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Two late presidents have visited Minden

Presidents Day – most people think of this day as one where kids get out of school; it’s a holiday for many where banks...

Cold weather brings chance of snow

The National Weather Service is predicting a very slight chance of snow Monday night, but it is much less than originally anticipated. “On Friday the...

Analysis: Jindal political rhetoric limits budget solutions

BATON ROUGE — As they look for solutions to next year's budget problems, lawmakers are finding themselves boxed in by Gov. Bobby Jindal's rhetoric...

Charles A. ‘Corky’ Marvin inducted into Hall of Fame

The memory of late judge Charles A. “Corky” Marvin will live forever with other Louisiana politicians at the Louisiana Political Museum in Winnfield. Marvin was...

Military sending out requests for information for M6 removal bids

An email sent out Friday to dialogue committee members by Col. Ron Stuckey saying the Louisiana Military Department is sending out “requests for information”...

Conflict arises when open burn suggested as method of M6 disposal

The Camp Minden dialogue committee met for the first time Thursday and narrowed down choices of disposal of nearly 19 million pounds of M6...

Cotton Valley police chief honored with Patriot Award

Cotton Valley Chief of Police Terry Brown has hired “four or five National Guard and Reserve members during my 12 years as chief, and...

Webster Parish Sheriff Gary Sexton receives Patriots Award

Any of his employees called to active duty in either the National Guard or Reserves have all the support Webster Parish Sheriff Gary Sexton...

Henry Burns to seek Adley’s senate seat

District 9 State Rep. Henry Burns made it official Friday. He has tossed his hat into the ring for the Dist. 36 state senate...

Attorney General: Minden Main Street Board hires, fires downtown director

State Attorney General James “Buddy” Caldwell has ruled that the Minden Downtown Development District Commission has the authority to hire and fire the Downtown...

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