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Webster Parish

The latest top stories in Webster Parish news.

Voters say yes to fire protection, sales tax

Residents in south Webster Parish went to the polls Tuesday and said yes to a 10-mill ad valorem (property) tax dedicated to fire protection...

Police jury property tax renewal passes

Being last on the ballot did not hurt the renewal of a 2.78 mill property tax which funds maintenance, operation and improvements of the...

School secretary, principal arrested, accused of assault

SPRINGHILL — An incident at a Springhill elementary school, which the top Springhill lawman believes was “a prank that went bad,” has two school...

Board members must now approve expenses

An issue that has left somewhat of a “sore spot” has two members of the Webster Parish School Board on opposing sides. The board approved...

Police jury placing recycle bins around Webster parish

Webster Parish residents looking for a way to dispose of a cardboard box, large or small, and newsprint won’t have far to go to...

Tuesday’s election closes some schools

Some students may not be happy when they learn they will report to school as usual Tuesday morning. However, four schools will close that day...

The legend of Minden Cemetery’s red tombstone

It’s late at night and as we sit on the bank of Dorcheat Bayou near the bridge on La. Hwy. 162 west of Sibley,...

Agreement reached for Camp Minden cleanup

Wednesday the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized an agreement with the Louisiana Department of Environmental (LDEQ), Louisiana Military Department (LMD) and the U.S....

Webster Council on Aging supports Proposition 11

The Webster Council on Aging (COA) is throwing its support behind a proposed amendment on Tuesday’s ballot that could create a state department dedicated...

Good neighbor makes tough time easier during difficulty

When things get a little rough, good friends and neighbors come a’running. In one small stretch of businesses on Main Street in downtown Minden,...

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