Let’s think long term for Economic Development

In the realm of economic development, it is imperative to always think long-term, while acting with great flexibility. During my years at...

Downtown Minden business rescues newspaper publisher

In this Amazon, Wayfair, Zappos world, many folks may not think where you do business matters. Well, when it came to a...

Hanna: Leveling threats for teacher pay raises

Whether school teachers and support personnel get a one-time or permanent pay raise appears to be the primary wedge dividing the House...

Paying a little extra

On Tuesday, Minden Mayor Terry Gardner put forth a Facebook live video explaining the City’s sales tax situation and the Shop Minden...

Vote yes on May 4 school proposition

In a little more than one week, voters in the Minden area will decide whether or not to approve a property tax...

When free speech and social media collide

During a City Council workshop in March, Minden Mayor Terry Gardner declared, “You can’t win on social media. So don’t even engage...

Haven’t We Learned Our Lesson Yet?

By Ed Feulner  Here’s a perspective check for you: When I first came to Washington, D.C. more than 50...

Campbell: New Orleans right to sue oil companies

I commend New Orleans Mayor Cantrell and the City Council for suing the major oil companies over their decades of damage to...

Analysis: Below-radar feuds brewing in Louisiana Legislature

By MELINDA DESLATTE Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Beyond Louisiana's never-ending budget arguments, some lower profile disputes...

Hanna: Finally, some hypocrisy

It probably never dawned on LSU football coach Ed Orgeron that he would be criticized for attending a fundraiser for Gov. John...