Unity lunch is a great beginning for Webster Parish’s future

On Wednesday, I had the privilege of being a part of a very special luncheon. Minden Mayor Terry Gardner invited Leaders from...

The advantages of being the first person at the office

I am not much of a morning person, just ask my wife. But as the leader of an organization, there is an...


Truzella Kennon Barker

Dale Lee Ward

Sharon Hicks Priest

Nova Lee Neal Mercer


Holding grudges only hurts you

Do you ever wonder why people act the way they do or why they treat people the way they do?  This is...

The Voice of the Southland: Minden’s Gene Austin, continued

Editor’s Note: This is the conclusion of part of John Agan’s article about Gene Austin. With his new contract...

The Voice of the Southland: Minden’s Gene Austin

Northwest Louisiana has gained a well-deserved reputation for producing many outstanding performers in the fields of country music and the blues.  Artists...

Holiday reflections and gossip issues

As I sit here and think back over the holidays I am in awe how blessed we really are.  We want for...