Sunday, February 26, 2017

Specht: Cheering on our community

I was perusing Facebook recently and saw that someone had shared one of my columns. Below, in the comments, I read, “Another rah rah...

Hanna: A path for Edwards

State lawmakers and Gov. John Bel Edwards were on the cusp of striking a deal Tuesday to shore up the current fiscal year budget...

Pierce: Majoring in the minors

The poet Robert Burns said “Oh the gift that God could give us, to see ourselves as others see us" which leads me to...

Letter: The First Lady leading the Lord’s Prayer

Dear Editor, The simple act of Melania Trump leading the public in The Lord’s Prayer at a rally in Florida may be the beginning of...

Letter: We are at a crossroads

Dear Editor: As many of your readers have learned, the cities/towns of Minden, Doyline, Sibley, Dixie Inn, Haughton, Bossier & surrounding communities are now...

Letter: The Real Story

Dear Editor: I am 65 years old. I am probably in the last chapters of my life. So I am not looking at...

Specht: Why do we print the negative?

Why do you always put negative news in the newspaper? I cannot tell you how many times I’ve been asked that question in my...

Specht: Shining a positive spotlight on Webster

Our fair city has had a good run as of late. We kicked off 2017 with a visit from Governor John Bel Edwards as...

Specht: Unifying for a cause

Unity. One definition of the word at dictionary.com states: oneness of mind, feeling, etc., as among a number of persons; concord, harmony, or agreement....

Specht: Why do we want Minden to grow?

Last night was Minden’s night to shine. Dignitaries, along with many members of our community, assembled at the Minden-South Webster Chamber of Commerce 75th...

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