Sunday, August 19, 2018

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...

Solve the problem; fix the budget

As I was perusing Facebook Thursday morning, I saw a photo of a scruffy-faced State Rep. Gene Reynolds, D- Minden. The caption read, “This...

‘Collaboration’ will lead to success

Many businesses and leaders in the Minden community recently received an exciting email from City of Minden Economic Development Director James Graham. “No other community...

In response to the ‘Disposal of Hazardous Waste in our area’...

Editor’s note: The letter to the editor ‘Disposal of Hazardous Waste in our area’ was authored by Lee Estabrook and was published Nov. 15....

Take your bill and go home

For a legislator, the only thing worse than having your colleagues radically alter a bill of yours against your wishes is then to fail...

Bossier City’s downtown project is mired in lack of planning, follow-through

Befitting its big small town mentality that relies more on who you know that what you know, Bossier City can’t seem to get it...

A good time was had by all last Saturday

My pastor, the Rev. Dee Anders, is known to say, “A good time was had by all. That’s how we’re writing it up.” Truer...

Davis: Regarding recent utility bill spikes

Recent spikes in utility bills have been a source of concern for many Minden residents, including me. Let me assure you that nobody is...

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: How did we treat our fellow man?

In the words of the legendary Ron Burgundy, “That escalated quickly.” No truer words have ever been spoken as it concerns the fight over...

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