Chamber Chatter: Fall events are just around the corner

Stephanie Barnette Special to the Minden Press-Herald Summer arrived in full force and has made sure we aren’t forgetting what season it is. (Phew, it’s hot!)...

Letter: Thanking legislators for supporting Louisiana universites

Dear Editor: Over the past couple of weeks in Baton Rouge, our Governor and our legislative leaders have been engaged in nonstop discussions and negotiations...

How you talk about our community does matter

What a start to the new year. Last weekend, we crowned Hannah Harper the 2018 Miss Minden. In just a couple of weeks, the...

Paying a little extra

On Tuesday, Minden Mayor Terry Gardner put forth a Facebook live video explaining the City’s sales tax situation and the Shop Minden...

Analysis: Non-budget controversies loom in Louisiana session

By MELINDA DESLATTE Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — After 10 legislative sessions across three years, you'd think...

Specht: Ruston’s win should have been a win for Minden

“We are excited to announce that Ruston was just awarded the 2019 Dixie Youth Baseball World Series! The new Sports Complex will be complete...

Specht: Cooperation is key for economic development

Did you know that an automotive manufacturer once looked at Webster Parish to locate a plant? The details are sketchy, but not uncommon in...

There are plenty of local news stories

Poor Facebook. The social media network’s effort to establish a service that provides its users with local news and...

SWEPCO’s Wind Catcher is not necessary

The so-called Wind Catcher project might be better named the “Flak Catcher” for all the controversy it has stirred, although unfortunately that seems to...

Let’s think long term for Economic Development

In the realm of economic development, it is imperative to always think long-term, while acting with great flexibility. During my years at...