Before you buy an ad from anyone, think

It is no secret where my allegiance lies when it comes to advertising. As a newspaper and magazine owner, I am a...

Do you have future plans?

I walked into a colleague’s office awhile back and asked him, “What are your plans for growth in coming year?” He looked...

Haven’t We Learned Our Lesson Yet?

By Ed Feulner  Here’s a perspective check for you: When I first came to Washington, D.C. more than 50...

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”...

Moore: Books, books, books

Reading is a passion of mine. One that I can indulge myself in for hours, if nothing comes along to interfere. However, the daily...

Bastrop newspaper closure strikes close to home

This one struck a little too close to home. After 150 years, The Bastrop Daily Enterprise in Morehouse Parish,...

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...

Wilkins: Thank you

To the people of Minden and the surrounding area, My name is Tina Wilkins and on February 7, 2016, my life changed forever. It was...

Analysis: Below-radar feuds brewing in Louisiana Legislature

By MELINDA DESLATTE Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Beyond Louisiana's never-ending budget arguments, some lower profile disputes...

Observations of a Thanksgiving weekend shopper

Whew. What a week it was last week. Now that the Thanksgiving holiday weekend is behind us, there are several takeaways I noticed as...