Friday, August 17, 2018

Specht: The value of water in Webster Parish

When discussing economic development, the issue of water almost always comes up. While not the most exciting aspect of community growth, it is perhaps...

An open letter to Gov. Bobby Jindal

Dear Gov. Jindal, As a Republican who works in the news media, I have followed your tenure as governor of our great state. In fact,...

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...

Fear will take away our freedoms

To the Editor: Here I go again. Guns! Why do we have to debate guns and gun laws? Obviously, at least to me, there is...

Edwards uses veto as payback?

State Reps. Dodie Horton and Raymond Crews, it could be worse. You could be state Rep. Blake Miguez or House Speaker Taylor Barras. Last week,...

The Democrat Caucus left Reynolds long before the special session

Maybe Democrat state Rep. Gene Reynolds should have stuck to his original plan. At the close of the 2017 regular session of the Louisiana Legislature,...

Decisions have consequences

Do you think before you shop? Do you stay abreast of the happenings in local government? Do you have any idea what your personal...

Don’t be trashy, Minden

Monday, I was tasked with going and fixing one of our many news racks in town. Every so often, money gets jammed or some...

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: The uniqueness of Minden draws people to our city

“People go from Minden to Shreveport, not the other way around.” I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard that or a similar statement....

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