Tuesday, June 19, 2018

‘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...

Specht: A Divided Minden Cannot Stand

But Jesus knew their thoughts, and said to them: “Every kingdom divided against itself is brought to desolation, and every city or house divided...

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...

Specht: The budget problem, it’s a constitutional thing

The Louisiana Legislature is currently in session to deal with the ongoing crisis of budget shortfalls. Gov. John Bel Edwards has unveiled his plan...

Constitutional Convention editorial was on the money

To the Editor, Congratulations on rerunning your very timely editorial (David Specht, Jan 23). Perhaps, the Governor has accidentally hit upon a method to...

Specht: Ruston’s win should have been a win for Minden

“We are excited to announce that Ruston was just awarded the 2019 Dixie Youth Baseball World Series! The new Sports Complex will be complete...

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”...

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...

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,...

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...

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