Wednesday, April 26, 2017

LDEQ, National Guard send letter to EPA

Editor’s note: The following is a letter to Ron Curry, Administrator of EPA, Region 6, from Peggy Hatch, Secretary, Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality...

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....

Fleming: Faith it forward

Each and every day men and women of faith positively impact our community. These individuals are paying it forward, or more appropriately, are collaborating...

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,...

Moore: One man changed the world

The week of Christmas is here. In a few days, we'll be celebrating with family members once again. Everyone's favorite foods will be on the...

Letter: Changes in the downtown laws are necessary

It does appear changes in the laws authorizing the Minden Downtown Development Commissioners are necessary. There is an expression “skin in the game”...

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: Sacrificing in the short term for long-term gains

“We have no money to _____.” This has been an all-too-familiar theme from our public bodies for the past several years. In fact, this...

August to be busy for chamber

Now more than ever we need to show appreciation to our First Responders; those who are tasked to “protect and serve.” Whether...

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...

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