Kennedy: Stop Silencing Victims

This should be no country – or state – for creepy old men. That’s why I’m sponsoring legislation to...

Unity lunch is a great beginning for Webster Parish’s future

On Wednesday, I had the privilege of being a part of a very special luncheon. Minden Mayor Terry Gardner invited Leaders from...

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...

Battle with the critters

Well, it seems as if we've retired from gardening. The fence is down and the spot has been bush hogged. For the past several years,...

Previewing the Tide’s crucial game with #4 Northwood, Glenbrook’s playoff warm-up, plus Lakeside and...

With only three weeks remaining in the regular season, it’s not a stretch to imagine a postseason with all four Webster Parish football teams...

Hanna: Leveling threats for teacher pay raises

Whether school teachers and support personnel get a one-time or permanent pay raise appears to be the primary wedge dividing the House...

Specht: What do we do with the burn chamber?

Webster Parish is at a crossroads of sorts. Camp Minden, formerly known as the Louisiana Army Ammunition Plant, has been the center of economic...

We will soon need a Real ID

This summer, I’ve traveled by air twice. Each time I go through TSA, I am greeted by a sign that states I...

Against overreacting to early results

Across the country, fans of numerous teams are already popping champagne or ready to fire their coach as the first football games finished this...

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...