Sunday, August 19, 2018

Pierce: Majoring in the minors

The poet Robert Burns said “Oh the gift that God could give us, to see ourselves as others see us" which leads me to...

Specht: Tax credits promote growth

Newsflash. The state is broke and needs to make cuts to survive.Perhaps this isn’t as much news as it is a constant state of...

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: Minden’s Recreation Center is a hidden gem

Have you ever heard of the term, “Sports tourism?” Often, it is used to discuss the economic impact of major sporting events on a...

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...

JBE has played the blame game for too long

It was 1989 and the number one song that year was Milli Vanilli’s “Blame it on the Rain,” and perhaps not since then has...

Specht: Why do we want Minden to grow?

Last night was Minden’s night to shine. Dignitaries, along with many members of our community, assembled at the Minden-South Webster Chamber of Commerce 75th...

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...

Letter: Disposal of Hazardous Waste in our area

Dear Editor, I note both the Minden Press-Herald and the Times (Shreveport) carried similar articles about the destruction of M6 propellant at Camp Minden. ...

Bates: A tribute to my dad

Father’s Day. It is a day set aside to honor all the hard-working dads who provide for their children and sacrifice so their children...

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