Thursday, February 22, 2018

Letter: The future of Webster Parish, Camp Minden and the Burn...

Dear Editor: Money and political pressures can have positive and negative consequences. Many times the general public is not privy to the deals made behind...

Draining the swamp involves term limiting the unelected

To the Editor: People say, “What we need (for more responsible government) is term limits,” meaning term limits for elective public office-holders. I disagree. More effective...

Letter: Clearing the air about TIF

Dear Editor: Recently the City of Minden implemented the Tax Increment Financing Program (“TIF”), an economic development incentive program. The program is designed to...

In response to the ‘Disposal of Hazardous Waste in our area’...

Editor’s note: The letter to the editor ‘Disposal of Hazardous Waste in our area’ was authored by Lee Estabrook and was published Nov. 15....

Letter: Webster Parish is dying, we must wake up

It is Tuesday evening, April 4, 2017, as I sit and read the Minden Press-Herald. What jumps out at you is the number of...

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”...

Letter: Mayor’s proposals not in town’s best interest

Dear Editor: I am writing this letter to speak to the recent events surrounding the Downtown Development Commission (Minden Main Street Board) and the decision...

Fleming: Old Friend

Elvis Presley fascinated America with his booming voice, funny hip movement, and graceful southern-gentleman nature. He was a poor boy from Mississippi who grew...

Thanks, Coach Whatley and Minden

My son, Dick Lawson, was born in Georgia with special learning disabilities. We placed him in public, private and military schools, trying to...

Aqua owner responds to sleeper sprayer

Dear Editor, I was born in Schumpert Hospital in Shreveport. I grew up in Cotton Valley and spent my formative years rambling around the woods,...

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