18 at The Farm

Cultural Crossroads is hosting its second Art on 80 Benefit for the Arts April 18 to ensure the arts continue to enrich the lives...

Minden bike shop supports its culture

As the weather starts to warm up, riders will dust off their bikes and hit the open road. One local business is making sure...

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