Saturday, November 18, 2017

Specht: There is so much for which to be thankful

A few years ago, there was a trend on Facebook called “30 days of thankfulness.” Users would post a different personal reason to be...

Together we can achieve great things

This past week, I’ve had the privilege of covering the Webster Parish School Board and the Webster Parish Police Jury. With my “reporter hat”...

We are all in economic development

My friend and mentor Jerry Frentress used to say, “We’re all in sales all the time, and our number one product is us.” I’m...

Together We Can Do This

There are big announcements in today’s Press-Herald. Two items of economic development importance to Minden are featured. First is the The Collaboration, an item which...

If you want to succeed, change your mindset

“There has to be a change in mindset if we really want to grow.” Those words were spoken to me during a conversation about economic...

‘Collaboration’ will lead to success

Many businesses and leaders in the Minden community recently received an exciting email from City of Minden Economic Development Director James Graham. “No other community...

To make things happen, we must have a vision

The economic development world is all aflutter about Amazon seeking a location for HQ2, its second headquarters in the United States. The requirements are...

Barnette: At the Chamber, we take your business personally

As your Chamber of Commerce President and CEO, I’d like to take this opportunity to tell you that it has been a pleasure being...

Specht: It’s time to get out and vote

No one likes taxes, especially me. However, they are a necessary evil, and actually can be quite beneficial if they are levied for the...

Specht: It’s time for the Tide to rise in The Pit

Tonight is the night. Almost 16 months to the day after being condemned, The “New” Pit football stadium opens tonight at Minden High School....

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