Thursday, July 27, 2017

Specht: Let’s put our best face on

In the 1970s television show, “Fantasy Island,” the lead character, Mr. Roarke, would introduce all the guests of the week, and their fantasies. It...

Specht: Uniting behind the idea of growth and improvement

This week, I had the privilege of breaking bread with my good friend and mentor Tom Kelly, founder and publisher of the Piney Woods...

Specht: What do we do with the burn chamber?

Webster Parish is at a crossroads of sorts. Camp Minden, formerly known as the Louisiana Army Ammunition Plant, has been the center of economic...

Specht: How did we treat our fellow man?

In the words of the legendary Ron Burgundy, “That escalated quickly.” No truer words have ever been spoken as it concerns the fight over...

Specht: Can Minden be a technology hub?

Can Minden be a technology hub? That question came to mind after perusing a few articles I came across. The first article was highlighting the...

Martin: New Orleans is rebounding

People in New Orleans and the Gulf Coast don’t classify their lives into categories like the rest of us – high school, college, single,...

Letter to the Editor: Schuyler Marvin should be re-elected district attorney

The purpose of this letter is to introduce you to the real Schuyler Marvin. Most of you, of course, know him. Schuyler is one of...

Specht: Why not Minden?

“There are those that look at things the way they are, and ask why? I dream of things that never were, and ask why...

Specht: Camp Minden RTI, a gem for north Louisiana

Camp Minden — While the continuing saga of what happens to the M6 burn chamber unfolds, a positive story, with significant economic impact for our...

Fleming: Tax code in need of change

Together, we spend over 6 million hours and more than $220 billion filing our taxes each year– whether that’s paying an accountant or purchasing...

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