Monday, November 20, 2017

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,...

Protected, but Scared

My dad is a police officer. Here’s what it’s like to grow up in a family like mine: As a little girl, I felt so...

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...

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”...

City council addresses revisions to legislation

I have called a special session of the City Council to address the proposed revisions to the Minden Downtown Development District (DDD) law, House...

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...

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...

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...

Rep. Gene Reynolds speaks on M6 disposal

I am deeply discouraged by the results of today’s organized conference call with legislators, state agencies, and the Environmental Protection Agency that was to...

Minden mayor not in favor of open burn of M6 propellant

Due to the increasing urgency regarding the proposed open burn of military propellant explosive material at Camp Minden, I would like to state that...

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