April marks the National Safe Digging Month, reminding Minden residents to call 811 before beginning any digging project.

In an effort to let residents know about the importance of safe digging, Minden Mayor Tommy Davis signed a proclamation Wednesday declaring April as National Safe Digging Month.

“Anytime you dig, you need to call 811 to make sure you are not going to tear up any underground lines,” Davis said. “The city participates in the 811 program and all you have to do is call and we will come out and mark any underground lines.

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