Friday, May 25, 2018

Specht: With conflict, comes a turning point

According to legend, when signing the Declaration of Independence, John Hancock signed his name larger that the other so that King George of Great...

Specht: Ending ‘hidden figures’

My wife and I recently watched the movie, “Hidden Figures.” Aptly named, the film chronicles a team of African-American women mathematicians who served a...

Pearson: Protecting yourself and our community from the flu

For many of us, September is a time for getting back into routines and looking forward to the cooler weather. For those of us...

Decisions have consequences

Do you think before you shop? Do you stay abreast of the happenings in local government? Do you have any idea what your personal...

Specht: Uniting as a city

And if a kingdom be divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand. And if a house be divided against itself, that house cannot stand....

Is this still the Minden Press-Herald?

Why are there so many Springhill stories in the Minden Press-Herald? You may have pondered this question during the past couple of weeks as our...

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...

Analysis: Constitutional convention talk growing louder

So many of the rules controlling Louisiana’s taxes and government spending are locked up in the state constitution that some lawmakers think it’s time...

Constitutional Convention editorial was on the money

To the Editor, Congratulations on rerunning your very timely editorial (David Specht, Jan 23). Perhaps, the Governor has accidentally hit upon a method to...

Letter: Eventually, we will decide what we want for Minden

Editor's Note: The following is in response to David Specht's column: "Decisions Have Consequences." It was originally a Facebook comment. We thank John for allowing...

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