Takeaways from a wet, weird weekend of prep football

This weekend of high school football was a strange one in the context of this season. Lakeside lost and only scored twice (unusual), Minden...

Could resurgent Cowboys upset league-best Saints in Texas-sized Showdown?

By Aaron S. Lee Make no mistake, the New Orleans Saints are the best team in the National Football League this season to date. With...

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. ...

Specht: Let’s help the RTI reach its full potential

Last week, the Minden-South Webster Chamber of Commerce formally showed support for ongoing efforts to fund next phase of the Regional Training Institute (RTI)...

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...

Webster Parish and the opioid crisis

Webster Parish need not make the same mistake as Bossier Parish did in misdiagnosing the opioid crisis. Recently, Webster Parish police jurors debated whether to...

What is up with Cotton Valley?

What’s in the water around Cotton Valley, besides red ink? Something must explain why the town and its surroundings have a checkered recent political history,...

Before you buy an ad from anyone, think

It is no secret where my allegiance lies when it comes to advertising. As a newspaper and magazine owner, I am a...

Gatti’s record may hurt his reelection

Louisiana Legislature looks to give state Sen. Ryan Gatti a chance to put his money where his mouth is. The Republican, with much of his...

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...