Thursday, February 22, 2018

Specht: Why do we print the negative?

Why do you always put negative news in the newspaper? I cannot tell you how many times I’ve been asked that question in my...

Specht: Shining a positive spotlight on Webster

Our fair city has had a good run as of late. We kicked off 2017 with a visit from Governor John Bel Edwards as...

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...

Martin: New Orleans is rebounding

People in New Orleans and the Gulf Coast don’t classify their lives into categories like the rest of us – high school, college, single,...

To make things happen, we must have a vision

The economic development world is all aflutter about Amazon seeking a location for HQ2, its second headquarters in the United States. The requirements are...

Op-ed: Hunger doesn’t take a vacation, join us in ensuring every...

By: Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Education Secretary Arne Duncan One of the most powerful things we can do to build a brighter future for...

An open letter to Gov. Bobby Jindal

Dear Gov. Jindal, As a Republican who works in the news media, I have followed your tenure as governor of our great state. In fact,...

Editorial: WPSB needs to use wisdom in replacement search process

A unique opportunity is facing Webster Parish Schools. As the 2016-17 school year winds down, the system is faced with the task of replacing...

Bates: Remembering my mom on Mother’s Day

Sunday is a day that we will celebrate our moms and reflect on what that means. It will be 26 years on May 20 that...

Another new chapter at the Minden Press-Herald

Say hello to your new “old” editor. After nearly two decades, I am now the editor of the Minden Press-Herald, again. My last stint...

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