Friday, May 26, 2017

Letter: The First Lady leading the Lord’s Prayer

Dear Editor, The simple act of Melania Trump leading the public in The Lord’s Prayer at a rally in Florida may be the beginning of...

Letter: We are at a crossroads

Dear Editor: As many of your readers have learned, the cities/towns of Minden, Doyline, Sibley, Dixie Inn, Haughton, Bossier & surrounding communities are now...

Letter: The Real Story

Dear Editor: I am 65 years old. I am probably in the last chapters of my life. So I am not looking at...

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...

Specht: Unifying for a cause

Unity. One definition of the word at dictionary.com states: oneness of mind, feeling, etc., as among a number of persons; concord, harmony, or agreement....

Specht: Why do we want Minden to grow?

Last night was Minden’s night to shine. Dignitaries, along with many members of our community, assembled at the Minden-South Webster Chamber of Commerce 75th...

Letter: Clearing the air about TIF

Dear Editor: Recently the City of Minden implemented the Tax Increment Financing Program (“TIF”), an economic development incentive program. The program is designed to...

Letter: The future of Webster Parish, Camp Minden and the Burn...

Dear Editor: Money and political pressures can have positive and negative consequences. Many times the general public is not privy to the deals made behind...

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...

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