Waguespack: Time to reboot the boot

As a dad, one of my duties at home is to be a “fix-it” guy. While I may not be the handiest person out...

Specht: Newspapers have been a source of solid journalism

“Drain the Swamp should be changed to Drain the Sewer - it's actually much worse than anyone ever thought, and it begins with the...

Specht: It’s time to get out and vote

No one likes taxes, especially me. However, they are a necessary evil, and actually can be quite beneficial if they are levied for the...

Springhill tornado

On Saturday, severe storms rocked the northern part of our paris, including an EF-1 tornado in Springhill. Many of us watched in...

Draining the swamp involves term limiting the unelected

To the Editor: People say, “What we need (for more responsible government) is term limits,” meaning term limits for elective public office-holders. I disagree. More effective...

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...

Letter: Disposal of Hazardous Waste in our area

Dear Editor, I note both the Minden Press-Herald and the Times (Shreveport) carried similar articles about the destruction of M6 propellant at Camp Minden. ...

Letter: Webster Parish is dying, we must wake up

It is Tuesday evening, April 4, 2017, as I sit and read the Minden Press-Herald. What jumps out at you is the number of...

Battle with the critters

Well, it seems as if we've retired from gardening. The fence is down and the spot has been bush hogged. For the past several years,...

American Press on socialism

A number of members of Congress, both old and new, have latched onto socialistic policy proposals that are gaining support both in...