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Webster Parish

The latest top stories in Webster Parish news.

Burn ban in effect for Lake Bistineau lake bed

DOYLINE — Roughly two years ago, Lake Bistineau’s lakebed burned for 38 consecutive days. John Stanley wants to be sure that doesn’t happen again. Stanley,...

Audits show flaws in following policy at Webster schools

Several exceptions were noted in audits of the four senior high schools in Webster Parish, but as one school board member put it, “…the...

Project Reclaim reclaiming youth in Minden

For a little more than six years, Ron Anderson has been helping young people find themselves and their place in the world around them. Anderson’s...

Longtime Minden Medical Center nurse retires

A Minden lady who has been taking care of others for many years is retiring from her job at Minden Medical Center to take...

Police jury seeking property tax renewal

Webster Parish voters will be looking at a lengthy ballot when they go to the polls for early voting and on November 4. One group...

Webster schools make the grade

Three Webster Parish schools increased by one letter grade and a total of eight schools showed an increase in their scoring percentages over last...

Changes begin at historic home to be converted to bed and...

From the outside, the home at 1114 Broadway, inside Minden’s historic district, looks no different today than it has for quite some time. But...

Minden High students build to compete

Minden High School’s Future Farmers of America have completed projects for the 2014 Louisiana State Fair. Each year, the fair holds a competition for FFA...

Minden mayor candidates speak on issues

As the top official for the City of Minden, the office of mayor is perhaps the most important in the upcoming election. The three...

Personnel, sales tax reports given at school board meeting

A number of personnel moves and retirements were approved at this week’s Webster Parish School Board meeting after members received personnel supervisor (interim) Charlotte...

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