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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...

About 50 percent voter turnout predicted for La.

BATON ROUGE — Secretary of State Tom Schedler said Monday that he expects only about half of Louisiana's 2.9 million registered voters to cast...

Owner speaks out on accusation of neglecting tenants

A woman trying to do a good deed is now speaking out about attempting to help what she thought was a homeless couple down...

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...

New Christmas book brings home memories

A book filled with Christmas memories of local friends is the newest project to benefit the Dorcheat Historical Association Museum. “This book was created in...

Early Voting Underway, Ends Tomorrow

Webster Parish Registrar of Voters Melanie Smith said more than 1,100 Ward I residents had voted early by end of day Saturday, while almost...

Germantown Colony Museum visitor center nears completion

Minden’s Fasching Festival will be November 22 and Larry Milford of Minden is working feverishly getting the new Germantown Colony Museum ready in time...

Propellant disposal methods at Camp Minden in EPA’s hands

CAMP MINDEN — Disposal of illegally stored M6 propellant at Camp Minden could begin as early as the first quarter of 2015, Maj. Gen. Glenn...

Catch 22: Couple can’t stay or move

To many, offering a home to an elderly couple rent-free would be considered a gracious gesture. However, for one such couple in Minden this is...

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