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It is time to help a group of worthy kids go to camp

Recently, I received a letter in the mail from an organization that is dear to my heart. One reason is due to...

Unity can be more than a theme

At this month’s meeting of the Minden City Council, former City Councilman Fayrine Kennon-Gilbert announced the theme of this year’s Martin Luther...

Obituaries

Jerry W. Jarrell

Gerald W. Simpson

Truzella Kennon Barker

Dale Lee Ward

Life

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

Editor’s Note: This is the conclusion of John Agan’s article about Gene Austin. In 1956, Austin began a comeback...

Minden’s Gene Austin, Part two

In last week’s Echo we looked at the rise of Gene Austin, from the lumber mills of North Louisiana to worldwide stardom....

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...